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Project Manager

Date:  04-Jan-2023
Country:  India
Function:  OGA
Sub-Function:  OGA





 

About Us

Olam International is a leading food and agri-business supplying food, ingredients, feed and fibre to over 19,800 customers worldwide. Our value chain spans over 60 countries and includes farming, processing and distribution operations, as well as a sourcing network of 4.8 million farmers. Through our purpose to 'Re-imagine Global Agriculture and Food Systems', Olam aims to address the many challenges involved in meeting the needs of a growing global population, while achieving positive impact for farming communities, our planet and all our stakeholders. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, Olam currently ranks among the top 30 largest primary listed companies in terms of market capitalisation on SGX-ST.

Job Description

 

  • Clearly define project objectives and formulate a transformation project plan with timelines, milestone deliverables, critical path analysis and resource requirements.
  • Establish performance measures and accountability mechanisms for non-performance.
  • Ensure assigned milestones are delivered, measured and tracked within tolerances of quality and time against the set roadmap.
  • Orchestrate a Single Source of Truth:
  • o Credibility to spot potential conflicts or overlaps across workstreams.
  • o Proactive visibility on concerns, and issues to ensure timely resolutions – flag potential delays.
  • o Work with project leads and teams to achieve the best outcome.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with business partners to align objectives and manage interdependencies ensuring good relations and communication.
  • Challenging the Status Quo - Promotes new thinking, creative solutions and ways of working to address issues and mitigate risks.
  • Ensure transfer of knowledge and ownership of completed initiatives to the rest of the organization.

Review and identify continuous improvement opportunities within OA harnessing best practices, industry leading framework as well as leading innovative tools and technologies.

Requirements

  • Post Graduate in Finance/IT, MBA – Finance/IT, CA/CMA with 5 to 6 years of relevant working experience in project / change management and delivering large scale transformation, especially in finance functions within a large international organization with a specific focus on IT and Digital.
  • Candidates with a Big 4 background are welcome to apply.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and a flair for managing multiple stakeholders across cross-functional teams, including senior management, to drive outcomes and results.
  • Strong networking and communication capabilities - responsible for stakeholder management within the company and externally through multiple modes of communication.
  • Superior analytical aptitude, creative problem-solving abilities and excellent communication skills.
  • Aptitude and attitude to thrive in a fast moving, rewarding and dynamic environment - professional conduct required at all times.
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically, move seamlessly from plan to execution.
  • Highly proactive, resilient and flexible and prepared to “get in the trenches” and support the implementation of initiatives.

Olam is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nationality, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants are requested to complete all required steps in the application process including providing a resume/CV in order to be considered for open roles.

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