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Project Manager IV HQ GS


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.


This role applies advanced subject matter knowledge to complex business issues, and is regarded as a subject matter expert. Frequently contributes to the development of new ideas and methods. Works on complex problems / projects where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors. Exercises significant independent judgment within broadly defined policies and practices to determine best method for accomplishing work and achieving objectives. Leads and / or provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross-functional initiatives. May provide mentoring and guidance to lower level employees. Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies. Frequently represents the organization to external customers/clients.

Must have a background with digital projects (web-sites, mobile apps, e-commerce, content, etc.).  Must have experience in waterfall and agile methodologies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Budget $350K-$1M.
  • Medium / moderately complex / local or sub- region.
  • Meets approved budgets.
  • Provides reliable financial forecasts to management.
  • Manages mid to upper level stakeholder relationships.
  • Manages internal as well as external resources with a team size generally up to 20 people.
  • Is aware of necessary skill development of project team members.
  • Provides performance review input and development recommendations for team members.
  • Develops processes and procedures for portfolio planning for a medium-sized department, team, or organization.
  • Facilitates the identification and prioritization of corresponding work activities and develops a supporting resource plan. Facilitates baselining the portfolio plan and manages on-going change requests. Provides reporting, as needed.
  • Identifies opportunities and supports continuous improvement.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

10+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

General: Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of key operational policies, processes, and methodologies applicable to project management. Aware of industry standard project management techniques and when they should be used. Experience of multiple complete projects. May be on the PMP certification path. Good leadership and influencing skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Strong ability to effectively lead a team.

Job Requisition ID: 4622

Travel Required: Less than 10%

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.**

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