Global Procurement Talent Development and Communication Lead
DescriptionCorteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont has an exciting opportunity for Global Procurement Talent Development and Communication Lead position.We are currently looking for an experienced professional to lead Procurement function talent development initiatives, as well as internal and external communication. The successful candidate will assume the full ownership of the Procurement function talent development program, also work closely with the Corteva Procurement leadership team, Accelerated Rotation Program and HR team to actively recruit, retain and rotate our talents across positions. S/he is required to develop and deliver internal and external communication strategies and implementation planning for the function. S/he must be able to develop strong relationship with key stakeholders within and external to the organization as an essential success factor in leading/consulting on change management workstreams for Procurement-led projects and promoting the Procurement brand throughout Corteva. In addition, s/he will have primary ownership of the content and use of the internal SharePoint site and Supplier Portal on the external website. Primary Responsibilities: Demonstrate abilities to develop and implement Procurement Talent Management Playbook, manage the functions Learning and Development program and process efficiently. Identify, investigate, and recommend external development resources. Lead a global virtual team to monitor platform/regional developmental needs and maintain global delivery of development opportunities within the function. Work closely with Corteva Accelerated Rotation Program team. Counsel and advise new hires as needed for the function. Lead the new employee onboarding program. Develop functions communication strategies and drive projects from inception to implementation, with the ability to think and plan strategically while acting tactically. Develop work plans and actively manage timelines and resources to achieve agreed upon business objectives Develop speeches, presentations, written communications, and talking points to be used internally and externally by the head of Procurement and the senior leadership team. Plan and execute the logistics and content for all major events, e.g., Town Hall meetings, Leadership summit, Supplier summit. Serve as liaison with functions like Corporate Communication and External Affairs to ensure adherence to brand standards and company policies. Become the Procurements Brand Ambassador. Serve as the content curator for the functions intranet site and advise users on how to optimize the collaboration potential of SharePoint and other OS tools. In addition, serve as the Procurement representative to HR to monitor and oversee changes, campaigns, and implementations impacting the function. Maintain and update the Supplier Center on the external corporate web site. Lead the change management workstream for major strategic projects; provide change management consulting and guidance to project/program leaders Become a subject matter expert for several of the processes owned by the Strategic Processes and Transformation Team. Drive incremental improvement of Sourcing processes and systems Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; Advanced Communications and/or Business Degree preferred Experience leading complex projects Highly effective written and verbal communications, interpersonal communications, and presentation skills. Ability to distill complex concepts into audience-appropriate messaging. Writing sample will be required. Expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint Familiarity with SharePoint and willingness to achieve expert-level proficiency. Ability to manage priorities and execute projects with minimal direct guidance, able to thrive in an uncertain/ambiguous environment Ability to think strategically and act tactically Strong influence, change management, and stakeholder engagement skills Ability to develop relationships at every level of the organization; able to serve as trusted consultant/communications coach to function leaders Excellent organizational skills and mentoring/coaching skillsQualificationsQualifications – Desired: Experience in a leadership or SME role in developing complex training programs Experience in Procurement or Supply Chain Expert-level knowledge of SharePoint Extensive change management experienceWe are excited to announce that Corteva Agriscience is the name of the new Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. We are bringing together DuPont Crop Protection, DuPont Pioneer and Dow AgroSciences to create a market-shaping, standalone agriculture company with leading positions in seed technologies, crop protection and digital agriculture. We will work across the global agriculture value chain to create a more efficient food system.Apply for this job.