Project Manager - GPPM

Beam Suntory



Chicago, IL

Why you should apply for a job to Beam Suntory:

  • 5/5 in supportive management
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    Position summary

    gh complexity projects from ideation to evaluation to drive growth at Beam Suntory

    • Collaborate with a diverse network of leaders across the organization to commercialize products

    • As part of the Global R&D team, ability to provide input and influence overall global process improvements

    Role Responsibilities

    • Develops timelines and identifies critical path milestones utilizing a project management system to plan and track medium to high complexity projects from ideation to post launch evaluation

    • Coordinates project input from multiple cross functional internal and external partners through project status calls to ensure project is on track and/or escalate if delayed

    • Schedules, leads, and publishes agenda and follow up action items for project status meetings

    • Works with analytics team to develop program scorecard dashboards and identifies gaps and guides final decision making with cross functional leaders

    • Provides timely updates in project management system to ensure all team members have visibility and access to the most up to date information

    • Assures accuracy of gate documents, P&L, risks, and Gantt chart for each project throughout the stage gate process through post launch evaluation

    • Active role during preparation for and at stage gate meetings and ensures project adherence to gate principles

    • Continuous improvement mindset to drive process and system improvements that enable efficient ways of working

    • Demonstrates a strong understanding of the business and interdependencies between projects

    • Participates in team building within Global R&D, broader Beam Suntory initiatives, and external seminars for engagement and development

    • Consistent and clear communication appropriate for a broad range of levels from entry level to executives


    • Education- Bachelor's degree Project Management, or business-related field

    • Certifications/Licensure- Six Sigma & Project Management Certifications desired

    • Years of experience- Ideal candidate has 5 plus years previous experience in Project Management

    • Level of experience- Demonstrated success in Project Management roles and influence with cross functional teams in an ever-evolving environment.

    • Industry experience-Spirits and or food industry experience a plus

    • Travel %-10-15% within the United States

    • Desire to help build and maintain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture within Global R&D and broader Beam Suntory

    At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant's skills and experience.

    Nearest Major Market: Chicago

    Why you should apply for a job to Beam Suntory:

  • 5/5 in supportive management
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.