Project and Budget Manager – #01FS6
Monsanto has an opening for a Global Regulatory Science Project and Budget Manger who will be responsible for the development and implementation of standard practices and tools that drive operational excellence in project and budget management through effective partnerships with stakeholders.
As the product portfolio increases in diversity and complexity as well as the increased complexity of the global regulatory environment, effective project and budget management is critical to ensure resources are aligned and business priorities are met.
This project and budget manager will optimize our ability to efficiently deliver high quality science in an increasingly complex business environment.
Critical to success will be the ability to prioritize work and forecast spend based on key business objectives so that safety data can be delivered in a timely manner. 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.Responsibilities include: ???Provide Project Management across several Regulatory Science teams to ensure work is forecasted and prioritized, workloads are managed, and ensure business critical timelines are met ???Build project plans for new pipeline products while keeping existing plans up-to-date and accurate???Manage and prioritize internal business inquiries and new work requests for Regulatory Science teams ???Build budgets based upon project plans and individual team needs???Forecast quarterly spend to be within 5% of actual spend???Participate in the development of an integrated project management, capacity, and budgeting tool to manage collective resources across Regulatory Science to proactively forecast as business needs evolve???Partner with key stakeholders in Regulatory Affairs, Stewardship & Quality, and Strategy & Operations to understand the business needs, scenario plan various options addressing business impact, timeline, and resourcesQualifications:Required Education and Skills/Experience: ???Minimum of a Bachelor???s Degree in of Biology, Chemistry, Business or related discipline???Demonstrated track record of success working in matrix environment to meet changing business needs???Prior experience working in a scientific environment???Ability to establish relationships and partnerships with Regulatory Science Teams, Regulatory Affairs, Strategy & Operations, Stewardship & Quality and other stakeholders as appropriate???Ability to react to, understand, and communicate impact to projects and budgets when priorities or requirements change???Ability to build budgets and financial forecasts???Ability to present results and recommendations to Regulatory Science and Regulatory Affairs in a concise manner ???Effective organizational skills and attention to detail???Demonstrated results orientation and ability to manage multiple assignments???Excellent interpersonal skills in order for effective problem solving and coordination of information ?? Demonstrated ability to influence at all levels of the organization???Demonstrated professionalism and strong initiative and foresight when making decisions and delivering on tasks ???Ability to demonstrate agility and positive results-orientation while working in a dynamic and changing environment ???Experience utilizing MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)Desired Education and Skills/Experience: ???Prior experience managing multiple projects and/or budgets across functions ???Prior experience working in or with Regulatory functions???Knowledge of safety studies???Working knowledge of Monsanto budget and financial forecast processes???Prior experience working in R&D???Experience utilizing MS Project or similar project management tool???Experience with Monsanto Technology systems such as xRPM and SharePointWho 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 worldJoin our global team where your contribution will make a real difference!