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Salesforce/Business Applications Manager

Date: Apr 14, 2019

Location: St. Louis, MO, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

Position Summary:

This position will be responsible for the optimization and further development of our CRM program and other critical Business Applications to generate maximum business impact. The CRM and BA leader will liaise with various business and IT leaders to successfully drive the change management of utilizing our CRM and our suite of Business Applications. 


  • The goal of this role is to continuously improve the core business applications and analytical tools, optimize existing and new features, increase adoption, enhance data quality and provide excellent support within the organization.  Primary business applications/systems include: SAP, Tableau, SalesForce, Pro’s, Accolade, and Vistex. 
  • To be effective in this role the Manager must develop relationships with key stakeholders who utilize the applications and an understanding of business information needs.  As the conduit between the user community and the IT community they must be able to communicate business requirements in a fashion that will enable the systems architecture to be developed for both current and future needs.
  • The Manager will frequently be called upon to perform ad hoc analysis and source information for business users.  A key component of the function is to understand the business need which these requests serve and to develop tools which will allow the users to access the information through automated reporting


Core Functions:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of Accolade, Pro’s, SalesForce and Vistex.  Serve as a point of contact for application users which would include, but not limited to creating and customizing objects, workflows, record types, page layouts, fields, apps, tabs, roles and profiles, security, user and approval processes.
  • Support the business relative to ad hoc information and analytical needs. 
  • Develop customized reports and dashboards in Tableau, Accolade, and SalesForce for data analysis and KPI’s.
  • Manage data migration and integration between systems such as SAP, Accolade, Tableau, SalesForce and Pros.
  • Contribute to the design and stay current with new releases, features and functionality while applying this knowledge to provide recommendations for process improvements aligned with our unit’s goals and objectives
  • Train new and existing users on how to use the application and promote user adoption; keep application users informed about system functionality and enhancements; create and maintain documentation on processes, policies, application configuration and help related materials for users as database applications are developed
  • Manage system security settings and audit against Bunge Loders Croklaan North America compliance policies
  • Coordinate Bunge Loders Croklaan North America input to global IT initiatives
  • Share best practices across Bunge and Bunge Loders Croklaan global


Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Salesforce Administrator, Advance Administrator or Salesforce App Builder certification required.
  • 5+ years relevant hands on experience in supporting SFC based business applications
  • Experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud
  • Proficient with Salesforce Dataloader
  • Working knowledge or Accolade, Pro’s, Vistex and Tableau
  • Experience integrating with 3rd party data providers and services
  • Bachelor degree required (marketing desired), Post graduate work in technical or financial certificate work a plus
  • Strong analytical experience with a passion for numbers and creative problem solving
  • Demonstrated objectivity, comfortable making decisions based on facts and supporting rationale
  • Creative problem solver with good business judgement
  • Influential leadership and results-oriented with proven track record of delivering against expectations
  • Experience with developing Tableau reports, SAP, is an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior organization skill and the ability to multi-task and accommodate changing deadlines
  • Strong skills in the following areas:
    • Managing company-wide initiatives
    • Project management
    • Change management
    • Presentation and Communication
    • Strong financial and business acumen
    • Critical thinking and Strong Initiative
    • Working with multiple priorities and stakeholders 
    • Understanding of sales and marketing processes
    • Managing ambiguity 
    • Working in a high pace environment

Desired Behavior and Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to articulate the business benefits and sell internally
  • Stay connected with current business and technology trends
  • Drive us to best in class utilization of our CRM software
  • Desire to be the voice of the user in communicating with management
  • Be a strong advocate for deriving maximum business impact and value from the system by influencing not just systems protocol and usage but also business process design as it relates so fully leveraging the system
  • Ability to prioritize demands from the users and to manage many stakeholders

Work Hours and Conditions:

  • Ability to travel a moderate amount (10-15%)
  • Some weekend work is required

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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