Position: Brand Project Manager
Location: St Albans
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Who Are We?
At Burton’s Biscuit Company we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies, Wagon Wheels and Thomas Fudge’s to name just a few of our brands. We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!
We are the UK’s third largest – and fastest-growing – biscuit manufacturer, and our vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking great biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. Our head Office is in St Albans but the majority of out 1800 employees are based in our four bakeries in Llantarnam, Blackpool, Edinburgh and Dorset.
Alongside some of the nation’s most loved snack brands, such as Maryland Cookies, Jammie Dodgers and Wagon Wheels, we work in partnership to manufacture a number of Mars branded biscuit products, Marmite biscuits and Cathedral City savoury snacks. We are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector.
What are we all about?
Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals, by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.
We don’t want to bore you with just a job description - we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us.
So let’s start with ….…
Why work as part of our Brand Projects team?
This is an opportunity to join a team full of energy, which is great as the environment is fast paced, with no two days ever the same. At Burton’s, we are always driving innovation and best practice across our UK & International portfolio of products. This means that not only are our current products getting better and evolving, we also launching new products.
This is a great opportunity for someone to gain experience working for one the leading biscuit manufacturers within the UK, across some of the most well-known household brands in the UK. Every time you walk into a supermarket, you’ll be able to see a product that you’ve contributed in delivering, what’s even better, is you get to take it home and eat it as well… Yum.
The Project Management team effectively and efficiently delivery of new products, change management of products and pack change. You will work closely with the Brand Marketing Team and take the lead on creating project timelines, managing the Stage Gate Process and working closely with key customers, ensuring all key stakeholders are kept up to date.
What are the key ingredients needed for the role?
You will need to have an understanding & experience of managing projects in a fast paced environment, within a similar consumer led product environment. This role would suit someone with experience in a Project led role looking for more responsibility or someone in an Assistant Brand Manager role who wants to develop into more of a project focused role.
Final part of the mix.
You will need excellent communication skills as this is a cross functional role, ability to articulate and identify business risks & changes to projects is key. Understanding of project methodologies is essential and any formal qualifications would be a bonus.
If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.
Competitive Salary plus Company Performance Bonus, 25 days holiday (option to buy up to 5 extra days a year), Company Pension Scheme, Single Healthcare Cover, Free Fruit, Free Fitness Clubs such as running, yoga and boot camp, plus a flexible working policy.
You may have had experience or be interested in the following: Brand Project Manager, Prince 2, Assistant Brand Manager, Marketing, Product Development, NPD, Brand Marketing, FMCG, Food Manufacturing etc.