General information

All posting locations: London, , United Kingdom

Job Function: 04 - IT

Date Published: 03-Mar-2023

Ref #: R-67282

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced IT Manager to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Head of IT Northern Europe and IT BRM Manufacturing & Supply Chain Europe lies within the Northern Europe Business Unit and is located in our London office (The Shard).

You’ll be working in a hard-working team- alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into Head of IT CE- NE and East.

The delivery of IT services will be your primary responsibility and you will have an opportunity to identify improvement activities within Northern Europe.

In brief- you will be responsible for:

  • Be the point of contact for IT within the Northern Europe BU & Supply Chain Europe- managing any risks & issues.
  • Local stakeholder management and understanding business stakeholder IT requirements to develop the IT roadmap for NE.
  • Implementation and continuous improvement of tech applications within the business area.
  • Manage the IT Budget for the BU.
  • Support the ‘last mile’ implementation of Global Programs to ensure user adoption.

 Qualifications & Experience

  • BSc in Computer Science or Information Systems or similar.
  • 5+ years of technology project management in a business facing role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both in a management capacity- and in a detailed- hands-on system capacity.
  • Experience in application delivery and managing the implementation of packaged applications and / or custom development applications.
  • Experience managing third party vendors and negotiating SOWs.
  • Experience in agile methodology & tools (e.g. JIRA) preferred.

Professional Attributes

  • Project management skills: You’re organized- structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
  • Communication: At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have excellent interpersonal skills- to deal with all kinds of different team members.
  • Proactive: You’re a go getter- you’re not easily thrown off your game- not even when you get resistance.
  • Simplification: We like to keep it simple and deliver with speed. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated- when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.
  • Curiosity- positivity & enthusiasm: You’re curious- positive and enthusiastic. People know you as the driver of the team.
  • Teamwork: Achieving results is nice- but achieving results with the team is simply the best. As a great teammate- you will sometimes being the leader- sometimes a follower but always working towards the same common goal together with your teammates.

What we offer you

At Kraft Heinz- we’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It’s true: Our employees are what makes us successful. As part of the Kraft Heinz family you’re supported to grow and achieve and will be recognized and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You’re given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won’t do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day.

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for our people!
  • Fantastic offices based at The Shard
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match
  • Always room for new insights; if you have a phenomenal idea- please let us know- and we can set it in action!

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.