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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!

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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.

General information

All posting locations: Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 04 - IT

Department: 04 - 02 - Application Development & Support

Date Published: 08-Nov-2021

Job Type: Temporary

Description & Requirements

About the role:

This role is the owner of the applications and business process implementation within the primary functional area of OTC/Supply Chain and will lead teams of subject matter experts and consultants to document- define- deliver- and maintain the business solution. Part of delivering the business solution will include taking the lead on integration across other relevant work streams.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage & prioritize the IT demand generated; reviewing continuous improvement initiatives through to making capital appropriation requests for large projects.

  • Proactively and effectively communicate progress of directly or indirectly owned pending demand and active projects throughout the life cycle. It can be anticipated that there will be numerous concurrent projects of varying size and complexity.

  • Manage multiple stakeholder groups- translating and interpreting business needs into actionable requirements and into deliverable solutions.

  • Provides guidance to internal Business Leads on application functions.

  • Supports change management activities by assisting with development of training materials- training scenarios- documentation- communication and change impacts.

  • Leads teams of subject matter experts and consultants to support system implementation and produce quality and timely deliverables from initial blueprint through testing and production deployment project phases.

  • Coach- manage- and mentor team members through regular one on one meetings and the performance management process.

  • Maintaining and developing relevant expertise in the domain.

  • Responsible for maintaining and controlling the suite of reports that are utilized to drive the business process.

  • Leads timely issue identification- resolution- escalation when appropriate.

About You:

  • Bachelor Degree is required- MBA or MS is preferred

  • Minimum 10 years functional and technical and functional combined:

    • Experience in leading business and IT team sizes of more than 7 team members in the OTC & Supply Chain workstream of ERP implementations

    • Requirements definition/mapping

    • Solution design and workshop facilitation experience

    • Hands-on development of project deliverables - formal/structured methodology.

    • Applying required configuration changes.

    • Test planning and scenario creation.

  • Solid blend of business and technical capabilities- business operating models and underlying technical architectures

  • Consumer Products Industry experience desirable.

  • Relevant certifications including SAP Activate and SAP S/4HANA OTC & Supply Chain certifications are preferred - but not essential

  • Experience of leading through and with teams- effectively lead a team- delegate responsibility and hold team members accountable for assignments.

Benefits program:

We empower our people to own their work- and it’s true our employees are our competitive advantage – so we take care of our Kraft Heinz family with our ‘Live Well’ benefits program:

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work

  • Free Food - our kitchen is fully stocked with our products for you to enjoy!

  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration

  • Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars

  • Volunteering – volunteer days with Foodbank- meal packing events for our Global partner Rise Against Hunger

  • Keeping Fit – join our Run Club and sign up for discounted gym memberships & classes

  • Purchase Leave – purchase additional annual leave at the beginning of each calendar year

  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So- if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply!


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