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Senior Technology Project Manager

| Greater Boston Area

Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/

The role of Senior Technology Project Manager is a key driver of the success of technology development projects within Indigo. This individual is responsible for building a team, creating a plan, driving the execution of that plan, and clearly communicating progress of the projects they manage. This role requires a combination of demonstrated experience in managing applicable technology projects along with the aptitude, attitude, and energy to drive forward progress in an environment with many competing priorities. This position will report to the head of Technology Program Management and will work closely with people from virtually every part of the Indigo organization.

Outcomes & Responsibilities:

  • Establish rapport with key stakeholders across relevant functions including:
    • Finance
    • Technology
    • Supply Chain
    • Legal
    • Product Management
  • Take over program management responsibilities for Order to Cash projects across Production Model, Marketplace, and Indigo Transport Create and maintain project plan
    • Establish consistent and effective project communications with project stakeholders
    • Drive day-to-day project execution through a cross-functional group of project team members and stakeholders across multiple workstreams
  • Build plan for next generation settlements platform project to support all Indigo business models Assigned projects are independently managed and seamlessly integrated into overall Technology roadmap when appropriate
  • Contribute to the Indigo Technology program management methodology / toolkit
    • Project plan templates
    • Communication plans / templates
    • Recommended tools for tracking and managing projects and tasks
  • Establish relationships with Technology and business leaders and be sought out to help in other areas of the business, ultimately taking on responsibility for managing one or more Technology projects outside of the Order-to-Cash program.

Competencies:

  • Comfortable managing and steering people through a complete process
  • Able to think creatively
  • Able to translate stakeholder needs to system/process improvements
  • Able to bring structure to loosely defined processes and requirements and process to ambiguity
  • Well-organized approach to capturing priorities and following through on action items
  • Able to effectively manage project teams comprised of resources from multiple departments / business functions
  • Thinks not only in terms of highlighting issues but also in terms of identifying and implementing solutions
  • Proactive in engaging the appropriate teams / resources for a given activity – and aware of which teams / resources are not required (e.g., those that can be informed at a later date)
  • Flexible mindset, able to remain composed amidst stressful situations
  • Driven, self-starter with exceptional organizational skills
  • Clear, concise, and direct communication style; able to “call to action”
  • Able to be an “owner” for all processes created; takes pride in their work and deliverables
  • Able to effectively communicate technology concepts to non-technical or less technical audiences
  • Able to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Understands the handoff between technology project management and other resources and stakeholders within a project (i.e., knows when to take on a task vs. when to assign to someone else on the team)
  • Able to identify and manage complex interdependencies between tasks
  • Able to influence team members and stakeholders without direct management authority
  • Able to manage a program consisting of multiple projects involving stakeholders and resources from multiple departments

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in technology project management or other relevant technology experience (e.g. business analysis, development, engineering)
  • Well-rounded experience across different technologies (Cloud technologies, Custom web / app development, ERP systems, CRM systems, financial systems, LIMS, etc.)
  • Experience in projects that deliver technology systems to drive operational efficiencies a plus
  • Experience managing projects that combine tech and business process workstreams required
  • Experience managing agile software development projects
  • Experience capturing and developing use cases, requirements, and UAT processes for technology systems (Cloud technologies, Custom web / app development, ERP systems, CRM systems, LIMS, etc.)
  • Scrum master certification or PMP certification nice to have
  • Ag or food production industry experience a plus
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

On the edge of Charlestown, we are within walking distance to restaurants and bars. The Sullivan Square T and bus stop is also right next door!

An Insider's view of Indigo

What projects are you most excited about?

Our mission is to provide agronomists with unbiased real-time data we are collecting across thousands of acres at the ground level and from space. It's such a thrill to be working on the data and analysis perspective of this massively cross-disciplinary team that helps agronomists initiate data-powered conversations to provide substantial results.

Jyoti

Principal Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Indigo team member is someone willing to continuously learn and improve, regardless of experience or role. Whether you’re an Engineer, Account Manager, Business Analyst, or Scientist, successful team members keep the bigger picture in mind and bridge disciplines to solve problems facing the incredibly complex system that is agriculture

Hilary

Software Product Manager

What are Indigo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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