Project Manager, New Product Development - Mast Global - NYC

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Mast Global, part of the L Brands family, is a supply chain team recognized world-wide for its innovation, speed, efficiency and quality. Mast Global supports the $10 billion L Brands enterprise as its production, sourcing and logistics arm, providing our world-renowned brands with the best in end-to-end make and move solutions. Mast Global includes development, production and sourcing of intimates, apparel, accessories and gifts, home fragrances, and personal care; technical services focused on production efficiency, regulatory compliance and quality assurance; and a full-service logistics operation that delivers global supply chain solutions beyond basic transportation, warehousing and distribution.

JOB TITLE: Project Manager
DEPARTMENT: Commercialization Services Group
REPORTS TO: Director or Manager, Commercialization

OVERVIEW:
Responsible for leading the end to end activities for Global Commercialization projects with the objective to successfully launch new products within the Bath & Body Works brand. Plan project timelines and identify milestones that support the predetermined in-store date. Lead the cross-functional Commercialization project teams to achieve successful product launches. Main point-of-contact between the cross-functional project team and the merchant. Develops end-to-end project plans that detail critical milestones, timing, resources, aggregate cost management, and roles and responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Project Leadership
-Lead the development of Commercialization Project plans
-Lead and influence weekly project teams
-Lead ad-hoc cross functional meetings for issue resolution
-Determine timing, RACI, budgets, risks, Target Costs
-End to End project management execution for all Global launches
-Ensure executive approvals are obtained
-Maintain and communicate Project Status and complete project hindsights
-Able to facilitate difficult conversations with cross functional partners

Commercialization Process
-Expert in the end-to-end Commercialization process - All products, all channels
-Proactive management of potential issues and drive to resolution with cross functional teams
-End to End project leadership including Pre-development

Thought Partner / Problem Solver
-Identifies options, project risks and makes recommendations to the team and leadership
-Solve problems autonomously or with little guidance
-Drives decision-making with cross-functional team and oversees successful execution of decision
-Prioritize and elevate category critical issues to cross functional leaders
-Thought partner to cross functional teams and brand partners
-Portfolio management for cross functional teams and brand partners
-Holistic business focus for respective categories supported
-Build strong relationships with cross functional teams and leverage relationships to drive execution

Development Metrics
-95% On Time for Critical path milestones to support On Time Launches

Change Leadership
-Lead changes with cross functional teams
-Execute for results in complex, dynamic and rapidly changing environment
-Curiosity about learning and making process more efficient and effective
-Push the thinking of the teams - cross functional and brand partners

Presentation / Communication
-Prepare and document project team meetings: issue, action step, owner, due date
-Prepare presentations for Commercialization approvals
-Prepare project kickoffs, status reports, situational reports, Project Assessments

Speed & Agility
-Lead the team to deliver products to market in shortest time in industry
-Constantly challenge all team members to shorten lead times
-Experts in managing overall complexity efficiently while achieving speed

Talent Management
-Creation and ownership of development plans and objectives for self and direct reports
-Support Associate Opinion Survey initiatives
-Participate in talent calibration, succession planning and Leadership review process
-Participate in recruiting and new team member on boarding
-Provide coaching to peers and cross functional partners and direct reports
-Attend training classes as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:
-3-5 years of Project Management experience handling multiple projects of different scope/ complexity.
-Strong communication skills
-Ability to present to leaders both formally and informally
-MS Office - proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint
-SAP
-Previous management or direct reports a plus

EDUCATION:
-Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience
-PMI certification a plus
Mast Global, part of the L Brands family, is a supply chain team recognized world-wide for its innovation, speed, efficiency and quality. Mast Global supports the $10 billion L Brands enterprise as its production, sourcing and logistics arm, providing our world-renowned brands with the best in end-to-end make and move solutions. Mast Global includes development, production and sourcing of intimates, apparel, accessories and gifts, home fragrances, and personal care; technical services focused on production efficiency, regulatory compliance and quality assurance; and a full-service logistics operation that delivers global supply chain solutions beyond basic transportation, warehousing and distribution.

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