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Danaher Corporation Marketing Project Manager in Carlstadt, New Jersey

About Pantone

Pantone provides a universal language of color that enables color critical decisions through every stage of the workflow for brands and manufacturers. More than 10 million designers and producers around the world rely on Pantone products and services to help define, communicate and control color from inspiration to realization- leveraging advanced X-Rite technology to achieve color consistency across various materials and finishes for graphics, fashion and product design. Pantone Standards feature digital and physical color specification and workflow tools.

As a place to work, we recognize that creating a culture rooted in Diversity and Inclusion is an ongoing journey. Our deeply embedded commitment to continuous improvement reminds us that we can keep learning, keep improving and keep striving for better. And we would love to have you on this journey with us! Apply today.

As a Marketing Project Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Create project plans for critical marketing deliverables that require cross-functional and/or cross-geography involvement, both with internal associates and relevant third parties, with clear and visible commitments on task, ownership, due dates and anticipated impact

  • Actively monitor project status to ensure delivery to satisfy scope, cost and timeline, while proactively communicate and address any challenges that put a project at risk

  • Create and maintain project schedules for all creative projects from concept through delivery and communicate any changes as they arise.

  • Ensure briefs are completed correctly and adequately before commencement of work, and work with cross-functional and cross-geography teams to gather required information if missing

  • Communicate project status to the team, including project meeting minutes and updates, performance-to-project plan, project risks and other critical details

  • Lead meetings needed for alignment and execution, which includes creating agendas as well as recapping notes and next steps afterward

  • Resolve obstacles and manage change requests as they arise, working with cross-functional colleagues to adjust timelines, project scope and/or resources as needed.

  • Hold stakeholders accountable for due dates and agreed upon strategy and deliverables

  • Create and continuously refine standard work for typical workstreams, communicating to involved associates

Critical Success Factors for the Ideal Candidate Profile are:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build great working relationships with cross-functional teams

  • Proven ability to prioritize and deliver in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple projects and responsibilities concurrently

  • Must have extremely strong organizational skills and a proactive and positive can-do attitude

  • Continuously look for ways to improve processes.

  • Natural curiosity and self-motivation to learn new things and drive continuous improvement

Your Education and/or Background Experience will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with minimum 5+ years of project management experience within a creative environment, working on integrated projects

  • Experience with marketing / creative project management platforms, i.e. Opal, Wrike, Asana, Basecamp, Air Table, Workfront, Trello, Monday, Smartsheet, etc.

  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

  • Interest in making business objectives happen by instilling and developing processes that are both efficient and effective

  • Knowledge of the creative and/or marketing process is highly preferred

Our offer

We offer an entrepreneurial environment that is team-centered, customer-driven, quality-focused and growth-oriented, guided by the phenomenally successful Danaher Business System. Working at Pantone, gives you access to a robust career development process and challenging, “stretch” opportunities.

At Danaher, your potential is amplified. Our culture of continuous improvement defines who we are, drives our success, and translates to a career without limits for our team of 65,000 intellectually curious associates.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .