Strategy Senior Associate at Cargill
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Strategy Senior Associate

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Job ID 215905 Date posted 07/06/2022 Location : Wayzata, Minnesota

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 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.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Strategy Senior Associate, will support the business to achieve strategic growth target. In this role, you will perform significant complex and varied analysis to identify and develop optimal revenue models, sales and distribution channels, pricing and new product development strategies and lead mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint venture projects for the defined areas.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop market insights and translate to commercial game plan by the analysis of product demand and trend for defined regions or areas, establishment of competitive landscape and identification of strategic partnerships and development of actionable strategic and commercial insights.

  • Lead, identify and resolve obstacles to complete project on time and budget to include the project plan, business metrics to measure through projects stages, risk and issue management and ensure project objective are met.

  • Coach junior analysts, collaborate with various stakeholders on strategic plans.

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

  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Confirmed analytical skills, conceptual thinking and a strong process mentality.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills.

  • Experience leading, coaching and encouraging feedback from a cross-functional team of individuals

  • Experienced in strategy development, including strategy consulting.

  • Experienced in leading a cross-functional team of individuals through coaching and feedback.

  • Minimum of four years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Seven years and above experience in commercial or business development.


Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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