Marketing / Advertising / PR Jobs in Guernsey

New Product Development Programme Manager

Job Ref: LF 19423
Posted: 2017-11-07
Leapfrog Jobs

Our client, a very successful commercial company is seeking a New Product Development Manager to join them. This role would suit a Senior Account Manager or an Account Director for an advertising/marketing agency who has experience of juggling multiple projects involving a variety of department functions.


Guernsey, Channel Islands


Supervise and lead all aspects of the NPD lifecycle with focus on right-size formality, while maintaining compliance of accepted standards.
Coordinate and collaborate with all stakeholder teams to provide the plan and focus on achieving NPD launch objectives with quality, on schedule, and within budget.
Interpret and provide clarity on product programme objectives, plan and deliverables such that conflicts are minimised.
Apply business acumen to formulate practical and effective programme management approaches to ensure new products are delivered to market in an expedited fashion.
Develop work and accountability breakdowns and associated workstreams, resolving ambiguities as necessary.
Manage multiple concurrent product programmes varying in size and complexity.
Ensure that deliverables are baselined at kick-off and all changes are thoroughly scrutinised for justification and impact to the delivery schedule and have received appropriate approvals.
Anticipate delivery risks and issues and work to provide resolutions which ensure that stakeholder expectations are set appropriately.
Institute an evaluation process to support continuous learning to drive process and help stakeholders to improve their contributions.

Skills / Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7 years’ experience in a relevant role. Preference will be given to applicants with proven project management experience, and relevant experience in Media/Creative/Agency, Direct Marketing and Consumer environments. Candidates will possess strong IT skills, with excellent communication and organisational skills coupled with ability to balance deliverables with building and sustaining stakeholder buy-in. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative, pragmatism and is quality and outcome driven. This role will suit a positive, proactive and methodical team player with excellent interpersonal skills.

How To Apply

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