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Activity Manager; Mars Pet Nutrition; Hyderabad



JOB CATEGORY:  Bus Integration/S&OP

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Job Title             Activity Manager

Segment             Petcare

Site                    Hyderabad

Job Function        Supply

Job Level            T1


Job Purpose/Overview

Leads cross-functional team to successfully manage and deliver innovation and renovation projects, in line with the business strategy. Drives project management excellence through QuEST process. The incumbent has to provide inputs and recommendations to relevant steps of S&OP+ process for portfolio activations


Key Responsibilities


NPD Project Management

  • Project management for innovation and renovation activities from ideation to implementation.
  • Develop and own project timelines, and aligning all relevant stakeholders on key decisions, challenges, and actions.
  • Assure project execution according to agreed critical success factors and defined budget.
  • Ensure adherence to Quest Process
  • Shape timely and relevant project communication.
  • Align with fellow Activity managers of source units for the import projects.
  • Lead Project Team meetings for defining and driving the project timelines


Process Compliance

  • Manage and update the activity management scorecard
  • PPM system maintenance and contributor to process compliance
  • Guide the project team through escalation process for any risk or challenges in project delivery


Context and Scope

The job is primarily a project management work where the individual would deal with multiple stakeholders from varied functions including, Marketing, R&D, Factory, Supply Chain, Sales, S&F, etc. He/She will drive the agenda through meetings at various levels and frequencies, bring all teams to agree on a common tasks and timelines, and highlight/escalate risks from time to time.


Education & Professional Qualifications

  • Post Graduate- MBA with experience in Project Management / Supply Chain / Process implementation roles
  • Proficient in English
  • Good communication skills

Knowledge / Experience             

  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in working with cross-functional team
  • Prior experience of project management would be preferred



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