General information

All posting locations: Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 04 - IT

Date Published: 11-May-2023

Ref #: R-69483

Description & Requirements

About the role

Reporting into the IT Portfolio Lead- the Senior IT Business Partner is a hands-on role working across the ANJ (Australia- New Zealand- Japan and Korea) region. This role requires an IT professional who has extensive experience managing and working with functional stakeholders and in delivering a diverse range of IT projects.

  • Responsible for the IT systems and services provided to the Procurement and Corporate (Legal- Corporate Affairs and Shared Services) functions across ANJ

  • Playing an active role as a member of the Functional management team to drive business improvement for the function.

  • Innovating and influencing how we leverage technology in the function; identifying opportunities to transform the business through the application of technology.

  • Work together with global IT groups to ensure alignment of IT strategy with the business priorities and to maximise value creation.

  • End-to-End delivery and maintenance of IT functional systems and services- including:

    • IT Project Management

    • Service and Support Delivery

    • Associated vendor / 3rd party management

    • Associated financial management

  • Aligning IT resources and suppliers to provide the technology solutions and ongoing support per plan.

  • Collaborate with other Business Partners and experts across the BU to understand business requirements in a matrix with the global IT team.

  • Managing a team of people- which may include direct and indirect networks of internal and external staff.


About you

  • At least 5 years’ experience in IT Project Management- in projects of varying size (small- medium and large-scale IT projects).

  • Foundation knowledge of IT Project Management methodologies- including but not limited to PMBOK- PRINCE or Six Sigma.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and influence senior functional stakeholders in order to achieve the right outcome.

  • The ability to effectively work with in-house / outsourced IT virtual teams.

  • Strong experience with using IT technology to work effectively with IT teams across multiple countries and time-zones.

  • Foundational knowledge of the IT software development lifecycle (SDLC)- and IT hosting / infrastructure technologies.

  • Deep knowledge of Microsoft Project or other project management tools.

  • Intermediate skill with the Microsoft Office suite of products (SharePoint- Excel- Word- Outlook)

  • Eligibility to work in Australia and travel on occasion to other locations within the ANJ BU

Benefits Program

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work.

  • 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.

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

  • In-house training programs - Access to our online learning platform- Ownerversity for continuous learning and development.

  • Career Development - Opportunity to be mentored by excellent leaders and have on-the-job skill development and coaching.

  • Cultural Leave - Two days paid leave per calendar year for the purpose of fulfilling or observing religious- ceremonial or culturally significant days.

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!

We are proud to announce that we have been recognised as a Skilled Workplace by Mental Health First Aid Australia.


About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

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