Manager, Commercialization

L Brands Reynoldsburg , OH 43069

Posted 2 months ago

Description

Mast Global is a high performance organization that brings together the production and sourcing, logistics, information technology and digital functions for the enterprise. We are the engine that powers Lbrands by providing the solutions and capabilities that help to "make, move and enable" our world-renown products and brands. With more than 40 years of experience, Mast Global is known worldwide as a premier supply chain organization with a reputation for innovation, speed, efficiency and quality. Our teams strategically source and develop intimates, apparel, accessories and gifts, home fragrances and personal care products that create an emotional connection and brand loyalty with our customers.

Mast Global is seeking a Manager to lead a team responsible for commercialization projects supporting the successful launch of new products for the Bath & Body Works Accessory & Gifting and PINK Accessory portfolios. This position is located in Columbus, Ohio.

OVERVIEW:

Leads a team of Project Managers and Project Planners to achieve successful product launches across multiple brands and product categories. Develops executive overviews to provide Mast & Brand leadership visibility to critical milestones, timing, resources, aggregate cost management, and areas of risk across their respective product launch portfolio. Focuses on development/ management of talent within immediate team and the Enterprise as a whole. Main point-of-contact for managing relationships with merchants & cross-functional leaders.

RESPONSIBLITIES:

Portfolio Leadership

  • Lead the development of Commercialization Project plans within a portfolio of sub-brands

  • Supports and influences weekly project team & leadership meetings

  • Supports ad-hoc cross functional meetings for issue resolution

  • Ensure timing, budgets, risks, target costs are established for project portfolio

  • End to End project management execution for all global launches

  • Ensure executive approvals are obtained

  • Supports completion of project hindsight's

  • Able to facilitate difficult conversations with cross functional partners

Commercialization Process

  • Knowledgeable in the end-to-end Commercialization process - All products, all channels

  • Proactive management of potential issues and drive to resolution with cross functional teams

  • End to End portfolio leadership including pre-development

Thought Partner / Problem Solver

  • Identifies options, project risks and makes recommendations to the team and leadership

  • Solve problems autonomously or with little guidance

  • Drives decision-making with cross-functional team and oversees successful execution of decision

  • Prioritize and elevate category critical issues to other cross functional leaders

  • Thought partner to cross functional teams and brand partners

  • Portfolio management for cross functional teams and brand partners

  • Holistic business focus for respective categories supported

  • Build strong relationships with cross functional teams and leverage relationships to drive execution

Change Leadership

  • Lead changes with cross functional teams

  • Execute for results in complex, dynamic and rapidly changing environment

  • Curiosity about learning and making process more efficient and effective

  • Push the thinking of the teams - cross functional and brand partners

Presentation / Communication

  • Package presentations for Commercialization approvals with executives

  • Support preparation of project kickoffs, status reports, situational reports, project assessments

Speed & Agility

  • Lead the team to deliver products to market in shortest time in industry

  • Constantly challenge all team members to shorten lead times

  • Experts in managing overall complexity efficiently while achieving speed

Talent Management

  • Manage team of full-time direct reports; as well as contractors and interns as needed

  • Manage the full life cycle of talent initiatives including the recruiting, onboarding and retention of team members with emphasis on the following:

  • Performance management of direct reports, responsible for providing development, coaching & feedback

  • Actively drive to develop and retain high performers within team

  • Thought partner and implementation of Success Planning & Talent Calibrations

  • Driving process improvement within team

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 8-10 years of Project Management experience handling multiple projects of different scope and complexity.

  • Strong communication skills

  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges with ability to influence the business at all levels.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with demonstrated initiative and ability to achieve results.

  • Ability to build and foster strong trusted advisor relationships

  • Ability to present to leaders both formally and informally

  • MS Office - proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint

  • SAP experience preferred

  • Previous management or direct reports a plus

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience
  • MBA or PMI certification a plus

An equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected category recognized by state, federal or local laws. We only hire individuals authorized for employment in the United States.


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