From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an Associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. We look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them!
Corporate Strategy Associate:
The Corporate Strategy Associate will be part of high-priority projects and initiatives sponsored by Cargill’s Executive Team to develop high-impact corporate, business, and function strategies. Working within Cargill's Corporate Strategy group provides an exciting opportunity to make a meaningful impact within our company and the broader Food & Agriculture industry! You will work in partnership with leadership to develop strategies that drive sustained, profitable growth in an increasingly dynamic and global Food & Agriculture environment. You will think about how to manage the risks and capture the opportunities presented by the biggest global issues facing the world today – from food security, resource scarcity, and climate change to global trade flows and new technologies. Specific work may include evaluating market entry opportunities, developing new business models, or defining our long-term corporate strategy.
Written and verbal communications, including storyline development and executive presentation preparation
Planning and structuring work in support of team leaders and overall project management
Problem solving, including developing and testing hypotheses, qualitative and quantitative data gathering and analysis working towards feasible solutions
Collaboration with business partners to capture information, create buy-in for recommendations, etc.
Help manage the Corporate Strategy department through recruiting, training, coaching, and other teambuilding activities
Bring an objective and external lens to Cargill
Associate Program Benefits:
Associates are eligible for comprehensive health care plans and incentives.
Associates are offered retirement plans and registration assistance.
As employees, Associates receive access to volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.
Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field.
Relocation benefits are available to those who qualify (based on mileage).
We promote a culture that celebrates diversity. This is a reflection of the clients we serve and generates a diverse group of employees. Our Business Resource Groups (BRGs) help us embrace our diversity, make our culture more inclusive and utilize our employees' outstanding talents and perspectives to benefit our organization and employees.
Our U.S. Business Resource Groups include:
Asian Alliance Network
Cargill Young Professionals Network
Cargill Ability Network (iCAN)
Cargill Ebony Council
Group Responsible for Orienting and Welcoming (GROW)
Cargill Pride Network
Veterans & Military Support Network
Cargill Women’s Network
Pursuing an MBA or relevant Master’s degree with anticipated graduation date in December 2021 or Spring/Summer 2022
2-4 years of relevant work experience in consulting, strategy, food and agriculture, or other applicable roles
Demonstrated problem-solving abilities, especially complex, ambiguous problems requiring integrated application of skills (e.g., finance, marketing, strategy, operations)
Demonstrated team and project leadership skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
High sense of accountability, strong will to succeed, and demonstrated desire to learn
Exposure to, or demonstrated affinity for, Food & Agriculture or related industries
Ability to travel, potentially up to 20% (depending on project needs and COVID-19 related travel restrictions)
International business experience
Bilingual, especially Spanish or Portuguese
Ability to navigate complex organizations
Ability to operate with partners across all levels of an organization
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 142125
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.