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Date posted:  Nov 25, 2022
Location: 

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  13865

Senior Project Manager, Ops Excellence

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

About Digital Ag Solutions

Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company for the future and is leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to contribute to solving global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence with sales teams in ~150 countries and around 17,000 employees. 

Drawing on over a century of crop nutrition experience, Yara established the Digital Farming unit – now Digital Ag Solutions (DAS) – 4 years ago to explore how technology could be used to impact farmer livelihoods and productivity. Today, DAS has built products for smallholder and professional farmers, retailers and other farming ecosystem stakeholders across Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe. 

We are an international team of engineers, scientists, researchers, designers and agronomists working together to achieve Yara’s goal to responsibly feed this world and protect the planet. Join us in building new digital products and services to create value for stakeholders across the agricultural ecosystem. 

Responsibilities

The Business Operational team works as a business enabler across business operations and digital product lines of the organization, and proactively looking for ways to help people be more effective and drive progress. This involves managing various projects across multiple functions and regions.

  • Drive and collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams, delivering projects end-to-end, resolve conflicts, manage alignment with multiple stakeholders, and communicate effectively with technical teams, executives, and wider audience.
  • Identify areas of opportunity and influence change at the product, process, or policy level.
  • Design and implement process improvements to minimize complexities, ensure compliance and to optimize effective operations. Adopt pragmatic approach focused on business outcomes, rather than absolute optimization.
  • Manage project pipeline & documentation, drive project communication, project schedule, risk management with timely reporting/escalation to senior stakeholders,
  • Facilitate cross-functional alignment to drive progress against goals and objectives, establish clear next steps & owners, and resolve blocks that impede progress.
  • Provide guidance & supervision to the team and where relevant provide insight into individual challenges & support problem solving as needed.

Profile

  • Seeking experienced IT Project manager with 10+ years’ experience managing Programs/Projects
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams with executive communication to senior stakeholders
  • Excellent project management skills including prioritization, scheduling, and documentation
  • Ability to build strong relationships and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Knowledge and experience of different project management frameworks, including waterfall and agile
  • Strong problem-solving, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence without authority
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English, with the ability to clearly articulate complex subjects to a global audience
  • Working experience with Design Thinking/Agile principles, and project management systems (eg; Jira, MS Project)
  • Ability to thrive & exercise judgment in a fast-paced environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities

Additional Information

We strive to reflect the diversity in society and encourage all qualified applicants from all background to apply. We are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances

Why us?

  • Evolving tech development division of an established agricultural products and services company.
  • Explore and develop digital, software, hardware products, which provide value to farmers, smallholder communities and the value chain.
  • Be part of our mission to build sustainable solutions that benefit humanity and the environment.
  • Full-time, permanent and freelance contract options available with competitive remuneration + benefits.
  • Support for personal development, training and continuous learning.
  • Commitment to using new technologies and frameworks, meetups, and knowledge sharing.

Apply no later than

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Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassadors networks. 


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