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End to End Project Manager

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Job ID 278578 Date posted 11/15/2023 Location : Mechelen, Belgium | Schiphol, Netherlands

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

The End to End Project Manager will plan, oversee and lead projects from ideation through to completion. You will serve as a liaison among project management and planning, project team and line management. In this role you will provide strategic vision and review the project proposal to resolve time frame and/or budget restrictions and adhere to standard procedures for accomplishing the project.  As project manager you will be accountable for your team’s achievement of project objectives (scope, schedule & cost).  This role can be based from any Cargill location in Western Europe.

Key Accountabilities

  • Understand & adhere to Cargill's Process Governance Model and Portfolio & Project Management standards (PPM)
  • Adopt Cargill’s gated Project Delivery Process (PDP) to coordinate and deliver projects in the portfolio and ensure consistent and effective execution
  • Support the application of Business Process Modelling (BPM) tools and methodologies
  • Organize, lead and motivate your project team. Select the right resources, provide relevant subject matter expertise & assign individual responsibilities
  • Set clear scope, goals and objectives for your project or phase. Define the work required to complete the project successfully
  • Develop project schedule and carry out planning in line with needs of your customers
  • Together with key stakeholders (from Build team / Manufacturing Technology / Finance ) plan, estimate, budget and control costs so that the project can be completed within the approved budget. 
  • Develop  and manage sponsorship, communication planning, creating awareness, involving stakeholders to increase buy-in and building change capability to increase adaptability and ability to manage future changes effectively.
  • Ensure proper documentation of your project throughout the entire PDP process (from creation to long term archiving). Document management includes version management, search information and document locations.
  • Identify, control and eliminate risks and resolve obstacles to ensure timely delivery of project and on budget
  • Monitor and report regularly to management on the status of projects including cost, timing and staffing (minimally at Gate reviews of PDP process).
  • Close the project - this includes evaluating successes and challenges to enhance learning for your next project
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience 
  • Experience with program & process methodologies 
  • Up to 50% mobility 
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Strong customer focus mindset
  • Experience in a manufacturing/operational environment, preferably food industry or FMCG
  • Time management, planning & organization skills
  • Critical thinking and project management skills
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills (verbal, written & visual)
  • Ability to adapt to changes in priorities, scope & working environment
  • Fluent in English – French is an asset
  • Teamwork

Our Offer
We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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