Project Manager III- Erlanger, KY or Decatur, IL Office
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we?re one of the world?s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 40,000 employees serving customers in hundreds of countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 450 crop procurement locations, more than 330 food and feed ingredient manufacturing facilities, 62 innovation centers and the world?s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.
Project Manager III- Erlanger, KY or Decatur, IL OfficeThis is a salaried exempt level position. Position Summary: You will manage and lead enterprise-wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives which may be large-scale, high impact projects with moderate to high risk and complexity. Accept responsibility for leading all aspects of a project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget. Be dedicated in problem solving and have the ability to propose workable solutions. The Project Manager III assignments are dynamic and require a broad range of experience/knowledge in multiple types of project development styles (SDLC) including Waterfall and Agile. Proficiency in all stages of project development including budget management, scope development and management, IT development, and test management.Job Requirements: Direct large-scale, complex projects that may involve multiple internal and external partnersDevelop the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artifactsEvaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and partner valueValidate financial forecasts and provide ongoing reconciliation of resources and other related project expendituresPartner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteriaBuild, lead, and coach multiple project teams throughout project lifecyclesFacilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projectsAssess and resolve project risks as they are encounteredEnsure projects adhere to methodology and compliance standards set by the companyContinually update relevant business partners of project status, and publish project status reportsServe as a subject matter expert in routinely briefing key partners on different aspects of assigned initiativesRepresent the project in various project governance and inter-department forumsDefine and track project achievements while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall and integrated delivery planEnsure all projects meet success parameters and return on investment targets stated in the business caseEnsure end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefitSupport, share findings, and mentor others within the PMO regarding standards, organizational understanding, and relationship building to promote the successful delivery of projectsExperience: Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projectsDeep understanding and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools Experienced in working with partner to lead their expectations and engaging them to address project issuesSkills: Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlinesStrong planning, organizational, and leadership skills, including the ability to mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace, and execute with limited information and ambiguityExcellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, including the ability to remove barriers and enable teams to complete their objectivesStrong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precisionStrong influencing and negotiation skills, including the ability to navigate in a highly matrixed organization effectivelyStrong interpersonal skills, including the ability to make effective presentations, and solid ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key partners Focused and versatile teammate who thrives in a dynamic situation, ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictabilityAbility to quickly build rapport and positive relationships with othersAbility to establish a wide and effective peer network across the organizationIT experience preferred (not required)Education Requirement: Bachelor?s Degree 7+ years of project management experiencePMP/PMI Certification a plusRelocation assistance is available with this position. This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check. ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability and veteran status.