Project Manager, Product Commercialization

  • Company:
    Cronos Group
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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About the Role:

If you are self-motivated and have excellent critical thinking, problem-solving, change management, and project management skills, then this is the job for you! As the Project Manager, Product Commercialization you will be responsible for the successful execution and implementation of a diverse range of product & pack focused projects across the Canadian & International Cannabis Team. This will include priority initiatives spanning innovation, quality improvement, renovation, business continuity and productivity projects. Your role will involve building large multidisciplinary project schedules, leading team resources from across the organization to ensure project objectives are delivered on-time and on-budget according to defined scope, timeline and cost parameter, and collaborating cross-functionally to overcome obstacles across the course of the projects. The ideal candidate is energetic, collaborative and forward- thinking.

This position is based out of Toronto, ON. Moderate travel between business sites may be required.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Support the project and product development process from idea, concept, development, and commercialization, to launch
  • Lead multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring projects stay on schedule and to budget, through utilizing efficient planning, strong communication, leadership, and prioritization skills
  • Develop and execute communication to all stakeholders including leading and facilitating team meetings, status reports, and risk identification
  • Manage the constraints of the project parameters (cost, time, scope, quality)
  • Track key project milestones and adjust project plans and/or resources to meet conditions
  • Develop and track the budget for innovation and product development driven projects
  • Support the development, and continual evolution of the project management discipline (with focus on innovation), including the development of gold standard tools, templates, and processes in collaboration with the broader project management and cross-functional team
  • Coach, mentor, and train both staff and leaders throughout the organization on the use of project management tools and techniques, as well as standard methodologies
  • Ad hoc duties as required
  • You’ll need to have:

  • Undergraduate or College Degree required
  • Project Management or other relevant Professional designations is an asset (PMP, Black Belt, Six Sigma)
  • 4+ years experience of on-the-job project management experience, leveraging project management tools and techniques
  • Experience in relevant consumer products industries (e.g, Consumer Packaged Goods, Pharmaceuticals, Adult Beverage/Alcohol industries, etc.).
  • Cannabis industry experience an asset
  • Technical knowledge and experience (R&D, Engineering, Operations, Supply chain, etc.) preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Project is preferred
  • Proven track record of managing multiple large multidisciplinary projects simultaneously while staying on schedule and within budget
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and direct teams, and use conflict resolution tools and techniques
  • Working knowledge of project management methodologies, tools, and techniques
  • Experience in workflow process mapping
  • Ability to engage stakeholders and collaborate at all levels of the organization and across all functions (sales, marketing, finance, supply chain, R&D/PD, operations, procurement, legal, quality, regulatory, etc.)
  • Demonstrated skills in coaching, mentoring, teaching, facilitation, and team building
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Cronos Group supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and we will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in the job application process.