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BTS Factory IT Business Solutions Manager
WG3, St. Petersburg based, permanent
Reporting to BTS Factory Cluster IT Director
Currently we are looking for an experienced and passionate colleague who will lead the IT Business Solutions team.
BTS Factory IT Business Solutions Manager is responsible for formulating the right IT solution strategy for the Factory or Cluster, in line with Factory ASP and the IT Factory IT Director.
He / She serves as solution architect responsible for driving the selection, design and delivery of IT solutions to support Factory / Cluster’s growth and transformation objectives, actively engaging with business stakeholders to ensure clear understanding of business requirements, and alignment with strategic priorities.
He / She leads the detailed project planning and execution of approved projects, in accordance with JTI’s Project Management Framework, and established IT standards, policies and procedures, J-Sox controls, and industry best practices.
He / She is responsible for ensuring that 3rd-party solution providers and external project resources comply with JTI quality standards and fulfil agreed-upon project commitments and contractual obligations.
He / She is expected to exercise fiscal discipline and transparency in the overall management of any project budget.
What you will do :
Lead the IT Business Solutions team, coach and support team members.
In alignment with Factory Cluster Director RU & KZ, proactively engage with relevant business stakeholders. Ensure that the IT project resource plan is well-defined, and secure qualified IT resources for project implementation.
Serve as overall project owner, ensuring successful execution according to agreed-upon budget and timeline.
Work directly with key stakeholders from RU & KZ Factories to understand their needs and priorities, share industry trends & supplier product roadmaps, define processes and analytics solutions that deliver business results, plan and deliver timely and quality solutions ensuring the solutions utilize the full potential of the solutions in the portfolio and are aligned with the JTI Technology Strategy.
Be responsible for IT Business Solutions budget and ensuring cost effectiveness. Active involvement in regular budget planning activities, control and reporting, ensuring compliance with JTI operating guidelines, policies and procedures.
Manage Changes / Projects in the IT Business Applications Portfolio following One Change Management & Project Management best practices.
Develop relationships & work directly with internal JTI IT teams and external (software & service providers) stakeholders to ensure delivery of timely and quality solutions.
Constantly looking for synergy (in Business Applications area) between factories in the Cluster and Region. Driving rollouts of global and local applications.
You will be successful in this role if you have :
University degree, preferable in IT area.
3+ IT experience in designing and implementing business processes and analytics for global manufacturing plants or for any large factories with machinery automation and warehouse processes.
2+ years of people management working experience. Leadership skills, time management.
Knowledge and experience of Project Management (both Waterfall & Agile Project Management)
Excellent verbal / written communication and presentation skills.
Ability to listen and understand questions / problems being communicated by end-users.
Good skills of defending your point of view, giving arguments for counterparties.
Strong analytical skills. Be able to quickly understand new business processes.
It will be a plus if you have :
Strong data analytics skills, experience with machine learning / AI / PowerBI
Good knowledge in Business technology solutions (e.g. ERP, CRM, Business Intelligence, IT Service Now, mobile solutions, etc.
and IT infrastructure solutions for manufacturing