12/07 Ashwin E
Manager at Confidential

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Business Planning Consultant - Food/FMCG (2-5 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 719806


Location: Bangalore

- Work with the project team on the network creation

- Articulate purpose of project and structure of network (project plan)

- Create/manipulate networks (project plan)

- Facilitate network discussions in Project Team Meetings and attend ad-hoc calls for network updates

- Follow up on the overdue tasks with the project teams and keep the network in its most current form

- Forecast and highlight potential delay and make acceleration suggestions

- Create insightful Weekly project reports and send to the project teams prior to weekly status meeting

- Manage network quality and process compliance and Build category and process knowledge

- New Product Development experience - Familiarity with process of a new product launch upto the commercial launch of the product. The candidate needs to understand that regulatory approvals from authorities are very key to a timely launch.

- Supply Chain/FMCG experience. Knowledge of the consumer retail market is absolutely essential. IT heavy experience will not help.

- Essentials of managing a project are very key. Consultant needs to be familiar with the end to end Project Management experience

- Creation of Project Plan, Managing Risks, Project Escalations and essential attributes of a successful project launch - on time, within budget and with the desired quality level. Unilever has their own project management methodology, but understanding of basics essential.

Bullets as discussed (mandatory/desirable in order of importance):

1) Strong project delivery management capabilities (mandatory)

2) Ability to transition requirements between business and technical vendor teams( mandatory)

3) Exposure to cloud transformations or Business Intelligence projects (highly desirable)

4) X functional experience (either SCM, finance or HR).

5) Good hands-on experience on Microsoft Project.

6) Joining - Immediate. No later than 15 days from the date of confirmation.

7) Experience Level - Relevant experience should be around 10 years.

8) English language Communication - Excellent

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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