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Manager, Transformation Office

Date:  19-Feb-2021
Country:  Singapore
Function:  CEO's Office
Sub-Function:  CEO's Office


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.

Key Deliverables

Key Responsibilities:


  • Develop the strategy and design of Olam transformation initiatives and ensure that they meet overall corporate and strategic objectives
  • Enable implementation of cost and capital transformation initiatives and be responsible for delivering P&L impact through extensive project management, rigorously maintaining and communicating single source of truth and facilitating problem solving at the right forums.
  • Work directly with Country CFOs, Country Heads, Finance Managers, Finance Controllers, members of the Finance Executive Committee, cross-functional teams (e.g., Operational Excellence, Procurement) and Business/ Commercial teams to drive monthly tracking and monitoring of cost transformation initiatives.
  • Leverage analytics and design smart dashboards for smart tracking and reporting of multiple transformation initiatives
  • Develop and facilitate key meetings and presentations to the Olam Board, Olam shareholders, project sponsors and other senior leaders on the progress of the Transformation projects
  • Manage conflicts and inter-dependencies of the transformation initiatives with other organizational priorities and advise on appropriate course of action
  • Support setting up of centres of excellence in Olam through identification, codification and implementation of best practices across business units and geographies


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Highly motivated recent MBA with a strong record of achievement in academics
  • Preferably have 1-2 years of experience driving large scale transformations in a Big 4 firm
  • Superior analytical aptitude, proactive problem-solving abilities and excellent communication skills
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in teams, deliver high quality and accurate output in high stress environment and meet tight deadlines

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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