Project Manager
San Antonio de Belen, Costa Rica
hace 12 días

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.

We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


The Cargill Business Services (CBS) Migration Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of project management for efforts to migrate work from existing business units (BUs) or functions in Latin America to CBS centers.

The successful candidate will be comfortable leading diverse multifunctional teams in multiple countries.Strong influencing skills will be required for effective leadership across functions in a matrix management structure.

The person in this position must become familiar with the CBS migration playbooks for various functions and be able to conduct projects in accordance with this process.

Will need to understand the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate team activities. Projects could involve work in finance, human resources, sourcing & procurement, or transportation & logistics.

Principal Accountabilities :

30%Manage 2-4 migration projects in Latin America

The successful individual in this role will :

  • Lead development of overall project plan to ensure all stakeholders and team members agree.
  • Document key risk areas and develop plans to mitigate.
  • Utilize Critical Path Planning to create the integrated project plan and optimize project progress.
  • Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations accordance with the Project Plan, align stakeholders and team members.
  • Mange changes to the project scope, project schedule and project
  • Measure project performance using defined tools and techniques, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions and communicate to all stakeholders.
  • Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.
  • Ongoing communication of project deliverables and progress with CBS, Functional, and BU leadership
  • 15%Develop and manage the critical path plan for migration project(s).

    25%Provide multifunctional leadership for migration projects, including activities of the Sending, Core and Receiving teams

    15%Ensure migrations are conducted in accordance with the appropriate Migration

    10%Provide detailed reporting of project status, risks, and issues to the CBS PMO

    5%Document potential improvements to the CBS migration process

    Responsible for working with the BU / Function and CBS to :

  • Define the scope of the migration project to be conducted.
  • Assemble and lead project team.
  • Assign individual responsibilities.
  • Identify appropriate resources.
  • Utilize the Migration Playbook to develop schedule to ensure timely completion of project.
  • Qualifications

    Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Project Management
  • Experience leading multifunctional teams
  • Demonstrated success working independently in a remote, global environment
  • Fundamental training in Project Management
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate ambiguity and establish process and structure
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Preferred Qualifications :

  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent
  • Advanced degree (Masters, MBA, or PhD)
  • Experience leading successful shared service migration projects
  • Strong leadership capabilities with experience in building effective teams of domain experts and professionals.
  • Experience in influencing and managing cross-functional teams with indirect reporting lines.
  • Strong financial knowledge and practical business acumen.
  • Track record of positively and effectively leading people through change
  • Process Optimization / Project Management

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