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Job ID 198182 Date posted 04/08/2022 Location : São Paulo, Brazil

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s agricultural supply chain business, where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.

Job Purpose and Impact

The GIS Specialist will create highly complex insights on monetizable businesses questions using powerful geo analytics that connect live, bottom up company intelligence and create competitive edge not possible from other ways. In this role, you will seek, understand and agree on the key local business questions to be answered before deploying the plan on data, technology, geo analytics and models, people and culture in the region. You will coach, orient and support diverse teams on the geographic information science usage to solve relevant business questions and guide and advise more junior analysts to use and develop methodologies and medium models focusing on solving powerful and monetizable business questions.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure timely availability of key data sets.
  • Execute highly complex global spatial information science analytics efforts defined by the regional strategy and effectively communicated to the local businesses.
  • Run, use and challenge global information science team analyses, methodologies and complex models, such as area survey using satellite images, index analysis and spatial analysis to deliver results and intelligence to influence the creation of insights for the businesses.
  • Transform geographic information science knowledge and usage into businesses insights and competitive advantage to the local business by the development of analysis for internal experts to guide and influence their insights to the commercial and trading teams locally.
  • Mentor global information science analysts to provide real value, assist them to understand the connection between the team and the local business needs and demonstrate the value of each specific local analysis for the business.
  • Connect the local geographic information science link among the countryside, trading, analytical and various other teams to gather data and market knowledge in order to better use the spatial analysis to create businesses competitive advantage.
  • Provide thought leadership for new data, technology, tools and innovation on the regionally geo analytics solutions and support to establish processes to efficiently gather potential insights generating data.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Advanced knowledge of highly complex modeling techniques and big data management
  • Ability to quickly take disparate information and derive accurate insights
  • Confirmed ability to solve complex problems, execute under tight timelines and pressure
  • Understanding of markets and interest in how markets work
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience
  • Programming knowledge (Python, R, IDL)
  • Advanced English
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • Fluent English

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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