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Innovation & Insights
NPD Project Leader
North Island, NZ
Permanent Full Time

To deliver on Lion’s strategic marketplace and workplace objectives, we are currently looking for a Supply Chain NPD Project Leader to join the team based at The Pride, East Tamaki on a full time permanent basis.  

As the NPD Project Leader, you will be responsible for the timely project management and delivery of new products in the Supply Chain.

 A day in this role could involve:

  • Delivery of new product development across our New Zealand Supply Chain network, from feasibility assessment through to delivery into market, in full, on time.
  • Evaluation of information on new product from internal & external stakeholders
  • Ensure great execution of NPD in the Supply Chain through robust evaluation of risks across cost, capability and capacity
  • Influence and partner a wide range of stakeholders and suppliers to facilitate and deliver project outcomes

Key to your success will be:

  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to influence and engage peers and leaders
  • The ability to break through conventional thinking and solve problems to be truly innovative
  • Demonstrated capability to juggle multiple projects, prioritise and hit deadlines
  • Business partnering with internal stakeholders
  • Sound analytical and problem solving skills
  • Previous experience within NPD and the stage gate process is desirable

In return you will join a supportive environment where you can grow and develop, as well as a competitive salary, bonus structure, product allowance, and a great flexibility policy.

Found your fit? Apply and explore how you’ll make a difference.

At Lion, we choose to be a leader in driving inclusion, diversity and gender parity. We have an ambitious goal to reach at least 40% representation of both men and women in all teams in all areas of the business. Are you hesitating to apply because you don’t think you meet all of the criteria? If you believe you are aligned with our values at Lion, we’d encourage you to still click on that apply button so we can explore your unique skill set and the value you