Sustainable Packaging Project Manager

Full Time
About Natoora

We are a fast-growing company with a clear mission: to revolutionise the food system.

We deliver radically seasonal produce to over 1500 restaurants across London, New York, Paris, Melbourne & Copenhagen. Counting among our customers some of the world’s most forward-thinking chefs.

We also engage directly with home cooks through our Natoora delivery app, as well as in our stores and concessions, and online via Ocado, Waitrose, Eataly and Monoprix. We are actively seeking to change the way people understand fresh produce by putting flavour and biodiversity back onto the shelves.

Be part of a more meaningful and responsible food system that preserves seed varieties, growing techniques & traditions that are threatened by modern industrial farming and supermarket culture.

About the Job

We’re looking for a Sustainable Packaging Project Manager who is deeply committed to sustainable solutions to help us drive our food system revolution forward.

A keen project manager with a nimble approach, reporting to the Head of Transformation, you will develop and lead a clear and achievable roadmap for tackling packaging across Natoora’s multiple channels and regions.

You will have experience working in an agile and changing environment, and are in your element when working flexibly, assuring a high quality packaging is developed intelligently.

With proven experience in managing projects throughout their entire lifecycle, you will have oversight of the planning and execution of key initiatives that span multiple areas of the company and be instrumental in the strategic evolution of our business. An awareness of sustainable packaging options is critical to the success of this role, as is a real drive and ownership over delivering complex projects to a very high standard.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be extremely organised and an outstanding communicator at different levels of the organisation. You will possess a growth mindset and be able to demonstrate remarkable work ethics, empathy and a passion for achieving results. The ability to enjoy the challenges of a fast growing business will be a key asset to be able to succeed in the role.

  • A strong project manager and a natural team player, you know how to rally key stakeholders around a project cross-functionally and across regions
  • A deep commitment to the environment and a passion for sustainable innovations that will genuinely have an impact
  • A high level of understanding of packaging component developments, processes and materials to enable a high standard of execution and innovation
  • A fearless innovative streak, with the ability to create bespoke packing systems that are adapted to our produce and reflect the brand's ethos and commitment to quality
  • Ability to manage and influence packaging component suppliers at each phase of the project, building solid relationships across regions
  • Experience in project management, with demonstrated success in managing full life cycle of a project and familiar with project management tools
  • PMP, Prince2, or similar Certification is a plus
  • Experience with Lean, Kanban, or Six Sigma methodologies is beneficial
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Flexible working approach in a 24/7 business
Your responsibilities will include
  • Initiating projects: checking feasibility, working out budgets and resources
  • Planning: setting goals, defining roles, scope, dependencies, and timelines
  • Executing projects: coordinating the work of the project team, managing internal & external stakeholders as needed
  • Identifying and mitigating risks to ensure delivery is on time
  • Monitoring and controlling: tracking the project's progress, reporting regularly to management on time, budget, roadblocks, risks & managing change requests
  • Closing: evaluating successes and challenges to enhance learning
  • Lunch made with the same seasonal produce we supply to chefs
  • Natoora produce at a significant discount
  • Your birthday off*
  • Kitchen stocked from our own growers and producers - including Estate Dairy milk and butter - as well as from our Spa Terminus neighbours Monmouth

*Once you’ve hit the 6 month mark

Email us at today and tell us why you think you’re the right fit for our team.

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