Analyst Strategic Initiatives
The Analyst, Strategic Initiatives role?works closely with the leaders of Cargill?s Transformation Management Office (TMO) to support development and delivery of high-impact, high-value pilot projects that will be operationalized across Cargill upon completion. This position partners with Cargill?s senior leaders to develop winning models that drive sustained, profitable growth in an increasingly dynamic Food & Agriculture environment. Combined, your contributions will help Cargill accelerate transformation progress, reach new levels of success, and win more with customers.
You will set the pace of change and make Cargill better than the sum of its parts by:
Building next generation capabilitiesEnergizing the organization and evolving our cultureGenerating significant financial value and simplifying how we work and growPrincipal Accountabilities40% Perform problem solving activities, including: Approach, issue tree, and workplan developmentStoryline and storyboard developmentIndustry, competitive, and market analysisOpportunity sizing30% Define and develop common, shared, and/or standardized models and solutions20% Implement and operationalize pilot projects to quickly realize scale and scope economies, expand business capabilities, and bring significant value to Cargill10% Actively listen to others and learn new professional competencies / capabilitiesSkills:
Bachelor?s degree?2 years of experience in project strategy and development within a corporation or leading consulting firmStrong and demonstrated leadership, problem solving, and project management skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsHigh sense of accountability, strong will to succeed, demonstrated desire to learn, and pragmatismAbility to travel, potentially up to 30% – 50% when necessary for a pilot project globally?Preferred?
Master?s / MBA from a top-tier universityFamiliarity with Agile processes, project management standards, and process improvement methodologiesAble to work from an established Cargill hub