For all inquiries, please use one of these points of contact:

General Questions


Obvious Ventures is located in the heart of the Presidio in San Francisco. Our entrance is on Graham Street, just north of the SFFD Fire Station. When you see WWII ballistics and cannonballs, you’re in the right place. Walk through the double doors, turn right, and head to the end of the hall. Suite 120 is the last office on the left.

220 Halleck Street,
Suite 120 San Francisco,
CA 94129 USA

Opportunities at
World Positive Startups

Leverage our network to build your career.
Tell us about your professional DNA to get discovered by any company in our network with opportunities relevant to your career goals.

Sr. Project Manager, Value Streams

Beyond Meat

Beyond Meat

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Beyond Meat.
El Segundo, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024
At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.
We are currently seeking a talented and ambitious individual to join our Value Stream team. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, then we have a great opportunity for you. We are seeking an innovative, data driven, results-oriented Sr. Project Manager to assist the VP, Value Stream with the Chicken and Pork portfolios for Global Beyond Meat. This person leads the project management function in delivering on new product developments and executive management communications.


  • Develop and execute an end to end multi-functional NPI project plan to deliver product/system offerings within the committed timeline, budget, and quality
  • Own product development and lead cross-functional teams through the commercialization process delivering products from innovation to fully scaled commercialization
  • Develop defined commercialization stages from innovation to fully scaled production including the deployment of stage gates as the process progresses through the sequential stages
  • Develop and monitor key product, program, and business measures. Agree on goals and allowable variances on these goals, with the business leaders and communicates progress
  • Support scope development for new projects and demonstrate strategic leadership in identifying and aligning business objectives and project expectations
  • Drive end to end project planning including development of business cases, defining critical milestones, resource planning, and execution excellence
  • Take initiative to solve problems, identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency, and take action when needed
  • Define project objectives, project scope, roles & responsibilities
  • Define resource requirements and managing resource availability & allocation – both internal and third party
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to effectively manage all key stakeholders, internal and external customers, and provide regular reports on project status and performance
  • Outline a budget based on requirements and tracking costs to deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Establish robust progress and performance reporting mechanisms supporting data-driven decision making
  • Actively manage and build rapport with the executive team and strategically advise on priorities, options, risks, costs versus benefits, and impacts on other business priorities
  • Provide frequent and transparent updates, manage sponsor expectations, and keep all stakeholders informed of the progress of all in-flight products/projects
  • Consistently identify, implement, and socialize the most effective processes, tools, and systems to keep the department current with world-class best practices
  • Lead and develop comprehensive resource models and risk mitigation plans in collaboration with disciplines leads
  • Actively contribute to the development of the Beyond Meat culture and standards of quality

QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Technical Skills, and/or Previous Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field. Post Grad in Business Administration preferred
  • 7-10 years in a CPG environment managing complex commercialization NPI initiatives
  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) certified a plus
  • Strong collaborator and team player with demonstrated track record building high performing teams across geographical areas in matrix environments
  • Exceptional people skills with highly developed facilitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong track record of leveraging statistical analysis in root cause analysis, problem-solving and target setting
  • Proven track record in stakeholder management with strong cross-functional collaboration skills operating in a matrix organization environment
  • Supervision of project team members
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral presentation and communication skills
  • MS Office, Google Suite, and Smartsheet


  • Must be on-site 5 days per week at our El Segundo, CA Headquarters
  • Position requires the ability to stand, walk, or sit for prolonged periods
Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
For all U.S. based roles: Applicants must be authorized to work for a U.S. employer. This role is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship at this time.

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Beyond Meat.