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Digital Solutions Project Manager


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Job Title: Digital Solutions Project Manager
Location: Shakopee, MN, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: BASF - We Create Chemistry
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Crop Scout
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connectedminds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and socialresponsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. Asthe world's leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly everyindustry meet the current and future needs of society through science andinnovation.

 We provide achallenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on processsafety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities weoperate in, and are always working to form the best team—especiallyfrom within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.

 And we are constantlystriving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized byForbes Magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on ourjourney to create solutions for a sustainable future 

 Digital Solutions Project Manager (1901855) - Shakopee, MN

 Where the ChemistryHappens 

 The Digital Solutions Project Manager is an important part of digitizing and automating business processes bydesigning solutions that can significantly improve customer and employeeexperiences. In addition, you will be collaborating with stakeholders, SMEs, ITcounterparts, and vendors in identifying gaps and translating current statechallenges into future state solutions and detailing correspondingspecifications and requirements.

Formula forSuccess 

A successful candidate for thisposition should be a trailblazer who is able to enjoy challenging the statusquo and take pride in finding the most optimal solutions to improve overallbusiness performance and enhance value to our customers. Simplicity, speed, andimpact are key drivers for success in this role. 

  • Research and present the latest digital trends with recommendations on how to incorporate them into business solutions to enhance the customer experience and drive business growth.
  • Participate in the creation and implementation of a business digital strategy.
  • Research best practices for digital engagement and perform competitive analysis to identify gaps.
  • Provide expertise in defining the best solution options for any given opportunity.
  • Work on integrating digital technologies in our business.
  • Perform first assessment of project ideas as input for the project portfolio management process.
  • Ensure ongoing development and deployment of IT business system solutions based on business needs and strategy.
  • Help the customer to detail requirements as needed for defining an IS solution.
  • Consult and design solutions considering feasibility, BASF IS architecture and policies, and cost-efficiency.
  • Support the design and successful implementation of profitable, effective, and customer-oriented solutions based on business requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and manage problem solving during the solution build and test phases.
  • Ensure solutions are implemented per functional requirements while maintaining accuracy.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and actively participate in the extension of existing BASF platforms capabilities by deploying and configuring new features, components, and releases in a controlled way.
  • Create and present business proposals to senior business leadership team.
  • Develop and manage one direct report to integrate digital tools into the workplace.
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Advanced degree with a Business or Project Management focus, or equivalent professional experience, is a plus.
  • Ability to translate business needs into digital solutions by working effectively with internal/external customers.
  • Experience in Scrum/Agile software development process and/or programming design and systems management.
  • Familiarity with developing business processes and IT solutions in Business and CRM environments from conceptualization to implementation.
  • Direct interaction with product owners and stakeholders to document decision, issues, functional and non-functional requirements, use cases, process models, and impact analysis.
  • Demonstrated overall entrepreneurial drive with high customer-oriented focus.
  • Solid understanding of strategic IT solutions, particularly those that support IoT and other emerging information and data analysis technologies.
  • Working knowledge of SAP business software applications.
  • Experience with enterprise wide cloud-based solutions from Salesforce and SAP C/4HANA.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Access.
  • Good communication (written and oral), presentation, and team facilitation skills.
  •  Create Your OwnChemistry: What We Offer You 

     Adding value to ourcustomers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite ofbenefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—thewhole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you createyour own chemistry. 

     The total rewardsthat you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitivehealth and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that includecompany-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, webelieve investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large,global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally andpersonally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.

     BASF providesinteresting and challenginglearning and development opportunities to help you make the mostof your talents and your job. 

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    Job Post Date: 07/13/19
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