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Senior Strategist - Marks

Southwark, London

Job Ref
JOB0002363
Location
Southwark, London

About Marks
We are a brand design and experience agency that is uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. We are fueled by dual perspectives – embedded partners, providing brands with fluid, day-to-day design leadership and future-forward experts, providing game-changing provocation and fresh thinking. We are truly global and local - across the globe, with 20+ studios, many Client Onsite relationships and over 600+ members, we’re fueled by top-level specialists spanning multiple disciplines in the design and digital arena. We are passionate but not precious. We are dedicated, agile, smart, thoughtful and love what we do! Our clients think so too!

Marks is looking for a Senior Strategist to join the Design Thinking, Strategy team based in our London office, England.

Design Thinking, Strategy & Innovation enable our clients to better connect with their customers and our agency to better connect with our clients; using gathered insight and targeted research to both resolve real brand problems and craft a compelling voice for Marks within the industry.

The Strategist knows how to develop an exceptional brand, design strategy and insight, in collaboration with the Strategy Director. Will collaborate between Marks, our client and third-party teams to design
research, source market and consumer insight, develop hypotheses and create robust Strategy proposals for approval.

In this role, The Senior Strategist will:
• Lead brand, design and research, insight project proposals, time-lines and costs
• Manage Junior and members of the team and be hands-on to conduct desk research to understand consumer and category landscape, work through data to understand trends, opportunities, and threats, and identify established and emergent verbal/visual languages.
• Identify, define and build strategic solutions to client briefs – from internal meetings through to design reviews, and client presentations all the way to delivery of final design.
• Lead by example, set the standard for research design and moderation, workshops, ideation, product and brand proposition creation – Ensure the Strategy Teamwork to best practice
• Growing in confidence to become the Strategy voice at Design and Client creative reviews
• Effectively manage your own time against each project, escalating risk when required
• Pro-actively assisting the team, contributing to studio inspiration and design events

You will benefit from these skills and experience:
• Great research methodology knowledge
• Robust understanding of innovation, brand strategy and naming
• Creative and analytical thinker, with strong attention to detail
• Established presentation and moderations skills
• Ability to work under pressure
• MS Office and Keynote
• 5-10 years experience across Brand, Design, Research agencies in Strategy roles
• Stakeholder management and conflict resolution
• Wide research methodology knowledge
• Understanding of innovation process
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Education, Design, Psychology or related behavioral field

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full TIme


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Senior Designer

Birmingham

Job Ref
JOB0002397
Location
Birmingham

We are looking for a super creative Senior Graphic Designer or you’ll be a strong Middleweight Designer looking to take the next step up who has agency experience, ideally working on branding, shopper activation in retail and point-of-sale. If you’re passionate about FMCG and would love to work with some of the UK’s biggest confectionary brands, this could be a fantastic move for you. The role is permanent, full-time and based in Birmingham with flexible working. We are not permitted to advertise the salary however please be assured it is highly competitive and based on experience.

As Senior Graphic Designer you will join a thriving creative studio team of 30 and work alongside Design Directors, Senior Designers, Midweight Designers and Creative Artworkers who all work together to collaborate and support each other with any tasks large and small. You will be focused on brand activation and the shopper journey and develop designs for a range of on-pack visual communications and point-of-sale, creating a final suite of work that fits together seamlessly as a campaign. With the increase of digital you will need to create animated campaigns in After Effects whilst still showcasing your flare to expand the brief. You will immerse yourself in the brands you work with and become a guardian of the visual language and strive to deliver creative excellence across all projects including conceptualisation, design development, crafting and finalisation.

About you:
You will have a minimum of 6 years’ experience ideally from an agency or agency environment, where you will have worked on FMCG brands. Your portfolio demonstrates your familiarity with the shopper journey and an understanding of branding & packaging, animation and point-of-sale. You have a strong eye for detail and a passion to challenge all things creative are looking to up-skill and take on your next challenge working with global brands. You are highly proficient in the Adobe CC suite, specifically After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. You feel confident presenting your work to colleagues and clients, able to rationalise your ideas with good awareness of current consumer behaviour and trends.

What's in it for you?
• Competitive salary depending upon experience
• Private Healthcare
• Life Assurance scheme
• 25 days holiday + 8 public holidays
• Buy more holidays scheme
• Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Recognition program
• Levy accredited qualifications
• Apple purchase discount scheme

Location:
Depending on the individual, you’ll be either based in our studio in Fort Dunlop, Birmingham with onsite parking and multiple eateries or you can be based at our London studio in Waterloo, where you’ll have everything, you need within walking distance. Working from either of our spacious studio’s you’ll be surrounded by a team of young creatives and at times will be expected to be flexible on location between both offices if needed.

Who are we?
Marks fuels brands to move fast, move forward and move confidently. We are a brand experience agency created to meet the unique and dynamic conditions of today’s market. Delivering insight-driven, innovative, and strategic experiences and pack design for both premium and FMCG brands. Providing our clients with fluid, day-to-day design leadership and/or game-changing provocation and fresh thinking.
Marks is a global brand experience agency with 4 studios located in Europe: London, Birmingham, Amsterdam, and Paris. Enthusiastic with all our creatives, we enjoy working hard and playing hard, a team focused purely on results and thrive to deliver out of this world designs. Are you ready to be a Marks player and nurture your inner drive? Now is your chance!

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full TIme


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Account Director - Marks

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002061
Location
Paris

We are a strategic brand and packaging design consultancy helping brands to win at ‘Moment of Sale’. Our focus is on using design to scale business and amplify brands in the most effective, efficient ways possible and deliver it globally. With an agile design toolbox and with adaptive capabilities, Marks aim is to help brands thrive by offering more smarter, leaner design services on a global scale.

Our Culture:

Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun, and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment, as well as a great place for all to nurture their talents. We’re bringing together a diverse team of creative people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.

Team Contribution:

Client Services are the voice of the client within Marks. They help our clients to shine by identifying and shaping the clients’ business, brand, and personal needs into actionable briefs, ensuring we deliver against them on time, on budget, and with excellence.

Position summary:

The Account Director will lead our client relationships – growing our clients’ success and our own by selling and delivering excellence across all Marks capabilities. The Account Director (AC) will not only be a business leader, the AC will shape and develop others around him/her, facilitating the growth and success of the team.

Essential Responsibilities, Accountabilities & Results:

• Driving revenue and client satisfaction by identifying client needs, matching them to Marks’ capabilities, and tailoring the agency experience accordingly.
• Improving our client engagement
• Using our brand, marketing, and strategic design knowledge to add richness to client discussions, presentations and giving insight to briefs.
• Ensuring excellence across the AD direct reports, tackling problems as they arise:
Project plans, timely delivery, and quality of output exceed client expectations,
Ensuring we deliver our targets, we manage investment choices,
We follow financial best practices, accurately report sales, we get paid for the work we do (managing accruals, disputes, aged debt).
• Maximising the efficiency of our resources and minimizing wastage.
• Growing the AD team by coaching, setting clear objectives, following the PDR process.

Educational & Experience Minimum Requirements:
• 6-8 years of experience within a Brand or Design/Packaging agency, in Client Service roles.
• Understanding of artwork, print, manufacturing processes.
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Advertising, Design or related field.
• Commercial drive and revenue focus.
• Strong brand development, life-cycle, and strategic design process knowledge.
• Coaching, mentoring, influencing, and people management skills.
• Excellent presentation skills.
• Clear understanding of design value.
• Workflow management across a team.

Fluent in English and French required.
Right to work in the EU required.
Business travels may be required

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full time 35 hours - France


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Senior Account Manager (Packaging Design)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002252
Location
Paris

About Marks
We are a global brand experience agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.
In Europe, we have studios across London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris.
We are uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible and deliver it globally.

Our Culture
Enthusiastic about creativity and design, Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment. We believe in nurturing diverse talent and bringing together a team of creative and business-minded people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.

Marks is looking for a Senior Account Manager.
The Senior Account Manager will be based in our office in Paris.
Being fluent in English and French is imperative.

Key requirements:
- Ability to do project management and juggle many jobs at the same time.
- Ability to build customer relations to establish contacts and gain the trust of contacts within the client's marketing and sales teams.
- Autonomous, self-driven and able to have a proactive approach to business development with an eye/ear for opportunities to develop.
- Able to think both in terms of brand design (design pack), brand activation (promotions/POS/animations) or even brand strategy if required.
- Being fluent in English and French is imperative.

The Senior Account Manager is accountable for:
• Growing revenue by selling across Marks’ capabilities; taking responsibility for monthly revenue targets and cascading down weekly targets to Account Managers
• Structuring and leading productive client conversations at all levels, moving things forwards
• Building my brand, design and business knowledge to add value to client briefs, presentations and workshops
• Excellence by example across:
• Our work: project plans and timely delivery, cost proposals, contact and status reports, project trackers
• Our finances: accuracy of the sales tracker, invoicing completed work, tracking accruals, delivering month-end figures, chasing payment
• Partnering with Design and Resource Management ensuring we effectively manage resource

The Senior Account Manager needs the following skills and experience:
• Understanding of brand management,life-cycle and strategic design process
• Managing difficult conversations, keeping people focused on resolutions
• Presenting with confidence
• Excellent project management skills
• I’m a ninja with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Keynote
• 4-6 years of experience within a Brand or Design/Packaging agency, in Client Service roles
• Emerging coaching and mentoring skills
• Commercial acumen
• The wider financial process and compliance
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Advertising, Design or related field

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Senior Account Manager (onsite at the Client's premises)

Mechelen, Belgium

Job Ref
JOB0002178
Location
Mechelen, Belgium

About Marks
We are a global brand experience agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.
In Europe, we have studios across London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris.
We are uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible and deliver it globally.

Our Culture
Enthusiastic about creativity and design, Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment. We believe in nurturing diverse talent and bringing together a team of creative and business-minded people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.

Marks is looking for a Senior Account Manager.
The Senior Account Manager will be based on-site at the Client's premises in Belgium - Mechelen.
Being fluent in English and French is imperative.

Key requirements:
- Ability to do project management and juggle many jobs at the same time.
- Ability to build customer relations to establish contacts and gain the trust of contacts within the client's marketing and sales teams.
- Autonomous, self-driven and able to have a proactive approach to business development with an eye/ear for opportunities to develop.
- Able to think both in terms of brand design (design pack), brand activation (promotions/POS/animations) or even brand strategy if required.
- Being fluent in English and French is imperative. Dutch/Flemish would be a plus
You will be working:
- On a key account for the agency; the client is in the food industry (mainly confectionery & snacks), with a global footprint. We are working with this client on a European level.
- As an implant at the client's premises, either working from the client's offices or telecommuting. He/she will have another "implant" colleague in Mechelen at the same client premises.
- With our Marks team based in Paris, as well as with the team based in Mauritius.
- On Benelux follow-up: mainly on Belgium but also on Holland.

The Senior Account Manager is accountable for:
• Growing revenue by selling across Marks’ capabilities; taking responsibility for monthly revenue targets and cascading down weekly targets to Account Managers
• Structuring and leading productive client conversations at all levels, moving things forwards
• Building my brand, design and business knowledge to add value to client briefs, presentations and workshops
• Excellence by example across:
• Our work: project plans and timely delivery, cost proposals, contact and status reports, project trackers
• Our finances: accuracy of the sales tracker, invoicing completed work, tracking accruals, delivering month-end figures, chasing payment
• Partnering with Design and Resource Management ensuring we effectively manage resource

The Senior Account Manager needs the following skills and experience:
• Understanding of brand management,life-cycle and strategic design process
• Managing difficult conversations, keeping people focused on resolutions
• Presenting with confidence
• Excellent project management skills
• I’m a ninja with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Keynote
• 4-6 years of experience within a Brand or Design/Packaging agency, in Client Service roles
• Emerging coaching and mentoring skills
• Commercial acumen
• The wider financial process and compliance
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Advertising, Design or related field

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Senior Designer

Birmingham

Job Ref
JOB0001790
Location
Birmingham

Do you have a keen eye for detail and a passion for problem solving?

Come and join us and play a senior role within the design team, where you’ll be entrusted with a high degree of creative custodianship and empowered to take ownership of projects and the quality of the work produced.

But we’ll expect you to get involved with internal initiatives, playing an active role in supporting both your immediate colleagues - nurturing and supporting younger designers in the team, spot their strengths and be a champion of their skills and development.

About you…

You’ll either be a Senior Designer already or be a strong Mid-weight with a good number of years agency experience working on big brands across packaging and off-pack comms.

This is a packaging graphic design role, we want to see people with a passion for packaging design who have the ability to adapt designs, so experience of bringing order and consistency to FMCG and healthcare brands would be a real advantage.

Creative, professional and enthusiastic but first and foremost an excellent designer with a passion for creating memorable communications. Because you’ve previously worked in a similar agency environment, you’re truly passionate about design with an excellent understanding of communication and branding. Conceptually thinking and able to produce an array of creative design solutions, you can successfully take client projects from briefing stage through to the final artwork or application. You’ll have strong typographic skills with an attention to detail and be able to articulate ideas with conviction.


What’s in it for me?

• Salary between £35,000 - £45,000 depending upon experience
• Private healthcare
• Life Assurance scheme
• 25 days holiday + 8 public holidays
• Buy more holidays scheme
• Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Recognition program
• Levy accredited qualifications
• Apple purchase discount scheme

Wondering about our offices?

You’ll be based at our studio in Fort Dunlop Birmingham with onsite parking, a gym and multiple eateries, you’ll have everything you need in walking distance. Working from our spacious studio you’ll be mentored along your journey, given top-notch equipment to use and everything you need to develop and grow with us. The Marks family is big on fun too; with dozens of social events planned throughout each year to help balance out the work with the play.


Who are we?

Marks is a shopper-led strategic brand and packaging design consultancy that is part of SGS and Co. We help brands to win at ‘Moment of Sale’. With more products available on our smartphones than a tradition retail environment and with the ability to experience multiple touchpoints at once, ‘Point of Sale’ has turned into ‘Moment of Sale’. We believe Packaging design is at the centre and has become the most strategic piece of brand content. With an agile design toolbox based on strategic (FMOT, SMOT and Semiotics) and with adaptive capabilities, Marks aim is to make brands fit this new world by offering better, faster leaner design activities on a global scale.

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm


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Operations Assistant / Studio Coordinator

Southwark, London

Job Ref
JOB0002323
Location
Southwark, London

The Marks Operations team are looking for an Operations Assistant, also called internally a Studio Coordinator.

The Operations team enables our studios to work as one agency across multiple locations – tracking our financial performance, managing our resources against our revenue, ensuring our studios work efficiently and safely.
The Operations Assistant supports the Marks Operations team.
The Operations Assistant acts as an agency partner with our credit control team and works to decrease and manage our debt. The Operations Assistant coordinates IR35 regulation documents, the management of royalty-free imagery, and collaborates across the Operations team.

Location: London with the opportunity for flexible working, work from home.

In this role, you'll be accountable for:
. Working with Project Managers to resolve invoice disputes, escalating as required and highlighting priority items
. Identifying underlying causes of disputes and working with PMs to prevent future recurrence, providing coaching/training in financial processes where required
. Continually tracking and reporting weekly debt provision and escalating any risk
. Continually reviewing debt control processes to identify areas of improvement
. Providing support with HMRC IR35 regulations, coordinating and issuing determination certification and record-keeping
. Working closely with the Planning Manager to ensure regulations are on-track
. Managing the royalty-free imagery purchasing and coordination
. Ad hoc administration as necessary to support the above functions


You will benefit from this experience and skills:
. 2+ years experience in a finance or operational role, preferably in an agency or service background
. High level of attention to detail
. Experience working with teams across multiple locations
. Able to work independently and as part of a team
. Ability to quickly build strong working relationships and provide a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients
. Positive communication style
. MS Office, strong Excel knowledge

Critical requirements:
. Right to work in the UK and fluent in English.


What's in it for you?
• Competitive salary
• Private Healthcare
• Life Assurance scheme
• 25 days holiday + 8 public holidays
• Buy more holidays scheme
• Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to work scheme
• City Bike Scheme (London only)
• Apple purchase discount scheme

Who are we?
Marks is a global brand design agency specialising in packaging and brand experience. Within Europe we have 4 studios; London, Birmingham, Amsterdam & Paris. We’re not big on clichés but we are big on working hard, playing hard… we are a team focused business that wants new joiners to develop, grow and have fun with us.

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full TIme


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Senior Account Manager (Amsterdam Studio)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0002027
Location
Amsterdam
Salary
Competitive

Senior Account Manager (Amsterdam Studio - Packaging Design)
Marks, part of SGS & Co Amsterdam, North-Holland, Netherlands (On-site)

About Marks:
We are a global brand experience agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.
In Europe, we have studios across London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris.
We are uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible and deliver it globally.
Our Culture
Enthusiastic about creativity and design, Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment. We believe in nurturing diverse talent and bringing together a team of creative and business-minded people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.

About the role: Senior Account Manager (Amsterdam Studio - Packaging Design)
Our Amsterdam Studio is growing rapidly. We are looking for a Senior Account Manager who is comfortable with a high degree of project ownership, has great attention to detail and thrives in a fast-paced environment. They are the go-to for what good looks like in client service, across projects and financial management. There is no “I” in this team and we work hard together to deliver small and big projects across both global and local brands and we like to have fun doing it!
Client Services are the voice of the client within Marks and help ensure that projects run smoothly in the studio. They help our clients to shine by identifying and shaping the clients’ business, brand and personal needs into actionable briefs, ensuring we deliver against them on time, on budget and with excellence.

Our ideal candidate comes from a world of branding and has a background working on FMCG brands of all levels with a deep understanding of how they operate.
Additionally, has several years of experience working within a Packaging Design agency.

What you will do:
• Structure and lead productive client conversations.
• Know the projects and briefs inside out – the deliverables, budgets, timings & resources.
• Build your brand, design and business knowledge to add value to client briefs, presentations and workshops.
• Have ownership of projects and manage:
- Our work: project plans and timely delivery, cost proposals, contact and status reports, project trackers
- Our finances: accuracy of the sales tracker, invoicing completed work, tracking accruals, delivering month-end figures, chasing payment.
• Partner with Design and Resource Management to ensure we effectively manage resources.
• Write clear briefs, create budgets/quotes/invoices and excel at buttoned-down project management.

What you will need:
• A solid understanding of brand management, life-cycle and strategic design process.
• Ability to manage difficult conversations, keeping people focused on resolutions.
• Present with confidence.
• Excellent project management skills to run multiple creative projects in a fast-paced studio environment.
• Ability to prioritize, stay calm and flag challenges before they become issues.
• Great listening skills.
• Ninja level MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and Keynote.

What you will benefit from:
• 4-6 years of experience within a Brand or Design/Packaging agency, in Client Service roles.
• Emerging coaching and mentoring skills.
• Commercial acumen.
• A degree or equivalent, in Marketing, Advertising, Design or related field.



Who you are:
• A natural organizer and project manager with a positive attitude, who works in a friendly, relaxed, pragmatic and focused way.
• You love Design and Branding and are the go-to for daily client needs on projects and work closely with the designers.
• You have a passion for visual culture, creativity, innovation and tech, beyond the world of graphic design.
• Empathic and a good listener. You really have the ability to put yourself in other people’s shoes.

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm


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Senior Designer

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0002048
Location
Amsterdam

Senior Designer
Marks, part of SGS & Co Amsterdam, North-Holland, Netherlands (On-site)

About Marks
We are a global brand experience agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.
In Europe, we have studios across London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris.
We are uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible and deliver it globally.

Our Culture
Enthusiastic about creativity and design, Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment. We believe in nurturing diverse talent and bringing together a team of creative and business-minded people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.
Our Amsterdam Studio is growing rapidly, and we are looking for a talented Senior Designer who is bursting with enthusiasm and ideas to join our creative team.

The role I’ll play:
As an excellent designer with a passion for problem-solving and creating memorable designs, you’re eager to learn new aspects of the business with a proactive attitude and approach. You’re truly passionate about all things design.
A conceptual thinker with strong typographic skills and attention to detail, you can consistently demonstrate the ability to execute with excellence, creating great work for our clients.
You know how to challenge a brief and produce exceptional work, maintaining the brand experience across concepts and channels.
You can guide others against the brief, leading Middleweight and Junior team members; ensuring our creative thinking goes deeper, our execution becomes more powerfully consistent and presenting with a clear rationale to clients.

In this role, you will be accountable for:
•Acting as a deputy for the Design Directors, guiding others to strengthen their work, deepen their creativity, challenge the brief more thoroughly, approving in their absence.
• Consulting with Client Service to understand the client's need, adding insight and richness to the design brief. Advise on resources and timings when needed.
• Being a team player. Actively helping others stay on track, being a support for their creativity, managing expectations and risk when things change.
• Producing creative that challenges and moves beyond the brief, is embedded in the insight and is activated with powerful consistency.
• Presenting with confidence and clarity and objectivity, enabling debate, taking on board the views of others and positively giving feedback to drive improvement.
• Championing and following our file set up, file naming and server filing procedures.

You will benefit from these skills and experience:
• 4-8 years experience within a Brand/Packaging Design agency in Design roles
• Experience in branding, packaging and corporate identity
• Deep understanding of print production, materials and finishes
• Adobe CC, Office but also understand the power of a sketch
• A degree in Graphic Design, Product Design, Illustration or related field. Grounded working knowledge of the usual Adobe software (InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator).
• Overall experience in branding, packaging and corporate identity
• An ability to translate design briefs into compelling creative solutions
• Emerging client presentation skills, discussing, defending design
• Stakeholder management and influencing
• Understanding of strategic, creative and commercial aspects of brands and the world they inhabit
• Coaching and mentoring skills
• A great portfolio that shows conceptual thinking in the world of FMCG, healthcare brands are a plus

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Project Manager

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0002062
Location
Various Locations

About Marks
We are a global brand experience agency with multiple locations — across continents, time zones and geography. Coming together, we deliver both global vision and local intelligence.
In Europe, we have studios across London, Birmingham, Amsterdam and Paris.
We are uniquely constructed to enable brands to win in an age of constant change. Our focus is on using design to amplify brands in the most effective and efficient ways possible and deliver it globally.
Our Culture
Enthusiastic about creativity and design, Marks is a genuinely friendly, fun and engaging place to work. Whilst we all have very serious work to do, we are emphatic that our employees should have the most rewarding experience at work we can possibly give them in a business environment. We believe in nurturing diverse talent and bringing together a team of creative and business-minded people with perspectives from all over the world to create a vibrant environment full of ideas, opinions, and experiences.

About the Project Manager:
One of our major Clients is looking for a fully dedicated Project Manager.
In this role, the Project Manager will support and manage our Client's projects across Oral Care and Confectionery during 2022 and, eventually 2023.
The overall expectation is to fully support the EU Design Lead in the coordination and management of all assigned our Client's initiatives.

Location: Marks’ London studio and client's offices.


What you will do:
The expectations from our Client are to:
• Coordinate timing and project information with marketers and the Artwork commercialisation team.
• Coordinate timing and project information with marketers and SGS & Co.
• Manage design feedback with tier 1 and tier 2 agencies, coordinate timing and project information with marketers and SGS & Co.
• Coordinate timing and project information with marketers and manage feedback to tier 2 agencies (for any other artwork projects and minor upcoming design projects across portfolio).


What you will need:
The nature of projects is packaging design, adaptation and rollout.
The Project Manager needs to have a clear understanding and experience of the design/artwork process.
• What is a Design Brief (and understand it)
• Type of work and deliverables of a Tier 1 Strategic Agency, Tier 2 Adaptive Agency and Tier 3 Executional Agency.
• The ideal Project Manager is from the Brand Design Industry.
• Basic knowledge and understanding of packaging design and production will be beneficial
• Familiar with and background in packaging, with solid knowledge of basic design principles and production artwork process.


Also, for the management of our internal client's process and the initiatives, the Project Manager needs to:
• Have proficiency in the use of Excel Spreadsheets and other Microsoft Office programs.
• Have proficiency in the use of Keynote and Adobe Acrobat.
• The position requires interaction, in English, with different markets across EMEA and eventually NA and APAC if necessary.
• Extensive training and induction to all our client's processes (as well as Marks’ and basic SGS & Co) will be provided.

Function
Design
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Human Resources

Corporate Recruiter

Remote - WFH

Job Ref
JOB0002463
Location
Remote - WFH

SGS & Co is looking for a confident and energetic Corporate Recruiter for Production, Commercial, Sales, Shared Services, and Design in all of Europe.

Location: remote - the UK or Europe
It is a 6-month definite contract initially (may be renewed).
Fluent in English and conversational level in French

In this critical role, you’ll be expected to deliver an outstanding in-house ‘end to end’ recruitment service globally. You will work closely with business managers and recruiting managers. You’ll ensure resourcing needs are consistently fulfilled; sourcing and supplying quality candidates.
An important part of this role will require a particular focus on metrics, data, processes, and compliance.
The Corporate Recruiter will report to the Head of Global Talent Acquisition.

In this role you will be accountable for :
• Contributing to the execution of the strategic vision related to the employment brand, talent acquisition tools, processes, and systems in addition to driving a positive candidate experience.
• Delivering all aspects of the recruitment service from briefing, advertising, sourcing, shortlisting screening, interviewing, selecting, and offering to candidates within agreed timeframes.
• Using own networks and talent pools to proactively headhunt, as well as using all available methods to source candidates, including social media, LinkedIn, and Job Boards.
• Developing strong relationships with hiring managers across the business, understanding their current and ongoing recruitment requirements.
• Supporting managers with the creation of quality job descriptions.
• Advising hiring managers on job appropriate psychometrics and testing and assisting with the interpretation of results.
• Managing risk through ensuring policies and practices are adhered to and compliant with employment law and regulations, working closely with others to implement changes to practices as needed to meet regulatory and legal requirements.
• Creating a wide range of ad hoc, weekly and monthly reports, statistics and trends analyses related to recruitment.
• Driving continuous improvement through managing performance metrics. Meet budget/forecast goals in quantitative measures.
• Maintaining accurate candidate tracking data in the applicant tracking system.
• Focusing on delivering an exceptional candidate experience to every applicant at each stage of the process.
• Identifying and evaluating trends in recruiting, including local conditions, economic conditions, and competitive institutions to develop innovative strategic plans to respond quickly to these trends. Identifying trends from the ATS, market research and candidate feedback.

You will benefit from the following experiences and skills:
• Solid experience as a recruiter gained in-house and via a professional agency. Extensive experience in proactive sourcing and identifying passive candidates.
• Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment.
• Excellent communication and influencing skills, professionalism, integrity, and executive presence.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively manage client relationships at all levels and develop a strong, consultative-style partnership.
• Experience in leading a small team desirable.
• Fluent in English and conversational level in French
• Global mindset critical

Function
Human Resources
Status
Full Time
Type
Temporary Contract
Hours
Full Time


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IT

Business Analyst Team Lead (Software Implementation Team Lead)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002511
Location
Paris

SGS & Co is looking for a Business analyst Team Lead (also called Software Implementation Team Lead)

As Business Analyst Team Leader, you will be joining a growing team of dedicated people who pride themselves in successfully implementing our SaaS platform to world-renowned customers.
In direct contact with clients and acting as team leader for several members of the Software Implementation team, you will provide guidance to those team members in the delivery of software implementation, success management, support and ongoing professional services to our clients. You will be required to quickly learn the deep, configuration-driven functionality of our software platform in order to provide technical and procedural guidance to team members. You will oversee escalations from the team, liaising with the product, development and support teams in order to maximise client satisfaction from our software services. You will liaise with departmental managers in order to recommend and implement changes to ways of working to obtain maximal efficiency, repeatability, and scalability of our operations.
The diversity of our clients and the variety of projects will immerse you in an exciting and challenging environment. We will also value your ideas and proactive approach to participating in the continuous improvement of our solution.

Start date: a.s.a.p.
Location: Paris (15ème) – potential international business trips

Your missions will include:
• Oversee project health and key stages/outputs in the software implementation lifecycle (e.g. planning, requirements gathering workshops, configuration, testing, training)
• Oversee customer success management activities including configuration changes to existing software deployments, requirements gathering for new feature requests, and
• Conduct analysis to recommend process and ways-of-working improvements
• Establish guidelines in order to harmonise working practices
• Liaise with other global regions in order to ensure harmonization of processes and ways of working
• Participate in the enrichment of our product roadmap and global expansion

The Fit:
You have a background in managing SaaS software deployments, preferably within a digital media, packaging or publishing environment, and in mentoring and leading members of a team with diverse skill sets. On top of your strong interest in technology & digital, you are a fast learner who quickly understands complex solutions and business and operational constraints.
You enjoy leading projects as a kind of orchestra conductor and know how to challenge your stakeholders and keep track of your workload. You are client-focused with a great team spirit. Building success stories in one of your key drivers:
• Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related
• Experience managing and motivating teams delivering client-facing professional services in a software context
• 5+ years deploying SaaS, configuration-driven software solutions
• Experience working with large, multi-national clients
• Experience in implementation, support and success management
• Experience in project management methodologies
• Analytical mind and solution-oriented thinking
• Autonomous with a high degree of initiative
• Great written and verbal communication (both in French and in English)

Mediabox is a web-based workflow management solution, owned and developed by SGS&Co, which helps major brand owners to develop and approve their content, from the physical to the digital shelf. The Mediabox modules allow to involve the right stakeholders at the right stage and get things approved right on time and with confidence. Take a look at our website: https://www.mediabox.com/

Our company: https://www.sgsco.com/
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipates how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full TIme


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Business Analyst- Software Engineering

Remote - WFH

Job Ref
JOB0002372
Location
Remote - WFH

At SGS&Co, our global software engineering team don’t just develop software – we have a worldwide impact. We help global household brands own the moment when a consumer’s interest in their products turns into a desire to purchase.

Location:

This is a remote working role, however, we're based in Hull just off the A63, only a 5 minute walk away from the city centre we have great access to public transportation links and all city-centre amenities. Our offices provide a modern working environment and our canteen comes equipped with X-boxes for break time gaming.


About the role

SGS&Co needs an experienced IT Business Analyst to produce high-fidelity software requirements.
You will collaborate with our clients and internal stakeholders to determine appropriate solutions to support our innovative product roadmap. You'll be a key player in the software engineering team’s objective of designing and building products used by thousands of people around the world every day. You will work in a modern, supportive, valued and agile software development environment. Working closely with key stakeholders and third parties on prioritize business objectives. You will help create the next generation of SGS&Co technological platform.


About you

• HND/Degree educated in an appropriate discipline or possess equivalent IT analysis experience.
• Key skills we are looking for are:
o To be IT literate and have 2 years + experience of delivering in a fast paced and dynamic environment
o Strong communication, problem solving and critical thinking skills
o The ability to work collaboratively to formulate and identify solutions
o Strong motivation and the ability to learn quickly

Ideally, we are looking for people that:
• Have experience of utilizing Agile software development methodologies
• Have a proven track record of producing requirements to a consistently high standard
• Are well organized, responsible and dedicated with the ability to work on multiple projects in parallel
• Strong internal and external stakeholder influencing skills
A background in graphics technology, particularly experience within the packaging sector, would be advantageous. Candidates will however be considered outside of this area provided that they are able to demonstrate the required level of skill and aptitude.


What's in it for you?
Competitive salary
25 days annual leave (+ 8 public days)
Pension scheme
Private health insurance

https://www.sgsco.com/
SGS&Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS&Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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IT Project Manager (Software Engineering Team)

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0002509
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside


SGS & Co is looking for an IT Project manager to join the Software Engineering team in managing exciting new technologies.
This Project Manager will manage the rollout of SGSCO production supporting technologies and act as a key contact for our users and stakeholders.
The Project Manager will manage all aspects of the projects providing regular status updates and ensuring that all tasks are completed in a timely manner, monitoring timelines at the project, development and technology rollout level.
You'll be a key player in the Software Engineering team’s objective of designing and building products used by thousands of people working in a modern, supportive, valued, and agile software development environment.
Working closely with stakeholders and third parties on prioritised business objectives. You will help create the next generation of SGS&Cos technological platform.

Location:
UK based (remote, head office Hull)

About you
You will ideally come from a production/packaging background with a good understanding of the artwork and prepress process, but if not then you’ll have good project management skills, and you can pick up the systems and processes after you join us. Great communication skills are essential as you’ll be building and maintaining relationships across all areas that are essential to your success in this role, such as liaising with the stakeholders, our users, and the development team daily to get answers to solve any challenges you’re facing.

In this role, you will benefit from the following skills:
· To be IT literate and have 2 years + experience of delivering in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
· Effective communication, problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
· The ability to work collaboratively to formulate and identify solutions.
· Strong motivation and the ability to learn quickly.
· Well organised, responsible, and dedicated with the ability to work on multiple projects in parallel.
· Strong internal and external stakeholder influencing skills.


At SGSCO you would be a key part of our global software engineering department working under instruction from a mentor alongside a product owner, analysts, testers, and developers producing business-critical software.
We offer a good development path with a mentor to support you on your journey.
What's in it for you?
· Competitive Salary (dependent upon experience)
· 25 days annual leave (+ 8 public days)
· Pension scheme
· Private health insurance

Who are we?
SGS&Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world. SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipates how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Business Analyst (Implementation Manager)

Remote - WFH

Job Ref
JOB0002349
Location
Remote - WFH

Do you love working with household-name clients, putting your technical mindset and client-facing skills to good use while implementing new and exciting technology?
Do you thrive on the satisfaction of doing a great job for your clients?
As a Business Analyst at SGS&Co you will be working within the Client Facing Technologies team. Your focus will be to work with our clients to ensure their successful implementation and ongoing use of our configurable software-as-a-service technology platforms; acting as the central point of contact for requirements gathering, configuration, deployment and success management of technology solutions on their behalf.


Location:

This is a remote working role, however, we're based in Hull just off the A63, only a 5 minute walk away from the city centre we have great access to public transportation links and all city-centre amenities. Our offices provide a modern working environment and our canteen comes equipped with X-boxes for break time gaming.
Work arrangement: Flexible i.e. onsite or WFH or Hybrid



About the role:

You'll be managing a portfolio of clients, working with them to gather requirements, conduct workshops, solve problems and match customer needs to system capabilities.
You will manage system configuration, testing and implementation of the chosen options, plan and oversee customer implementations to make sure they’re delivered on time and achieve the desired benefits, and will also manage training, hyper care, and have involvement with ongoing system evolution to add new capabilities according to evolving client needs.
You will lead projects of a technical nature such as API/System integrations between customer systems and SGS&Co client-facing technology products, using integration-platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) tools and scoping requirements for custom development where needed.
As client liaison, you will be working with our Development, Support and Infrastructure teams to ensure optimal service delivery and intervene in escalated issues to ensure continued client satisfaction


About you:

You will have prior experience liaising with external clients in a technology environment in a Business Analyst, Project- or Implementation Manager context, ideally with a background in deploying configurable Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) products.
You will be a great communicator and problem solver who is passionate about technology and able to work independently, liaising with internal and external teams to achieve optimal results. You will be able to manage varied responsibilities, from requirements analysis and system configuration to project management and training delivery. You will be a self-starter, pro-actively undertaking learning where required to ensure you are seen by our clients as a Subject Matter Expert who adds value to their organisation and relationship with SGS&Co.

Mediabox is a web-based workflow management solution, owned and developed by SGS&Co, which helps major brand owners to develop and approve their content, from the physical to the digital shelf. The Mediabox modules allow us to involve the right stakeholders at the right stage and get things approved right on time and with confidence. Take a look at our website: https://www.mediabox.com/

https://www.sgsco.com/
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.


What's in it for you?
Competitive
25 days annual leave (+ 8 public days)
Pension scheme
Private health insurance

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Product Business Analyst

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0001949
Location
Paris

SGS&CO is looking for a Product Business Analyst (also called Software Engineering Business Analyst)

Core responsibilities
We are looking for a new Product Business Analyst to join our Product team and help us deliver a best-in-class solution for the market. As a Product Business Analyst, you will play a central role in shaping and delivering the new product features. Reporting to the Product Owner, inside the Product team, you will take part in the continuous improvement and worldwide development of Mediabox.
Mediabox is a web-based workflow management solution, owned and developed by SGS&Co, which helps major brand owners to develop and approve their content, from the physical to the digital shelf. The Mediabox modules allow to involve the right stakeholders at the right stage and get things approved right on time and with confidence. Take a look at our website: https://www.mediabox.com/

Job location
Position based in Paris. Hybrid work arrangement (WFH and WFO).

Your responsibilities include:
- Drive the design and delivery process for the features and bugs you are responsible for:
o Discovery work and need pre-assessments in collaboration with the implementation team
o Study work in collaboration with the Product, Development and UX/UI design team
o Writing functional requirements of new functionalities
o Coordination and arbitrations during the QA steps
- Write and maintain product documentation around the existing and new features/modules of the solution
- Take part and animate product presentations and training for the implementation team
- Support the implementation team in the deployment of new features on client instances
- Take part and animate the Mediabox Product Meeting where all the news regarding the product is shared with a large audience of stakeholders.

Do you have what it takes?
Ideally master’s degree from a business or engineering school, with work experience in product management and SaaS solutions.
Analytical thinking with a strong backbone of hypothesis-driven development, quality, and quantitative analysis. You have a problem-solver mindset
Very strong communicator, collaborator, and facilitator to interact with a large variety of teams and successfully convey the purpose of each product imitative.
Professional level in English and French to write requirements and interact with the different teams.

Why you should join us
· Work closely with an international team of experts with a large variety of backgrounds: developers, project managers, sales managers, QA engineers, …
· Our global presence offers endless learning opportunities for you to grow and make an impact.
· Being part of a dynamic and growing product that makes a concrete impact in the day-to-day operations of worldwide brands

https://www.sgsco.com/
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full TIme


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IT Support Technician

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0002354
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside

The IT Support Technician will be responsible for the general maintenance of defined computer equipment and for the resolution of identified technical problems for IT goods and services at SGSCO UK.
The IT Support Technician will be expected to complete IT maintenance and support tasks, as well as manage the relationship between the IT Helpdesk. This person will ensure that IT support requests are managed effectively and responded to in a timely manner, either by completing requests themselves or raising them with our helpdesk where necessary.

Location: SGS Hull site, onsite position.

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
IT Support
• Provide telephone, email, remote and desk side support to staff
• Complete any other tasks as requested by your line manager or a senior member of staff
• Ensure completion of backup tasks and scheduled tasks
• Occasionally carry out specific tasks outside of normal working hours
• Skills and knowledge required in areas such as desktop support, networking and server operating systems
• Administrative tasks Management of the inventory, creation or updates of documentation Software
• Make software available to appropriate customers where requested
• Ensure the anti-virus software is installed, kept up to date and working properly on all customers stations, where appropriate
• Assist in maintaining corporate security policies.
• Provide troubleshooting resolution and updating/upgrading of software to customers
• Troubleshooting and administering OSX / Windows / Microsoft Office and Adobe CC

Hardware
• Maintain customer's computer peripheral equipment, as requested
• Assist other technicians where required
• Liaise with external suppliers for the repair of equipment under warranty or maintenance contract
• Provide troubleshooting resolution and updating/upgrading of hardware to customers
• Assist with and provide support/troubleshooting for server hardware

Network Management
• Carry out routine network maintenance tasks
• Provide technical support for all users

General Location Requirements:
• Comply with all SGS standards, applicable regulations and departmental Standard Operating Procedures.
• Comply with SGS EH&S policies and procedures to maintain a safe work environment.
• Keep the department organized and clean.
• Attend company-wide and departmental meetings.
• Adherence to change control policies and procedures
• Assist in any additional responsibilities, as directed by management.

Educational & Experience Requirements:
• Minimum of 3 years as an I.T. support professional
• Experience in supporting macOS is essential
• Experience with both Windows Server and desktop is essential.
• Experience in JAMF is a plus
• Experience in supporting Adobe CC is a plus.
• Experience in Active Directory is a plus.
• Experience with ITIL is a plus

SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipates how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
IT
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Production

Project Manager (Design to Print - Packaging Projects)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0002515
Location
Amsterdam

Are you a highly organised and personable Project Manager who wants to work on one of the biggest clients out there?

We’re looking for a Project Manager to join us and manage our Design to Artwork Process.
This Project Manager will look after one of our major clients, a British multinational consumer goods company.
As a key contact for our client, the Project Manager will be managing all aspects of their Design to Print process ensuring client service excellence is met, providing regular status updates and ensuring that all tasks are completed in a timely manner, monitoring timelines from a project and individual artwork level.

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Key responsibilities:
You’ll be responsible for the delivery of specific client projects (i.e. packaging projects), planning projects, managing artwork to agreed timeframes and delivering work within the client budget. Ensuring that projects remain within the agreed parameters of the brief and any agreed SLA.
You will consult with on-site personnel and/or the Client during the artwork development and pre-press execution.
Attend any pre-production meetings (or other meetings), when feasible, per on-site personnel’s/Sales request or request of the Client.
You’ll attend kick-off calls alongside the Print Production Manager, as the studio representative.
Establish a good and professional working relationship with our Client and design firm(s), engravers and printers.
Communicate artwork issues with the Client/On-Site Personnel /Sales/Printer.
There is a large number of systems work in this role as you’ll be working across two different systems (ours and our client) to manage projects through our studio to print, making sure all internal documentation is updated and accurate.

About you…
You’ll ideally come from a production/packaging background due to the nature of the work, but if not then you’ll have a creative design background with good project management skills, and you can pick up the systems and processes when you’re with us - so you’ll either be an Account Manager, Junior Project Manager or Senior Project Coordinator.
Great communication skills are essential as you’ll be building and maintaining the relationships across all areas that are essential to your success in this role such as liaising with the Client, the Production Project Managers, the Local Markets and our PPM on a daily basis to get answers to solve any problems you’re facing.

In this role, you will benefit from the following experiences and skills:
- Experience and knowledge of the graphic chain, and execution of packaging in compliance with the applicable standards, guidelines and printers' specifications.
- Knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and colour management.
- Experience in Packaging projects. Production/packaging background.
- Experience of at least 2 years in the design, print and production art industry.
- Experience in the design, print or production art industry
- Creative design background with good project management skills

Who we are…https://www.sgsco.com/
SGSCO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We are not a holding company, we’re the team for the future, helping brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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CGI Producer

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0002453
Location
Amsterdam

SGS & Co is looking for a CGI Producer to join our team in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The CGI Producer must be detail-oriented with previous experience defining project goals/priorities, scheduling artists/tasks, breaking down and monitoring costs, looking ahead for potential obstacles, communicating specifications and motivating teams. This role will be responsible for coordinating client communication.

Job Responsibilities
• Position requires proven ability to prioritize, multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fun, fast-paced environment.
• Manage task assignments and priorities for the artists using Shotgun.
• Requires knowledge of CGI project management tools/methodologies.
• Publishes client notes within studio project management system.
• Prioritize workload to ensure team’s expectations are met and managed.
• Attending reviews of the materials/content with the client

Plus Skills
• Shotgun experience
• Familiarity with MassTransit, Aspera
• Excel or equivalent experience
• Experience working in a CGI/VFX environment


Minimum Requirements
• Must be fluent in English
• High School Diploma or its equivalent required. Advanced degree preferred.
• Excellent administrative, organizational, and interpersonal skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Able to work well under pressure
• Able to multi-task, troubleshoot and prioritize
• Able to work effectively with a wide variety of personalities
• Able to adapt quickly to ever-evolving tech and workflow adaptations
• Able to communicate succinctly and professionally with staff and clients
• 5+ years’ experience in a similar role within a 3D or CGI environment

SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.

SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Project Manager (entry-level & Packaging Project)

Amsterdam

Job Ref
JOB0002454
Location
Amsterdam

SGS&Co is looking for a Project Manager to join us and manage our Design to Artwork Process.
This is an entry-level PM and client-facing role.

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery of specific Client projects, planning projects, managing artwork to agreed timeframes and delivering work within the client budget.
You’ll be responsible for ensuring that projects remain within the agreed parameters of the brief and any agreed SLA.
As a key contact for our clients, you will be managing all aspects of their Design to the Print process ensuring client service excellence is met, providing regular status updates and ensuring that all tasks are completed in a timely manner, monitoring timelines from a project and individual artwork level.
We use a large number of systems, you’ll be working across two different systems (ours and our clients) to manage projects of work coming through our studio to print and make sure all internal documentation is updated and accurate.

In this role, your key responsibilities will be to:
• Consult with On-Site Personnel and/or Client during the artwork development and pre-press execution.
• Attend any pre-production meetings (or other meetings), when feasible, per On-Site Personnel’s/Sales request or request of the Client.
• Respond in a timely manner to Clients.
• Establish a good and professional working relationship with our Client(s) and design firm(s), engravers and printers.
• Communicate artwork issues with the Client/On-Site Personnel /Sales/Printer.
• Communicate minor issues direct with design firms. If timing is impacted, contact Client/On-Site Personnel/Sales.
• Respond in a timely fashion to requests of Client/On-Site Personnel /Sales and others
• Document all critical and pertinent information that may impact the quality
• Participate in process improvement efforts and various production meetings to foster a positive creative impact on the business.
• Gather, co-ordinate and communicate job-related information to production
• Verify technical supplied data is correct to supplied art
• Schedule and see that deadlines are being met on all aspects of the project
• Review PDFs for questions/comments
• Troubleshooting and problem solving with the client
• Shipping - print tools and tracking when necessary
• Oversee and manage the invoicing process once a project has been delivered.
• Communicate received and shipped art to On-Site Personnel/Sales and perform user functionality in a Client’s database used for tracking artwork projects

You will benefit from the following experiences and skills:
• Previous experience as a CSR in the print industry
• Production/packaging background
• Creative design background with good project management skills
• Experience in the design, print or production art industry


SGSCO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We are not a holding company, we’re the team for the future, helping brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Project Manager

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0002460
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside

Are you a highly organised and personable Project Manager who wants to work on one of the biggest clients out there?

We’re looking for a Project Manager to join us and manage our Design to Artwork Process.
This Project Manager will look after one of our major clients, a British multinational consumer goods company.
As a key contact for our client, the Project Manager will be managing all aspects of their Design to Print process ensuring client service excellence is met, providing regular status updates and ensuring that all tasks are completed in a timely manner, monitoring timelines from a project and individual artwork level.

Location: Hull, England, UK
Can also be worked from the Netherlands – the client is based in Rotterdam.

Key responsibilities:
You’ll be responsible for the delivery of specific client projects (i.e. packaging projects), planning projects, managing artwork to agreed timeframes and delivering work within the client budget. Ensuring that projects remain within the agreed parameters of the brief and any agreed SLA.
You will consult with on-site personnel and/or the Client during the artwork development and pre-press execution.
Attend any pre-production meetings (or other meetings), when feasible, per on-site personnel’s/Sales request or request of the Client.
You’ll attend kick-off calls alongside the Print Production Manager, as the studio representative.
Establish a good and professional working relationship with our Client and design firm(s), engravers and printers.
Communicate artwork issues with the Client/On-Site Personnel /Sales/Printer.
There is a large number of systems work in this role as you’ll be working across two different systems (ours and our client) to manage projects through our studio to print, making sure all internal documentation is updated and accurate.


About you…
You’ll ideally come from a production/packaging background due to the nature of the work, but if not then you’ll have a creative design background with good project management skills, and you can pick up the systems and processes when you’re with us - so you’ll either be an Account Manager, Junior Project Manager or Senior Project Coordinator.
Great communication skills are essential as you’ll be building and maintaining the relationships across all areas that are essential to your success in this role such as liaising with the Client, the Production Project Managers, the Local Markets and our PPM on a daily basis to get answers to solve any problems you’re facing.

In this role, you will benefit from the following experiences and skills:
Experience and knowledge of the graphic chain, and execution of packaging in compliance with the applicable standards, guidelines and printers' specifications.
Knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and colour management.
Experience in Packaging projects. Production/packaging background.
Experience of at least 2 years in the design, print and production art industry.
Experience in the design, print or production art industry
Creative design background with good project management skills

What’s in it for you?
• Private Healthcare
• Life Assurance scheme
• 25 days holiday + 8 public holidays
• Buy more holidays scheme
• Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Recognition program
• Levy accredited qualifications
• Apple purchase discount scheme

Who we are…
SGSCO is a collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We are not a holding company, we’re the team for the future, helping brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Project Manager (Packaging projects)

Barcelona

Job Ref
JOB0002151
Location
Barcelona

SGS&Co is looking for a Project Manager to work closely with the Account Manager and be the first point of contact for the Client’s Marketing teams in the coordination of packaging/e-commerce development projects.

Location: Spain
Position based in Barcelona (Espluges de Llobregat)
Work arrangement: full-time in the office or hybrid (WFH and WFO)

Your mission:
• Ensure the daily coordination of the production: manage workflows, summarize the information received from the customer, follow up on the quality of the production, and ensure deadlines are met.
• Point of contact for technical aspects: participation in technical meetings (launch of the range, contact with the printers, etc.), press passing, technical point of contact for proof management.
• Business development and optimization of the quality of our services.
• Administrative coordination for invoicing.

Requirements :
• Possess very good technical skills, excellent knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and colour management.
• Able to answer all artwork, pre-press & print queries. Experience in the delivery of all packaging artwork to print.
• Fluent in English and Spanish
• Knowledge of Indesign, Illustrator and Photoshop preferred
• At least 3 years of experience in a similar position
• You like working on a team and have good interpersonal skills.
• You are organized, rigorous and proactive.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Pack

Our Company :
SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipates how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Despatch Operator

Yorkshire & Humberside

Job Ref
JOB0002388
Location
Yorkshire & Humberside

SGS&Co, Hull, is looking for a personable, enthusiastic individual who can roll their sleeves up and work well in a fast pasted environment to join our despatch team. This is shift work rotating between 12-hour shifts on days, and 12-hour shifts on nights.
As a Despatch Operator, you will work as part of a team to help service our customers by packing and despatching products in a safe and efficient manner. You will also be responsible for the receiving, handling and storing of goods entering the site.
Key Responsibilities…
- Maintaining a clean and safe environment
- Ensure products are despatched correctly, efficiently and on time.
- Communicate the status of multiple deliveries to the relevant personnel.
- Ordering, storing and maintaining stock levels of consumables used in the packing process.
- Ensure the quality of deliverables is maintained throughout the packing and despatch process.
- Receiving and distribution of addressed deliveries into the site.
- Ensure documentation and paperwork is accurate and up to date.
- Daily delivery of products to sister sites in Hull

About you…
Applicants will be expected to have excellent communication skills and a positive and friendly attitude. You will also have good computer skills. A forklift Licence would be a bonus.
Ideally, the successful applicant will have experience in despatch procedures, but this is not essential as full training will be given to help support the right candidate to develop the required skill level.
You will have excellent timekeeping and a positive and friendly attitude.
If you have experience working within the printing or production industry that’s great, we can support you to take your career further within SGS. If you don’t have any experience but have the right attitude, we can offer a good development path with a mentor to support you on your journey.
Location: SGS Hull site
We're based in Hull just off the A63, only a 5-minute walk away from the city centre we have great access to public transportation links and all city-centre amenities.

What’s in it for you?

• Annual salary ~£18,532.80
• Private healthcare
• Life Assurance scheme
• Buy more holidays scheme
• Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Recognition program
• Levy accredited qualifications
• Apple purchase discount scheme


Who are we?
We’re SGSCO is a global collective of companies, expertise, and talent assembled specifically to help brands own every possible moment — in the physical world and in the digital world — when a consumer’s desire can be converted into action. We are not a holding company, we’re the team for the future, helping brands own the moment. With offices in the UK, Europe, North America and Asia, SGSCO boasts a diverse client base consisting of many well-known global brands.

Function
Production
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Shifts


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Quality Specialist

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0002186
Location
Various Locations

Are you a Quality Assurance expert who wants to work on some of the most well-loved and established brands in today’s global marketplace?

SGS & Co is looking for a Quality Specialist.
Location: England (flexibility: onsite, remote or hybrid)

The Quality Specialist will be involved with ensuring the Quality Management System is well maintained, effective in its delivery and adhering to certification requirements, whilst adopting global best practices throughout your site and always on the lookout for improving our ways of working.

The position covers all elements of the Quality Management System, including but not limited to, quality objectives and targets, documentation control, internal audits, corrective action, process control and risk-based thinking.

In this role you will:
> Engage in Quality Team Meetings including KPI performance, audit results, training and corrective action status.
> Represent SGS in Client conference calls/review meetings with customers to share performance trackers, reports and action plans.
> Compile reports to aid performance monitoring and trend analysis to inspire improved ways of working.
> Conduct and assist with internal investigations to ensure appropriate corrective actions are identified and implemented to prevent the recurrence of issues.
> Assist with direct writing and/or review of Standard Operating Procedures and other controlled documents.
> Ensure SOPs are up to date, accurate, meet the QMS requirements and aid the end-users in their day to day roles.
> Help to develop and maintain the site's training documentation, coordinating training to procedural changes or new system implementation.
> Conduct internal audits and support appointed auditors. Assessing internal processes and procedures to identify areas of Risk and Opportunity.
> Contribute to regular interdepartmental team meetings to promote a culture of collaboration and innovation and to ensure important information on quality matters, workflows and best practices is being shared across all employees.

The following skills and experience are beneficial:
> Previous experience working in a Quality Assurance function.
> Working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 and quality systems management.
> Internal Audit Qualification desirable.
> Experience in graphic industry desirable.
> Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
> Excellent attention to detail when working under pressure.
> Work Quality – provides accurate, thorough, professional work regularly.
> Analysis and Judgement – analyses problems skilfully, use logic and good judgement to reach decisions.
> Communication – communicates knowledge clearly, accurately and thoroughly.

SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shift brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries works collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact on our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Onsite Project Manager (Packaging projects)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002321
Location
Paris

Onsite Project Manager (Packaging projects)
Location: Issy-les-Moulineaux, Île-de-France, France (On-site)

SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.

SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are looking for an Onsite Project Manager to liaise with our teams and our customer in France. Working with the Account Manager, you will be the main point of contact for the Client’s Marketing teams in the coordination of packaging/e-commerce development projects.

You will assist your manager on packaging projects for different supports, artwork, pre-press and e-content.
The main point of contact for technical aspects: participation in technical meetings (launch of the range, contact with the printers, etc.), press passing, technical point of contact for proof management. Business development and optimization of the quality of our services.
Ensure the daily coordination of the production: define the scope with countries, manage workflows, summarize the information received from the customer, follow-up of the quality of the production, ensure deadlines are met.
In this role, you will need to be an expert on the graphic chain, execution of packaging in compliance with the applicable standards, guidelines and printers' specifications.

You will be responsible for the development & execution of packaging ranges.

You will be accountable for

>detecting anomalies within the files and alerting the team,

>coordinating the artwork production between our team and clients,

>ensuring the deadlines are met, checking

>the progress with production, managing and coordinating the project. Responsible for the on-time & on-quality delivery.

>providing the client and production team with clear visibility on the timing and the global roadmap

>responsible for the development and execution of packaging ranges,

>performing quality control,

>ensuring compliance with the company's internal process as well as the client's process

>driving continuous improvement pipeline for artwork process and ensure alignment with global artwork process

>maintaining and developing sgsco’s relationship with the Client.



You will need the following skills and experience:

>Trained in graphic arts, you have a similar experience of at least 4 years in design, print and production art industry.

>Possess very good technical skills, excellent knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and colour management.

> You are rigorous, organized and possess good management and organizational skills as well as a strong culture of customer service

> Fluent in English

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Project Manager (Packaging projects)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0001967
Location
Paris

SGS&CO Paris is looking for a Project Manager to liaise with our teams and our customer in France.
This Project Manager will look after one of our major Clients (Petcare).
Location: SGS&Co office (75015 Paris)

Working with the Account Manager the Project Manager will be the main point of contact for the Client’s Marketing teams in the coordination of packaging/e-commerce development projects.
The PM will assist his/her manager with packaging projects for different supports, artwork, pre-press and e-content.
The PM will be the main point of contact for technical aspects: participation in technical meetings (launch of the range, contact with the printers, etc.), press passing, and technical point of contact for proof management.
Will ensure the daily coordination of the production: define the scope with countries, manage workflows, summarize the information received from the customer, follow up on the quality of the production, and ensure deadlines are met.

The PM will need to be an expert on the graphic chain and in the execution of packaging in compliance with the applicable standards, guidelines and printers' specifications.

The PM will be accountable for:
>detecting anomalies within the files and alerting the team,
>coordinating the artwork production between our team and clients,
>ensuring the deadlines are met, checking the progress with production, managing and coordinating the project. Responsible for the on-time & on-quality delivery.
>providing the client and production team with clear visibility on the timing and the global roadmap
>responsible for the development and execution of packaging ranges,
>performing quality control,
>ensuring compliance with the company's internal process as well as the client's process driving continuous improvement pipeline for artwork process and ensuring alignment with global artwork process
>maintaining and developing SGS&Co’s relationship with the Client.

The following skills and experience will be preferred:
>Trained in graphic arts, you have a similarly successful experience of at least 4 years in the design, print and production art industry.
>Possess very good technical skills, excellent knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and colour management.
> Fluent in English. Conversational level in French.


SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
Production
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Sales

Project Manager (Onsite - Paris or Barcelona)

Paris

Job Ref
JOB0002390
Location
Paris

SGS&Co is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team in Paris or Barcelona!

The Project Manager will be onsite and support one of our major clients (Petcare).

As a Project Manager, you are responsible for delivering client projects and guaranteeing their success.
You will be accountable for:
• getting the definition of the project scope and objectives
• collecting and understanding, analysing customer requirements
• creating solutions and supporting, ensuring the achievement of the client's requirements and expectations (cost, deadline, quality)
• applying lessons learnt, expertise and advising customers on business best practices.

Key responsibilities:
• Manage artwork production workflow for assigned brand(s) or business(es), interfacing with all functions/ individuals responsible for providing information or assets required for the project's success. Responsible for ensuring all parties involved in adaptation and artwork production have the required inputs to deliver accurate files, on-time.
• Manage the day-to-day relationship with in-house and/or external adaptation, artwork & pre-press stakeholders – ensuring two-way communication on all expected deliverables and timings. Responsible for briefing pre-press/repro projects from the client on the timings agreed and providing the required technical printing and supply chain details required for artwork/pre-press briefs.
• Support the digital archiving of packaging and design assets through ultimate responsibility for ensuring final artwork and digital assets are made available via the assigned platform
• Responsible for delivering all basic econtent assets, as part of the end-to-end process
• Responsible for ensuring the client’s proprietary colours are reproduced with absolute accuracy regardless of materials through final sign-off of colour prints or targets
• Responsible for the delivery of all required files to the pre-press/repro agencies and printers so packs can be printed and delivered to the factories on time for the assigned brands/products.
• Offer creative, constructive ideas and suggestions pertaining to incoming work and discuss alternative ways of producing jobs for quality and time effectiveness.

You will benefit from the following experiences and skills:
• 3+ years’ experience in project management, design or consumer marketing or deep experience in print production for packaging, or 3+ years experience in design/pre-press agency experience in account management and/or project management. Ideally, experience in both.
• Experience in working in cross-functional teams, managing agency relationships, and experience managing packaging artwork projects from brief development through to print execution
• To be driven and passionate about a fast-paced team environment.
• Excellent organization, project management and time management skills, and ability to take initiative
• Highly autonomous - able to work with minimal oversight
• You demonstrate excellent oral and written communication in English. Professional proficiency in English is mandatory for this position. Spanish and/or French will be a plus.

• The ability to work individually and collaborate within a team environment to achieve set goals: you are a team-player
• Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
• Love putting the customer at the centre of your day
• Your key assets: Self-motivation, Hustle, a Strong work ethic, and Ownership
• Strong analytical skills. Ability to look for the root cause of a problem and to solve it
• Get things done attitude, proactive, organized, and obsessed with details


SGS & Co is a global brand impact group delivering speed and quality through innovation and insights to drive impact for our world-class clients. We combine deep expertise in design, graphic services, production, technology, and process optimization with unmatched marketplace understanding, dynamic ideas, and client-first customer service. We bring the world’s best brands to life and set them up for success in the modern world.
SGS & Co shifts brands to impact through the strength of our people. Our team of nearly 5,000 employees across 30+ countries work collaboratively to exceed client expectations today and anticipate how we’ll need to pivot together to win tomorrow. We take pride in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion along with our ambition to lead the industry to a more sustainable future to drive a positive impact for our clients, our people, and our planet.

Function
Sales
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


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Onsite Project Manager - Packaging

Various Locations

Job Ref
JOB0002577
Location
Various Locations

Job Purpose:
We are looking for an «On-site Project Manager » to liaise with our teams and our customer in Switzerland.
You will be the first point of contact for Client’s Marketing teams in the coordination of packaging / e-commerce development projects. You assist your manager on packaging projects for different supports, artwork, pre-press and e-content.
Ensure the daily coordination of the production: manage workflows, summarize information received from the customer, follow-up of the quality of the production, ensure deadlines are met.

Key responsibilities:
· Be an expert of the graphic chain, execution of packaging in compliance with the applicable standards, guidelines and printers' specifications. Be responsible for the development & execution of packaging ranges. You will be the point of contact for technical aspects: participation in technical meetings (launch of range, contact with the printers, etc.), press passing, technical point of contact for proof management. Business development and optimization of the quality of our services.
· You will be in charge of detecting anomalies within the files and alerting the team
· Coordinate the artwork production between our team and clients, you will be our privileged client interlocutor
· Follow-up of the production and deadlines, you will manage and coordinate the project, you will be responsible for the On-time & On-quality delivery
· You will be responsible for the development and execution of packaging ranges
· You know how to perform quality control and quality self-control by using the checklist
· You must comply with the company's internal process
· You will support teams and provide training to new members of our customer teams involved in the artwork process
· Drive continuous improvement pipeline for artwork process and ensure alignment with global artwork process
· Be the guardian of guidelines and you will keep the guidelines book updated
· Provide the client and production team with a clear visibility on the timing and the global roadmap

As a key figure within the process, you will help maintain and improve sgsco’s relationship with the Client. Your primary concern will be to coordinate packaging production via job instructions and schedules to complete jobs.

Experience / Qualifications:
· Ideally trained in graphic arts, you have a similar successful experience of at least 4 years in design, print and production art industry.
· Possess very good technical skills, excellent knowledge of the graphic chain and packaging (artwork and reprography), printing processes (offset, flexo, rotogravure), proofing and color management.
· You are rigorous, organized and possess good management and organizational skills as well as a strong culture of customer service
· English fluent preferred
· Ability to work independently

Location
Full time position and based on client site in Vevey and in Lausanne. Position to fill ASAP .

Function
Sales
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent


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