(Jobs in Kenya) CPD Project Manager AME at Syngenta - Gazeti Jobs

(Jobs in Kenya) CPD Project Manager AME at Syngenta

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Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. To learn more visit www.syngenta.com and www.goodgrowthplan.com.

Accountabilities

  • Drive project scope, plan, resourcing, risks/issues, reporting and delivery
  • Secure and influence effective stakeholder engagement, sponsorship, intervention, and approval
  • Engage and manage required teams of internal and external resources to meet time, cost, quality, and benefits case targets
  • Maintain standards and compliance throughout
  • Secure a smooth and effective handover to steady state operations

Qualifications

Knowledge, experience & capabilities

  • BSc, BCom, MBA or higher degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related field
  • 2 years work experience or exposure to project management is essential
  • 4 years work experience overall is required. Including a technical role or external experience in agrochemical or relevant industry and cross cultural/international experience
  • Working experience with Insect Control, Weed Control, Disease Control or Seedcare is an advantage
  • Excellent organizational skills, strong attention to details and technicalities, combined with ability to keep an overview and think broadly
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and influencing skills
  • Digital fluency; experience with Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, SmartSheet, Qlik and/or SmartChoice (Planisware) an advantage
  • A positive attitude to change and progress, solution oriented, and quality is a key element for you
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written), any additional language a plus

Critical Skills

  • In depth understanding of the agriculture industry
  • Strong project management skills a must
  • Self-starter with a high-level of self-drive
  • Capability to work across teams with different functional roles
  • High level of computer literacy (Power Point, Excel, Word)
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, presentation and negotiating skills
  • Collaborates effectively across organizational and functional boundaries
  • Learning agility

Preferred Locations

  • South Africa(Centurion), Zambia(Lusaka), Kenya(Nairobi), Turkey(Izmir), Egypt(Cairo), Morocco(Rabat)
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