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IT Associate Manager for Finance and Corporate Services functions
Job purpose and key deliverables
You are intended to act as an above-market IT business-partner for Finance function
and Corporate Services functions
You’ll need to manage the relationships with
stakeholders within your geographies, regional/global IT experts’/governance bodies and local suppliers to ensure the successful planning and execution of the transformational activities such as IT-enabled business and technology projects and changes to the existing application estate and processes. This includes the navigation of the regional/global teams through the local specifics for successful regional/global projects landing as well as the management of the local vendors for creation and amendment of local IT solutions.
The geographical scope is 11 post-CIS markets excluding Russia with a focus on Ukraine and few key geographies. Location in Kiev with possible but infrequent travel, and management of stakeholders and local teams via virtual collaboration and communication tools.
Ensure the deployment and implementation of global/ regional solutions to the region are done with minimal business risk and disruption
Ensures regional and local systems are maintained and enhanced but within the boundaries of the agreed Regional IT Account Plan and IT Strategy
Identifies and flags up regional/ local differences for regional/ local solutions and manages stakeholders as appropriate
Contributes to the preparation of budget proposals and estimated project workloads relevant to the business area
Undertakes usability requirements analyses, applying tools and methods to identify the non-functional requirements of users, their characteristics and tasks, and the technical, organizational and physical environment in which the product or system will operate
Undertakes usability evaluations, planning and performing all types of evaluation to assess the usability (including health and safety, and accessibility) of new or existing products or services (including prototypes); interprets and presents the results of evaluations
Helps the business in checking the 'end product' against the initial requirements as articulated in the business requirement document
Develops and co-ordinates implementation plans that are in line with best practice, the IT strategy, the business priorities and the demand plan.
4 years+ business-facing IT experience in a global environment, preferably with a degree in an IT-related discipline
IFRS and local accounting awareness
Ability to interpret the business IT and functional strategies, understand the BAT Group operating model, and the implications actions in one area have on other functions
Extensive and substantial practical experience in interpreting business process management and business metrics
Project management, change management and lifecycle planning skills
Excellent stakeholder engagement, negotiation, written and verbal skills
SAP awareness is mandatory, ERP implementation experience is a plus
Working at BAT
British American Tobacco (www.bat.com) is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.
Our aim is to become the leading tobacco company in each of our markets by providing excellent products with confidence and responsibility expected of global consumer brands.
If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.
A/T B.A.T.- Prilucky Tobacco Company
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