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Global Communications Leader for Cargill Business Services

Position Overview:

Cargill Business Services (CBS) drives the implementation of a global shared services strategy across the following functions: IT, HR, Finance, Transportation & Logistics, Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, Ocean Transportation, and Trade Execution.

Services are provided from seven CBS Centers.

The Global Communications Leader for CBS will work closely with the CBS Leader, the CBS Leadership Team, in-scope functions, and Cargill Corporate Affairs to provide strategic communications counsel to enable the company’s shared services strategy.

The Global Communications Leader for CBS is responsible for a combination of strategy and execution, working in tandem with communications and change professionals from throughout the organization to ensure that the shared services work is aligned with Cargill’s business strategy and integrated into our corporate narrative that shows how the company’s priorities work in support of Cargill’s business objectives.

Reporting Relationships and Organizational Context

The Global Communications Leader for CBS will have a solid line reporting relationship to the head of Cargill Leadership + Organizational Communications (part of the Corporate Affairs Global Management Team) to drive strategic alignment, and to receive development and support as a member of Cargill’s Corporate Affairs job family.

The Global Communications Leader for CBS also will have a dotted line to the head of CBS and will work closely with that leader/leadership team to ensure the communications and change strategy is aligned with CBS’ top priorities.

Principal Accountabilities:

30% - Communications Strategy Development: Develop a comprehensive CBS communications strategy and approach for the following stakeholders. Identify clear narrative that supports how CBS enables functions to contribute to enterprises and help businesses successfully grow, lead in their markets, and serve customers.


The CBS Job Family: Develop strategy, narrative and messaging through a variety of channels to engage and align the CBS job family.


In-scope CBS Functions: Align with function Global Operations Leads on strategy and execution of priorities for their respective job families operating in CBS Centers.

Align with function communicators to ensure consistent strategy, content and tactical implementation.


Cargill Internal Stakeholders (Outside Job Family):

* Executive Leadership:  Provide periodic updates on progress against goals to key executive groups, including the Cargill Executive Team and Board of Directors.

* Business and Enterprises:  Collaborate with function Global Operations Leads and function communicators to develop strategy, content and process for communicating plans, progress and metrics to stakeholders.

Partner with functions to determine most effective balance between CBS-led communication and function-led communication.

* Migration Teams:  Continue to provide migration playb...

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