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Business Transformation Manager

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Date: 07-May-2022

Location: Hemel Hempstead - Breakspear P, Hemel Hempstead - Breakspear Park, GB

Company: Britvic

At Britvic, we strive to be the most dynamic soft drinks company, creating a better tomorrow. We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.

As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.
Our story started in 1938 as a product that was an affordable source of vitamins to the Great British public. Originally selling Tomato Juice, followed by other juices and mixers, the brand has continued to evolve, becoming a fantastic core range of fruit juice and soft drinks sold across the globe.

You will know some of these brand and most likely have some in your homes, such as Robinson's cordials, Tango, R White's Lemonade, J20, Pepsi and 7up.
We have operations in Great Britain, Ireland, France & Brazil and have been taking our brands around the world, exporting to over 50 countries and working with carefully chosen partners to franchise our brands. 

About the Role:

Crucial role in business value realisation, leading from concept, scope definition, and execution different types of strategic and operational business transformation initiatives. These range from market, corporate and operational to process improvement, M&A business integration, divestments etc.

Effectively partner with functional business solution teams, business stakeholders, and external organisations to re-design business processes and realise automation opportunities in line with functional roadmaps backed by business case and industry relevant performance benchmarks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Building Business Transformation credibility through capable leadership
  • Exceptional knowledge of functions and supporting business teams with the ability to communicate and bridge the gap between technical, operational and business to effectively deliver change.
  • Govern and drive the Group and BU business transformation portfolio, securing investment (Capex & Opex) to deliver the agreed transformation objectives.
  • Ensure that each change initiative is underpinned by a robust business case and has a validated investment payback model that can be tracked.
  • Demonstrate understanding and be an authority in the different benchmark standards (APQC, Hackett etc) ensuring suitability to the transformation initiative.
  • Collaborate with business leaders to fulfill the Simple, Focussed and Agile business ambition working with technology delivery leads to ensure that operational requirements are fully captured, prioritised and delivered against defined objectives.
  • Demonstrate excellent stakeholder management skills for complex and specialist themes with ability to communicate and present upwards effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Will have a naturally Inclusive style and approach and work collaboratively with and through others to get results.
  • Ability to manage multiple senior stakeholders to deliver defined programmes of work and build a good network of relationships across Britvic.
  • Contributes to long-term strategic direction of the wider IT and Business Transformation team
  • Proactively engages business stakeholders to constantly improve customer experience

Enabling positive Business Transformation outcomes

  • Oversee effective change governance, reporting and stakeholder communication across BUs and Group to provide strong delivery assurance, timely decision-making and close attention to risks and issues.
  • Delivery focused, strategic and forward looking with ability to identify and lead operational delivery risks.
  • Ensure there is a clear Implementation / Go Live / Transition plan for each initiative for a seamless migration of services and staff, being the ultimate gatekeeper of the transition-to-live process.
  • Drive the development of technology solutions and strategy with market, product and Britvic perspectives and knowledge. Through the IT Delivery teams own the quality of all solutions against stakeholder and change management expectations.
  • Ensure the overall solution architecture meets the business requirements on a given project or programme portfolio supports agreed architectural principles and quality standards
  • Understanding of process mining tools e.g Celonis, Signavio and how these can be used to support business transformation initiatives.
  • Support the approval of project resourcing requirements, utilising the most cost effective mix of resources

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Key experience in indirectly managing architecture and delivery functions to define and deliver a multi year business transformation agenda through a portfolio of projects
  • Has good understanding of functional strategy preferably in the Consumer Goods industry covering associated business principles, technology, key business processes and emerging trends.
  • Has proven ability to influence stakeholders at all levels within a complex organisation demonstrating empathy and strength of character
  • Experienced in indirectly managing internal and external teams of architecture and project delivery resources
  • A track record in leading the delivery of a project portfolio following a structured quality gate methodology including the development of business cases to support project approval

What we Believe - We're Striving for better

Our Purpose
We give our all to creating products people truly love. Together, we are united by one shared purpose: enjoying life's everyday moments.

Our Vision
The world around us is changing - and we must evolve too. We're on a mission to become the most dynamic soft drinks company, creating a better tomorrow.

Our Values
At Britvic everything we do is informed by our values. It's the way we act in order to achieve our goals and nurture a culture we can all feel proud of.
We care - We care deeply about our brands, our role in society and our impact on the planet. But above all, it's the happiness and health of our people that always comes first.
We're courageous - We're free to dream big, act bravely and lead with heart to deliver breakthrough outcomes.
We own it - Our Integrity, how we work, show up and take accountability matters. We do the right thing, for the right reasons, in the right way. We say what we mean, and do what we say.
We act with Pace - We cut through complexity, responding to opportunities or challenges with agility and pace. We listen to understand, identify solutions and are trusted to deliver.
We're stronger together - We are open, collaborative and inclusive, respecting and learning from each other's unique contributions, while celebrating our collective success. 

We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact, this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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