DuPont Experienced Project Manager - North America in Wilmington, Delaware

Experienced Project Manager - North America (Job Number: 195366W-01)


This is a position for an experienced project manager with a high personal drive to help deliver new, innovation projects resulting in top line and bottom line growth, primarily in the N&H Protein Solutions and/or Food Protection BU. While there is a focus on these businesses, projects from any N&H Business or Venture may be assigned by the Portfolio and Project Management Leadership. The Portfolio and Project Management Team’s imperative is to manage projects effectively and efficiently in order to drive commercial results and to enhance the return of investment in innovation. The critical success criteria is to deliver the portfolio of projects according to plan (time & budget) and in alignment with the strategic goals of the N&H business.

Primary responsibilities include

  • Manage a portfolio of projects focusing on product development within product lines -- coordinating all the activities, driving the projects forward, facilitating the work of various contributors if needed, and making sure that everyone is on track and the project team meets and updates each other regularly

  • Execute projects according to project management tools, incl. Six Sigma tools

  • Apply disciplined project management tools to achieve objectives

  • Contribute to projects that may be local or remote. The Project Management Team is a global team.

  • Meet technical and budget aims of the project

  • Ensure valid and updated project metrics

  • Communicate with Project stakeholders

  • Secure correct resourcing – both commercially and technically

  • Align project content with business strategy

  • Mitigate risk at project and portfolio levels


  • Experienced project manager with a successful track record of technical projects from early stage to late stage and the leadership required to accomplish this movement

  • Bachelor degree or higher within science, innovation management or similar. Preference to commercial experience on new product introductions

  • Demonstrated solution-oriented attitude contributing to success in reaching complex targets and deadlines.

  • Demonstrated strong networking skills combined with a strong flair for communication, a positive and constructive personal approach and strong influence leadership skills

  • Demonstrated organizational, structural and know how regarding interpersonal skills including confrontation skills, alignment skills and supportive skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work in different cultural contexts successfully

  • Requires flexible hours to work with teams in different global regions

  • Preferred: Project management external certifications

  • Demonstrated Growth Mindset : Ability to quickly understand significant assumptions or uncertainties within projects and accurately to communicate this to multiple audiences and drive to mitigation actions as needed

Primary Location: NA-United States-Delaware-Wilmington

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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