MycoWorks is the biotechnology company that produces Reishi™, a Fine Mycelium™ option for leather that is neither animal nor plastic. We are currently shipping product to brand partners in fashion, and we are backed by some of the leading venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. Our mission is to benefit the world with new materials that offer superior performance to animal leathers and plastic. As a team, we are data-driven in our commitment to quality, and we strive for transparency, empathy and thriving in the relationships we’re building with customers, partners, and each other.
MycoWorks is committed to building a diverse team and an inclusive environment where all employees belong. Women, gender non-confirming individuals, people of color, individuals with disabilities, veterans and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Job Summary MycoWorks is seeking a Project Manager to support and manage our multi-functional product development project teams. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, sometimes ambiguous work environment. This role will require initiative, creativity, and cross functional leadership from early R&D all the way through manufacturing scale-up.
Coordinate and ensure internal and external resources for successful execution of projects
Manage initiative stage-gate process and develop project management tools
Develop comprehensive, however concise, project plans and get the buy-in from the key stakeholders
Measure project progress and performance using appropriate tools and techniques
Develop and manage the cross functional relationships
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and report to management as needed
Conduct project retrospectives and identify areas of process improvements
Other responsibilities may be necessary, as required by MycoWorks team members
Proven track record in project management delivering customer initiatives from idea to product launches, or product renovations/improvements
Project management training (PMI or PMP) in leading multi-functional teams (CAPM, PMI ACP, PfMP, PMI-RMP, CPMP, SSM, CPD) or equivalent experience
Agile project management experience as Scrum Master
Excellent internal and external written and verbal communication skills
Excellent skills in using any relevant software required
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Project Management Professional certification is a significant plus