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On-site Project Manager - Packaging Artwork

Midlands, UK | £27,000 - £30,000 per annum
  • Job ref:CM118983_1562932535
  • Sector:Creative
  • Job type:Permanent

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Genesis Associates Tel: Email: calmond@genesisassociates.co.uk Contact Genesis on Linkedin
On-site Project Manager - Packaging Artwork / Retail Packaging
LOCATION: North London / Hertfordshire
SALARY: up to £30k basic

HAVE YOU got a proven background in the packaging artwork market?
DO YOU have excellent FMCG or retail packaging experience?
HAVE YOU worked on-site or in a client facing position previously?
ARE YOU someone who is extremely process driven?
DO YOU have any experience working with large clients?

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS
*Packaging Artwork
*Retail packaging
*FMCG packaging
*Food packaging
*Labels & Labelling
*Project management
*Account management
*Client management

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

*This is an opportunity for an experienced Project Manager / Account Manager to work on-site with a major client at their head office.
*You will be required to project manage the packaging artwork process for a category / different categories (dependent on the size) ensuring progress is tracked at all times.
*This is a project management based role and will involve a lot of coordination, communication, handling multiple projects at once, processing work through systems.
*Manage the artwork approval process using online approval tool. Gain agreement on an approved artwork to progress through to repro.
*Work with pre-production department and client's packaging team with regards to colour and press passing requirements.
*Work with suppliers and printers to ensure printed samples are submitted after press runs for approval.
*You will be working alongside the on-site project support team to ensure that all administrative tasks are completed on time and to the highest standard.
*Ensure that all clients invoicing is up to date. Monitor payment of category invoices and assist with invoice queries.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

*Proven project management experience in packaging, artwork, POS, print management or similar is essential
*Must have worked with a large client such as a major retailer or large FMCG company
*This person needs to know what they are doing from day one in terms of managing projects through the process and following a critical path and will be trusted to be autonomous and responsible for all aspects of the process
*MUST be process led and enjoy that way of working and also enjoy working at a fast pace and to high volume!
*Strong organisational and multi-tasking skills are absolutely essential
*Able to work under pressure and prioritise accordingly
*Positive can-do attitude and bags of enthusiasm and initiative!
* Must be experienced at negotiating with and communicating with stakeholders

COMMUTABLE AREAS;
Hertfordshire, North London, Watford, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, St Albans, Welwyn Garden City, Stevenage.

If you have suitable packaging / POS artwork experience at PM or AM level and are interested in a new opportunity, please forward your details ASAP! Reference number CM118983.

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