Position

Project Manager (Tarrytown, NY)


Department:

Operations

Prestige Consumer Healthcare is a company that focuses on product innovation and quality in the over-the-counter healthcare and women’s health categories to better improve the lives of our customers and their world. For generations, our trusted brands have helped consumers care for themselves and their loved ones. We are the largest independent provider of over-the-counter products in North America, and we are constantly improving and creating products that match the ever-changing lifestyles and needs of people and families everywhere.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Project Manager is responsible for supporting the New Product Development and Technical Services team to execute the launch/implementation of various projects across our portfolio. The role requires a highly organized detailed oriented and self-directed team player with outstanding organization and communication skills. Strong ability to develop timelines, take meeting minutes and action items during team meetings and performing basic follow up tasks to hold team members accountable and keep projects on track.  The role requires entry level project management skills, demonstrated by the ability to facilitate project team meetings within a rapidly evolving, cross-functional, regulated environment. The Project Manager is responsible for managing the new product introduction process and technical service projects such as cost savings and product reformulations. The role requires strong cross-functional business acumen demonstrated by working with multiple departments such as Marketing, R&D, Supply Chain, Quality, Maintenance, Engineering and Operations.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES/ACTIVIES:

  • Builds milestone charts and project timelines with input from project owners and cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Produces meeting minutes and monitors action item against key milestones.
  • Schedules and facilitates regular project team meetings.
  • Manages the overall execution of project plans.
  • Performs other related project management duties as within Prestige Business Units as required.

Operational Performance

  • Meets agreed upon performance goals.
  • Delivers projects on time and within budget.
  • Complies with corporate standards and policies.
  • Supports business processes and requirements.

People Management/Development

  • Fosters culture that promotes respect, inclusion, cooperation, and responsibility.
  • Fosters open and honest communication.
  • Provides clear definition of roles and responsibilities for team members.
  • Develops a “can do” culture among team members.
  • Clearly defines escalation points for active initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS:       

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in science or engineering discipline.
  • Minimum of 4+ years of relevant hands-on experience and/or as a Technical Project Manager with experience in one or more of the following areas: Manufacturing or Supply Chain (including Manufacturing Science (MSAT) and Technology, Operations/Production, Engineering, or related fields)
  • Experience with dynamic project management tools (Smartsheet, Microsoft Project or similar) required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (inclusive of presentation skills with tools such as Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel) required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with proven ability to work with cross-functional teams from indirect and direct leadership perspectives.
  • Technology Transfer leadership experience, preferably in the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device or Consumer Packaged Goods Industries.

CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS:

  • PMP certification is a plus.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  • Track record of leading project teams in product development, Quality initiatives, and cost savings initiatives. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively interface with leadership.
  • Strong facilitating and leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Adaptable to changing priorities.
  • A dynamic, energetic, creative, and "make it happen" individual.

KEY INTERNAL/EXTERNAL CONTACTS:

  • Interacts with outside vendors.
  • Interacts with all areas and business units of the company.

KEY INTERFACES WITH OTHER DEPARTMENTS:

  • Departmental team members and Directors
  • Minimal to no travel required.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
 

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

No Sponsorship: Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

#HybridWork: We follow a Hybrid work schedule. All applicants must be able to work in our Tarrytown office Tues/Wed/Thurs (remote on Mon/Fri).

Salary range$105K to $110K 

Work Hours: 40 hours per week.


Prestige is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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