Colombia - Español

Technical Project Manager

Sofia, Bulgaria
Job Reference JR0073336
Professional Areas Digital Technology & Analytics
Function Information Technology
Years of Work Experience 5 - 8
Start date 2024-01-31

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

In this role, you will envision, lead and deliver large cross-functional and multi-faceted projects in the IT portfolio. A project is a group of related projects managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits not available would they be managed individually –a project is needed (versus a project) when there is a big change in a service or when a service is not existing.

You will lead the discovery phase of the project(s), define and align the vision strategy with the stakeholders, set business goals and business benefits with the board/steering team, define and lead the solution selection and implementation, organize the project(s) for success, and deliver with top quality, on-budget and on-time.

You will be accountable for the realization of the project business value, for the adoption, the delivery and the success of the project(s) and various projects, working closely and effectively with the business partners/stakeholders, IT Services, IT Operations organizations, IT Business Partners.

  • Delivery projects aligned with the strategy and roadmap for Technologies & Operations services domain.
  • Accountable to technically lead highly engaged teams of internal and external resources in different locations, cultures, and countries, delivering the enterprise mission and vision and adhering to enterprise commitments/values
  • Ensure compliance with and participate in continuous improvement of organizational standards, practices and methodologies
  • Define, track, measure and report on critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • Partner for success across the Information Technology ecosystem and with our business partners and our suppliers
  • Deliver projects in a self-motivated manner and consistent with Engineering Release Plan and project deliverables
  • Drive benchmarking exercises to ensure LDC IT remains within the top tier of best practices for projects including Agile ways of Working and tools
  • Ensure security standards and policies are implemented
  • Ensure positive partner/customer experience through satisfaction surveys
  • Proactively lead through organizational change and the evolutions needed in the IT Way/Competencies
  • Collaborate with enterprise stakeholders, providing advice and assistance to coordinate and operationalize the integrated strategic and operational plans for innovative technologies, methodologies and processes.
  • Proven experience in IT Technical Project (databases, middleware, operational systems, automation, etc.) 
  • Cloud knowledge and Architecture skills in Microsoft Azure 
  • 5+ years of wide-ranging of projects in IT in multi country and high complexity organizations
  • Proven experience Agile Methodology (Scrum, Kanban, SAFE, etc.).
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure convergences and business benefits provided (highly desired).
  • Proven experience delivering technology projects and services, with excellent customer quality, cost and outcome measures
  • Ability to work with a range of technical staff, architect, and operational and business partners to develop joint solutions
  • Understanding of ITIL frameworks, Agile and lean principles

Other skills and competencies:

  • Demonstrated leadership and team-management skills in multi-cultural, regions environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to facilitate problem solving among groups with varying needs and priorities
  • Oral, written, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills 

Additional Information for the job

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.



We offer

- Competitive salary and benefits

- Private medical insurance

- Life insurance

- Flexible working

- Access to Training and Development 

- Food vouchers

- Transportation Allowance

- Sports card with 90/10 coverage

- 25 days annual leave

- Modern office in communicative location

- Fruits days in the office

- Hybrid model of working

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.


Job Description

In this role, you will envision, lead and deliver large cross-functional and multi-faceted projects in the IT portfolio. A project is a group of related projects managed in a coordinated way to obtain benefits not available would they be managed individually –a project is needed (versus a project) when there is a big change in a service or when a service is not existing.

You will lead the discovery phase of the project(s), define and align the vision strategy with the stakeholders, set business goals and business benefits with the board/steering team, define and lead the solution selection and implementation, organize the project(s) for success, and deliver with top quality, on-budget and on-time.

You will be accountable for the realization of the project business value, for the adoption, the delivery and the success of the project(s) and various projects, working closely and effectively with the business partners/stakeholders, IT Services, IT Operations organizations, IT Business Partners.

  • Delivery projects aligned with the strategy and roadmap for Technologies & Operations services domain.
  • Accountable to technically lead highly engaged teams of internal and external resources in different locations, cultures, and countries, delivering the enterprise mission and vision and adhering to enterprise commitments/values
  • Ensure compliance with and participate in continuous improvement of organizational standards, practices and methodologies
  • Define, track, measure and report on critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • Partner for success across the Information Technology ecosystem and with our business partners and our suppliers
  • Deliver projects in a self-motivated manner and consistent with Engineering Release Plan and project deliverables
  • Drive benchmarking exercises to ensure LDC IT remains within the top tier of best practices for projects including Agile ways of Working and tools
  • Ensure security standards and policies are implemented
  • Ensure positive partner/customer experience through satisfaction surveys
  • Proactively lead through organizational change and the evolutions needed in the IT Way/Competencies
  • Collaborate with enterprise stakeholders, providing advice and assistance to coordinate and operationalize the integrated strategic and operational plans for innovative technologies, methodologies and processes.

Experience
  • Proven experience in IT Technical Project (databases, middleware, operational systems, automation, etc.) 
  • Cloud knowledge and Architecture skills in Microsoft Azure 
  • 5+ years of wide-ranging of projects in IT in multi country and high complexity organizations
  • Proven experience Agile Methodology (Scrum, Kanban, SAFE, etc.).
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure convergences and business benefits provided (highly desired).
  • Proven experience delivering technology projects and services, with excellent customer quality, cost and outcome measures
  • Ability to work with a range of technical staff, architect, and operational and business partners to develop joint solutions
  • Understanding of ITIL frameworks, Agile and lean principles

Other skills and competencies:

  • Demonstrated leadership and team-management skills in multi-cultural, regions environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to facilitate problem solving among groups with varying needs and priorities
  • Oral, written, and interpersonal communication and presentation skills 

Additional Information

Additional Information for the job

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.



We offer

- Competitive salary and benefits

- Private medical insurance

- Life insurance

- Flexible working

- Access to Training and Development 

- Food vouchers

- Transportation Allowance

- Sports card with 90/10 coverage

- 25 days annual leave

- Modern office in communicative location

- Fruits days in the office

- Hybrid model of working