Cargill Senior Project Manager in Slupca, Poland

Senior Project Manager

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for all project management activities related to the successful integration of Konspol into Cargill. This includes project leadership, project planning, project execution, project control, and business results. The Senior Project Manager will manage complex business, process, data and technology workstreams across many stakeholders. It is expected that the Senior Project Manager will manage a portfolio estimated budget.

20% Project Leadership:

  • Provides strategic vision to the project team, utilizing general knowledge of portfolio management, and basic business/technical acumen

  • Leads periodic project reviews utilizing a full knowledge of the project delivery process

  • Identifies, recommends and implements best practices in project management

  • Provides mentoring and coaching to project team members as appropriate

20% Project Planning:

  • Defines project objectives and scope, utilizing a thorough knowledge of project management practices and procedures

  • Develops the integrated project plan for projects

30% Project Execution:

  • Leads execution of projects, utilizing the project management framework to achieve project objectives, on time and within budget

  • Manages project risks and issues

  • Develops contingency plans when necessary

15% Project Control:

  • Regularly measures and monitors project progress to identify variances from the plan and make needed corrections

  • Contains and resolves issues within the project that do not require project sponsor attention

  • Escalate risks and issues as and when necessary to appropriate responsible persons

  • Follow up for resolution

10% Business Results:

  • Communicate effectively with project sponsors and stakeholders on project status

  • Works with the business to ensure the solution is successfully implemented and that the promised benefits and value are captured

  • Ensures successful completion of all project phases and closure of all aspects of project

  • Recognize and celebrate success

  • Capture lessons learned

5% Traveling:

  • Travel to the location of the project if onsite project management is needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business, MIS or computer science or equivalent degree or equivalent experience

  • At least 5 years project management experience being accountable for and leading a broad range of business-related projects in an enterprise environment, including (but not limited to):

  • Business project implementations

  • Capital expenditure/Build projects

  • Business Process Improvement

  • IT infrastructure

  • Strong discipline in applying and using project management practices, processes and tools.

  • Thorough knowledge of project management and Project Delivery Processes

  • Strong English written and verbal communication skills

  • Active inquiry skills

  • Proven project team leadership

  • Relationship building at all levels

  • Negotiation, facilitation and stakeholder management

  • Analytical thinking & problem solving

  • Competently communicate business and technical concepts with business and functional people

Job Process Optimization/Project Management

Primary Location Poland-Greater Poland-Slupca

Other Locations Poland-Lesser Poland Voivodeship-Nowy Sacz

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SLU00001