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Associate Project Manager

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Indigo Boston , MA 02298

Posted 4 months ago

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo's portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and So Paulo, Brazil.

The role of the Associate Project Manager, R&D is to support Indigo's Project Management capabilities. Responsibilities include maintaining, tracking, reporting on project status, and working cross functionally to develop project plans and schedules. We are looking for a high energy candidate with a passion for project management. The Associate Project Manager will work cross functionally with Commercial, Product Management, R&D, and IP teams to achieve the best outcomes for Indigo and our partners.

Key Outcomes:

  • Take ownership of up to 5 projects and/or functional workstreams

  • Provide project management support for Indigo's R&D program management function

  • Establish rapport with key stakeholders to enable effective project management leadership

  • Become a Subject Matter expert in the tools and processes deployed by the project management team

  • Understands and embodies our purpose and core values.


  • Action plan oriented, self starter with a passion for project management

  • High energy and commitment to a fast, paced dynamic environment

  • Excellent listening and communication skills to all levels and backgrounds at appropriate detail

  • A great planner with exceptional organizational skills

  • Ability to execute under ambiguous or highly-structured scenarios, and change in direction

  • An ability to lead and energize a group towards an aggressive goal while maintaining good relationships

  • Passion for Indigo and our core values

  • An advocate for scientific interests with Company goals and priorities in mind

  • Ability to work on multiple projects with changing priorities

  • Technical project management training, a plus


  • BS/MS with 0-2 years experience in project management

  • Technical experience in biology, microbiology, biochemistry, plant sciences is a plus

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