Sr. Project Manager
Value Streams
Posted on 1/9/2024
INACTIVE
Beyond Meat

501-1,000 employees

Produces plant-based protein alternatives to meat
Company Overview
Beyond Meat is a leading company in the plant-based protein industry, addressing global issues such as health, climate change, resource constraints, and animal welfare. They differentiate themselves by offering delicious, nutritious, and sustainable protein products that are non-GMO and widely available globally, receiving strong support from a diverse range of consumers. Their commitment to creating a positive impact on the world, combined with their high-quality products, makes Beyond Meat an appealing workplace for those passionate about sustainability and health.
Consumer Goods

Company Stage

Series H

Total Funding

$157.1M

Founded

2009

Headquarters

El Segundo, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

-5%
Locations
El Segundo, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field
  • 7-10 years in a CPG environment managing complex commercialization NPI initiatives
  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certified a plus
  • Strong collaborator and team player with demonstrated track record building high performing teams across geographical areas in matrix environments
  • Exceptional people skills with highly developed facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong track record of leveraging statistical analysis in root cause analysis, problem-solving and target setting
  • Proven record in stakeholder management with strong cross-functional collaboration skills operating in a matrix organization environment
  • Supervision of project team members
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral presentation and communication skills
  • MS Office, Google Suite, and Smartsheet
Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute an end to end multi-functional NPI project plan to deliver product/system offerings within the committed timeline, budget, and quality
  • Own product development and lead cross-functional teams through the commercialization process delivering products from innovation to fully scaled commercialization
  • Develop defined commercialization stages from innovation to fully scaled production including the deployment of stage gates as the process progresses through the sequential stages
  • Develop and monitor key product, program, and business measures. Agree on goals and allowable variances on these goals, with the business leaders and communicates progress
  • Support scope development for new projects and demonstrate strategic leadership in identifying and aligning business objectives and project expectations
  • Drive end to end project planning including development of business cases, defining critical milestones, resource planning, and execution excellence
  • Take initiative to solve problems, identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency, and take action when needed
  • Define project objectives, project scope, roles & responsibilities
  • Define resource requirements and managing resource availability & allocation – both internal and third party
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to effectively manage all key stakeholders, internal and external customers, and provide regular reports on project status and performance
  • Outline a budget based on requirements and tracking costs to deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Establish robust progress and performance reporting mechanisms supporting data-driven decision making
  • Actively manage and build rapport with the executive team and strategically advise on priorities, options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impacts on other business priorities
  • Provide frequent and transparent updates, manage sponsor expectations, and keep all stakeholders informed of the progress of all in-flight products/projects
  • Consistently identify, implement, and socialize the most effective processes, tools, and systems to keep the department current with world-class best practices
  • Lead and develop comprehensive resource models and risk mitigation plans in collaboration with disciplines leads
  • Actively contribute to the development of the Beyond Meat culture and standards of quality
Desired Qualifications
  • Post Grad in Business Administration preferred
  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certified
  • Experience with statistical analysis and root cause analysis
  • Experience in stakeholder management and cross-functional collaboration in a matrix organization environment