Manager, Learning and Development Strategic Projects

| Greater Boston Area

Learning and Development, Strategic Projects

Inidigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Head of Learning and Development to drive strategic projects aligned to key People priorities
    • Grasp overall people strategy and how it ties to company goals
    • Provide thought leadership across the People organization
    • Make progress against key strategic challenges
  • Contribute innovative ideas to create a modern and efficient People function at Indigo
    • Raises thought-provoking ideas around how the People team can better deliver against our strategy
    • Complements innovative ideas with a structured / solution-oriented approach
  • Assist the Head of Learning and Development in crafting senior level communications (e.g., Board, Leadership team)
    • Build action-oriented analyses on L&D topics
    • Prepare presentations for Board and Leadership off-site meetings, with guidance from Head of L&D
    • Structures PowerPoint communications in clear, compelling manner
  • Builds excellent working relationships across Indigo
    • Builds strong relationships and is seen as a People thought partner across the organization
    • Quickly establishes strong working relationship with Head of L&D and broader People team
  • Execute Learning and Development team projects fast and well

Competencies:

  • Passion for Indigo’s mission and people topics with a positive can-do attitude
  • Comfort with ambiguous problem solving and data-driven decision-making
  • Structured and proactive thinker
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to structure and package analysis, strategies, and recommendations into deliverable communications and presentations for leadership
  • Collaborative strong communicator, able to interact with senior stakeholders with ease
  • Resourceful in getting the job done
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to recognize themes
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong EQ (interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, Economics, related field or equivalent practical experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience in management consulting or business strategy with work experience in an analytical role and project management
  • Boston-based (travel up to 25% to Memphis)
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint Skills, willingness to learn other data visualization tools
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • GraphQLLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ExpressFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

On the edge of Charlestown, we are within walking distance to restaurants and bars. The Sullivan Square T and bus stop is also right next door!

An Insider's view of Indigo

What projects are you most excited about?

Our mission is to provide agronomists with unbiased real-time data we are collecting across thousands of acres at the ground level and from space. It's such a thrill to be working on the data and analysis perspective of this massively cross-disciplinary team that helps agronomists initiate data-powered conversations to provide substantial results.

Jyoti

Principal Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Indigo team member is someone willing to continuously learn and improve, regardless of experience or role. Whether you’re an Engineer, Account Manager, Business Analyst, or Scientist, successful team members keep the bigger picture in mind and bridge disciplines to solve problems facing the incredibly complex system that is agriculture

Hilary

Software Product Manager

What are Indigo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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