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Senior Manager, Technology, GTR

Job Name

Senior Manager, Technology, GTR

Country:

United Kingdom

City:

London

Function:

Information Technology

Reporting Line:

Senior Director, Technology BRM

Job type:

Full time

About the role

YOUR OPPORTUNITY

Recognising the strategic opportunity Technology can bring to Global Travel Retail, we are looking for technology entrepreneur with a strong understanding of Travel Retail Business and a start-up mindset to define, deliver and drive value from Technology for GTR and inspire and align Technology and GTR teams with the strong vision.
This is a partnership and relationship management role which is a key enabler for value delivery of Technology initiatives that support our GTR Teams via identifying opportunities, designing, managing the development of technology solutions, products, and services across all technology platforms.

ABOUT YOU

You are an expert in building strategic productive partnerships based on TRUST and focused on VALUE. You are a technology entrepreneur with a broad technology outlook, deep understanding of … business, start-up mindset and “can do” attitude. You are comfortable with ambiguity and skilled in bringing together various stakeholders to in a complex and distributed organization.

Responsibilities

WITH OUR CONSUMER AT THE HEART YOUR KEY FOCUS WILL BE

Build Partnerships
  • Own the strategic relationship between the Tech and GTR to stimulate, surface, and shape demand
  • Develop deep domain knowledge of GTR
  • Build cross-functional relationships for the convergence of value
  • Partner with individuals, teams, and organizations to drive value and meaningful results

Drive Value
  • Partner with leaders to identify opportunities to evaluate, sequence, and shape initiatives for strategic value
  • Focus on value over solutions. Emphasize value when developing ideas, evaluating risk, and evolving needs
  • Innovate using knowledge and awareness of industry trends to identify new opportunities
  • Elaborate the strategic plans for partners to communicate their strategic capabilities
  • Monitoring initiative progress to ensure expectations are aligned with results and ultimately value
  • Ensure that allies in strategic purpose are knowledgeable about objectives; engage as a project/program major partner including evaluating development efforts and progress against strategic plans and value creation objectives
  • Communicate partner value enabled by Tech by quantifying impacts and clearly articulating value realized.

Satisfy Purpose
  • Validate the Tech organizational purpose supports the desired results. This can be achieved through business case development, financial awareness, managing expectations, the identification of opportunities to grow value or a combination.
  • Align each initiative to the organizational strategy to validate expected results
  • Strategize with partners to develop future roadmaps and explore new opportunities; converging organization-wide strategic direction into one set of objectives

Skills and Experience

THE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO CREATE YOUR LEGACY

Build Partnerships
  • Strong communication skills in writing, speaking and presenting
  • Ability to listen, build rapport, and develop credibility as a strategic partner
  • Exude energy, focus, assertiveness, and diplomacy
  • Master of relationship building and team collaboration
  • Skilled and experienced at conflict negotiation and problem-solving
  • Capable of setting expectations with partners and achieving alignment and agreement
  • Ability to break down silos both inside and outside an organization
  • Experience dealing with challenging customers
  • Ability to share-ownership and drive results as a team
  • Strong humility, listening, creativity, and negotiation skills

Drive Value
  • Ability to focus on purpose, value, and results, rather than solutions
  • Ability to connect strategy to execution 
  • Experience in assessing and articulating risk tolerances
  • Be able to identify gaps and areas that require improvements

Satisfy Purpose
  • Strategic thinker with Domain expertise in global travel retails business
  • Ability to creatively deliver something of value, rather than focus simply on internal products (outside-in focus) 


PERSONAL QUALITIES – SHARE OUR FOUNDER’S PASSION AND ENTREPRENEURIAL FLAIR
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and are looking to work and learn more about how technology teams can add value to our organisation and help accelerate our plans to support our Best 10 Strategy
  • Lateral thinker who will respectfully challenge and transform the Status quo (Learn it all and getting it right)
  • Driven and happy to take initiative, create and participate as part of self-organising teams demonstrating inclusive Leadership qualities
  • 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.