Innovation Project Manager
Flour Mills Of Nigeria Plc.
lagos, NG
4d ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

Flour Mills Of Nigeria Plc.'s job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Innovation Project Manager jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : January 28, 2022

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    The Purpose

    To support the business in making innovation the engine for growth and build shareholder value via providing innovation governance process end to end - identifying, developing / renovating & launching new brands, products, and delivery systems that satisfy our customers Ûª and consumers Ûª current and future needs.

    The Job

    Leadership Responsibilities :

  • Work with cross-functional teams to deliver 1 major & 2 smaller sustainable innovation projects each year & develop a balanced 5-year pipeline of projects to be launched in future years.
  • The Innovation Project Manager is responsible to provide leadership in the following areas :
  • Ensure the relevant team is full training on the Stage-Gate process to enable them to deliver FMN entry strategy, business models, and trademark strategies across categories.
  • The ability to navigate and excite cross-functional teams & agencies to gain the necessary traction and resource commitment.
  • Support the development and alignment of FMN Ûªs innovation agenda.
  • Functional Capabilities :

  • Innovation - Excellence in making connections and crafting these connections to become branded experiences that delight a new consumer cohort, all grounded in local insights.
  • Systematic - Ability to coordinate tasks, ensure the team's clarity on the key deliverables of the various project stages.
  • Sales / Customer - Understanding of different customer / channel needs and environments.
  • Project Management - Able to manage success across a portfolio of innovations touching all parts of the business.
  • Process :

  • Can support the team to build the business case for innovations / renovations and identify the competitive edge it could provide for the business.
  • Financial Delivery :

  • Good understanding of managing for value and the ability to run an Innovation P&L with an appreciation of the levers that influence financial performance.
  • Organization :

  • Identifies areas for new improvement and drives high standards in Innovation processes / tools.
  • Financial Responsibility :

    Ensure team adherence to pre-agreed financial commitment and highlight any potential deviations to the project team where needed.


  • Mechanical / Material or Chemical Engineering B.Sc.
  • MSc in Materials or Chemistry.
  • Experience :

  • 9+ years experience in Innovation project Management.
  • The Person :

  • Understanding all aspects of key deliverables to launch a new product initiative.
  • Delivering successful projects by leading a cross-functional team.
  • Proven ability to influence across an organization from peers to executive level.
  • Excellent track record of project management processes and practices.
  • Good collaborator with excellent communication skills.
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