Head of Integration Management Office (Job ID:WAY08277)

Employer Name Cargill   Address 00000
Job Type   Address 2
Experience   City Wayzata
Education   State Minnesota
  Zip Code 55391

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Contact Email: 368b63b33e1c4dd6972709d2b64cb157@de.works

Cargill?s Integration Management Office (IMO) is a newly established team as a part of the company?s global Corporate Development function covering acquisitions, joint-ventures, divestitures and other strategic initiatives. The Head of the IMO will be responsible for managing a group of two or three integration specialists responsible globally for executing program management of strategic actions across the Company, including acquisition integrations, divestiture separations and other portfolio management actions. The IMO will lead (expected for key projects) or by selecting, coaching and supporting the lead for other projects. Integration and separation management will support transaction execution across the entire range of planning, execution and measurement activities. The IMO will lead cross-functional teams across Business, Operations, Finance, Law, IT, HR and others. The IMO will focus on business continuity while maximizing value creation and strategic impact. The Head of IMO will report to the Head of Corporate Development.

This position may be located in Mechelen, Belgium or Wayzata, MN offices.

**Principal Accountabilities**

_60% Leading execution of integration and separation management projects:_

Primary accountability for integration and separation management of key projects

Lead cross-functional teams of experts for each project

Responsible for developing detailed project plans at a project level, appropriately bringing together individual plans for each business and function involved with the project

Responsible for overall and day to day project management of key projects including anticipating, monitoring, managing and reporting/escalating key integration/separation issues

Provide periodic updates to the Executive Team or Board as required

Expected to engage early in MandA transactions in partnership with Corporate Development team to identify key due-diligence and separation issues for each transaction

Responsible for developing and monitoring integration budgets

Responsible for maintaining engagement with external consulting firms offering integration and separation management services, and in the event external firm is engaged, responsible for assessing and recommending the firm to be hired, negotiating its engagement and managing its project execution

Comfortable managing multiple projects across different time zones with potentially significant travel requirements

_30% Developing and implementing integration and separation management expertise:_

Accountable for development and maintenance of integration and separation management playbooks

Responsible for developing specific quantitative and qualitative metrics for measuring success of projects, and specifying applicable metrics for each project

Where direct staffing from IMO not feasible, required to identify, coach and support specific candidates for executing the project

Responsible for engaging with specific Corporate Development centers of expertise to understand and incorporate their requirements, processes and interdependencies

Identify and incorporate business and region-specific requirements for integration and separation management

Responsible for sourcing and incorporating external best practices in integration and separation management

_10% Managing and developing direct reports and to a lesser extent other team members:_

Accountable for development and coaching of direct reports

Responsible for providing inputs in development of other function/business team members from an integration and separation management perspective

Key member in talent discussions involving selection of integration leads


10 years of experience in integration and separation project management and/or related MandA roles and leadership of IMO teams in other corporations

Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects across different businesses, regions and teams

Strong communication skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate across diverse teams and effectively engage with senior leadership

Experience identifying and/or mitigating project risks and challenges across integration and separation

Solid know-how of integration and separation management areas, tools and best-practices

Strong understanding of integration and separation management service providers and their track-records

Demonstrated ability to manage small team and develop talent



Bi/multi lingual

Global experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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