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Associate Project Manager

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Role Summary                                                          

The Associate Project Manager is responsible for effectively leading the projects (Commercial and Sustaining) they are assigned to. 

He/she will work with the multi-functional team (R&D, Marketing, Supply Chain, Procurement, etc.) to plan, track and manage all the deliverables for a successful execution. 

He/she may also provide support to a senior Project Manager on complex projects as needed.

He/she may also help lead One R&D meetings for Portfolio Management with support from Project Management Leadership.

He/she will also provide support on PMO process/system improvements. 

Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities   (Describe the 5-7 major accountabilities)                                                       

  • Utilize PM tools to ensure appropriate key project documentation is prepared throughout project lifecycle (charters - business case & work orders, business briefs, technical readiness forms, etc).
  • Utilize the PM tools to prepare, track, and report on the project plan/status – get management approval.
  • Create timelines for each project and drive deliverables to due dates to meet ship timing.
  • Identify project resource needs & work with PM leadership to ensure projects are properly supported.
  • Lead weekly multi-functional team meetings to address issues, discuss status updates and action items -clearly communicate agenda, action items and status of projects.
  • Work with multi-functional team to analyze risk and identify contingency plans.  Review contingency plans with PM leadership.
  • Conduct Lessons Learned and report out key findings.  Apply key learnings to management of future projects.
  • Keep manager and all stakeholders informed of progress and issues.
  • Involve functional expertise in design reviews and key decisions. Pull together the right information to help drive key project decisions.  
  • Identify and raise potential conflicts within the project.  Report issues to PM leadership to help resolve and remove barriers.

Education and Experience                                                          

  • BA/BS degree from an accredited institution.
  • 5+ years CPG industry experience (R&D, Marketing, Manufacturing).
  • OTC or regulated product categories experience plus.
  • PMP Certification considered.

Skills and Competencies

  • Action Oriented
  • Able to work collaboratively with diverse work groups
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a multi-functional team in a matrix organization
  • Experience with managing projects
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
  • Critical thinking and decision making skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), planning and organization skills
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Excel Spreadsheets, Word, etc)



Church & Dwight is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Church & Dwight is committed to providing access and opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact 877-809-8449 or email their resume and cover letter to Please note that these options are available only to those needing an accommodation because of a medical condition or disability. All email submissions should include “Accommodation needed” in the subject line as well as information related to the specific position you are interested in (requisition number, job title, location, etc.). Church & Dwight will not respond to inquiries made to or 877-809-8449 that are not related to accessibility of the online application system by persons with medical conditions or disabilities. To review Church & Dwight’s Equal Opportunities Employer Policy, click link below.

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