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This position has dual responsibility for R&D project portfolio management and for providing oversight for research operations.
In the role as R&D Project Portfolio manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing oversight and driving the portfolio of research & development projects to ensure the highest return for our R&D investment, to guide project managers to deliver a steady stream of high quality R&D projects and manage the multiple interfaces to engage key stakeholders in order to deliver business options to FMC and their customers.
The successful candidate will also provide leadership to the research operations team provide support across R&D particularly for shared services, and includes contract research management, sample management, library services, capital equipment prioritization, and office and administrative support.
Approximately 20- 25 direct reports
The purpose of the project management team is to assure coordination of the cross-functional teams and completion of project deliverables according to promised timelines to deliver business results from pipeline projects. The project leaders are responsible for the success of the project. In addition to the project leaders, the resource management team maintains the project plans, assures resources and budget are properly assigned so that the project teams can meet business deliverables. The resource management process provides a link between the project teams and the finance budgeting, forecasting and longer term strategic planning processes.
Responsibilities of the Research Management team include:
Graduate degree in a relevant agricultural sciences field preferred. (Biology, Plant Science, Entomology, Weed Science, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering related) with PMP Certification or Equivalent preferred. The new candidate should plan to obtain PMP certification during the first year if not already certified.
FMC employees enjoy competitive compensation, a menu of work/life benefits and opportunities to continue developing their skills and building their career. FMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. FMC supports a drug-free workplace.