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Title:  Project Coordinator (New Product Development)

Job ID:  86963
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Marketing
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 1630


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.


But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines


It’s the perfect moment for you to #JoinTheIdea. We’re opening our Global Business Service center in the heart of BGC Manila and looking for more than 300 bright minds to join a global multinational with an exciting start-up vibe.



This advertisement will remain open until filled.






As the Project Coordinator, you are responsible for the end-to-end product development life cycle – from planning, management, and coordination, ensuring timely execution of all projects and JTI product advancement in the market.


What will you do?


  • Working closely with market stakeholders, you will plan and execute projects related to packaging, product changes, formats, etc. This includes:

    • Preparing project briefs, market simulations, preliminary designs, etc.

    • Managing the workflow and tracking project timelines, ensuring that issues and other causes of delays are proactively addressed

    • Leading project meetings, reporting project progress and tracking of milestones

  • Promote a strong and professional collaborative environment as the main point of contact for all cross-functional interactions and transactions

  • Be knowledgeable in the overall JTI NPD processes including company policies related to product development, local and global regulations, local market requirements and the JTI annual plan


Who are we looking for? 


  • Bachelor / University Degree in Business Management, Marketing, Engineering, or other related fields.

  • Extensive experience in project management, with proven track record in leading multiple projects simultaneously

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the FMCG industry, with exposure to New Product Development (preferably packaging) or Marketing

  • Strong stakeholder management skills with proven experience in collaborating with cross-functional, diverse teams

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Business and/or marketing background is good to have                                   

  • Experience in project management tools, especially the SAP PLM system is highly preferred


What's in it for you?


  • Work in a brand-new office located in BGC McKinley West

  • Be covered with medical insurance upon hiring, with dependent coverage and medicine allowance

  • Receive cash allowances such as meal and transport allowance

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Have access to over 200 company training

  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 employees in 130 countries.

  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company

  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.

  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves


What are the next steps?


Thank you very much for applying! We will make sure to provide you feedback on the next steps within the next two weeks. 



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