Procurement & Logistics

Project Manager Product Innovation (m/f/x)

What you will do

We are looking for an experienced project leader in tesa’s consumer goods division. In this role you’ll drive break-through product innovations under the strong tesa brand.

Out of the Project Management Office department as your home base, you will lead and work in cross-functional teams, managing projects “from idea to shop” with clarity, speed, and persistence.

The ideal candidate brings profound knowledge & experience in project management and consumer goods markets alike, combined with a strong “get-things-done” attitude.

  • Manage assigned innovation projects in time/budget/quality
  • Preparation of decision fundament, presentations in front of gatekeepers, mitigation and escalation of risks
  • Steering of cross-functional resources aiming maximum project profitability
  • Cross-functional leadership of project team, assignment & follow-up of work packages
  • Enforce project management principles throughout the entire project

What you will need

  • University degree in business administration (economics or business law), engineers, natural sciences with an economics supplement or comparable relevant degree / international education
  • Knowledge state-of the art in portfolio, project & process management
  • Min. 5 years professional experience in project leadership, management or similar
  • 3rd party certifications preferred
  • Profound understanding of end-to-end marketing processes, preferable consumer goods
  • Min. 5 years professional experience in marketing, product development or similar
  • Excellent stakeholder management​
  • full proficiency in English (spoken and written) and ideally same in German​
  • profound knowledge in MS 365 standard applications
  • Fluent English & German

What you can expect

At tesa, we create sustainable adhesive solutions that improve the work, products and lives of our customers.

How we do it? At tesa, we dare to create! Therefore, we team up, we challenge ourselves and we set the pace. But we don’t just do that somehow. We act responsibly and always focus on our customers. Because only then we are able to achieve our goals and continuously improve our results.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and regard diversity as important for our long-term success. We expressly reject all forms of direct and indirect discrimination. All qualified applicants will be equally considered for employment regardless of their national origin, background, personal preferences and believes.

By applying you consent for the use of your resume for future opportunities within tesa.

If you want to find out more about tesa please visit us on our corporate web-page and social media.

We offer:

  • Attractive remuneration
  • Flexible working
  • Further education and development perspectives
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-departmental career opportunities
  • Occupational pension provision
  • Numerous offers for employees, such as health promotion, sports and leisure activities, employee discounts, and much more (including tesa Bike, the company's own fitness studio, prevention options)

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