Information Technology at Nestlé is a worldwide organization delivering innovative technology and digital solutions that enable us to win in a rapidly changing world. We’re curious and collaborative — and with various locations throughout the U.S. such as St. Louis, MO, Arlington, VA and also within Latin America and other continents, we combine a deep understanding of our businesses with best-in-class solutions. Information Technology at Nestlé was created as a shared service for all business units to improve performance and operational efficiency as it pertains to IT and to deliver measurable value to the business. Using Nestlé’s size and scope, this group scales solutions for all aspects of our business and shapes new ways to run greater Nestlé.
We are currently looking for a Regional Manager, HR Technology. In this position, you will drive development and deployment plans of HR IT solutions in line with established functional strategy for the markets/businesses in their regional scope. You will provide your regional team timely support, delivery and implementation for agreed processes. Execute a cost-efficient support process (Regional IT Office and markets) in sustaining the IT products. Drive down the total volume of incidents and increase the effectiveness of incident resolution and ensure full utilization of the IT products.
You will intensively engage with receivers and act as an "ambassador" for the markets/businesses in their scope as to proactively influencing the broader product roadmap in close collaboration with the respective Product Group Managers. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mind-set with excellent negotiation and communication skills and the ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across a complex organization.
Drive regional project portfolio for functional areas; identify and communicate market project requirements and expectations across teams
Support Zone & RMB's with the realization of their priorities and Must Win Battles
Support markets with defining and executing their market solution roadmaps; Ensure alignment with global priorities and agreement at zone/market level
Support global projects for integration, standardization and optimization of ways of working within IT and drive flawless execution within respective region/Zone
Deliver effective team structures; development of high performing teams, management of recruitment, succession plans, performance management, personal development & training, etc.
Provide input for validation of global deployment plans and tracking of execution and evaluation
Communicate and ensure a deep understanding of market needs and provide input via Product Groups; supporting pilot implementations according to agreed plans
Provide input to global initiatives to align, improve, streamline and standardize IT support processes by leveraging capabilities of Nestle staff and external partners (e.g. Success Factors, SAP HR, Cornerstone) by utilizing the Lean/DMAIC methodology
Manage adherence and continuous improvement of product performance measures in IT and provide regular reports to key stakeholders
Drive regional expert networks and support global expert networks per solution area; ensuring full utilization and adoption of IT Products and driving legacy elimination (LEAN) initiatives in markets within Zone/region
Drive "Customer Intimacy" in regional team, ensure adherence to the principles and practices of Nestle Continuous Excellence (NCE)
Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution
8+ years of experience in Information Technology including portfolio/program/project management, financial planning and business analysis
5+ years of experience in people leadership
IT functional knowledge and experience in HR Technology products; specifically, Recruitment, Learning & Training, Payroll and Time Management, HR Core and Total Rewards (e.g., Success Factors, SAP HR/Payroll, and/or similar HCM solutions)
Capable of building solid networks with Corporate HR functional area, markets, zone(s), and IT organization
Experience navigating large, complex global organization structures
Stakeholder management experience with a proven record of successfully managing complex stakeholder network
Strong communication skills, both written and spoken
Experience with implementing strategies for HR Transformations, Mergers and Acquisitions/Divestitures, etc.
Working experience in a global, matrixed organization
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