Job Description


Pay Grade: 16

Reports To: Division President

Salary: $155,000

Other Forms of Compensation: yearly bonus

Growth. Opportunity. Excellence.

Canteen brings break time to everyone. We combine food, service, and experience backed by industry-leading technology to help companies create a better workplace and connect their employees. Canteen’s solutions include markets, office coffee and snacks, unattended retail, and culinary.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. Their dedication, collaboration, and passion fuel our growth. Interested in joining our team? You bring the enthusiasm, customer service, and commitment; we’ll supply the opportunity and innovation. Together, we’ll continue to transform our industry.

Come grow with us. We are Canteen.

Job Summary

The Senior Program Manager is responsible for executing and managing delivery of projects in support of Canteen Pacific Division operations, including planning, establishing, and maintaining project management standards, processes, and best practices; ensuring that projects are executed efficiently; and managing stakeholders across division regions and corporate partner groups. In addition to directly managing individual projects from inception to completion, this person will set a portfolio roadmap with quantifiable goals, manage portfolio risk, and create data-rich reporting dashboards. The role reports directly to the Division President.

We are seeking a candidate with a flexible, growth-oriented mindset, with the ability to be detail-oriented while staying focused on the long term, big picture goals, and to make trade-offs and prioritize as new information is received. Deep listening skills and an operational skill set will be key, as will the ability to form strong relationships with the field team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities where divisional program management can provide the best benefit to the organization. Example areas of focus include improving worker safety, quality control, defect reduction, cost improvements, warehouse ops and route efficiencies, pricing, tech deployments, equipment conversions, associate learning and development programs, and loss prevention.
  • Provide expertise in project management, KPI creation and tracking, coordination across sectors, regions, and other partners.
  • Act as a service provider to operators across the division, providing the right balance of flexibility and structure in support of our growth and operational excellence.
  • Develop SOPs, reporting tools, and other mechanisms to ensure ongoing adherence to program outcomes.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Technical expertise in foodservice operations
  • PMP certification
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in program/project management
  • Technical expertise in data modeling, dashboard development, and reporting
  • Leadership in data analysis, recommendation formulation
  • Ability and willingness to travel across the division (WA, OR, CA) up to 75% of time

Apply to Canteen today!

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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.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Canteen maintains a drug-free workplace.

Associates at Canteen are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1312646

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