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Global Sr. Solutions Architect - Kronos & Product Manager - Retail Scheduling

Global Sr. Solutions Architect - Kronos & Product Manager - Retail Scheduling

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About IT in Nestlé

 

We are a team of IT professionals from many countries and diverse backgrounds, each with unique missions and challenges in the biggest health, nutrition and wellness company of the world. We innovate every day through forward-looking technologies to create opportunities for Nestlé’s digital challenges with our consumers, customers and at the workplace. We collaborate with our business partners around the world to innovate, deliver standardized, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value. 

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé Global IT HR, Barcelona, Spain    Undefined period of time contract, 

act. rate 100% 

Grade G

Position Summary

 

Within our Human Resources Product Stream in IT, we are looking to fill the joint role of Global Sr. Solutions Architect for Kronos & Global Product Manager for Retail Scheduling to complete our Employee Lifecycle (ELC) & Total Rewards (TR) product group. ELC & TR enables >250,000 Employees, Line Managers and HR professionals around the Nestlé world in 150+ countries with > 2.5 million+ updates annually. It includes technologies enabling various Hire-to-Retire processes: Personnel administration, Position Management, People Enterprise Architecture, Payroll, Time & Attendance, Retail Scheduling, Compensation, Recognition, Sales Commissions, Global Mobility, HR Automation and Employee Services Digital Experience. These technologies also act as the engine for data and events that drive rest of Hire to Retire and other enterprise level processes and as well provide fuel to generate necessary people analytics and insights. 

 

Scope of this role covers:  

  • Landscape of 5 Kronos Workforce Central instances hosted on Kronos Private Cloud 
  • Integrations between Kronos landscape and other systems (Payroll, Labor Planning, etc) 
  • Contribution to over-all Payroll & Time Management Technology Strategy 
  • Retail Scheduling capability for Nespresso Boutiques worldwide 

Responsibilities

 

Below would be high-level architecture principles you would be delivering on 

  • “Freedom in a box” – allow no code customization closer to business user with guard rails 
  • “Scale faster & cheaper” - Develop methods to scale applications at speed and at low cost 
  • “Efficient & Effective” - Continuously optimize application sustain efforts through automation / removal of maintenance activities while improving the quality & lowering incidents volume 
  • “Reliable & Secure” – Ensure technology landscape is secure from cyber security incidents and any other incidents that could bring down the landscape 

 

Below would be high-level responsibilities for you as Sr. Solutions Architect 

  • Design authority for all Kronos capabilities and integrations from / to Kronos 
  • Own compliance / Security / User Management / Config Change Management / Integration landscape and overall Quality Assurance for Kronos landscape 
  • Define and execute technical evolution of Kronos at Nestle 
  • Drive initiatives to optimize / automate ongoing maintenance activities 
  • Define & Maintain technology and integration landscape 
  • Define & Align tech strategy with external trends, business needs and people strategy 
  • Act as the technology Guru – evangelizing new IT delivery methods and new technologies 
  • Act as Quality Lead - Define Quality Assurance standards and act as guardian of the same 
  • Act as Engineering Lead - Own the design, delivery and maintenance of custom developments / applications / integrations through managed services staff 
  • Support Product Managers in definition & delivery of product vision and roadmap 
  • Support Product Group Manager in defining & delivery of integrated product group vision 
  • Support HR Product Stream Architect aligning with Enterprise Architecture vision 

 

Below would be high-level responsibilities for you as Product Manager for Retail Scheduling  

  • Define long term vision, short term roadmap for Retail Scheduling considering Nespresso business needs, end user needs and available technology innovations 
  • Support Nespresso B2C in driving business outcomes through retail scheduling 
  • Redefine Global Template for Retail Scheduling 
  • Deploy Retail Scheduling capabilities to new boutiques 
  • Sustain and Evolution of Retail Scheduling capabilities for live Boutiques 
  • Drive end user adoption, engagement, and satisfaction levels 

 

Your typical day-to-day activities include: 

  • Prepare and maintain Architecture specifications for Kronos / Payroll / Time landscape 
  • Review & Approve / Guide technology design changes to Kronos landscape 
  • Facilitate requirement gathering & prototyping leveraging design thinking methodology 
  • Perform feasibility study and provide estimations, high level plan for new initiatives 
  • Troubleshoot long standing, difficult to solve open production / project issues 
  • Mentor other IT Kronos resources  
  • Partner with Application Managed Services to drive upgrades and clock maintenance 
  • Lead resolution of critical / complex incidents, outages, degradations on Kronos landscape 
  • Run training programs / education sessions to familiarize broader team on new technologies 
  • Engage with industry benchmarking organizations, peers from within and outside Nestle 

 

What will make you successful

 

  • 10+ years of experience with implementing & sustaining Time & Attendance systems 
  • 5+ years of experience in being Technical Lead or Architect for Kronos Workforce Central  
  • 2+ years of Experience in implementing & sustaining retail scheduling systems based on Kronos or otherwise 
  • Extensive experience with labor optimization processes and the required integration points 
  • SME in clock setup and support 
  • Experience in design & build of key integrations between Kronos & SAP Payroll / Labor planning 
  • Knowledge of Security safeguard mechanisms within Kronos Private Cloud 
  • Hands-on experience in configuration of different modules of the timekeeping application including Pay Policy, Accrual Policy, Attendance Policy 
  • Great to have: Experience with Kronos Workforce Dimensions, SAP Time Management, SAP Payroll 
  • Leadership Skills:  
    • Understanding of business context of Retail industry and CPG industry 
    • Ability to see through complexity & chaos 
    • Clear communication of complex ideas & highly technical topics to non-technical audience 
    • Ability to influence without authority and lead teams to success 
    • Create alignment among disparate stakeholders with diverse interests 
    • Lead by example, promote an open culture and our values in a sustainable way 
    • Coaching, developing, and assessing talent, building the organization wide capabilities.  

Join us!

 

Show us that you are an enthusiastic, curious, fast learner and team player who is used to work with agile mindset and practices.  Your ability to be flexible, self-motivated and your willingness to deliver on a tight deadline will set you apart among the other candidates.  Please apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs.  

 

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 89.8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2017. It is present in 189 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 323,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com. 

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About IT in Nestlé

 

We are a team of IT professionals from many countries and diverse backgrounds, each with unique missions and challenges in the biggest health, nutrition and wellness company of the world. We innovate every day through forward-looking technologies to create opportunities for Nestlé’s digital challenges with our consumers, customers and at the workplace. We collaborate with our business partners around the world to innovate, deliver standardized, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value. 

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé Global IT HR, Barcelona, Spain    Undefined period of time contract, 

act. rate 100% 

Grade G

Position Summary

 

Within our Human Resources Product Stream in IT, we are looking to fill the joint role of Global Sr. Solutions Architect for Kronos & Global Product Manager for Retail Scheduling to complete our Employee Lifecycle (ELC) & Total Rewards (TR) product group. ELC & TR enables >250,000 Employees, Line Managers and HR professionals around the Nestlé world in 150+ countries with > 2.5 million+ updates annually. It includes technologies enabling various Hire-to-Retire processes: Personnel administration, Position Management, People Enterprise Architecture, Payroll, Time & Attendance, Retail Scheduling, Compensation, Recognition, Sales Commissions, Global Mobility, HR Automation and Employee Services Digital Experience. These technologies also act as the engine for data and events that drive rest of Hire to Retire and other enterprise level processes and as well provide fuel to generate necessary people analytics and insights. 

 

Scope of this role covers:  

  • Landscape of 5 Kronos Workforce Central instances hosted on Kronos Private Cloud 
  • Integrations between Kronos landscape and other systems (Payroll, Labor Planning, etc) 
  • Contribution to over-all Payroll & Time Management Technology Strategy 
  • Retail Scheduling capability for Nespresso Boutiques worldwide 

Responsibilities

 

Below would be high-level architecture principles you would be delivering on 

  • “Freedom in a box” – allow no code customization closer to business user with guard rails 
  • “Scale faster & cheaper” - Develop methods to scale applications at speed and at low cost 
  • “Efficient & Effective” - Continuously optimize application sustain efforts through automation / removal of maintenance activities while improving the quality & lowering incidents volume 
  • “Reliable & Secure” – Ensure technology landscape is secure from cyber security incidents and any other incidents that could bring down the landscape 

 

Below would be high-level responsibilities for you as Sr. Solutions Architect 

  • Design authority for all Kronos capabilities and integrations from / to Kronos 
  • Own compliance / Security / User Management / Config Change Management / Integration landscape and overall Quality Assurance for Kronos landscape 
  • Define and execute technical evolution of Kronos at Nestle 
  • Drive initiatives to optimize / automate ongoing maintenance activities 
  • Define & Maintain technology and integration landscape 
  • Define & Align tech strategy with external trends, business needs and people strategy 
  • Act as the technology Guru – evangelizing new IT delivery methods and new technologies 
  • Act as Quality Lead - Define Quality Assurance standards and act as guardian of the same 
  • Act as Engineering Lead - Own the design, delivery and maintenance of custom developments / applications / integrations through managed services staff 
  • Support Product Managers in definition & delivery of product vision and roadmap 
  • Support Product Group Manager in defining & delivery of integrated product group vision 
  • Support HR Product Stream Architect aligning with Enterprise Architecture vision 

 

Below would be high-level responsibilities for you as Product Manager for Retail Scheduling  

  • Define long term vision, short term roadmap for Retail Scheduling considering Nespresso business needs, end user needs and available technology innovations 
  • Support Nespresso B2C in driving business outcomes through retail scheduling 
  • Redefine Global Template for Retail Scheduling 
  • Deploy Retail Scheduling capabilities to new boutiques 
  • Sustain and Evolution of Retail Scheduling capabilities for live Boutiques 
  • Drive end user adoption, engagement, and satisfaction levels 

 

Your typical day-to-day activities include: 

  • Prepare and maintain Architecture specifications for Kronos / Payroll / Time landscape 
  • Review & Approve / Guide technology design changes to Kronos landscape 
  • Facilitate requirement gathering & prototyping leveraging design thinking methodology 
  • Perform feasibility study and provide estimations, high level plan for new initiatives 
  • Troubleshoot long standing, difficult to solve open production / project issues 
  • Mentor other IT Kronos resources  
  • Partner with Application Managed Services to drive upgrades and clock maintenance 
  • Lead resolution of critical / complex incidents, outages, degradations on Kronos landscape 
  • Run training programs / education sessions to familiarize broader team on new technologies 
  • Engage with industry benchmarking organizations, peers from within and outside Nestle 

 

What will make you successful

 

  • 10+ years of experience with implementing & sustaining Time & Attendance systems 
  • 5+ years of experience in being Technical Lead or Architect for Kronos Workforce Central  
  • 2+ years of Experience in implementing & sustaining retail scheduling systems based on Kronos or otherwise 
  • Extensive experience with labor optimization processes and the required integration points 
  • SME in clock setup and support 
  • Experience in design & build of key integrations between Kronos & SAP Payroll / Labor planning 
  • Knowledge of Security safeguard mechanisms within Kronos Private Cloud 
  • Hands-on experience in configuration of different modules of the timekeeping application including Pay Policy, Accrual Policy, Attendance Policy 
  • Great to have: Experience with Kronos Workforce Dimensions, SAP Time Management, SAP Payroll 
  • Leadership Skills:  
    • Understanding of business context of Retail industry and CPG industry 
    • Ability to see through complexity & chaos 
    • Clear communication of complex ideas & highly technical topics to non-technical audience 
    • Ability to influence without authority and lead teams to success 
    • Create alignment among disparate stakeholders with diverse interests 
    • Lead by example, promote an open culture and our values in a sustainable way 
    • Coaching, developing, and assessing talent, building the organization wide capabilities.  

Join us!

 

Show us that you are an enthusiastic, curious, fast learner and team player who is used to work with agile mindset and practices.  Your ability to be flexible, self-motivated and your willingness to deliver on a tight deadline will set you apart among the other candidates.  Please apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs.  

 

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 89.8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2017. It is present in 189 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 323,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com. 

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Esplugues Llobregat, B, ES, 08950

Esplugues Llobregat, B, ES, 08950

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