Overview

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 animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers. JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT Our Business Implementation Manager will effectively lead all phases of large- scale SAP ERP deployments and migrations including pre-deployment, deployment, cutover, and post-go live support. We seek a professional who will drive results, proactively identify and resolve problems, and partner effectively with all levels of the business organization as well as the supporting functions. The Cargill Animal Nutrition North Americabusiness organization is embarking on a multi-year journey to deploy SAP and enabling technologies. In addition to leading the execution, the Business Implementation Director will also lead the planning for the full roadmap accounting for adjustments as the business grows and changes. The Business Implementation Manager will be a part of the regional leadership team. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Accountable for the delivery of SAP and related projects including predeplyoment work (business readiness, data prep, infra readiness), deployment (SAP and legacy app design/built/test/install), and post-go live support through stabilization. Lead key end-to-end decision points on scope regarding SAP functionality and footprint. Ensure organizational readiness and leadership commitment to successful execution. Prepare and drive the business to change both how work gets done and what talent is needed to sustain the change. Monitor performance of the portfolio of initiatives to ensure adherence to quality, schedule, scope, budget; taking corrective action, where needed with a primary focus of on-time delivery. You will provide strategic leadership, development and talent management for direct reports and their organization, which may include forecasting resource needs, recruiting, hiring, performance management, training and budgeting. You will also coordinate subordinate managers and supervisors in selecting staff to align with current and future needs of the organization. Other duties as assigned “The location preference for this position is Wayzata, MN (Minneapolis area) or Olathe, KS. However – this position can also be 100% remote for those based in the U.S., in which case additional travel to the locations above would be required as needed.