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Tech Business Partner

Job Name

Tech Business Partner


Russian Federation




Information Technology

Reporting Line:

Senior Director Tech, Eastern Europe and Asia

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Amy Geng

About the role

Sitting on the Senior Leadership team you will be the Strategic Technology partner for the leadership team. You will be accountable for the end to end portfolio, delivery and operations of technology, communications and Primos experiences. You will drive communications globally and deliver best-in-class technological initiatives that bring Primos together for exceptional experiences as you raise the overall technology and digital capabilities of the organisation.

An inspirational and proven leader who can develop Primos personally and professionally, enabling them to bring their best selves to work. Able to execute at an operational level to provide incredible technical support and end-user experiences whilst operating
at a strategic level to build planning and budget cycles and facilitating business engagement.
A subject matter expert who can see the bigger picture in how digital and technology will feed our
‘new better’ and support our business strategy through finding efficiencies.


Translate the company and functional strategy into a relevant Technology strategy for Russia. Drive and deliver priorities:
• Identify and articulate technology needs for the Russian market
• Prioritize those needs based on the potential value added to the business
• Ensure alignment behind priorities with the leadership teams
• Operationalize priorities into projects and resources plan against them
• Manage the project portfolio to ensure on going reviews and delivery against key KPIs
• Provide input to the Product/Services organizations so that they may have all the relevant information to better serve the Region you represent.

Budget management:
• Own the Tech budget at country and functional level and are able to understand and articulate the charging processes
Create a winning team spirit and build an organization for the future:
• Be an inspiring leader for the organization, leading by example and setting high performance standards
• Orchestrate the functioning of the matrix organization, pulling in the appropriate resources as needed
• Drive a shared vision and common purpose across the region and lead the execution of the people strategy
• Align all Primos to targets, our business strategy and create a passion for winning in the organization
• Design an organization to win with Technology and Digital through coaching, mentoring and providing constructive feedback to develop the Tech organization
• Ensure implementation of learning and development programs and sustained learning for everyone in your region
People and Team management:
• Organize and lead multi-functional projects teams, ensuring clear roles and responsibilities across the program
• Interact with project managers to provide support and guidance on the individual projects as well as to convey the important relationship of each project to the bigger picture
• 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

Business and Community engagement:
• Build relationships with, and communicate continuously with your regional and functional leadership teams: Know your business partners to represent their needs and to identify urgent needs; be the face of Technology in the leadership team; raise awareness and ensure your lead team members have a clear sense of what Technology is and how they can leverage our services; act as a Technology consultant when required
• Create excellent relationships with the Technology Services organizations leveraging internal and external resources
• Be the escalation point for Technology service performance issues/outages
• Go across the boundaries of the business/services lines to get people engaged when needed
Create lasting beneficial relationships with strategic external partners:
• Deliver with excellence best in class initiatives and drive adoption
• Shape the development and drive execution of best in class initiatives that meet the priorities of the region and function.
• Ensure the commercialization of the initiative is adequate
• Ensure the initiatives are well adopted
• Orchestrate the functioning of the matrix, pulling the appropriate resources as needed

Vendor management:
• Maximize the value of our key partnerships and ensure that the partners deliver services that meet the business requirements and the agreed SLAs
• Align service requirements measures and scorecards with the partners, conduct regular meeting with partners to review performance & SLA
• Coordinate necessary changes to outsource contract in line with business requirement and global IT strategy

Skills and Experience

• Fluent Russian and English
• 10+ years IT experience in multinational company,
• Leadership experience within a matrix organization
• Work experience in the Russian Market
• An effective project manager able to partner with the business to deliver added value solutions
• Strong commercial and financial acumen
• Extensive experience in multiple technology services / programs within the company
• A nurturing line leader, mentor, and coach who can build and support high performing teams
• An agile learner that can perform well in new and ambiguous situations
• A partner that builds relationships through trust, respect, and open communication

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.