Project Planner

Crawley, West Sussex
17 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Clerical, Secretarial
Contract Type
Working for a FMCG based locally on the outskirts of Crawley. This role coordinates the marketing and communication surrounding new product ranges and launches.ResponsibilitiesWorking on pre launch procedures , prior to products being in stockInternal projects , planning for new designs, arranging trialsWorking with retailers on deadlines for launchEnsuring all Sales, Marketing and Engineering are updated with product range and launch datesInvolved with planning and ongoing maintenance of the company's product development, marketing and production strategies ensuring that they are delivered on time in order to maximise profitabilityResponsible for maintaining the timely delivery of an agreed plan, this involves maintaining and updating the plan when product trials are needing work, keeping stake holders aware of each stage.Co-ordination of the business requirements and communicate between engineering, marketing and UK Sales teamsHours are Monday to Friday - 0900 to 5.00pm, although with tight deadlines, additional working hours could be necessary.Mainly based in Crawley, although travel to trade shows and other activities will be expected elsewhereFull UK driving licence required Candidate profileIdeally experience of a relevant planning roleExcellent communication skills, written and VerbalIdeally educated to degree levelWould be useful to have experience of an FMCG organisationTechnical skills within planningA sound understanding of project planning would be useful and the ability to work alongside Marketing, Product Development and Sales teamsAny knowledge of “Basecamp” and advantage Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business