We're a truly international company, fourth largest in our industry and operating across 120 markets. An inclusive, innovative global FMCG business supported by over 27,500 employees. As we embrace a new era of growth, we are transforming. Our ways of working and culture are driven by a challenger mindset, constantly questioning the status quo. Our agility and entrepreneurial spirit, alongside award winning development programmes, enable innovation and success while creating exciting and rewarding career choices.
As we move forward, our customers will be at the heart of what we do, evolving to needs and expectations and committing to a more meaningful contribution to harm reduction by building a successful NGP business. Integral to our long-term success is our sustainability strategy, behaving responsibly and supporting our ambitions, all underpinned by high governance.
Encouraging inclusion at local levels and supporting a developing and robust diversity agenda globally, we’re fully committed to creating and maintaining an environment that celebrates and respects difference.
This role sits in the Category EVP team, reporting to the head of Product and Portfolio for EVP.
The NPD Project Lead will be responsible for leading Innovation projects by coordinating cross-functional teams to deliver the ambitions of the Category. This role is responsible for translating the Category strategy into project requirements and leading these projects through IPL. This will require leading a multifunctional team of innovators, brand marketers, designers, engineers, digital specialists and external agencies together with colleagues from communications, corporate affairs, legal and finance.
The NPD Project Lead is expected to have a close working relationship with the NGP Innovation and NGP Supply Chain teams.
Empathic and culturally adaptable with relevant experience in multi-cultural settings (both from a geographic- and business- perspective)
Imperial Brands offers a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and 25 days holiday (with an additional 4 days on top to cover the Christmas period and bank holidays).
Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role.