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SAP Project Manager

Job Name

SAP Project Manager






Information Technology

Reporting Line:

Senior Service Manager, Tech Services, Logistics & Trading

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Clarisse Lainez

About the role

Your Opportunity

You are leading small, medium  and even  large projects in ERP Services with a cross functional scope and you are a key contributor to the success of the BEST Program.. You organize and manage multi-cultural team and be an inspiring leader.

About You
  • You have deep SAP and Business Knowledge. Understand the business and processes (including manufacturing and supply chain processes)
  • You have a strong project management (methodologies, standards, frameworks, tools), team management and communication skills
  • You have experience in multiple Tech services/programs in the company, ideally SAP


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be:

Make relevant the Tech strategy for Global Operations related changes. Drive clarity on priorities working with Global BPOs (Business Process Owner) and BPLs (Business Process Leader)
  • Collect Global Operations and Trading’ requirements, and identify unmet needs to deliver value to the company. 
  • Identify and qualify business transformation ideas, translating them in IT terms 
  • Drive on-going review and prioritization with key stakeholders across all functions. Define SLA and monthly KPI metrics which feed planning and prioritization of all outstanding projects requests
Deliver BEST Tech Projects to a successful closure 
  • Provide input to the BEST Program portfolio (running Projects and pipeline) 
  • Responsible for the overall program delivery and results according to success criteria (scope, quality, time, budget). Deliver the program within budget
  • Align work plans and expectations, accountable for the end result with top quality delivery
  • Ensures projects are organized and executed in a consistent manner
Communication / Business and Community engagement
  • Ensure business engagement on the program – clear requirements, commitments including the right level of resourcing and commitment to bottom-line business results
  • Own communication, reporting and program management processes. Ensure excellent/very precise communication within the project team and to stakeholders on the status, risks and issues.
  • Create excellent relationships with the IT Services, Operations and Client Managers
People and Team management
  • Organize and lead multi-functional projects teams, ensure clear roles and responsibilities across the program. Set direction and provide guidance
  • Responsible for ensuring that the overall program structure and program management process enable the project teams to successfully complete their work and that their deliverables are integrated into the program’s end project, service, results and/or benefits
Be an IT inspiring leader
  • Coach, mentor, provide constructive feedback and develop the Tech organization around you
Measures of Success
  • Program Success (On Cost, and On Time, On Scope, on Quality)
  • Total Value potential of program strategy 
  • BEST Program Health and Demand management
  • Resource Management in agreement with Service Managers

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Deep Business Knowledge - Understand the business and processes 
  • Strong project management (methodologies, standards, frameworks, tools)
  • Experience in multiple Tech services/programs in the company, ideally SAP
  • Experience of a leadership role in a matrix organization
  • Vendor management
Personal Qualities
  • You are a curious innovator, constantly asking questions to gather the right insight to provide the best solutions
  • You can navigate your way through complexity and enjoy working in ambiguity
  • You have a strong bias for action and focus on results, seeing the business as if it is your own 
  • 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.