A Fresh Approach to Great Results.
Charlotte-based Compass Group North America is the leader in foodservice management and support services. By combining fresh ideas with the industry's greatest talent, we continue to set the standards for food and service excellence. Our vision for success is a powerful one - to continue to rise above the competition in every aspect of our business - from leading-edge technology, to purchasing, to foodservice, to catering and vending, to facilities management and support services. That kind of commitment commands only the best, and it's our great people providing great service that generates our great results. In turn, it's important to us that our talented employees be given the proper resources to achieve their fullest potential. Play a key role in our future success:
Compass Group, the world's leading contract foodservice company, has a Great Opportunity for career development and growth here at its North America headquarters in Charlotte, NC as a Project Manager.
This Project Manager position, reporting into Strategic Projects, offers a unique opportunity to manage impactful enterprise wide projects in a fortune 500 company. Each project is carefully selected to achieve a significant return for the company and adds value to the growth of the Compass Group. A successful candidate will be tasked with owning the complete life cycle of the project and drive necessary change throughout. Projects include business mergers, process change, solution delivery and operation support.
Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with all stakeholders, including senior executives, sponsors, business owners and field operations
Build teams to meet the resource needs required of each project
Create and execute end-to-end project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
Proactively communicate project details across multiple departments in a clear and concise manner
Coordinate project activities between team members, while maximizing their productivity to achieve project goals
Build internal and external business relationships vital to the success of the project
Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
Identify, assess and minimize risks throughout the project life cycle
Create and maintain all project documentation pertinent to the project, including but not limited to, status reports, work plans, presentations
Understand team dynamics and adapt project management methodology as needed to ensure project success
Identify opportunities for improvement and make recommendations for change
Assist in developing project management best practices Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required
5 years experience of managing large, complex enterprise projects, particularly those involving a medium to significant degree of change across the organization
Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs
Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines with a positive, can-do attitude
Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure in a fast paced environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Travel as needed (less than 25%)
Great People. Great Service. Great Results.
At Compass Group North America, our superior balance of efficiency and quality attract the highest caliber level of service our clients deserve. We retain the finest workers with a highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits plan. If you're looking for a career where you set the standard for personal advancement, then Compass Group North America is for you! Working together, we will continue to experience success as the industry's best.
Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry
Compass Group North America is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V
Job ID: JFL12111221145