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PLM Portfolio & Process Manager

Job Description

Job Description

In this role you'll be responsible for leading, implementing and working to continuously improve Greggs product development processes. You will schedule & manage a profitable strategic product development work stream, 2 years out. You'll be responsible for product development process governance and efficient cross functional ways of working, as well as leading and managing Project Admin team members.,

  • From business, strategic and category plans manage the 2 year rolling NPD, product upgrade/refinement, Supply Chain, procurement, CSR development requirements to optimise workload capacity and product excellence.

  • Monitor the performance and financial cost of all development projects to meet budget.

  • Negotiate and inform senior stakeholders across the business to achieve the optimum mix of development projects that are supported right across the business.

  • Create and uphold robust and transparent process governance for all Greggs product development activity.

  • Document consistency and central storage.

  • Regular project status updates, all levels, Ops Board and all stakeholder levels. Clear definition of business critical project status.

  • Corrective action direction. Risk management definition and communication.

  • Critical path set up and maintenance accountability across 200 rolling projects.

  • Lead and Chair weekly PLM meetings to achieve best product delivery on time in full with an impartial view of the project from a process perspective.

  • Develop and continually update the full Greggs team on ways of working and system support to maximise efficiency

  • Continual system supplier liaison to ensure best in class/evolving system support

  • Lead and Manage project Admin resource.

  • Inspire and develop project management skills for own team and wider business product development stakeholders.

Candidate Description


  • Project Management experience

  • Clear thinking & objectivity in analysis

  • Listening & understanding skills

  • Process mapping experience

  • Excellent organisational skills with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work cross functionally and collaboratively

  • Able to influence cross functionally and to Ops Board level

  • Inspirational confident communicator

  • Commerciality

  • Computer literate


  • Organisational Change management understanding

Employer Description

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