Job Description

Compass Corporate

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

This Project Manager position offers a unique opportunity to gain exposure leading impactful enterprise-wide business initiatives in a Fortune 500 company. This individual would be part of the Strategic Projects team comprising three primary verticals:

  • Operational Support: Supports retention and new business operational readiness and go-lives.
  • Continuous Improvement: Supports large scale digital transformations for Compass Group.
  • Innovation & Integrations: Supports improvement strategies related to process, technology, or acquisitions.

Each project is carefully selected to achieve a significant return for the company and adds value to the growth of Compass Group. A successful candidate will be aligned to one of the Strategic Project verticals, own the life cycle of key projects, and drive necessary change throughout.


  • Define and execute project scope, goals and deliverables that support business needs
  • Build project teams (directly and indirectly) and actively coordinate team members to maximize productivity and project velocities
  • Implement and maintain Waterfall or Agile project plans as required to support project goals
  • Communicate progress, risks, and escalations appropriately at all levels of the organization, or multiple departments, and businesses
  • Collaborate and build relationships with all stakeholders - including senior executives, sponsors, business owners, and field operations
  • Create and maintain all project documentation pertinent to the project, including but not limited to, status reports, work plans, presentations, analysis, facilitation events
  • Adapt approach and project management methodology as needed to ensure project success
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and facilitate change, within a project, or Strategic Project teams
  • Enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
  • Seek personal growth by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Graduate degrees preferred - MBA/ CPA /MSOD
  • PMP, Lean Sigma, SCRUM, Agile certifications encouraged
  • 3+ years’ experience managing enterprise projects, particularly those involving a organization or full business unit change
  • "Big 4" consulting experience preferred
  • Proven ability to define and execute change strategies
  • Proven ability to influence and manage external resources in a highly matrix’ d environment
  • Proven ability address competing priorities within a single project with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Proven business analytical capabilities to solve complex business issues
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills needed to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications, Project Management solutions (Smartsheet, Azure DevOps, Microsoft Projects)
  • Travel as needed (less than 25%)

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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.

Compass Corporate maintains a drug-free workplace.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Associates at Corporate 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:  1320147

Compass Corporate 



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