Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/      

The role of Associate Commercial Project Manager is to support Indigo’s Project Management capabilities. Responsibilities include maintaining, tracking, and reporting on project status, and working cross-functionally to develop project plans and schedules. We are looking for a high energy candidate with a passion for project management. The Associate Commercial Project Manager will work cross-functionally with Commercial Operations, Crop Product Management, Supply Chain, Sales Ops and Finance teams to achieve the best outcomes for Indigo and our partners.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Indigo Certified Agronomy Program team to lead 2-3 major workstreams as Program is built out. As Indigo Certified Agronomy Program organization is hired and put in place, be able to transition on-going work to new team members and ensure their success
  • Work with senior stakeholders to establish a comprehensive Channel Enablement program enabling centralized reporting and channel-specific execution, partner management and tracking of value creation
  • Lead 1-2 major workstreams that are part of a large cross-functional project spanning Commercial Operations (Sales Ops, GCS, Business Units, etc.), Supply Chain, Finance and supported by Technology
  • Lead 2-3 small-to-medium size projects independently

 

Competencies:

  • Able to work on 3+ projects or workstreams simultaneously
  • Aligned with Indigo’s mission and core values
  • Works well cross-functionally with all levels of management and front-line delivery
  • Able to influence shaping of scope and deliverables from a neutral perspective for cross-functional projects
  • Clear, concise, and direct communicator
  • Highly organized and adaptable to high-speed continuous learning and improvement environment
  • Able to influence team members and stakeholders without direct management authority
  • Solution-oriented; views issues as opportunities for problem-solving
  • Flexible mindset, able to remain composed amidst stressful situations
  • Displays a strong sense of ownership of their deliverables (e.g., define a process and see it through to implementation, rather than creating a process flow and leaving it on the shelf)
  • Able to identify and manage complex interdependencies between tasks
  • Exhibits strong attention to detail
  • Incorporates time management into workflows
  • Able to structure and lead facilitated sessions for gathering inputs and problem-solving collaboratively
  • Entrepreneurial spirit; desires to build things of incremental value to Indigo customers
  • End-to-end thinker who can push the team to proactively get ahead of longer-term deliverables
  • Highly analytical; able to contribute to the rationale behind models and presentations

 

Qualifications:

  • PMP certification and Six Sigma a plus
  • Consulting experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years’ of relevant experience with cross-functional project management
  • Expert in Excel, Powerpoint, and Word
  • Experience with SalesForce or equivalent CRM system a plus
  • Experience managing multiple projects at the same time
  • Experience creating executive presentations
  • Experience completing projects on short deadlines with demonstrated 80/20 thinking
  • Ag or food production experience a plus
  • Experience working with technology teams a plus (awareness of when and how to engage technology teams during a project)
  • Experience working with large operational groups on the frontline of delivering company products and/or services a plus
  • Able to be based in Boston or Memphis, and willing to travel 50% of the time

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