Syngentais a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security byenabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources.
Throughworld class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90countries are working to transform how crops are grown.
We are committed to rescuing land fromdegradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
About this Job :
Project and Portfolio Management : To ensure prospective and active venturecollaboration projects underway with the global Managing Directors are wellscoped, managed and executed / delivered to meet the overall global SyngentaVentures business strategies
Work with the SV team to help create businesscases and to manage, track and update the global collaborations portfiolio anddeal flow.
This includes ensuring all deal flow is tracked in a centraldatabase
To work closely in conjunction with thefinance and legal business partners to inform and coordinate the needs for allof the global Managing Directors, including both the Operations and Global Head
Reporting : To maintain a regional overview on a multi-project portfolio with afocus on reporting to the business leaders on active deal flow in eachvertical, collaborations ongoing and collaborations concluded
Regional Project Governance : To promote and facilitate decision making that isfact and figures based; leads the global directors to assemble complete andreliable information on projects in a form that satisfies all applicablecorporate review requirements and governance bodies in assessing current andpast projects
Processes and Tools : To managethe expense management, calendaring and team meeting logistical coordinationfor the SV team members, including the Global Head of SV and OperationsHead.
To promote common project management,filing standards, methodology, tools and ways of working aimed at managing andreducing complexity and increasing the overall effectiveness, efficiency, andoperational innovation of the department
Essential Duties &Responsibilities :
Direct management of the tracking and business casealignment for assigned collaboration projects
Organize and manage project / collaboration meetings for theManaging Directors both internally and externally, ensuring minutes, actionsand secure adequate resources for projects aligned with businessstrategies.
Establish and maintainproject plans
Identify, document, and proactively manage tracking of dealflow for the SV team; ensuring that we are consistently reporting activity tothe Business Leads
Manage projects todeliver on time, budget and quality in cooperation with business and partnerfunctions
Manage the day to daybusiness activities of the SV team, Global Head of VC, and Operations Headincluding expense management, calendars, travel, and team meeting logistics
Champion the portfolio managementprocess to ensure the flow of new and engaged companies into pipelineand portfolio companies and to project proposals at the Global and Regionallevel.
Work closely and consistentlywith Managing Directors in supporting processes to ensure visibility, simplicity,review and consolidation
Support Portfolio managementprocess in reporting requirements during the annual cycle including half yearlyportfolio reports
Provide reporting to the global team in templates requiringSET approval and / or internal and extenral stakeholder input / review
Promote and support the effective use of Smart Sheet,Salesforce, and sharepoint tools for global portfolio and project management
Structure projects to allow meaningful business decisions, andvisibility to the Managing Directors andBusiness Leads, to optimize project management efficiency
Ensureaccessibility of short term collaborative documents (meeting minutes, agendas,actions) in SharePoint Team Spaces and long-
term storage of key documents inapplicable tools
Education &Experience :
MA,MS or, MBA degree. PmP Certification isexpected within 24 months
Experiencein leading projects at regional or global level, with at least 10 yearsexperience in industry
Working with managementof the local, regional, and global business organization
Successful handling ofconflicting pressures from different stakeholders
Work in an international andmultidisciplinary team environment
Additional Knowledge,Skills, Traits & Abilities :
Workas a seamless team across the globe to manageand deliver all assigned projects in the multi-project portfolio with a focuson creating competitive advantage, economic value and winning in themarketplace
Improve processes andeffectiveness by providing appropriate planning solutions with the aim ofsimplicity while providing transparency to stakeholders
All projects have a clear scope, and visible plans accessible to the globalcommunity
Ensure all projects are supported by adequate business information,consistent with business strategy and aligned and tracked to meet projectedfinancial targets as outlined in business cases
Maximize the effectiveness of the Global Head of Ventures and theOperations Head through managing calendars, expenses and meetings.
Ensure and maintain a strict level of confidentiality at all times
What We Offer :
Full Benefit Package(Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts your first day
401k plan with companymatch, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
Paid Vacation, 12 PaidHolidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, WellnessPrograms, Corporate Discounts among others
A culture that promoteswork / life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family orientedevents throughout the year
Syngentais an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment,hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons ofrace, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, genderidentity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protectedstatus.
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