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Title:  IT Business Solutions Manager

Job ID:  65146
Country:  Czech Republic
City:  Prague
Professional area:  Information Technology
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Prague, PR, CZ, 14000


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IT Business Solutions Manager



What this position is about - Purpose:


You will be formulating the right IT solution strategy for the Cluster, in line with Market strategy and the IT Cluster Lead. You will act as solution architect - driving the selection, design and delivery of IT solutions to support Cluster’s growth and transformation objectives, actively engaging with business stakeholders to ensure clear understanding of business requirements, and alignment with strategic priorities.


What will you do - Responsibilities:


  • Be an IT solution consultant to business stakeholders and take the lead in mapping relevant technologies and IT services to support business plan execution
  • Evaluate the existing solutions and, where feasible, recommend reuse in order to optimize expected benefits and total cost of ownership
  • Act as an IT solution subject matter expert for business transformation and change initiatives, define the required technology solution(s) and assess the business impact
  • Work closely with business process owners to ensure proper scoping, analysis and documentation of business requirements related to business transformation and change initiatives; ensure that data flows and data migration requirements are duly analyzed and documented, in order to achieve data integrity
  • Support the IT Cluster Lead in ensuring clear business ownership, sufficient funding, proper project governance and quality control, adherence to IT project management standards and best practices, and compliance with Operating Guidelines
  • Support or lead the evaluation and selection of qualified 3rd party IT suppliers to support solution design and delivery; evaluate suppliers’ performance
  • Drive the successful roll-out of global solutions as required
  • Define the resource plan and work with IT Cluster Lead to secure qualified IT project resources; ensure that project constraints and dependencies are clearly identified and aligned with all stakeholders


Who are we looking for - Requirements:


  • Solid experience in the IT discipline – we trust that 3+ years will set you up for success
  • IT Management of Business Solutions/ Application teams
  • Experience in at least 2 of the following new technology trends: mobile applications development, Cloud SAAS solutions, digital route to market, new generation Business Intelligence solutions (Tableau, Qlik, MS Power BI, Tibco Spotfire, etc.)
  • Managing stakeholders and vendors are your strengths, you challenge a status quo and think out of the box when a creative solution is needed
  • You lead medium and large projects using agile methodology
  • We work in English and Czech
  • You have a University Degree in Information Technology or a strong IT background


What you can get - Benefits:


  • Working in a newly renovated office in centre of Prague
  • Flexible working hours, 10 days per year option to work from any location abroad
  • Competitive salary and bonuses
  • Extra week off + 20 sick days per year
  • Meal allowances
  • JTI Learning and Development program
  • JTI Family leave benefit
  • Multisport card, EAP and other benefits incl. company events


What are the next steps – Recruitment process:


Thank you very much for your interest in the role – we are looking forward to your application!

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