Sustainability Project Portfolio Lead (Job ID:WAY08570)

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

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Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.


**The Sustainability Project Portfolio Lead will lead the strategic portfolio of projects and programs across the Corporate Sustainability function, including projects and data fields standardization, intake and value case guidelines, and developing prioritization criteria and methods based on the enterprise sustainability strategy and focus areas. In this role, you will provide transparency into various business? project portfolio, reports and integration with other business planning processes in collaboration with key stakeholders across the company.**


**Validate and prioritize sustainability projects, monitor progress, ensure appropriate resource needs, manage the portfolio management dashboard and provide training.**

**Drive continuous improvement of portfolio and project management practices in alignment with standard frameworks and company guidelines to ensure goals and strategic priorities are met.**

**Facilitate sustainability project portfolio reporting and reviews across businesses and functions by removing impediments and prioritizing opportunity backlogs, overseeing initiative level stage gate tracking, and analyzing portfolio management data to generate insights for prioritization, risks and opportunities.**

**Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to deliver value and measurable outcomes from people, process, data and technology systems improvement, track development progress and business readiness efforts and identify value opportunities through optimization initiatives.**

**Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.**

**Other duties as assigned**



Bachelor?s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Experience in project management, project delivery process and portfolio management

Experience in transformation, operational excellence, process improvement project management

Experience leading cross-functional teams, and leading or coaching employees at all levels of the organization

Minimum of four years of related work experience

Other minimum qualifications may apply


Master's degree or other post-secondary degree

Experience leading complex and/or cross-functional projects in corporate sustainability or responsibility fields

Minimum of 10 years of experience managing projects or programs with significant spend

Experience using project management and analytical tools

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.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (?Cargill?) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

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

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