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Digital Project Manager

Location: 

Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

 

Summary:

The Simplot Digital Experience team is a newly formed organization within Simplot comprised of cross-functional, collaborative and digital first individuals with the goal of creating innovative solutions to support the company’s customer-facing digital assets.  We are starting from the ground up and looking for motivated and self-driven individuals to help bring this team to life.

 

To help us achieve our mission, we are hiring a Digital Project Manager to join our team.

 

As a Digital Project Manager within Simplot Digital Experience, you will oversee all aspects of delivery for complex, multi-disciplinary projects. The Project Manager is expected to work closely with multiple development teams (internal and external) and be responsible for managing project schedules, identifying risks and handling communication out to project stakeholders and strategic external partners. You are a self-starter with attention to detail and can demonstrate the ability to prioritize, resource plan and manage stakeholders. You relish the opportunity to work with diverse teams under high pressure and tight timelines.

 

The Digital Project Manager is expected to have a solid knowledge base of technical processes and language. A professional manner is essential, as is the ability to think on your feet. The desire to seek to add value to every project is crucial.

 

The Project Manager will perform a variety of project management and analysis tasks. The role requires credibility and confidence interacting with senior management, business stakeholders and the technology team across the full lifecycle of a project. The candidate will play a lead role in the execution of multiple strategic projects.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Leads & manages the Agile development product lifecycle to include user story creation, design, development, and QA of the project
  • Responsible for managing the progress and sprint milestones of deliverables
  • Helps support the team in user story estimation making sure that time commitments are achievable
  • Responsible for identifying any resource needs or constraints on their respective project and provides appropriate escalation to their manager where there are prioritization conflicts
  • Responsible for ensuring that the appropriate level of QA and User Acceptance Testing occurs
  • Ensures the appropriate level of documentation is produced
  • Works efficiently with resources in multiple locations
  • Demonstrates proactive issue resolution and is confident in his/her abilities leading a team
  • Gather and confirm requirements from the client at the project initiation stage. Turn clients’ requirements into a detailed scope of work
  • Manage multiple projects at time from inception to completion, ensuring quality work along the way from all teams involved
  • Manage project budgets and create internal reports from project management system
  • Ability to analyze vague project requests and clarify into specific tasks, next steps and deliverables
  • Be accountable and responsible for the end–to–end process for your project deliverables

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree (BA or BS) in related field
  • 8-10 years of relevent experience 

 

Job Requisition ID: 1552

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.

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