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Global VP Of Strategic Projects

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

Job Description:

Posted Date: Apr 6, 2021 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 you've been hungry and away from home, chances are you've tasted Compass Group's 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+ We're a global team of culinarians, managers, food service operators and subject matter experts crafting food experiences that fuel big ideas at one of the world's major tech companies! The food and experiences we provide make quite an impact: They help fuel the teams creating world-changing technologies - and that's a big deal! We're passionate about supporting the long-term success of everyone we feed, and we love what we do. Food+ isn't just a workplace. It's 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, we're looking for a Global VP of Strategic Projects. The Global VP Strategic Projects is a pivotal role in delivering this strategy. They will work with the client, as well as their own team of subject matter experts and project managers to inform the Food Program of the future, and with operational leaders to make it happen 'on the ground'. To do this, they will leverage strong stakeholder management, operational, communications and project skills. They will need to be comfortable operating in a complex environment, working across the client, Compass and other vendor partner organizations. It is similar to managing an internal consultancy. This role will lead a team of subject matter experts in the fields of culinary, nutrition and wellness, branded concept development, sustainability, digital and operational excellence, as well as a team of project managers. In total, it is a team of c. 20 people. As such, the Global VP Strategic Projects must have previous line manager experience, preferably working with global and cross-functional teams, and have demonstrated the ability to lead, engage, develop and motivate individuals and teams. The ideal candidate will be based in the San Francisco Bay area. Responsibilities: The great things you'll do Collaborate with senior stakeholders of the Food+ and Compass teams to agree and achieve program goals Define and lead change management and project management strategies, with a bias to action Translate concepts into actionable projects Design and oversee plans to operationalize concurrent large scale projects across global and / or regional operations Lead a team of subject matter experts and coordinate cross-functional global teams to implement projects and initiatives Set clear objectives and metrics for projects and team members, monitoring process, progress and results Facilitate key meetings including steering committee meetings, presentations to senior stakeholders and others as appropriate Work across other vendor partners Qualifications: We'd love for you to Strong consulting skills Ability to influence decisions and achieve positive business outcomes Operational knowledge to be able to translate strategic objectives and projects into 'on the ground' action plans and metrics Leadership of complex projects in a matrixed environment, with the ability to deal with ambiguity, prioritize initiatives and track the progression of projects Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic (and sometimes frustrating) environment Proven ability to pull together diverse individuals with different goals and facilitate productive discussions Proven ability to develop and motivate team members, building high-performing and effective teams Excellent communication skills both written and verbal Good judgement and decision making skills Apply to Compass Group today! Click here to Learn More about the Compass Story 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. Req ID: 450474 Compass Corporate COURTNEY NEAL SALARIED EXEMPT

Keywords: Compass Group USA Inc, Sunnyvale , Global VP Of Strategic Projects, Other , Sunnyvale, California

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