Corporate Strategy Associate
The Corporate Strategy Associate works closely with Cargill?s Executive Team and other senior business leaders to develop high-impact corporate, business, and function strategies. Working within Cargill's Corporate Strategy group provides an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact within our company and the broader Food & Agriculture industry! You will work in partnership with Cargill?s leadership to develop winning strategies that drive sustained, profitable growth in an increasingly dynamic and global Food & Agriculture environment. You will think about how to manage the risks and capture the opportunities presented by the biggest global issues facing the world today ? from food security, resource scarcity, and climate change to global trade flows and new technologies. Specific work may include evaluating market entry opportunities, developing new business models, or defining our long-term corporate strategy.
30% Written and verbal communications, including storyline development, deliverable creation, and executive presentation25% Planning and structuring work in support of team leaders and overall project management25% Problem solving, including developing and testing hypotheses, qualitative and quantitative data gathering and analysis driving to feasible solutions20% Collaboration with business partners to gather information, create buy in for recommendations, etc.#LI-KL1Skills:
RequiredMaster?s/MBA degree from top-tier university1 year direct experience in a corporate strategy role or strategy consulting firm (i.e. McKinsey, Bain, BCG)Demonstrated problem solving abilities with strong business acumen, especially complex, ambiguous problems requiring integrated application of skills (e.g., finance, marketing, strategy, operations)Demonstrated team and project leadership skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsHigh sense of accountability, strong will to succeed, and demonstrated desire to learnAbility to travel, potentially up to 20% (depending on project needs)?Preferred?
International business experienceBilingual, especially Spanish or PortugueseAbility to navigate complex organizationsAbility to operate with stakeholders across all levels of an organizationExposure to, or demonstrated affinity for, Food & Ag or related industries