Job ID: R-04223
Function Specific Activities
The BU IT Lead will be the single point of
accountability to maximize the value delivered by IT to The Coca-Cola
System in a specific Business Unit (BU) through opportunity identification,
effective prioritization (in collaboration with Corporate IT, based on
global standards), efficient delivery and exploitation of IT solutions and
Function Related Activities/Key Responsibilities
Deliver an IT Strategy/Business Plan for a specific
BU based on thorough understanding of the BU, its respective Bottlers’
priorities, and the broader EMEA Growth strategy. Align with BU management
on the ‘picture of success’ enabling measuring progress and
achievements in a quantitative manner. The result is a prioritized (within
BU, and with EMEA) and actionable set of IT initiatives (including bottler
relevant initiatives) aligned with the digital framework in the areas of
data and analytics, digital marketing, customer/commercial, collaboration
platforms, innovation and security/regulation/risk management/audit. Drive
major programs in the above mentioned areas.
Build sustainable relationships with the bottling
partner(s) in the BU to drive strategic IT changes and standardization
aligned with the Global and EMEA IT strategy. Working cross-System i.e.
support BU initiatives that drive the respective bottlers towards supply
chain efficiency and excellence in market execution. Provide a strategy for
a common data and analytics environment including a data sharing and
Engage with EMEA IT Tower Leads (Business
Solutions) and Technology leaders to understand and influence overall
application/technology/service capabilities being developed by Global IT.
This results in an IT Roadmap from Corporate IT for the Enabling and
Technology Solutions and global/standard platforms of which content and
planning is approved by the BU IT Lead for usability, relevance and
Ensure the BU achieves maximum benefit from the
effective use of information and applications which directly support the
business decisions and operations. This relates both to business
applications and collaboration and desktop tools.
Serve as an active member on BU
management/functional teams, both representing IT as well as contributing
from a business perspective, in close relationship with the BU President.
Strongly connect to the EMEA Technology Tower to
validate global contract changes related to IT Infrastructure and
Operations considering local, System-wide business impact. Drive continuous
service improvement and solution exploitation, balancing quality of service
Serve as an active member on the EMEA IT Leadership
Master’s Degree Required
Years of Experience:
10+ Years Experience
Related Work Experience:
15+ years out of which 7+ years in a leadership
role in IT
Building strategic relationships and networks, by
preference in a customer facing role
Strategy building and execution
Business process knowledge from FMCG company
IT program and change management
Leveraging vendors/internal service providers and
matrix organizations for program execution
Experience working in the FMCG industry preferred,
particularly in understanding digitization
Savvy leadership with strong matrix influencing
skills is a must
Growth Mindset: Demonstrates Curiosity. Welcomes
failure as a learning opportunity.
Smart Risk: Makes bold decisions/recommendations
Externally Focused: Understands the upstream and
downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends,
best practices, or ideas.
Performance Driven and Accountable: Has high
performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
Fast/Agile: Removes barriers to move faster.
Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
Empowered: Brings solutions instead of problems.
Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.
Drive Innovation: Generate new or unique solutions
and embrace new ideas that help sustain our business (encompassing
everything from continuous improvement to new product and package
Colloborate with Syatem, Customers, and other other
Stakeholders: Develop and leverage relationships with stakeholders to
appropriately stretch and impact the System (Company and Bottler)
Act Like an Owner: Deliver results, creating value
for our brands, our System, our customers and key stakeholders
Inspire Others: Inspire people to deliver our
mission and 2020 Vision, demonstrate passion for the business and give
people a reason to believe anything is possible
Develop Self and Others: Develop self and support
others’ development to achieve full potential