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Commercialisation Project Manager

Haddenham, United Kingdom    



The purpose of this role is to lead the internal effort to win and flawlessly deliver UK and EMEA Flavour Solutions (business to business) commercialisation projects. These include launches of both new products and revised products manufactured out of all plants in the UK and EMEA region.


Reporting to the Senior Commercialisation Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing new product development and commercialization projects within the business. You will be leading a cross-functional team of Product/Packaging Development, Procurement, Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations, Technical, Finance experts. This is a pivotal role which ensures speed and innovation remain a core competency and that the team is kept focused, energized, and on-track to meet the objectives of our projects.





  • Lead the project lifecycle activities from project initiation to project closure.
  • Keep the internal stakeholders informed of progress, highlight risks, and escalate issues.
  • Drive consistency and quality in the execution of projects using the appropriate methodology and tools.
  • Lead project team meetings and other methods of communication- always demonstrating strong meeting management and facilitation skills to champion quality outputs.
  • Maintain project data, which supports the progression of the projects and the IBP (Integrated Business Planning) process.
  • Ensure that the commercialisation process and accountabilities are well understood within the functions and that the organisation is aligned to deliver executional excellence.
  • Identify opportunities to improve the process and lead their execution.




  • Proven experience in project management methodology, Prince2 and/or Agile preferred.
  • Previous experience in an FMCG environment, typically with experience in either Supply Chain, Procurement, Sales or Marketing is desirable.
  • Previous experience in working with a CRM system (e.g., Salesforce)
  • An excellent “people-person”, who knows how to get things done. 
  • Able to progress a wide range of projects in a structured way, without losing attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal and diplomacy skills and the ability to network the organisation effectively.
  • Clear communication and ability to influence at all management levels.
  • Stakeholder management and ability to influence positively in decision making.
  • Strong initiative for problem solving and framing alternative solutions.





At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better.


Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 12,400 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers


While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Schwartz.


At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values. 





If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, seeking a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader. Then please apply via our careers centre at


Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.


McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.




United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.