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Activity Programme Manager

Location: Stokesley, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Contract term: Permanent
Reference: 2019-087.088
Hours: Full Time

To apply for this role please submit your cv and covering letter or contact us on the following:

Email us:
hr@quornfoods.com

About Us

Quorn Foods, with our entrepreneurial spirit is a great place to work. Our people are passionate, take initiative and accountability and, most of all, work together as one team, focused on one shared goal with common values.

We are an ambitious, growing, independent FMCG company, focused on creating the world’s leading meat-alternative business, through our market leading Quorn and Cauldron brands. We are a global business that designs, manufactures and sells our healthy protein products in the UK and internationally with annual sales turnover in excess of £200 million across 17 territories.

Following acquisition in 2015 by Monde Nissin Corporation, we have ambitious plans to become a $1bn dollar company. We are investing £150 million in additional capacity over the next 5 years to enable us to develop products which are better for the consumer and the planet.

The Role

We are seeking 2 proactive and results driven Activity Programme Managers to join our newly developed Programme Management Team at our Head Office in Stokesley, North Yorkshire. Reporting to the Head of Activity Management this exciting opportunity will help solidify Quorn Foods’ new ways of working to support the development of ideas, projects and innovation to achieve our ambitious goals.

The role will be responsible for delivering innovation, renovation and large cross-functional cost-saving or efficiency projects in line with agreed business goals and targets. Our Activity Programme Managers lead cross functional teams with experts from relevant departments through a stage-gate framework and process working collaboratively to assess, mitigate and communicate both risk and maximise opportunity.

This is a highly visible and influential position within the organisation, the successful candidate will be a leader of change, working closely with stakeholders at all levels of the business on complex and timely food innovation projects. Therefore, you will have excellent communication and influencing skills together with solid project or product management experience.

At Quorn we recognise that a diverse skill set enables us to achieve our ambitious goals. Therefore, applications are encouraged from a variety of specialisms with backgrounds in Project Management, Operations, NPD, Finance, Sales or Marketing.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have proven project or product management experience
  • Be educated to degree level
  • Have excellent leadership, planning, management and communication skills.
  • Continuous improvement or business change experience
  • Demonstrate experience of influencing across multi-functional project teams.
  • Ideally have experience with project management software and a project management qualification although this is not essential.
  • A passion for healthy, sustainable products which are better for our consumers and the planet – you don’t have to be a vegetarian to work for Quorn!

Together with offering the opportunity to develop within a growing sustainable business we also offer:

  • A Competitive Salary
  • 25 days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme and Life Insurance Options
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Staff Shop

Please visit our website: www.quorn.com for more information about our company and brand.

Interested applicants should forward their CV & Covering Letter to hr@quornfoods.com

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