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Erlanger, Kentucky
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Full Time Job
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Date Posted
8 months ago
By Jaden James
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Job Description

Director, Portfolio Management – Global Technology and Business Process PMO – Erlanger, KY or Remote


Computerworld and IDG (International Data Group) Insider Pro named ADM to The Best Places to Work in IT list based benefits, career development, training and on colleague feedback. We’re proud of our company culture and want you to come join us!  For more information on the List of Best Places to Work in IT:


Position Summary:

ADM Global Technology is unlocking the power of technology to bring automation at scale across the enterprise, embed analytics into decision-making for our people, and drive innovation into the experiences of our customers, producers, suppliers, and employees.

The Director, Portfolio Management role is a critical leadership role in the Global Technology and Business Process PMO within ADM, reporting to the Vice President, PMO. This person will facilitate decision-making for project investments impacted business processes or enabled by technology and ensure the focused operations of the portfolio.

Operationally, this person will ensure discipline across the portfolio for the master program and project schedule, resource capacity management, financial management, and program and project health.

Strategically, this person will help partner with the enterprise portfolio team (Readiness Office) on Demand Management and investment posture for technology and business process investments and the focused delivery of value through the portfolio.

This person will serve as the Workstream Leader for ADM’s operating model work stream, ensuring value delivery for ADM.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with global, senior level leaders to assist with translating business strategies into project execution - operating at both the strategic and tactical level to manage expectations and perceptions.
  • Partner with experienced IT leaders in shaping business challenges and opportunities into IT projects.
  • Facilitate portfolio management processes, including but not limited to demand management, resource management, and financial management. Heavy emphasis on identifying and quantifying the impact of trade-off decisions required to accommodate new demand.
  • Analyze multiple sources of data across various systems in order to support decision making, assess portfolio risk, and proactively identify obstacles.
  • Be responsible for and coordinate dependencies across the programs and projects within the portfolio; identify and remediate risks and issues or facilitate the escalation of such.
  • Be a main point of contact for both business and IT questions, concerns, and issues around IT projects.
  • Identify and implement improvement opportunities with existing and to-be-developed portfolio management processes.

Job Requirements:

  • B.S. in Information Systems or related field and four years of job experience OR ten years of relevant job experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize multiple types and sources of information into action.
  • Demonstrated experience with portfolio, program, and/or project management, including bi-modal project management methodologies.
  • Ability to grasp technical concepts quickly, solid ability to translate technical verbiage into easily understandable language for non-technical audiences.
  • Possess a high degree of situational awareness, including political astuteness, and the ability to influence through informal power structures of the organization in order to clear obstacles and achieve success for the portfolio.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation communication skills; ability to translate raw data into a compelling story for all ranges of consumers, including senior executives.

Relocation assistance is available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.

ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veteran status.

About ADM:

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at


ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

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