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Program Director

Land O'Lakes Inc
Arden Hills, MN 55112
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Imagine what you can do at Land OLakes. Our growth relies on extraordinary talent and boundless thinkers who are always looking for a better way and believe anything is possible. Like you, innovation and technology drive us.  

At Land OLakes, you will also be part of a community with creative doers and dreamers, who want to make a difference. We work together combining our global perspective and direct access to the source to create practical, new solutions to meet agricultures toughest challenges.

Join the team at any Land OLakes location or with one of our retail-owners and youll sense the optimism, honesty and innovation that goes into everything we do. Together, we strive to feed human progress.

Job Posting Title:

Program Director

Job Description:

  • Provide overall leadership and guidance to in-country managers on project implementation.
  • Ensure best practices are followed consistently during implementation of V37 projects to ensure that V37 delivers the best possible outcomes to donors.
  • Lead organizational meetings on technical topics to ensure that key messages are cascaded down consistently throughout the organization.
  • Facilitate effective startups and close-out of projects and help transition project offices between funding sources
  • Ensure that strong training and development programs are in place for V37 to ensure that processes are effective.
  • Deliver remote webinars to field staff.
  • Develop trainings when needed, that will assist field staff to implement with excellence.
  • Assist in the technical development of new business proposals, including helping design the program.
  • Lead and/or contribute to the strategic positioning and strategy design during the capture development stage of upcoming procurements
  • Ensure that all LOL INC policies are adhered and that best practices are followed in the pursuit of excellence.
  • Contribute to building a strong brand for V37 to be recognized in the industry as an organization that delivers excellent outcomes.
  • Process transactions related to the project that is supported.
  • Assist with oversight over any sub grantees that contribute the project

Required Experience/Knowledge (to be able to perform this job):

  • Masters Degree in International Development, Business Administration, Management or relevant field
  • 10 years experience in designing, implementing or managing International Development Projects
  • Successful experience leading project start-up and/or close-out of projects in excess of US $1M
  • Demonstrated success building and leading cross-functional teams of program managers, COPs, technical specialists prioritizing needs, developing action plans and executing initiatives
  • Experience and understanding of multiple donor frameworks including USAID, USDA and other international development donors.
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple projects/tasks, short deadlines, competing deadlines and intense pressure to perform
  • Ability to interact with established networks of senior level international development professionals, donors, governments, universities and other partners
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and oral presentation skills
  • Proven teamwork and supervisory skills
  • Proven financial management skills
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally
  • Must understand how to interpret M&E data and use it to adaptively manage projects

Preferred Experience/Knowledge:

  • Experience living and working abroad in situations relevant to the position

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Neither Land OLakes, nor its search firms, will ever contact you and ask for confidential information over the phone or in email. If you receive a call or email like this, please do not provide the information being requested.  

Land O'Lakes endeavors to make Landolakesinc.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact the HR Solution Center at 844-LOL-HR4U (844-565-4748) M-F 8:00am-4:30pm CT.           


Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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