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Associate Manager, HR Technology Systems

Job Name

Associate Manager, HR Technology Systems






Information Technology

Reporting Line:

Sr Manager, Tech Programs., HRIS

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Alena Eliseeva

About the role

Your Opportunity

Be part of a great global team of innovative and exciting HR and TECH professionals surrounded by a unique culture. You will manage both cross-functional projects and run initiatives for your service globally. For us, Technology is crucial to success and there is a huge opportunity for developing yourself in a multinational and multicultural environment building connections globally. Your day will never be the same!

About You 

Imaginative, enthusiastic, persistent, assertive, creative, great learner, dynamic/agile, disciplined, self-directed and detail oriented with a passion for technology and its application within business; constantly looking for new trends in the industry.

Responsible for your service, you see how technology boosts our ‘new better’ and supports our strategy ensuring maximum value. Always being there to help, hands-on and execution attitude with ability to impulse change and make things happen.

Our prim@s are at your heart.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • You have complete ownership of the service, full responsibility for cost and service, support for current solutions, service improvement, prioritize requests in alignment with the strategy, manage projects and daily activities ensuring optimal and consistent organization and execution in full alignment with the PMO and Digital Factory, contributing, for example, with the program planning, steering committee status updates, presentations and providing insights to the portfolio and innovation processes including budget construction.  You review TECH security, compliance and audits for your IT
  • You ensure that commercialization and training of the initiative is adequate, solution is perfectly adopted, and you coordinate the appropriate resources as needed, from TECH and non-TECH organizations.
  • You lead the project: definition, goals, business benefits and objectives, governance structure and sponsorship, aligning plans and expectations. You are responsible for the overall project delivery and results according to success top criteria: scope, quality, time, budget, and customer satisfaction. You analyse requirements considering and aligning with other processes and solutions that may be impacted, foreseeing, and highlighting the risks that may be present adjusting the activities as needed. Manages (executes) the transition of the post go-live support activities to the Support Organization.
  • You understand the impact of emerging technologies for your service and align the technology plan and architecture roadmap of the it accordingly. 
  • You act as a consultant to other Tech services and the escalation point for performance issues, when needed; you are a great communicator and build strong and lasting relationships inside and outside TECH. 
  • Participate in the development of the strategy for your service, hand in hand with business partners and in alignment with global TECH strategy
  • You effectively strengthen vendor relationships to align vendor products and services with enterprise strategy and TECH service objectives. You formulate, negotiate, and maintain SLA (Service Level Agreement) for the service.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • 4+ years in consulting or at industry working within a global team, with a strong focus on good prioritization.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer, TECH, related areas.
  • Project Management Experience, at least 2 years in systems integration, application requirements gathering and design, process mapping and gap analysis; align expectations of all stakeholders, work plans of all program resources, accountable for the result with top quality delivery; implementation and application management experience in HR functions is desired. As well, agile methodology and design thinking principles knowledge is a plus.
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills. Responsible willing to take ownership
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and complexity; resilient to change. Ability to work in Globally matrixed organization.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; further languages of Spanish and/or French are a plus.
  • HCM/HRIS Platforms certification, cloud and integration technologies knowledge are a plus.
  • Programming techniques, LOW-Code, NO-Code desired.  Also, GDPR knowledge is a plus.
Personal Qualities
  • You have positive attitude, you are disciplined, goal oriented, tenace with winning mentality. You are responsible willing to take ownership and follow thru the finish line.
  • You feel comfortable with ambiguity and complexity demonstrating creativity, proactive thinking anticipating future needs, learning curiosity, challenge the status quo, openness to feedback, self-directed. You are a hands-on professional and willing to help attitude so goals can be achieved as required.
  • You communicate great, constantly summarizing TECH topics and translating to non-TECH savvy stakeholders, then you construct long-term relationships within the family. As a result, you are open to feedback so you can reinvent yourself and be better every day.
  • Belonging: You have a strong capacity to create a culture of ‘Belonging’, where people feel appreciated for who they are, what they do, and who they can become
  • Self-Awareness: You have high levels of self-awareness, are reflective and know yourself well, understanding both your own strengths and weaknesses and your impact on others
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance
  • Results Agility: You demonstrate consistent delivery of results in first-time situations by inspiring teams, exhibiting a presence that builds confidence in yourself and others. 
  • Mental Agility: You can think critically to penetrate complex problems and expand the possibilities by making fresh connections. You think strategically whilst being execution focused and bring creativity to the challenges you’re presented with
  • Change Agility: You have a deep natural curiosity, desire to experiment and ability to effectively deal with the heat of change. You have a growth and learning mindset: ready to test, stumble, learn and apply from experience

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.