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Sr. Manager, Business Improvement & Development, Phosphate

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Job Title: Sr. Manager, Business Improvement & Development, Phosphate
Location: Loveland, CO, West United States, USA
Company: Nutrien Ltd.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Business Development/Strategic Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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Sr. Manager, Business Improvement & Development  - (Loveland, Colorado, U.S.A.)
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.
The Senior Manager, Business Improvement & Development, Phosphate reports to the Senior Director, Business Improvement & Development, Nitrogen & Phosphate and is responsible for the success of the development and execution of the Phosphate business improvement and development strategy. They will be responsible for the execution of the business level strategy. They will lead a varied portfolio of projects designed to enhance the value of the Phosphate business.
What you will do:
  • Lead the Phosphate Business Improvement & Development (PBI&D) team to support the execution and successful delivery of the Phosphate strategy
  • Lead and empower a strong and focused team to execute on the overall portfolio of Phosphate initiatives
  • Develop internal capabilities within own team and with rotational resources/SME’s, complete performance evaluations, and provide ongoing coaching
  • Manage and measure progress and results delivered across initiatives, identify and proactively address potential risks
  • Lead the codification, sharing, and implementation of best practices across teams and sites
  • Be a thought leader in Phosphate by being an expert on evolving trends in the industry (and beyond) to determine potential implications on Phosphate’s strategy (e.g. seek out external conferences, industry experts etc.)
  • Facilitate collaborative stakeholder engagement (e.g., site leadership, Phosphate business unit leadership, executive leadership team, etc.) across the organization to build buy-in and alignment on the Nitrogen strategy, its execution and overall program governance
  • Continuously identify new and innovative opportunities for 3rd party partnerships in support of the Phosphate strategy; lead the screening, assessment, establishment and operation of these partnerships
  • Facilitate change management, including development and deployment of methodologies, tools, processes, and training to support the change
  • Lead the strategic planning process at the business level, in coordination with the CD&S team
  • Support and lead analysis of opportunities, providing recommendations to senior leadership on contract negotiation, disclosure, financial analysis and risk assessment
  • Work with stakeholders right across the organization to continually grow and evolve the execution strategy and maximize value for the Phosphate Business line
  • Accountable for the Phosphate Continuous Improvement Program - Support the business in developing the long-term improvement plans, ensuring there are clear action plans in place which are being executed and delivered against
What you will bring:
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills to build relationship across the business groups including Sales, Transportation, Distribution & Logistics, Operations, Finance, Strategic Procurement, Engineering, Technology & Capital and IT
  • A university degree (Engineering, Commerce, Finance), with MBA preferred)
  • 5+ years related and progressive work experience in a leadership role
  • Demonstrated leadership and collaboration skills
  • Capability of working with a diverse group of people to drive cohesion and direction on business improvement projects
  • High level of business acumen
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and ability to approach problems from multiple perspectives
  • Solid understanding of finance and key financial measures
  • Ability to perform in an ambiguous environment; can quickly adapt to changes in schedule and direction
  • Ability to work in a multi-tasking, deadline-oriented team environment, and interface with various levels of management and leadership
  • Ability to think strategically and an attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to changes in schedules and direction when necessary
  • Experience with culture change is considered an asset
Compensation & Benefits:
Salary Range $96,600 - $138,000 Annually.
We provide an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage, and life insurance and well as disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. In addition, we have a retirement program that encourages our employees to save for the longer term, with generous matching employer contributions.  Our benefit package also demonstrates our culture of care with paid vacation, sick days and holidays as well as paid personal and maternity/parental leaves and an Employee and Family Assistance Program.  Details of the benefits package will be shared in the application process. 
In addition to base pay, this role is also eligible to participate in our annual incentive plan and long-term incentive plan, consistent with the terms of our program(s) where discretionary pay out of awards is reflecting components such as performance of the company and the employee.  Details will be discussed through the application process.
This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position.  The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.  Nutrien also makes internal equity a consideration in all pay decisions. 
Are you a good match? Apply today!
Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gend
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Job Post Date: 01/12/21
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