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Grant Operations and Reporting Lead - Remote

Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-07
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Valid Through2023-04-29

Job Description:

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 154 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Corporate Responsibility Grant Operations Lead will manage grant operations, administration and financial reporting for Cargill's global philanthropy and strategic partnerships. This includes oversight of Corporate Responsibility grants management software system/database called Cyber grants, grant processes and workflow and financial reporting. We seek a professional who will independently develop and lead continuous improvement of Cargill’s grant systems and processes, develop resources and training for our Global Impact teams, and strengthen internal and external reporting for more than $100 million in annual corporate, foundation and business contributions.

This position is part of Cargill’s global Corporate Responsibility Team and works closely with the Corporate Responsibility leadership team, internal business and function finance teams, external systems vendors and donor advised funds/ grant distribution partners.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage and provide continuous improvement of the global Corporate Responsibility and Cargill Foundation more than $100 million budget including projected pipeline of contributions, tracking, reporting and team operations.

  • Provide oversight and lead development of global Corporate Responsibility systems, databases and visualization tools used for grants management, evaluation and reporting.

  • Track and report metrics outcomes and produce quarterly contributions data analysis for Corporate Responsibility and business giving assessing social impact, geographic distribution, etc. Coordinate with Cargill’s ESG reporting team to integrate and align Corporate Responsibility financial and evaluation reporting.

  • Serve as the grants administration SME and develop and provide grants operations training for global Corporate Responsibility, Sustainability and Business Practitioners to ensure grantmaking is in accordance with Cargill’s contributions policies, Cargill Tax and Corporate Financial Reporting practices and meets tax rules and regulations.

  • Manage partnerships with third party global grant distribution partners to drive efficiencies and enhance social impact.

  • Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems. Provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Provide expert thought leadership in your field and work with limited direction, using additional research and interpretation to identify issues or problems. You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor.



Minimum Qualification

  • Experience in grants administration

  • Knowledge and experience in global corporate philanthropy, foundation or nonprofit work

  • Experience in financial reporting, data management and systems

  • Experience in grant evaluation and reporting

  • Project management experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of six years of related work experience

Preferred Qualification

  • Knowledge or experience with the Cyber grants grants management platform

  • Experience working on a global team

Applicant Information

This position is open to remote applicants located in close proximity to a Cargill facility

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time. Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies: Cargill, Inc. and subsidiaries (“Cargill”) have an internal recruiting department. Please review this notice.

US Employment Resources: Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job ID: 5241940260555245875

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