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Project Manager, Global Adult R&D


The IFCN Global R&D organization has an opportunity for an Adult Project Manager to join our team. The Global Project Manager function has a key role in working with all Global R&D functions, the CDO (Category Development Organization) and both Enfa and Specialty Category Innovation Teams to deliver impactful global innovations.

  • Aligns to the projects and priorities defined in the Global Adult Strategic Plans
  • Follows the RB Global Innovation Operating Model and Stage Gate process
  • Partners with Category GBMM’s (Global Business Marketing Managers) to develop Feasibility Brief’s or IDB’s (Innovation Development Briefs).  Coordinated the required inputs from Global R&D and other functions
  • Develops and communicates accurate project schedules and timelines.  Leads the Global R&D Technical core team members in the “Once for the World” R&D work
  • Works in the capacity of a Global Program Manager – coordinating with lead markets, regions and geographic outlets executing global innovation projects.  Reports progress, communicates timelines, and channels Issues/Risks and other relevant information back to the Global Project Team 
  • Ensures on-time project execution and delivery by managing risks, driving decisions, sustaining commitments to decision made, and implementing contingency plans with urgency, high quality of execution and impact
  • Communicates complex information effectively within the project team and to a variety of stakeholders
  • BS degree, preferably in a science or technical field
  • PMP certification or have sufficient experience to achieve certification within the first year
  • Proficient in MS Project Professional
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience leading or managing multiple cross-function teams, global experience preferred
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Want a role with real-world impact? As a Project Manager, Global Adult R&D at RB, you’ll have the freedom to lead the development of products that touch millions of lives. Worldwide. 


Project Manager, Global Adult R&D

Evansville, IN

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 


Focusing on one of our categories – Health, Home or Hygiene - you’ll lead the development of new products and technologies. Working with experts from other teams, you’ll take customer insights and lead your team to create products that bring benefits to millions of people globally.


You’ll succeed because… 

…you’re a creative and tenacious problem solver. Having led projects in consumer goods before, you know the product development process and challenges of working within a regulatory framework. PhD qualified, you’re also able to communicate with colleagues from different fields. But you bring more than just technical excellence. As a leader, you’re able to get the best out of your team – coaching and developing their skills to continue to raise standards. 


You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day. 


In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.
RB is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by appropriate law. All hiring decisions are made based on merit, competence and business need.

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