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Senior Analyst IT Services, FTS (Manila)

Job Name

Senior Analyst IT Services, FTS (Manila)






Information Technology

Reporting Line:

Service Manager, IT Services, FTS

Job type:

Full time

About the role

As Senior Analyst, IT services, FTS,  you work on several IT solutions – within Forecast To Stock area. You are a key contributor to a project affecting your solutions and usually you own a  part of the project scope. 
You are responsible for gathering and translating business requirements into detailed function specifications and managing requests for changes to the specifications. You assist the business in determining how business requirements are integrated into the other processes. You ensure documentation is up to date. You are in touch with the markets or plants – usually working closely with the super-users of your application/solution and you work with our external delivery partners to develop or support our solutions. You are in close relationship with FTS solution managers to ensure proposed solutions defined are validated and aligned with Global template

This role brings a strong knowledge of current technology and IT capabilities (Different modules of SAP ECC, APO in SCM, IBP, in coming future S4HANA) as well as expertise in business processes covered by Forecast To Stock Stream (Forecast and Long-term planning, medium and short term planning, production execution, product disposition and plant maintenance). 
In this role you may support project definition, initial cost assessment of projects and integration of various project suppliers and vendors. Depending on your availability and capacity, you may also evolve by running the network of key users / super-users in the regions/markets and/or the level 3 support management. 
At this position, you will typically report to a Solution Manager or a Project Manager. 


Requirements gathering and functional specifications development 
  • Develop and review design specifications for solutions/applications to support the business processes (implementation and/or change) 
  • Assist in developing solution/application architecture 
  • Review technical specifications 
  • Create and execute test plans to ensure that the functional and business requirements are met by the provided solution and are not impacting previous solutions
  • Create and maintain documentation for configuration throughout the system development lifecycle 
  • Train super users/end-users on established programs 
  • Ensure assigned project deliverables stay within stated timelines, scope, and costs 
  • Provide management with accurate and timely status reports of all projects/scope as assigned 
  • Work effectively and productively with technical and functional resources 
  • Guides continuous improvement efforts for the solution, develop business cases, understand your users 
  • Business and IT organization engagement 
  • Develop your network, internally and externally and leverage it 
  • Create strong and trusting relationship with your key business partners, super-users and IT colleagues 

Communication with: 
___Internal Parties only 
___External Parties only 
?_ Both Internal and External Parties (mostly internal) 

Level of Communication (Check one): 
___Convey information 
?_ Adapt and exchange (reach agreement) 
___Influence (effect change) 
__ Negotiate 
___Negotiate long term 
Innovation: Identify, develop, and make improvements to new ideas, techniques, procedures, services, or products (Check one) 
___Follow - no changes to original 
?_Check - make minor changes 
__ Modify - adapt or enhance quality or value 

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will have/be: 

  • Deep Business Knowledge - Understand the business process design 
  • Deep knowledge of your solution technology
  • Experience in creating, modifying specifications and configurations to meet specified requirements 
  • Experience developing and executing integrated test plans 
  • Experience communicating technical solutions to the business 
  • Experience working effectively in a cross functional team 
  • Possess data analysis skills 
  • Experience of managing vendors relationship 
  • Experience in project management 
  • Proficiency in English language skills 
The following experiences are recommended:
  • Experience with a System development lifescycle methodology 
  • Experience/exposure to different markets dynamics/specificities/cultures 
  • Fluent in another language than English

Living our Values and demonstrating high Learning Agility will be fundamental not only for 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 senior leader to be a role model of all 6 elements: Focus Externally to Win / Drive Execution & Results / Lead Strategically & Know your Business / Make the Matrix Work / Lead by Example and Develop and Inspire Talent
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.

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.