This is an exciting time to be in Information Technology (IT) at Smithfield Foods, one of the country’s top protein & consumer packaged goods companies. The IT team is a significant force in leading the digital transformation for Smithfield. We foster a culture that values each individual’s creativity, our environment and the communities in which we live.
The IT Program Director role leads the effort to establish Project Governance to ensure IT projects at Smithfield are delivered on time, within scope and within budget. This position will work with business leaders to ensure projects are prioritized and properly budgeted and staffed. Standard reporting will be developed to give Management visibility into project progress and risk identification and mitigation. Effective partnership and teamwork with internal and external IT partners and all other IT service teams is a key success factor.
The successful candidate will possess a strong combination of business process, analytical and technical skills; and will administer best practice project delivery methodologies. By leveraging your experience, leadership skills, positive attitude as well as your understanding for cross-functional relationships you will help deliver critical projects successfully within in a global environment.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
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GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
Working at Smithfield isn't just a job – it's the foundation for a lifelong career with training designed to help you advance professionally.
Our people matter. That's why we offer excellent, comprehensive benefits packages to our full-time employees.
Sustainability is ingrained in our culture and guides how we operate. We believe in innovating for the future.
Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. Our 43,000 U.S. team members and 16,000 European employees are dedicated to producing “Good food. Responsibly.®” and have made us one of the world’s leading vertically integrated protein companies. We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030. We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our neighbors in need. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan’s Famous®, among many others. For more information, visit www.smithfieldfoods.com, and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.
Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.