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Corteva Agriscience IT Business Partner - North America Sales & Marketing in Johnston, Iowa


IT Business Partner – North America Sales & Marketing

Who are we, and what do we do?

Corteva Agriscience creates the world's most recognized and premium agricultural solutions to address the greatest challenges in agriculture. With a focus on technology, Corteva Agriscience creates seed and crop protection products that increase productivity and profit for farmers while reducing risks to their business. Every day our digital tools deliver insights our global partners need to thrive now and into the future.

As the world’s first dedicated agriculture start-up, we’re building a culture that stays curious, thinks differently, acts boldly and takes a stand on what’s right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. We know we’ve got big challenges to solve - we hope you'll be part of the solution. Whether you are in the lab or on the farm, teaching classes or crafting code - we need bold thinkers and fearless doers to bring their best to the job at hand. Every role at Corteva Agriscience includes an opportunity to grow what matters.

The IT organization within Corteva has a challenging and exciting opportunity for an IT Business Partner working directly with our North America Sales & Marketing Team . Reporting to the Global Commercial IT Leader, the IT Business Partner for the North America Sales & Marketing organization will act as the single point of accountability to these teams on behalf of IT. S/he will advise and support business leaders in setting the technology strategy needed to meet business challenges and achieve their larger business objectives. S/he will develop business strategic roadmaps that lay out the technology priorities and timelines and serve as a basis for translation into requirements to be delivered. S/he will manage the IT investment portfolio in a transparent manner to the business and be accountable for overall delivery of major programs and the associated investment outcomes.

S/he will be comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative, highly matrix environment, developing a strategy for the organization and a roadmap to achieve strategic goals.

Representative Activities - Here’s How You’ll Contribute

  • Develop and nurture productive, strategic relationships with business stakeholders.

  • Define the IT vision, strategy, and metrics, aligned to business strategy.

  • Serve as the accountable liaison to the business for all technology-related matters.

  • Partner with business leaders on IT’s business strategic roadmaps and target state definitions.

  • Provide financial diligence; manage IT investment portfolio efficiently and within guidance.

  • Drive transformational change and a culture of innovation and agility; implement applicable enterprise platforms and applications.

  • Deliver committed outcomes of all IT capabilities leveraged by the business.

  • Provide thought leadership with regards to technology trends and their impact on the business segment – maintain relationships within segment, the enterprise, and the industry; influence Corteva IT’s overall technology direction.


Qualifications - What You’ll Bring to the Table

The successful candidate should be an expert at building relationships with business leaders and addressing business needs with technology thinking. S/he must have capabilities in developing business strategic roadmaps as well as successfully owning the outcomes to meet business objectives. S/he must possess a blend of hands-on technical ability with proven business strategic capability.

In terms of the performance and personal competencies required for the position, we would highlight the following:

Critical Experience

  • Proven track record in driving business strategy with technology innovation.

  • Experience in strategic decision making and successful influencing on leadership level.

  • Experience in managing relationships with business stakeholders and earning a “seat at the table” to actively engage business leaders and shape future policies and strategies.

  • Experience with roadmap ownership, use case creation, strategy development.

  • Experience building and communicating business plans and associated capability roadmaps, as well as being able to provide technology insights required for delivery.

  • Financial acumen to support business case creation and measurement


  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, Engineering, or related field.

  • 10+ years of IT and business experience with increasing levels of leadership responsibility.

  • Ability to be more than an “order taker” for the business - must stimulate, surface and shape business demand.

  • Experience in change implementation planning and management.

  • Experience in IT portfolio management and manage business investments.

  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Experience with Sales & Marketing technologies preferred (CRM, Marketing Automation, etc.).

  • Experience in Sales & Marketing (Commercial) IT roles or Sales & Marketing Function roles strongly preferred.

  • Familiarity with farming and/or agriculture strongly preferred, but not required

Take the next step to #GrowWhatMatters in your career with Corteva and apply today. We look forward to seeing your application.

Corteva Agriscience ™, the world's first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what's right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.


Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit: Accessibility Page for Contact Information For US Applicants: See the 'Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law' poster For our U.S. Affirmative Action Policy, click here