GNC Packaging Workflow Project Manager in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Summary

The Project Manager - Packaging provides support to the overall product development process, with a focus on supporting the creative and production teams developing the labels. The associate will create, maintain and document packaging plans by collaborating with creative, merchants, science, legal, international, regulatory, manufacturers and operations. Furthermore, they will identify, create and update processes to enable efficiencies

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage the end-to-end process from a scoping and plan creation to delivery and evaluation as it relates to developing packaging.

  • Lead and meet goals of packaging projects and initiatives with varying degrees of size and scope.

  • Develop and own packaging project methodology, control standards and procedures, and deploy with other teams as appropriate.

  • Maintain project documentation, calendars and project plans.

  • Support the optimization of resource allocation.

  • Collaborate with the business and end-users to manage change and ensure communication paths are clearly defined and executed.

  • Review processes and recommend improvements.

  • Partner with product development, brand, and science to gather, define and refine requirements and solutions.

  • Review packaging briefs and provide feedback on scope.

  • Recommend simplification and integration points for upcoming marketing projects.

  • Prioritize packaging requests in line with business priorities and strategic objectives.

  • Create and execute marketing project management and development plans across multiple initiatives.

  • Identify, update and/or create processes to enable workflow efficiencies.

  • Participate in weekly project/creative/legal reviews to create and determine feasibility of timetables and monitoring progress.

  • Own and operate the project management system, providing leadership within the department to adapt and rely on the system.

  • Conduct post project analysis and identify best practices and opportunities for improvement.

  • Identify risks and develop actionable plan to mitigate the risk.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

  • 5+ years related experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing preferred.

  • Two (2) years of relevant work experience in Marketing Operations & Workflow

  • Two (2) years of experience in a creative department or agency project management role

  • Experience reviewing briefs and scopes of work

  • Experience in Project & Process Management.

  • Experience in Workfront or equivalent Project Management/Trafficking Tool

Experience in Flash, HTML, JavaScript a plus Strong MS Office skills