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Job Title: Corporate IT Project Manager
Location: Portland, Hood River, OR, West United States, USA
Company: Wilbur-Ellis Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: IT/Software Development
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 2
Salary: competitive
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Do you have a strong technical background? Do you have a deep knowledge of project management guidelines and standards as well as a strong familiarity with project management software? Do you have a proven track record of driving short-term projects forward while building outstanding relationships with the team? If this sounds like you, we'd like to hear from you! 

For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services.  Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!


General Purpose and Scope of Position:

The Corporate IT Project Manager (PM) is responsible for directing and overseeing the operations and administration of assigned projects and programs. The PM provides visible leadership, accountability, and authority for the project. The Corporate IT Project Manager is responsible for developing, planning, and managing projects as well as monitoring the performance and progress against documented objectives. The PM works independently and exhibits a high degree of initiative in resolving problems encountered during the project lifecycle.


Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • Manage several concurrent small to large-sized IT projects from beginning to end. Identify, manage, track project dependencies/risks/issues, and critical path. Actively monitor all project milestones and deliverables.
  • Work with Business sponsors to define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project lifecycle
  • Effectively communicate and manage project expectations to project owners, sponsors, team members, and other stakeholders in a clear and concise fashion


Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • University degree in the field of computer science or business administration. A Master's degree in one of these fields preferred
  • 2-3 years of direct work experience in an IT project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution using a waterfall and agile methodology
  • 6-8 years of direct experience in software development (ERP customization, 3rd party integration, Business Intelligence, etc...)
  • Solid leadership skills with experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment as well as advanced interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment


Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • Overtime may be required to meet deadlines
  • Sitting for extended periods of time with the dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other devices and objects
  • Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings
  • Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with clients, stakeholders, or off-site personnel/management
  • Can work remotely


Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive annual salary (to be determined based on experience and other factors)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, vacation, sick time, life insurance, + more); Pension Plan, 401k match up to 3%
  • Drug-Free Workplace


 If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!



Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer

Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, and specialty chemicals and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,000 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.


Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people

Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.


Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry's best workforce

Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.

Job Code: ITPRO04687


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Job Post Date: 05/27/20
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