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Experienced Project Manager – North America

Job Title: Experienced Project Manager – North America
Location: Wilmington, DE, Mid-Atlantic United States, USA
Company: DuPont
Industry Sector:Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type:Operations
Job Type:Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A

This is a position for an experienced project manager with a high personal drive to help deliver new, innovation projects resulting in top line and bottom line growth, primarily in the N & H Protein Solutions and/or Food Protection BU. While there is a focus on these businesses, projects from any N & H Business or Venture may be assigned by the Portfolio and Project Management Leadership. The Portfolio and Project Management Team s imperative is to manage projects effectively and efficiently in order to drive commercial results and to enhance the return of investment in innovation. The critical success criteria is to deliver the portfolio of projects according to plan (time & budget) and in alignment with the strategic goals of the N & H business.

Primary responsibilities include

Manage a portfolio of projects focusing on product development within product lines — coordinating all the activities, driving the projects forward, facilitating the work of various contributors if needed, and making sure that everyone is on track and the project team meets and updates each other regularly

Execute projects according to project management tools, incl. Six Sigma tools

Apply disciplined project management tools to achieve objectives

Contribute to projects that may be local or remote. The Project Management Team is a global team.

Meet technical and budget aims of the project

Ensure valid and updated project metrics

Communicate with Project stakeholders

Secure correct resourcing both commercially and technically

Align project content with business strategy

Mitigate risk at project and portfolio levels


Experienced project manager with a successful track record of technical projects from early stage to late stage and the leadership required to accomplish this movement

Bachelor degree or higher within science, innovation management or similar. Preference to commercial experience on new product introductions

Demonstrated solution-oriented attitude contributing to success in reaching complex targets and deadlines.

Demonstrated strong networking skills combined with a strong flair for communication, a positive and constructive personal approach and strong influence leadership skills

Demonstrated organizational, structural and know how regarding interpersonal skills including confrontation skills, alignment skills and supportive skills

Demonstrated ability to work in different cultural contexts successfully

Requires flexible hours to work with teams in different global regions

Preferred: Project management external certifications

Demonstrated Growth Mindset : Ability to quickly understand significant assumptions or uncertainties within projects and accurately to communicate this to multiple audiences and drive to mitigation actions as needed

Job Post Date: 06/21/18

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