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IT Senior Consultant - Mexico, Central America & Caribbean

Job Name

IT Senior Consultant - Mexico, Central America & Caribbean

Country:

Mexico

City:

Tultitlan, Mexico

Function:

Information Technology

Reporting Line:

Technology Director for LAC

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Diana Retana Dorantes

About the role

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

If you like being part of a team that is using technology to enable the business to achieve its strategic goals in a dynamic region, then this is the right role for you !
You will be the strategic technology enabler for the Mexico, Central America & Caribbean business teams. You will have end to end accountability for technology portfolio, delivery and operations.
This position is based in Mexico City and will have direct contact with different areas (commercial, finance, operations, among others) and will have the opportunity to learn and share best practices across the region and globally.

ABOUT YOU

An inspirational and proven leader with experience operating at a strategic level, facilitating business engagement, driving standardization, simplification, and digital transformation.
A subject matter expert across a broad range of technology solutions with ability to manage and execute at an operational level.
Ability to manage senior stakeholders, comfortable working within a highly matrixed, geographically dispersed, and multi-skilled organizational environment.

Responsibilities

WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART YOUR KEY FOCUS WILL BE

Business Analysis (Mexico, Central America & Caribbean)
  • Articulate and identify urgent and functional needs that deliver value to the company and translate them into technology terms for input into the Technology regional project portfolio.
  • Identify and qualify business transformation ideas. Provide input to the Products/Services organizations on what is needed and represent the countries functional interests in Technology initiatives.
  • Drive on-going review with key stakeholders across all functions of the products/services delivered (KPI metrics) which feed planning, prioritization of all outstanding requests and incidents.
Tech Project Management & Business Partnership (Mexico, Central America & Caribbean)
  • Responsible for the Tech projects delivery and results according to success criteria (scope, quality, time, budget). Manage the scope, planning, and execution of the Tech projects throughout their lifecycle.
  • Plan, Build and Run your solution(s) with Product Owners, Solution Managers, Vendors and Technology Operations.
  • Ensure business engagement on the projects and create trusting relationships.
  • Ensure excellent, precise communication within the project team and to the stakeholders on the scope/requirements, status, risks and issues.
  • Create collaborative relationships with the Global Tech Services and Operations organizations, with client managers – leverage internal and external resources.
  • Effectively work with suppliers/external partners and third parties to have clear objectives, reasonable cost and continuous improvement and delivery.
Business and Community engagement
  • Build relationships and communicate continuously with your regional and functional leadership teams: Know your business partners to represent their needs and to identify urgent needs; act as a Technology consultant when required.
  • Create excellent relationships with the Technology Services organizations leveraging internal and external resources.

Skills and Experience

SKILLS - THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY
  • At least 7 years of experience in successful delivery of Technology solutions and programs with direct business engagement.
  • Deep technical and business knowledge enabling you to effectively connect technical solutions across the market to increase value.
  • Expert knowledge and experience implementing Digital Technologies such as SFA, CRM, ERP, BI & Analytics. SAP experience & Business Intelligence technical knowledge is a big plus.
  • Exposure to global technical functions, different markets, dynamic and specificities.
  • Planning and Organising: sense of urgency, excellent agenda, and time management.
  • Experience working across a matrix organisation is a big plus.
  • Fluent in both Spanish and English.
  • Adaptable and resilient to the changes.

PERSONAL QUALITIES – SHARE OUR FOUNDER’S PASSION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FLAIR
  • Innovative skill set and mindset: trying out and creating new things, spearheading change
  • A result orientated project manager.
  • Autonomous and collaborative team player.
  • Natural business gravitas with strong commercial and financial acumen and strong communication skills.
  • Creative and detail oriented.
  • Globally minded and able to demonstrate cross-cultural understanding and sensitivity
  • Great communication skills and gravitas with the ability to present credibly to local and global stakeholders and build lasting relationships.
  • High levels of learning agility and independence.
  • Performance driven with a focus on brilliance in execution.
  • 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. You’re an authentic leader who acts with purpose and has an approachable, empathetic, open communication style.
  • 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. You will have an attitude of constant learning and improving. Inquisitiveness/ curiosity around new media, digital, technology and social trends and possessing an attitude to experiment or innovate in these areas.
  • People Agility: You bring a deep ability to understand and relate to people and navigate through tough situations to harness and multiply collective performance. You create strong positive first impressions and build those into great relationships.
  • 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.
  • 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. You operate at pace and are able to multi-skill effectively and are at ease leading projects. You will be highly performance driven, commercially and financially astute.

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.