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SSC Project Lead

Job Name

SSC Project Lead






Finance - Administration

Reporting Line:

Sr. Manager PMO

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Juliette Lamagnère Hudson

About the role

Your Opportunity

As part of the BES expansion to support the BEST10 Strategy we are looking for a Project Leads to join our PMO Team.

About You 

If you would like to join the Bacardi Enterprise Services team and you have experience leading Transition Projects in Shared Services, please have a look at the job description below. 

We are looking for you!


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Plan, execute and deliver projects on time, in budget and within scope and quality
  • Gather requirements, design, implement and ensure a successful go-live and cutover phases are completed
  • Track and report project status and manage project teams to mitigate issues and risks
  • Accountable for the realization of the business value of your project(s).
  • Develop the strategies and plans to drive adoption of the processes and tools produced as result of each project
  • Coordinate, prioritize, plan and ensure skill sufficiency for internal and external project team members. Together with your program manager (when applicable)
  • Manage interdependencies across other projects and organizations serving as main integration point for other workstream and dependent projects. 
  • Ensure sound financial stewardship is used throughout the project(s)
  • Establish project success metrics and collection processes. 
  • Act as gatekeeper reporting to the PMO on project methodology, tools, techniques, standards and deliverables

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • English and Polish languages are a must 
  • PMI Certification is a must (PMP or CAPM)
  • Ability to lead projects from beginning to end by following the framework and methodology 
  • Ensure successful delivery of projects (on time and within budget) while identifying company priorities, potential issues/risks, and benefits
  • Demonstrated experience leading projects in Shared Services and migrations
  • Ability to manage different projects simultaneously and work towards meeting deadlines for different clients
  • Experience working in a Global Organization managing stakeholders in different time zones and locations
  • Desirable experience of SAP and operating within an SAP Systems environment
  • Experience participating in Technology projects
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication, influencing, and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a changing, fast paced environment
  • Excellent coordination, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Skilled in managing multiple projects and resource constraints to optimize results 
  • Ability to work effectively and achieve results in a matrix organization
  • Process focused with an understanding of end to end business processes and their financial impacts
  • Ability to identify root cause issues and develop plans to resolve 
  • Ability to communicate effectively to senior leadership
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence effectively to inspire and sustain change
  • Proficiency in English language 
Personal Qualities

We are looking for a leader who lives our Values and demonstrates high Learning Agility is fundamental not only for the success in this role, but also for potential growth to other roles across Bacardi in the future. We have a clearly defined Leadership Excellence framework, and you will be expected, as a Project Lead to be a role model.

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.