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Title:  Corporate Functions Delivery Team Manager

Job ID:  85267
Country:  Romania
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

BUCHAREST, B, RO, 00-000


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               D&A Corporate Functions Delivery Team Manager




The Corporate Functions Delivery Team Manager is a key position in the Data & Analytics team accountable for the delivery of all Corporate Functions (R&D, P&C, Corporate Affairs & Communications, Corporate Sustainability, LRA) solutions and projects being the main one SRA and Interconnected Data Layer.


The role needs a combination of business understanding, team coordination and problem-solving skills. You will support and implement the vision of a Data Driven Company playing a key role in curating, enriching and democratizing current & future data assets in the Organization, making them available for the Corporate Function and enabling future Function’s data empowerment. You will be working with a multi-disciplinary team of data engineers, MLOps engineers, data modelers and visualization, to create high quality data products that create tangible benefits for users. You will also support to oversee the work of more junior profiles providing guidance and ensuring their development.


You will be in charge of the whole lifecycle of the solutions including current maintenance (preventive and corrective) and planned evolution to meet new business requirements as well as correct monitoring and budgeting. Together with this, you will be accountable for new changes and technical improvements needed in the current solution design to cope with new requirements or new standards brought either by the Data Platforms Team or by Microsoft as part of new features and capabilities.





  • Ensure that all projects within the function are executed on time and on budget and follow the required standards defined by Data Platform and Operations team. The Delivery Team Manager will act as single point of contact to the corresponding BTS and business in the allocated function
  • Participate in the existing projects committees for follow up and status
  • Establish guidelines and code reviews and enforce its compliance across all projects, ensuring all projects within the function are aligned in terms of best practices and standards
  • Identify synergies across projects and optimize and promote the enforcement across whole Data Platform and Operations team
  • Responsible of internal/external capacity allocation and Agile backlog prioritization based on needs from BTS and/or Business Function
  • Work closely with other teams during projects lifecycle mainly with BTS Corporate, GTC, EA or vendor providers (i.e. Microsoft and Databricks).
  • Project Management and coordination of the development across projects, establish principles of Agile ways of working identifying what is a minor change and what needs to be managed as new feature or change request.
  • To work inclusively, with a diverse range of stakeholders and promote equality of opportunity
  • Review the operations of the teams to identify improvements in systems, processes, procedures and working methods, and propose changes to secure greater efficiency and compliance.
  • Apply specialist/professional expertise and use judgement to make decisions where solutions are not obvious, to deliver services that meet customer requirements and service standards.
  • Work closely with D&A and other IT Teams (EA, BTS, I&O) to identify opportunities for using data in new and innovative ways
  • Monitor, analyze and manage delegated budgets, funding and resources in accordance with JTI’s policies and procedures
  • Perform all planning exercises (LE/OL, TDT, and ASP) timely within defined budgets for the projects in specific Business Function, by planning period according to IT Finance.
  • Monitor and support the performance management and development of team members using a coaching approach, to support individual development and ensure that individual contributions are maximized






  • College or University degree in the computer science or equivalent
  • 10+ years of experience in Business Intelligence Data and Analytics
  • 10+ years of IT experience including the multinational companies
  • 10+ years of Datawarehouse experience
  • 5+ years of new modern data platforms mainly Azure suite.
  • DEVOPS, CI/CD and Data project management
  • Knowledge of FMCG industry focusing on Marketing and Sales Function
  • Experience working in a multinational environment with remote teams
  • Excellent analytical thinking and Problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in MS Azure cloud and agile methodologies.
  • PowerBI development with experience on advance modelling such as Composite model
  • Databricks experience
  • Strong analytical skills and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent team leadership and communication skills.
  • Very skillset on Datawarehouse optimization and performance
  • CI/CD experience and DEVOPS
  • Very good Database skills (Azure SQL and Synapse), scripting and data modelling
  • Very good written and spoken English.




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