People Project Specialist

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States - Remote

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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Built around our mission, we started Athletic Greens more than a decade ago as a way to bring comprehensive and convenient daily nutrition to just about everybody. Originators of the Essentialist Nutrition movement, our philosophy is to focus on a very small number of products based on what the latest science indicates is essential to human health.

AG1 is made from the highest quality ingredients, in accordance with the strictest standards and obsessively improved based on the latest science. 75 vitamins, minerals, and whole-food sourced nutrients in one convenient daily serving. Optimized for athletes, life-letes, and everyone in between. Vegan, Paleo, and Keto-friendly. One scoop or travel packet, 8 ounces of water. Every day. That's it.

Our mission is to empower people to take ownership of their health.


We are looking for an experienced, highly organized and collaborative People Project Specialist to lead the implementation, and ongoing management, of our new Digital HQ (HCM system), and other strategic projects, at Athletic Greens.The People Project Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of strategic projects by establishing and maintaining the project charter, working cross functionally to gather necessary content, liaising with the project team to define technical processes and document procedures, and by ensuring the proper education and communication mechanisms are in place for our team members.

Reporting to the Senior Director, Talent Development and HR Operations, the People Project Specialist will deliver business results by championing a culture of accountability and consistent project management practices, working efficiently to develop, deploy and implement strategic projects, including our Digital HQ, that will enable our workforce to scale.The ideal candidate will possess the critical thinking skills and detail orientation needed to develop, deploy and implement strategic projects, with a strong ability to identify roadblocks and offer solutions to meet business objectives.


  • Partner with project sponsors, stakeholders, and project team to evaluate technical/business requirements, define project scope, and define objectives.
  • Define a clear vision for end-to-end processes to ensure optimization and successful delivery of the Digital HQ platform, and of other projects.
  • Establish and manage project plans and schedules, track project milestones, manage and account for unforeseen delays, realign schedules and expectations as needed.
  • Facilitate the coordination of meetings and deliverables between project teams and/or business functions.
  • Assess current-state process gaps, make recommendations for improved workflows and collaborate with the project team to document to-be processes.
  • Collect business requirements necessary for inclusion in the Digital HQ and work with the project team on platform design and configuration.
  • Interface with project team and key stakeholders to successfully coordinate the Digital HQ implementation efforts, including identification/discovery, design, construct / build, test, and go-live / stabilization phases.
  • Create thorough and accurate documentation of new processes and functionality.
  • Drive process improvement with a focus on automating data controls, reporting and simplifying current processes to be as efficient as possible.
  • Develop and implement project communication plans: regularly prepare and present project documentation, including status updates, project plans, and other reporting documents.
  • Recommend change management to ensure understanding and successful integration of our Digital HQ, and other assigned projects.
  • Prepare and present recommendations to various stakeholders, including executive committee.
  • Develop and leverage a deep understanding of our Digital HQ functionality across the platform in order to recommend the best processes and use of functionality going forward.
  • Ensure all systems configurations support federal/state/provincial/local compliance.
  • Facilitate the development and review of comprehensive test plans with associated results, overseeing testing and issue resolution as it relates to the Digital HQ interface.
  • Work with the project team to develop Post-Go-Live support plans and ensure continuity for support, maintenance, and ongoing developments for all content and communications.
  • Conduct post-project evaluations for continuous improvement.
  • Drive engagement with our team members around the introduction of the new Digital HQ, or other project rollouts, providing clear and consistent communication plans and content.
  • Support other strategic projects as assigned.


  • 2-3+ years project management experience, successfully leading change initiatives, with a specific role in driving communications and content development.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Project Management certifications a plus.
  • Relevant project management skills from prior organization(s) with the ability to define and execute detailed activity plans flawlessly.
  • Organized self-starter, capable of breaking down complex problems into traceable tasks; solution-oriented with proven ability to diagnose problems using strategic thinking skills as well as identify and drive appropriate solutions.
  • Demonstrated analytical, planning, prioritization, and organizational skills in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
  • Strong ability to develop, plan, and implement short and long-range goals, establish priorities, and organize resources.
  • Strong interpersonal, written communication, and organizational skills; ability to effectively communicate with internal and external teams. Comfortable working with leaders from a variety of levels, on a global scale.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of organizational change management strategies, process improvement, and strategic process optimization.
  • Inspired visionary who can foster/generate excitement, buy-in, and understanding with cross functional teams.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with constant change and adaptability, with a can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership for outcomes while prioritizing and juggling multiple projects.
  • Strong adaptability, flexibility and resourcefulness.
  • Demonstrated business professionalism, respect for confidentiality, and appropriate handling of sensitive information.
  • Experience with PowerPoint, Excel, Google docs, Google Drive, Airtable, and project management tools such as Asana.
  • A full life outside of work with personal passions and hobbies!


  • A 100% remote working environment, which has been implemented from day one.
  • An immensely strong company culture that is enforced through the hiring process ensures values alignment and a highly collaborative team.
  • 90% premium coverage for top medical, dental and vision plans.
  • Employer paid short-term disability and life insurance.
  • A mission-driven approach to each and everything that we do, with an overall goal to significantly improve our customer's health and wellness.
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave to allow you to spend time with your new family.
  • A monthly fitness class credit to support you on your health and fitness journey.
  • Annual company-wide retreats and quarterly department-wide meet-ups (COVID permitting).
  • A 401k plan with company-matching because life is an opportunity and we care about your future.
  • Paid holidays and an unlimited vacation policy to ensure you have a healthy work-life balance.
  • The opportunity to work with passionate, high-growth, business-minded colleagues.
  • A brand new company laptop and a generous home-office budget so you can work your best.
  • Access to Athletic Greens product and swag items.

Athletic Greens is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to inspiring fulfilling lives, starting with a focus on health and we believe this starts in the workplace. We do this by providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where all team members can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and make a difference in the world together. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Tags: Airtable Compliance Excel HR Powerpoint Project management Strategic thinking

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Flex vacation Gear Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Startup environment Team events Travel Unlimited paid time off Wellness

Region: North America
Country: United States
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