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IT Project Coordinator, Digital Platforms

Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Madrid, MD, ES

Company: Beam Suntory

Beam Suntory is Crafting the Spirits that Stir the World. Rooted in two centuries of family heritage, Beam Suntory has evolved into the world's third largest leading premium spirits company ... where each employee is treated like family and trusted with legacy. With our greatest assets - our premium spirits and our people - we're driving growth through impactful marketing, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Beam Suntory is a place where you can come Unleash your Spirit by making an impact each and every day.

 

 

IT Project Coordinator, Digital Platforms  

 

The following position is open in MadridSpain.


 

What makes this a great opportunity?

  • Shaping the future on how we engage with our consumers
  • Beam Suntory is a leader in the spirits industry with a track record of profitability and growth
  • Global opportunity to make a difference with emerging digital capabilities
  • Enabling innovative solutions
  • Career growth potential

 

Role Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities
 

  • Design and manage project charter to capture all required information for each project.
  • Understand business goals, communicate success metrics, define project scope, and collaborate to provide creative solutions to complex requests.
  • Foster positive relationships with various functional and departmental groups to develop project pipeline
  • Work closely with various internal and external stakeholders to establish project plans, risk management plans, project milestones and deliverables using agile framework and principles. 
  • Work closely with the business users to obtain and document all the user stories/business requirements, identify areas for digitalization, and then assist in prioritizing delivery of solutions
  • Focus on delivering from the perspective of the consumer, while following BSI’s core principles, policies and procedures.
  • Drive delivery of solutions leveraging offshore team (close coordination needed with global architect and offshore teams).
    Drive the adoption and rollout of agile design including continuous integration and release management.
  • Ensure teams are managing the solutions backlog and inventory, continuously reprioritizing as necessary. Provide guidance and direction to ensure effective and continuous delivery with excellence. Drive consistency of delivery across geographies and services while ensuring the delivery is within our technology stack.
  • Ensure project goals are captured in concise briefs
  • Schedule and conduct project kick-off meetings and creative review meetings with project owners and development teams.
  • Follow the BSI PMO methodology in order to obtain project approvals
  • Conduct stand ups with product team to ensure projects are on schedule
  • Ensure all deadline and status info is accurate and up to date for projects
  • Provide bi-weekly status updates to organization
  • Provide regular status updates to key stakeholders on their projects.
  • Work with resource managers and focus on resource allocation process
  • Effectively manage program governance, including project methodology, financial management, testing, deployment and change management.  Working with cross functional team in IT and with the stakeholders to plan and execute effectively.

 

Qualifications & Experience

Knowledge/Skills
 

  • Experience driving multiple complex technology/business initiatives across various domains and markets. Superior ability to work with business and technology stakeholders across all levels internally and externally.
  • Strong project management & communication skills.  Proven experience in planning, risk management, problem resolution.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, including the ability to communicate between technical and non-technical contributors and between the project teams
  • Identify business needs, problems or opportunities, define the nature of the solution that meets the need and justify the investment necessary to deliver the solution
  • Quality: Coordinate testing and quality deployment with the QA teams to ensure quality products are deployed to production.
  • Security & Compliance: Apply security/legal/compliance requirements to all our products and projects we deploy, follow security legal and data protection privacy policies.
  • Governance: Manage the team to ensure that IT PMO governance standards are followed
  • Architectural design: Follow BSI technology stack standards
  • Perform other work-related duties

 

Experience & Qualifications
 

  • Overall 4+ years’ experience managing projects
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in Global technology implementations managing digital projects
  • Experience delivering complex technology implementations with digital consumer and customer experience integrating digital content with different front-end frameworks
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and multiple stakeholders to ensure efficient and timely delivery of solutions by creating, managing and monitoring project plan, financial plan, resource plan and stakeholder management
  • Experience working with offshore engineering teams required (India specifically)
  • Experience in working with digital projects using an agile project management framework
  • PMP & Agile certification is preferred. 
  • Ability to build relationships and trust with a variety of business partners quickly; excellent verbal and written communication skills; capacity to multi-task and provide effective follow up; sense of urgency to drive results and deadlines in a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Domestic and international travel may be required

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

   

At Beam Suntory, people are our number one priority, and we believe our people grow together in diverse and inclusive environments where their unique insights, experiences and backgrounds are valued and respected. Beam Suntory is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, military veteran status and all other characteristics, attributes or choices protected by law. All recruitment and hiring decisions are based on an applicant’s skills and experience.