• Corteva Agriscience
  • $93,555.00 -158,890.00/year*
  • Wilmington, DE
  • Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance
  • Full-Time
  • 2101 Shallcross Ave

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Corteva Agriscience?, Agriculture
Division of DowDuPont? has an exciting opportunity for a Portfolio
and Financial Management Lead to join their going team. Corteva
Agriscience? creates the world's most recognized and premium agricultural
solutions to address the greatest challenges in agriculture. With a focus on technology,
Corteva Agriscience? creates seed and crop protection products that increase
productivity and profit for farmers while reducing risks to their business.
Every day our digital tools deliver insights our global partners need to thrive
now and into the future.

the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, we're building a culture that
stays curious, thinks differently, acts boldly and takes a stand on what's
right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. We know
we've got big challenges to solve - we hope you'll be part of the solution.
Whether you are in the lab or on the farm, teaching classes or crafting code -
we need bold thinkers and fearless doers to bring their best to the job at
hand. Every role at Corteva Agriscience? includes an opportunity to grow what

**Role Summary**

designs, and develops best practices for financial management, vendor
selection, Governance around IT spend, and internal processes to deliver on
operational excellence efforts for IT.
Drives, governs, tracks, and reports on the strategic initiatives of the
IT Portfolio. Promotes IT and Business engagement in the development of, and
adherence to, the global IT strategy.
Owns the effective communication of the IT Portfolio, its value
proposition, and its impact throughout Corteva

**Key Responsibilities& Accountabilities**


+ Supportbudget and Capital Planning annual activities; interface with Corporate FinanceIT Lead to track, and analyze IT Spend and report on gaps, lag and risk

+ Engagein dynamic investment portfolio management activities on ongoing basis; workwith ITLT to re-prioritize/re-forecast efforts as needed

+ InstituteIT governance for vendor selection by establishing preferred vendor and ratelist

+ Proactivelymanage strategic vendor relationships to expedite procurement operations withinIT

+ Createa competency model for key IT Vendors

+ Trackoperational excellence and productivity efforts for IT

+ LeadIT Portfolio Governance Board which reviews and approves new projects

+ Providecontent and support for the IT Steering Committee which reviews large scaleprojects with the CIO

+ Document,communicate and implement Corteva's IT Portfolio framework as next step to theIT Operating Model

+ Createa system and process for managing IT Portfolio details and providing visibilityto portfolio status, including, but not limited to:

+ Financials- Budget, Actuals, Forecast, and Accruals

+ CapitalBudget and Operating Budget (in excess of $50M)

+ PortfolioMix & Targets and its alignment to IT strategy

+ StrategicAlignment and Value Tracking

+ Provideguidance and oversight to the IT PMO and other IT governance groups, e.g.,Architecture and Security Review Board(s), to ensure awareness and alignmentwith IT Portfolio goals

+ SupportIT Business Partners in following investment governance processes


+ Manageand maintain healthy IT budget

+ Reporton financials and strategic vendor spend patterns

+ Leadproductivity analysis

+ Trackand report results of operational excellence programs

+ Trackproject expenditures and forecasts against approved investment budgets

+ Identifyfinancial issues and escalate as appropriate


**KeyCompetencies Required**

**Technical Competencies**

+ Understandrelevant GAAP accounting principles

+ Strongknowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint

+ Familiaritywith IT portfolio management activities

+ Knowledgeof IT strategies, Project Lifecycle, SDLC, and Agile framework

+ Strongknowledge of MS Project and/or Visio

+ LeadershipCompetencies

+ Self-starter;willing to work through ambiguous situations and take the lead wherever needed

+ Engageeffectively across business and IT stakeholders

+ Strongorganizational skills

+ VeryStrong verbal and written communication skills

+ Workwith cross-functional diverse global teams

+ Desireto learn and share knowledge and experiences; team oriented

+ Ableto be an active participant in \"all hands-on-deck\" initiatives

**Experience& Education Required:**

+ 10+ years of experience in Portfolio/Project/FinancialManagement

+ Bachelor's degree required


Corteva Agriscience ?, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.


Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit:
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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