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Posted November 15th

Innovation & Special Projects Manager

New York, NY

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Employer

Hu Products

Industry

Production and Manufacturing

Founded

2012-01-01

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Posted November 15th

Innovation & Special Projects Manager

New York, NY

Function

Operations

Experience

Mid-Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
The ISP Manager will sit within Hu’s Operations team and will work cross functionally with marketing, finance and sales teams to ensure Hu continues to trend-set with innovation as a leader in the clean label CPG space.
At Hu (short for “Human”), we believe in food’s ability to heal. From our Hu Kitchen restaurant in Manhattan to our growing Hu chocolate and snacks product line (and all things in between), we want to create places and products where we are comfortable with every ingredient we use, helping people Get Back to Human.

Hu is a high-growth, wellness-focused organization seeking an Innovation & Special Projects (ISP) Manager to drive Hu’s innovation and other internal projects to successful commercialization. The ISP Manager will sit within Hu’s Operations team and will work cross functionally with marketing, finance and sales teams to ensure Hu continues to trend-set with innovation as a leader in the clean label CPG space.

Hu is committed to providing team members with opportunities for growth and development, as well as an environment where anyone’s ideas can help us evolve our business and create a more meaningful employee experience. This is a chance to join a team that is passionate about living actively, aging gracefully, and flourishing in all aspects of life.

Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Effectively project manage all new Hu products from concept to market placement 
  • Perform market research, vendor, material and ingredient identification 
  • Implement and drive a stage gate process for all innovation projects 
  • Guide cross-functional collaboration across all Hu departments 
  • Manage and implement internal optimization projects that strengthen team and company performance, uphold core values, improve productivity and reduce complexity
Requirements:
  • 5+ years in project management with a strong preference towards CPG industry 
  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work effectively 
  • Meticulous attention to detail 
  • Skilled in MS Excel and data analysis, Asana, Slack, Zoom and common project management software 
Interested in joining? Please apply here with your resume & cover letter!
Location
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New York, NY
Function Details
  • Reports To Senior Manager of Pre-Production
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