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Change Management Analyst Intern

At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.
At Beyond Meat, we are focused on raising the bar on talent. We are dedicated to shaping an inclusive culture that drives excellence, innovation, and results by enabling talent acceleration and development, engagement, and the employee experience. The Change Management Analyst, will be an integral part of the Beyond People Team and will play a key role in ensuring change initiatives meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing team member adoption and buy-in. This person will focus on the people side of change, including changes to people, processes, systems, job roles and organization structures.
The Change Management Analyst will work with stakeholders to understand and assess their challenges and collaborate with Beyond People Team colleagues to design, develop and deliver solutions. This role will report to the Director, Learning and Organizational Effectiveness and will interface directly with
company leadership across product, business, and functional teams, working closely with key cross-functional stakeholders in driving a talent agenda that aligns with business priorities.

Tasks, Duties, & General Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to organizational change and communications strategy, solutions, and implementation plans
  • Cultivate relationships with Beyond Meat’s department leaders and teams; appropriately managing stakeholder expectations and buy-in
  • Identify people, process, system improvement opportunities as a result of stakeholder conversations and helping to develop ways to influence change and increase adoption
  • Learn and share innovative talent management concepts, methods and best practices
  • Building and deploying learning and organizational excellence solutions to support people, process, system changes
  • Apply communications and engagement strategies and helping to draft, sequence and deliver messages across various stakeholder groups
  • Plan own work efforts; adhering to work plans, project plans, and budgets
  • Identify issues and risks created by cross-team decisions, proposing resolution, as appropriate
  • Notice, document and communicate dependencies between People Team initiatives, making recommendations to project leads/supervisor

Education, Technical Skills, and/or Previous Experience:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree required in Human Resources, Psychology, or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant change, HR, project management experience preferred
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative (overall) GPA
  • Change management certification or designation desired
  • Project Management certification or designation desired

Previous Experience:

  • Experience with organizational change efforts, working in a change management role
  • Experience in design thinking methodology and process
  • Experience in business process improvement initiatives
  • Experience with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle
  • Experience with MS Visio a plus

Education, Technical Skills, and/or Previous Experience:

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who has some proven experience many/all of the below.

  • A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • Problem solving and root cause identification skills
  • Acute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges
  • Excellent PC skills including mastery in MS PowerPoint and proficiency in other MS Office programs

  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in fast-paced, ambiguous situations
  • Resilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevere
  • Forward looking with a holistic approach
  • Organized with a natural inclination for planning strategy and tactics
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization
  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others


  • Ability to work long, flexible hours
  • Ability to work in a virtual/remote setting