Senior Project Manager
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It’s our mission to make the best chocolates on the planet. To do that, we need the best people. That’s why, like our recipes, if you’ve the right ingredients, we’ll invest our time and attention to make sure you reach your potential.
To be part of our team you’ve got to be passionate about what you do. Obsessively so. Everyone here is constantly striving to do their best work – and together we’ve already achieved some amazing things including; Being the only British chocolatier to grow our own cocoa; created ethical partnerships with over 170 cocoa farmers in St Lucia and have opened a medical centre for a cocoa-farming community in Ghana that provides crucial healthcare to more than 5,000 people…And we’re just getting started. Come and be a part of what’s next.
Reporting into the Category Manager for Buying and Merchandising, our Senior Project Manager opportunity is a new role, responsible for driving through the development of all new products on time whilst overseeing and driving project management. The opportunity was born out of plans implemented to maximise innovation within Hotel Chocolat.
SHOW US HOW IT’S DONE
The Senior Project Manager will have a strong understanding of project management principles, a background of stakeholder management and the ability to build powerful and strong working relationship to ensure all teams are delivering the requirements of a product launch. You don’t need to be creative but able to adapt your style and bridge the gap between the commercial teams and operations teams, whilst working in a fast pace environment and managing the visibility of the key performance indicators within a project launch timeline.
WHO YOU ARE & WHAT YOU HAVE
- Fantastic project management skills and a good understanding of project management applications
- Experience of building internal business tools
- Significant project management experience, with end-to-end ownership of projects
- Outstanding stakeholder management skills: a natural communicator, where leading and influencing people is/was an integral part of current/previous roles.
- Demonstrable experience of successfully identifying and driving key profit indicators
- Experience of leading, managing and developing successful teams
WORKING AT HOTEL CHOCOLAT
You’ll play a vital role within a constantly evolving company, in a friendly and energetic workplace. This role attracts a discretionary bonus of up to 10% of annual salary, linked to the successful performance of you and the company.
Every employee also has the opportunity to study for our highly respected Chocolate Diploma. Staff perks include an unlimited 50% discount on all our products, as well as 70% off the rate card price for you and your guests when you stay at the Hotel Chocolat – our hideaway on the paradise island of Saint Lucia, set among the cocoa trees of our historic Rabot Estate.