Operations Project Manager
Job Details
Headquarters - New York, NY
Full Time
4 Year Degree
$90,000.00 - $120,000.00

The Role

 

Gotham Greens is seeking a Project Manager to join the Operations team to lead internal projects focusing on systems and continuous improvement solutions. The ideal candidate brings a collaborative stakeholder approach, has a strong eye for systems integration, and is skilled in simplifying complex processes.

 

What You'll Do

 

  • Organize, manage, and lead Operations’ team ERP implementation and long-term application
  • Work directly with Gotham Greens Operations stakeholders to document, manage and implement a new ERP system.
  • Document current process and workflow, validate SOPs and prepare for migration to new ERP system
  • Work with product, program management and development team(s) to define solutions approaches and delivery schedules for ERP implementation and long-term application
  • Work with users to validate and define system implementation and success
  • QA the process to define and validate specific applications as critical for implementation and long-term application
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, find opportunities, mitigate risk areas and balance the business and user needs versus technical constraints
  • Clearly and optimally communicate with all stakeholders, including management
  • Drive process and tooling improvements to increase visibility, efficiency and output quality
  • Lead regular project meetings.

Pre-implementation

  • Partner with Operations stakeholders to document Operations business requirements and processes within schedule defined by Digital Solutions project manager.

Implementation

  • Process analysis and optimization with Operations stakeholders, Digital Solutions and ERP implementation vendor
  • Lead Operations ERP implementation schedule
  • Build and lead Operations training team for HQ and field operations
  • Lead Operations end-user training documentation

Post-Implementation

  • Lead Operations training documentation project, tailored to new-hires joining after ERP implementation project is complete
  • Revise business process documentation to include new systems, tools and processes
  • Lead Operations report development project

 

Who You Are

 

  • BA in a relevant discipline required.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in Operations, Project Management, and IT system integration
  • Experience contributing to complex product development cycles and software development schedules
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills with high attention to detail including effective stakeholder communications
  • Strong MS Office skills including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, with attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Experience defining projects, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional and test specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule and implement
  • Ability to proactively identify upcoming risks, issues, and bottlenecks
  • Excellent time management, resource management and planning skills
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders of varying technical abilities

 

Who We Are

 

Gotham Greens is on a mission to transform how and where fresh produce is grown. We are a pioneer in urban indoor agriculture and a leading fresh produce and food company. Through our national network of local high-tech farms, Gotham Greens delivers fresh, long-lasting, and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings and pesto dip all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.

 

Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to a multi-state greenhouse operator and one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America.

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