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Cargill Applications Enablement Supervisor, APAC in Kampung Baru Jalan Malaysia, Malaysia

The Application Enablement Supervisor is accountable for leading and providing direction to professionals and indirect staff related to cross-portfolio application enablement activities on a regional level. This position is accountable to oversee the following regional enablement activities: Cutover, Testing, Data Conversion and Integrations, across regional application portfolios requiring strong business and technical knowledge.

The position requires a supervisor who can partner effectively with all levels of the Global IT Function, Business Units/Corporate Functions, internal partners, and third-party partners. The position will require strong technical expertise with broad understanding of the activities required to enable and manage delivery on a diverse regional application portfolio. This position will report into the APAC Application Enablement Manager and have close alignment with all regional portfolio managers/supervisors, EA, PMO, and Infrastructure for regional delivery.

Additionally, this position is a member of the regional application enablement leadership team for the region, and as such, provides input to the strategies for the delivery of regional applications.

Principal Accountabilities

Application Enablement Planning and Management (25%)

  • Execute strategies to effectively and efficiently deliver application enablement support activities within and across multiple regional application portfolios.

  • Partner with regional application portfolio managers/supervisors and center led Technical Services team to develop and implement strategy for application(s) portfolio roadmap and rationalization.

  • Develop resource and delivery plans to satisfy long term view of demand in alignment with Region and Global IT Strategy.

  • Partner with strategic sourcing, supplier governance office, finance, and Cargill Business Services (CBS) to effectively leverage internal and external capabilities.

  • Identify and implement opportunities to leverage synergies across regional application teams.

  • Participate in managing the regional technology investments and budgets in alignment with Global IT portfolio strategy.

  • Champion, lead, and align activites to enable regional portfolio(s) applications strategy and initiatives.

  • Regularly communicate with all key stakeholders (e.g. Global Technical Services Lead, Regional Business Applications Lead, Regional Portfolio Application Managers/Supervisors, CBS, BU/function, team members).

  • Participate in defining and building the strategy for regional application enablement serivces.

  • As the team resource manager, ensure the team is agile and focused on the right priorities and completion of work. Manage supply and knowledge of resources to match agreed demand resulting in timely execution and effective resource utilization.

  • Develop and implement IT strategies within the scope of this role to enable business strategies.

  • Responsible to ensure input to the strategy and technical planning of system / application technology is in accordance with internal and external software and TGRC compliance standards.

  • Provide input to the baseline cost structure and performance metrics, and needed actions to decrease costs and improve efficiency.

Application Delivery Support (25%)

  • Ensures application architects and technical leads are established and operating to a necessary level of maturity aligning EA reference archtectures and design patterns supporting global and regional projects.

  • Supervise continuous improvement and delivery excellance of solution design and build in partnership with other 3rd party vendors and Global IT teams and processes (i.e. PMO, CBS, Portfolio Leads, SAP, etc.).

  • Ensure alignment of design patterns, templates, development standards, and development methodologies used within the region meet Global IT standards. Participate in the establishment of the Global IT Portfolio and EA strategic direction.

  • Ensure technical architectures are correctly being followed in solution development and management of application assets such as patterns, templates, and standards in alignment with Global IT strategy.

  • Responsible for successful technical delivery execution and QA of projects delivered using center led delivery model ensuring projects meet business requirements, development standards, operationally ready, tested, supportable, and transition to steady-state.

  • Ensure testing strategies are followed and managed in accordance to common process and testing strategies.

  • Develop resource and delivery plans to satisfy long term view of demand in alignment with Global IT Portfolio Delivery Strategy. Optimize the delivery model as appropriate and in alignment with the Global Delivery Strategy closely partnering with PMO, 3rd parties, regional portfolio, and center portfolio teams to develop demand forecasting.

  • Accountable for team compliance with Global IT processes and data standards.

  • Ensure application owners are appropriately developing and managing application roadmaps in alignment with the Portfolio strategy.

  • Lead and collaborate with Application and Service Owners to develop & use KPI’s, metrics & scorecard measurements to drive continuous improvement process & operational leadership.

Relationship and Service Management (20%)

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external service providers including SOWs, SLAs, KPI and metric measurement and management ensuring continuous improvement process & build/change leadership performance in alignment with expectations of the business.

  • Ensures processes and tools are executed and implemented consistently within the regional portfolios meeting Global IT standards. Responsible point of contact for integration implementation of solution design and build processes (measurements, metrics, KPIs, and scorecards).

  • Participate in relevant governance teams to communicate/manage service levels, key project status, and vendor management as needed to help prioritize and manage change and project delivery.

  • Maintain effective relationships with both internal (CBS, Middleware, Infrastructure, PMO, EA, etc) and external IT service providers and 3td parties to manage the service levels.

  • Ensures processes and tools are executed and implemented consistently in alignment with end to end service delivery.

  • Assess the relative impact of IT industry trends to current and future application enablement needs and ensure they are appropriately assimilated into improvement initiatives.

Daily enablement team work activities (20%)

  • Perform to a high standard, one or multiple daily activities of the enablement team as required by project(s) demand and resource capacity constraints.

  • Utilize understanding and technical expertise to educate/train and skill-up team members across multiple capabilities for the team.

People Leadership (10%)

  • Accountable for developing diverse team through multiple approaches to attract and retain talent.

  • Oversees general workforce administration policies and programs in the areas of communication, staffing, training, evaluations, disciplinary actions and safety.

  • Develops planning for future workforce needs and participates in the selection of employees.

  • Leads and implements systems and processes to maintain a highly engaged team across the region.

  • Deliver timely and effective performance feedback.

  • Coach employees in career/performance development.

  • Execute employee management processes (including staffing decisions, coaching, development plans, performance evaluations).

  • Establish & lead a culture of engagement in which team members develop & apply their talents while enabling work/life choice.

  • Accountable for work execution and deliverable quality of team members.

  • Evaluate resource levels and take needed actions.

  • Set performance targets and evaluate/enforce performance against target.

  • Support, encourage and facilitate collaboration and communication between teams.

  • Demonstrate and reinforce Cargill’s Guiding Principles and Cargill Leadership Model Attributes.

The Application Enablement Supervisor is accountable for leading and providing direction to professionals and indirect staff related to cross-portfolio application enablement activities on a regional level. This position is accountable to oversee the following regional enablement activities: Cutover, Testing, Data Conversion and Integrations, across regional application portfolios requiring strong business and technical knowledge.

The position requires a supervisor who can partner effectively with all levels of the Global IT Function, Business Units/Corporate Functions, internal partners, and third-party partners. The position will require strong technical expertise with broad understanding of the activities required to enable and manage delivery on a diverse regional application portfolio. This position will report into the APAC Application Enablement Manager and have close alignment with all regional portfolio managers/supervisors, EA, PMO, and Infrastructure for regional delivery.

Additionally, this position is a member of the regional application enablement leadership team for the region, and as such, provides input to the strategies for the delivery of regional applications.

Principal Accountabilities

Application Enablement Planning and Management (25%)

  • Execute strategies to effectively and efficiently deliver application enablement support activities within and across multiple regional application portfolios.

  • Partner with regional application portfolio managers/supervisors and center led Technical Services team to develop and implement strategy for application(s) portfolio roadmap and rationalization.

  • Develop resource and delivery plans to satisfy long term view of demand in alignment with Region and Global IT Strategy.

  • Partner with strategic sourcing, supplier governance office, finance, and Cargill Business Services (CBS) to effectively leverage internal and external capabilities.

  • Identify and implement opportunities to leverage synergies across regional application teams.

  • Participate in managing the regional technology investments and budgets in alignment with Global IT portfolio strategy.

  • Champion, lead, and align activites to enable regional portfolio(s) applications strategy and initiatives.

  • Regularly communicate with all key stakeholders (e.g. Global Technical Services Lead, Regional Business Applications Lead, Regional Portfolio Application Managers/Supervisors, CBS, BU/function, team members).

  • Participate in defining and building the strategy for regional application enablement serivces.

  • As the team resource manager, ensure the team is agile and focused on the right priorities and completion of work. Manage supply and knowledge of resources to match agreed demand resulting in timely execution and effective resource utilization.

  • Develop and implement IT strategies within the scope of this role to enable business strategies.

  • Responsible to ensure input to the strategy and technical planning of system / application technology is in accordance with internal and external software and TGRC compliance standards.

  • Provide input to the baseline cost structure and performance metrics, and needed actions to decrease costs and improve efficiency.

Application Delivery Support (25%)

  • Ensures application architects and technical leads are established and operating to a necessary level of maturity aligning EA reference archtectures and design patterns supporting global and regional projects.

  • Supervise continuous improvement and delivery excellance of solution design and build in partnership with other 3rd party vendors and Global IT teams and processes (i.e. PMO, CBS, Portfolio Leads, SAP, etc.).

  • Ensure alignment of design patterns, templates, development standards, and development methodologies used within the region meet Global IT standards. Participate in the establishment of the Global IT Portfolio and EA strategic direction.

  • Ensure technical architectures are correctly being followed in solution development and management of application assets such as patterns, templates, and standards in alignment with Global IT strategy.

  • Responsible for successful technical delivery execution and QA of projects delivered using center led delivery model ensuring projects meet business requirements, development standards, operationally ready, tested, supportable, and transition to steady-state.

  • Ensure testing strategies are followed and managed in accordance to common process and testing strategies.

  • Develop resource and delivery plans to satisfy long term view of demand in alignment with Global IT Portfolio Delivery Strategy. Optimize the delivery model as appropriate and in alignment with the Global Delivery Strategy closely partnering with PMO, 3rd parties, regional portfolio, and center portfolio teams to develop demand forecasting.

  • Accountable for team compliance with Global IT processes and data standards.

  • Ensure application owners are appropriately developing and managing application roadmaps in alignment with the Portfolio strategy.

  • Lead and collaborate with Application and Service Owners to develop & use KPI’s, metrics & scorecard measurements to drive continuous improvement process & operational leadership.

Relationship and Service Management (20%)

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external service providers including SOWs, SLAs, KPI and metric measurement and management ensuring continuous improvement process & build/change leadership performance in alignment with expectations of the business.

  • Ensures processes and tools are executed and implemented consistently within the regional portfolios meeting Global IT standards. Responsible point of contact for integration implementation of solution design and build processes (measurements, metrics, KPIs, and scorecards).

  • Participate in relevant governance teams to communicate/manage service levels, key project status, and vendor management as needed to help prioritize and manage change and project delivery.

  • Maintain effective relationships with both internal (CBS, Middleware, Infrastructure, PMO, EA, etc) and external IT service providers and 3td parties to manage the service levels.

  • Ensures processes and tools are executed and implemented consistently in alignment with end to end service delivery.

  • Assess the relative impact of IT industry trends to current and future application enablement needs and ensure they are appropriately assimilated into improvement initiatives.

Daily enablement team work activities (20%)

  • Perform to a high standard, one or multiple daily activities of the enablement team as required by project(s) demand and resource capacity constraints.

  • Utilize understanding and technical expertise to educate/train and skill-up team members across multiple capabilities for the team.

People Leadership (10%)

  • Accountable for developing diverse team through multiple approaches to attract and retain talent.

  • Oversees general workforce administration policies and programs in the areas of communication, staffing, training, evaluations, disciplinary actions and safety.

  • Develops planning for future workforce needs and participates in the selection of employees.

  • Leads and implements systems and processes to maintain a highly engaged team across the region.

  • Deliver timely and effective performance feedback.

  • Coach employees in career/performance development.

  • Execute employee management processes (including staffing decisions, coaching, development plans, performance evaluations).

  • Establish & lead a culture of engagement in which team members develop & apply their talents while enabling work/life choice.

  • Accountable for work execution and deliverable quality of team members.

  • Evaluate resource levels and take needed actions.

  • Set performance targets and evaluate/enforce performance against target.

  • Support, encourage and facilitate collaboration and communication between teams.

  • Demonstrate and reinforce Cargill’s Guiding Principles and Cargill Leadership Model Attributes.

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