Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, grow healthy food for all, and conserve resources for future generations. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with commercial and customer service based in Memphis, TN, as well as global offices in Brazil, Argentina, and Australia. www.indigoag.com

This is an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Project Manager with an interest in agriculture to contribute to a growing, innovative company. As part of the Project Management team, you will be responsible for enabling cross functional teams to meet commercial launch and operational objectives. Responsibilities include developing and executing project plans to ensure successful achievement of commercial goals, implementing standard processes to enable cross functional alignment between Commercial, Sales Operations, Strategy and R&D, and identifying and mitigating risks to commercial objectives. This position will report directly to Project Management and be based in Memphis, TN at Indigo’s US Commercial Headquarters.  Up to 25% of time will be travel to Charlestown or potential partner/customer sites.

 

Key Outcomes:

  • Develop, deploy and manage project plans to ensure success across functions involved in Commercial Launches
  • Develop processes and Improve upon existing processes to enable efficient and scalable achievement of commercial goals
  • Seamlessly able to support and connect Commercial and Enabling functional groups on a project-by-project basis
  • Become a Subject Matter expert in the tools and processes deployed by the Project Management team
  • Understands and embodies our purpose and core values.

 

Competencies and Qualifications:

  • BS/MS with 5 years’ experience in project management
  • A passion for project management and improving organizational capabilities
  • Excellent listening and communication skills to all levels and backgrounds at appropriate detail
  • Thrives in dynamic learning environment. Does not get distracted or disappointed if project undergo significant changes in scope, objectives and/or timing of deliverables as market learnings are gained
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of information into detailed project plans and next steps
  • Experience working with product launches and/or new service offerings in a complex industry. Any of the following will be considered a plus: Agriculture / Life Sciences / Fast Moving Consumable Goods, AND/OR Black Belt Six Sigma
  • Proven experience working at all levels of an organization simultaneously
  • Strong leadership skills and quick learner
  • Team player with ability to work cross functionally and simplify complex information from various level and departments
  • High tolerance to and ability to execute under ambiguous situations
  • Passion for Indigo and our core values
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time domestically

 

Location:

  • Memphis, TN
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