Sr. Dir., Project & Portfolio Management in Ronkonkoma, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 7/2/2019

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Job Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products. 

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

The Nature’s Bounty Co., a leader in nutrition and dietary supplementation, is looking for a Senior Director of Project and Portfolio Management.  This position, reporting directly to the Chief Scientific Officer, will oversee the innovation governance process for all new product development and innovation, and the portfolio management function.  The Senior Director will lead a team of Project Managers engaged in Franchise growth strategies and product development activities, as well as the Sr. Director for Portfolio Management.  The successful individual will also serve as Chief of Staff to the Chief Scientific Officer.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Partner with Global Leadership Team members to administer the innovation governance process.
  • Partner with Commercial and R&D Leaders to build a Franchise Team culture resulting in multi-year new product portfolios.
  • Lead the Project Management team to efficiently complete commercialization of approved projects.
  • Facilitate and lead Global Growth Board meetings related to new development projects and technical risks and challenges.
  • Drive portfolio decision making through quantitative and qualitative portfolio insights and recommendations.
  • Support the Chief Scientific Officer in building, enhancing and leading the Global R&D function. manufacturing partners.

Job Requirements

  • Significant experience in the consumer packaged goods or healthcare industries, leading R&D related Project Management and Product Commercialization departments.
  • BS in Engineering, Science or related field.  Advanced degree beneficial; PMP or similar certification desirable.
  • Strong background in creating and implementing organizational processes and culture change.

The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

Please contact Human Resources at 631-200-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our on-line job postings.