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Company: Compass Group USA
Location: Sunnyvale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

COVID-19 PRE-SCREEN PRIVACY NOTICE: This notification relates to the possible collection of Personal Information upon entry to any Compass Group facility for the purposes of protecting our associates and customers from the risk/spread of COVID-19. This collection might include medical and health information, specifically your body temperature and whether you have or display certain symptoms of COVID-19, whether you have recently been in contact with anyone with symptoms of or who has tested positive for COVID-19, and whether you have recently traveled to area subject to Travel Advisory by the U.S. State Department. The Company will maintain this information under conditions of confidentiality.


A family of companies and experiences

As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If youve been hungry and away from home, chances are youve tasted Compass Groups delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states. Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!

great people. great services. great results.

Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.

Job Summary:

About Food+
Were a global team of culinarians, managers, food service operators and subject matter experts crafting food experiences that fuel big ideas at one of the worlds major tech companies!
The food and experiences we provide make quite an impact: They help fuel the teams creating world-changing technologies and thats a big deal! Were passionate about supporting the long-term success of everyone we feed, and we love what we do.

Food+ isnt just a workplace. Its a platform for you to innovate, bring your ideas to life, contribute to a sustainable future and best of all be part of an awesome team!

About you
To support our growth, were looking for a Global VP of People Operations.

The role will develop, drive and help to deliver the Global People Operations (HR) Strategy for one of our top clients, working closely with multiple stakeholders within the client, Compass and Food+ organizations. The role will focus on ensuring were able to support our client through significant growth and change, bringing the best of Compass and adapting as required to deliver for the client. This is across all areas of HR, including attracting, developing, engaging and retaining talent, as well as DEI and labor productivity.
Given the localized ownership of Compass operations, this role is more of a consultancy and influencing role than directly overseeing operations and therefore stakeholder management will be critical. It will be important for this role to be able to forge a path between Compass and the client, deciding where consistency is best achieved. They need to be a strong leader, able to set a strategic agenda, take ownership and bring people with them as they get things done.

The role will be based in the US in a major metro area.


The great things youll do:

People Strategy and Team Management: define and lead globally coordinated people strategy that resonates and engages regionally (US, LATAM, APAC, EMEA) and locally. Drive adoption of more insights-led and measurable approach. Inspire and manage a multidisciplinary People Operations and SME team including regional People leaders, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Learning & Development and Talent Management
Stakeholder Collaboration: create and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with stakeholders across Compass organization (regions, business sectors, partners, operations, departments) as well as client partners, organization, affiliates and partners. Foster two way best practice sharing
HR Operations: oversee implementation of Compass existing people-related processes and compliance programs globally, as required for the account. Collaborate closely with country People leads and Labor Relations to develop and implement union strategies
Culture and Engagement: support the development of a culture where employees feel cared for, respected and valued


Previous HR experience in key markets, notably the US; consulting-type skills helpful
Experience of labor and union relations
Able to influence & inspire others to take action & gain buy-in at all levels of an organization
Able to pull together diverse individuals with different goals and facilitate productive discussions
Strong organizational skills, able to prioritize & complete multiple tasks on tight timelines
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic (and sometimes frustrating) environment
Able to develop and motivate team members, building high-performing and effective teams
Outstanding communication skills; demonstrated experience in planning, writing, and producing timelines, project plans and/or support materials
Good judgement and decision making skills
Able to maintain a positive attitude under pressure

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Compass Corporate



Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto
Job Segment: Equity, Food Service, Finance, Hospitality

Keywords: Compass Group USA, Sunnyvale , GLOBAL VP OF PEOPLE OPERATIONS - Bay, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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