Strategic Asset Management Consultant - #196698

Land O'Lakes

Date: 06/08/2022 07:30 AM

City: Arden Hills, Minnesota

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Join Land O’Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We’re a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another—not Wall Street. We’re proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and rewards
  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family
  • Powerful savings programs
  • Training and career progression

Strategic Asset Management Consultant

Strategic Asset Management Consultant

The Strategic Asset Management (SAM) team completes about 40 projects a year with durations ranging from a couple weeks to eighteen months. This position will be responsible for supporting about 8 projects a year as an analyst, working on 1 to 4 of those projects simultaneously. In this role, you will develop analytics to understand client’s initial situation & support recommendations, use ESRI geospatial software to analyze opportunities and develop solutions, create power point presentations to support project status, findings and analysis, use ag business capital and valuation excel financial models to assess returns, and participate in field work including asset assessments, interviews, and remote project presentations.

Additional responsibilities include:

Participate in client engagements focused on asset investments, mergers and acquisitions, and business optimization

Prepare power point presentations to track project status, present initial findings, and final project recommendations

Deliver presentations to management teams, board of directors, and other stakeholders

Employ ag retail capital and business valuation financial models to prepare financial assessments

Prepare business case assessments for new asset investments

Assist with client site location, due diligence, design, and contractor selection decisions around greenfield grain, agronomy, and feed mill assets

Bachelor’s degree or higher in business with major in accounting, finance, management, entrepreneurship, supply chain, marketing, or other business degree programs; MBA highly desired
Previous experience analyzing data and providing recommendations
Previous consulting experience desired
Up to ten years of business experience strongly desired
Candidates with knowledge of retail agriculture business operation and industry strongly desired
Advanced excel and power point skills
Ability to travel up to 20% of the time with much of the travel as day trips

Exceptional listening, speaking/presenting, and written communication skills

Detail orientation with ability to maintain focus on the bigger themes

Collaboration skills to work with all levels within client organizations (general managers/CEOs, business/functional leadership, and other internal resources) and the broader SAM team

Curiosity driven learning aptitude to understand business drivers, disruptors, and industry environmental challenges and develop solutions

Strong analytical capabilities proven from prior experience

Problem solving aptitude to use insight analysis to create hypotheses and eventual recommendations

Demonstrated project ownership and multi-tasking skills

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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