ADM IT Solutions Manager-Hire to Retire-Decatur, IL or Erlanger, KY in Decatur, Illinois

Job Title:

IT Solutions Manager-Hire to Retire-Decatur, IL or Erlanger, KY


Information Technology

Job Description:

For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at .

IT Solutions Manager – Hire to Retire-Decatur, IL or Erlanger, KY

This is an exempt level position.

Position Summary:

The IT Solutions Manager is accountable globally for the enablement of Hire to Retire business processes through IT solutions. Hire to Retire includes sub processes such as workforce strategy & talent management; total rewards (benefits and compensation); HR culture and operations; and HR function management (HRIS and change management). The Solution Manager is the strategic interface to the business and is aligned within the IT process framework to the Accountable Executive/Global Process Owner (AE/GPO) organization for the purpose of business technology strategy development, solution discovery, service management, risk management and relationship management. The Solution Manager is a key partner and trusted advisor with the business & process stakeholders and provides consultation, planning & design, and management of supporting existing and new technical solutions. Key skills in this position include extensive knowledge of Hire to Retire sub processes, the ability to work with global teams and cultures, collaborate with and influence others, as well as lead teams.

Job Responsibilities:

Leading a team of functional analysts, the primary responsibilities of the role include:

  • Accountable for overall IT services supporting Hire to Retire processes

  • Serve as the primary connection between IT service delivery and the business & process stakeholders, representing IT and promoting IT services and capabilities

  • Accountable for negotiating, reporting, and managing the overall service provided to the AE/GPO. This includes performance against SLA’s from both internal and external service providers, cost to serve, and customer satisfaction.

  • Define and action IT strategy for Hire to Retire process, enabling technology to support business processes and aligning with the business process vision and future state

  • Develop, maintain and communicate solutions roadmap for each application that services the Hire to Retire process

Job Description (Continued):

  • Develop and implement sound rationale for application portfolio management and manage product introduction and retirement plans, proactively anticipating gaps and overlaps within the application portfolio. Create consensus across other functions as to the timing of solution introduction and retirement.

  • Enforce processes and standardization of IT application use

  • Actively manage needs and expectations and deliver solutions with key process and business stakeholders

  • Proactively share knowledge of technology risks and opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness within the Hire to Retire process.

  • Create shared vision of the respective solutions and facilitate decision making and arbitration relating to trade-offs both within and between different solution platforms.

  • Collaborate with IT architecture and operations teams to ensure solution compatibility with company standards

  • Develop a team of Subject Matter Experts for the process and supporting solutions

  • Oversee the execution of business analysis and high level functional design for projects & enhancements

  • Drive continuous service improvement through established processes

  • Facilitate prioritization and management of business requests based on business value

  • Collaborate with Project Management Office on the prioritization of candidate projects across the company

  • Oversee the service transition and deployment of solutions and help to maximize the positive impact on the organization

  • Facilitate internal and third party service review meetings

  • Own the relationship with external application vendors

  • Drive change and innovation to support Hire to Retire Global Process Owner vision

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required related to Information Systems, Business or other relevant academic discipline

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a large-scale, enterprise environment.

  • Deep experience in the Hire to Retire process area

  • Knowledge of how current trends and technology may be used to support Hire to Retire processes.

  • Proficient understanding of how technology can solve for identified business problems.

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, and with all levels of the organization.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, complex projects in a timely manner.

  • Ability to work both in a team environment and independently.

  • Strong analytical, organization, time management and process management skills

  • Demonstrated high level of written, verbal and interpersonal skills to communicate information, ideas, procedures and processes in a logical sequence; at a level appropriate to the audience and resulting in effective working relationships.

  • Exhibits high personal performance standards, the desire and ability to continuously learn and must be results oriented.

  • Proven ability to build long-term relationships with customers and business partners.

  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed to achieve business objectives – likely 20-40% to other ADM locations

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 EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.




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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.