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Data Management Lead – Food Ingredients - Bio-Industrial (FIBI)

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Job Title: Data Management Lead – Food Ingredients - Bio-Industrial (FIBI)
Location: Hopkins, MN, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Cargill, Inc
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Crop Production
Career Type: IT/Software Development
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: N/A
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Position Purpose & Summary

The Food Ingredients - Bio-Industrial (FIBI) Enterprise Data Management Lead will be responsible to drive value creation through data exploitation, envisioning data-enabled strategies as well as enabling all forms of business outcomes through analytics, and data and analytics governance.  In this position, the Enterprise Data Management Lead will develop and execute the data & analytics strategy for FIBI globally. This will include partnering with the enterprise leadership team to identify high priority areas where advanced insights will drive unique value for the enterprise/function.   

You will be accountable to: develop and drive an end-to-end data and analytics strategy and roadmap for FIBI, including the business case and "practical" first steps for execution; set and execute enterprise-wide governance and utilization of data as an asset; create the bridge between data, technology and the business/function to capture value and drive revenue.; lead a cultural change in which data is viewed as a business asset and not a cost. It is expected that this leader work within FIBI to build a sustainable Enterprise Data Management capability that will continue to innovate and mature as the technology in this space evolves.

Successful candidates will demonstrate:  deep curiosity and drive to seize opportunities;  servant leadership and desire to enable others to succeed;  business acumen and influential leadership;  continuous improvement mind set;  passion to solve business challenges with facts and data;  ability to leverage and teach others how to use technology to our advantage; resiliency and able to consolidate multiple perspectives into a shared vision and strategy for execution.

Principal Accountabilities

40% Strategy Development and Thought Leadership
  • Develop and execute the strategy, plan, and processes to effectively manage data and analytics across the enterprise/function
  • Review and assess current data and analytical capabilities and needs; Design and lead plan to build appropriate level of sustainable capabilities within the Enterprise/Function.
  • Identify new kinds, types and sources of data to drive business innovation throughout the Enterprise/Function.  Define processes for the effective, integrated introduction of new data.
  • Evaluate use of existing and emerging technology to support the Data & Analytic needs (data platform, visualization tools, predictive analytics, etc)
  • Educate and teach the organization on new tools/techniques they can use to enhance D&A in the organization
  • Proactively seek opportunities to drive new insights across the enterprise.  Partner with key leaders to develop value opportunities and drive delivery including test, pilot and bring new value realization to the business.
  • Externally benchmark program and bring innovative ideas, including  connecting with external companies to share best practices and stay current with latest technololgy/industry advancements. 

40% Data & Analytics Strategy Execution and Governance  
  • Institute a programmatic approach for Enterprise/Function information management to identify, prioritize and execute the data and analytic initiatives with a clear line of sight to enterprise/function strategies and business outcomes.
  • Educate and teach the organization on new tools/techniques they can use to enhance Data & Analytics in our the organization
  • Continuously review and prioritize Data & Analytics portfolio of initiatives
  • Ensure consistant processes and tools across the organization
  • Ensure effective processes are in place to provide accurate, timely, and insightful data and reporting
  • Responsible to enhance and influence the integration of data processes, designs and governance across the enterprise/function
  • Develop and maintain controls on data quality, interoperability and sources to effectively manage corporate risk associated with the use of data and analytics.
  • Guide business and technology data architectures that have materially  positive impact for the organization
  • Ensure important controls, compliance and security related to data integrity and access are achieved Acts as a strategic liaison between Enterprise/Function Business Leaders and Global IT relative to important data initiatives and projects - ensuring intiatives deliver desired results on time, on budget, and with a high level of quality.
  • Accountable for D&A portion of the IT budget and ensuring we managing within those parameters on annual basis.
  • Devise and implement efficient and secure procedures for data handling and analysis with attention to all technical aspects.

20% Innovation and Change Leadership
  • Utilize data-driven insights to help support exploitation of strategic and tactical business opportunitites, and be a champion for a data-driven, decision-making culture.
  • Deliver in-depth insights into the end-to-end journeys of customers and supply chains, and how they can be improved using digital technology. 
  • Improves organizational performance through the application of original thinking to existing and emerging methods, processes, products and services.
  • Employes sound judgement in determining how innovations will be deployed to produce a value outcome.
  • Encourages prudent risk-taking, exploration or alternative approaches and organizational learning.  Creates an environment for the effective management of appropriate innovation risk.
  • Provide leadership for  data & analytic managers and teams that may reside in different parts of the Enterprise/Function organization

This position posting is open to candidates only based in the U.S. If you are NOT located in the U.S., please apply to positions in your country/region.

The position is located in Hopkins, MN (Twin Cities location); relocate assistance may be provided for the selected candidate. (100% remote option is not available) 

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    Job Post Date: 05/21/19
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