Portfolio Analyst – #01AX1
Twenty years from now, the earth???s population will need 55% more food than it can produce now. Today, Monsanto is working with farmers around the world to do something about it. In over 60 countries, Monsanto has established industry-leading products because we give professionals the freedom to make real decisions. Monsanto is an Employer Of Choice with an outstanding professional development program and a history of building careers. Make an impact by joining the team that is working to solve one of mankind???s greatest challenges. The Global Plant Breeding Organization has an exciting opportunity available for a Portfolio Analyst to join our Integrated Product Systems Team in Chesterfield, MO. The Product Portfolio Analyst will turn data into information, information into insight and insight into business decisions. As a key member of this team you will leverage data to build an integrated product portfolio, including commercial product targets across crops and regions driving the shift towards integrated product solutions for our customers. This role provides the opportunity to impact agriculture on a global scale. Responsibilities include:Compile and manage a Global Portfolio of Product ConceptsBuild strategic product plans that take into consideration traits, germplasm and other components that comprise an integrated solution and align these with actionable field trialsCollaborate with cross-functional stakeholders in commercial and technology organizations to validate business rules, formulate and complete end-to-end analysis that includes data gathering, ongoing modeling and presentations to develop the strategyConduct data analysis to understand resourcing needs and make business recommendations that increase product value and minimize riskCollaborate with IT to develop strategic plans for managing product concept information Qualifications: Required Education and Skills/Experience:Bachelor???s Degree in a relevant discipline8+ years of related work experience in a similar role Outstanding project management skillsAdvanced Microsoft Excel skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to solve complex problems with creative and effective solutionsDesired Education and Skills/Experience:Master???s Degree/MBA in a relevant disciplineExperience in Agronomy, Plant Breeding or related fieldProven experience leveraging data and analytics to influence business strategyDemonstrated computational skills to turn data into information and model future scenariosExperience with the Monsanto Commercial, Technology Development or Supply Chain organizations is highly desirable especially as it relates to productsStrong business aptitude, the ability to rapidly learn new problem domains, and become conversant in the domain with subject matter experts Deep interest and aptitude in data, metrics, analysis and trends Who is Monsanto? Monsanto is an agriculture company with more than 20,000 employees focused on making a balanced meal accessible to everyone. We work to help farmers produce food in a more sustainable way. We think about how our food is grown so farmers have the tools they need to have better harvests.We believe that bringing diverse perspectives together is the most effective way to develop creative solutions to some of the world???s biggest challenges. Career opportunities at Monsanto range from farming, plant breeding, chemistry and engineering to marketing, environmental science, IT and many other areas. We???re always looking for exceptional professionals interested in developing a strong career while collaborating to develop solutions for sustainable agriculture. Sound like a job for you? Why work with us?Life at Monsanto means collaborating with dedicated professionals in a stimulating environment Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships You will work with market leading brand products in a global organization We provide competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and some of the best career development opportunities in the industry Monsanto is named Great Place to Work in many countries around the world Join our global team where your contribution will make a real difference!Apply for this job.