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Senior Product Manager Cost Accounting

Senior Product Manager Cost Accounting

     

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 deliver standardized, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value.

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé IT, Barcelona, Spain    Undefined period of time contract,
    act. rate 100%

Position Summary

 

In order to complete our Finance, Control and Legal Department, we are currently looking for a IS/IT Senior Product Manager – Cost Accounting.

 

Under the supervision and guidance of your primary Community of Practice Lead and Product Group Manager based in Switzerland, you will be responsible for one or several products within a product group and you will be responsible for the go-to-market strategy, product vision and vision execution as well as the end-to-end value delivery (including IS/IT consumers’ adoption). You will be accountable for the product from ideation and strategy through continuous value management to retirement, with responsibility for the full life cycle of the product including ITIL service models (e.g, L2 and L3 support models). On the delivery side of the product you will be responsible for analyzing and continuously managing the value for money, ensuring the product is adopted as widely as possible and you will deliver applications that support Nestlé's initiative to simplify the life of the end user, standardize work across Nestlé markets and businesses and share above market in centers of scale and competency. You will also manage the team(s) developing the capabilities as well as the stakeholders receiving the capabilities and can deliver value to other products and product groups.
 

A day in the life of...

 

  • Use the deep understanding of the business capabilities to segment IS / IT customers and consumers based on their needs and profile. Provide an outside in based view of how to best target each segment
  • Working with the business relationship manager (BRM) and enterprise architect, develop a product strategy and vision aimed at maximizing value in line with corporate and business strategy
  • Provide support to Decision support services within markets and shared service centres, Co-pilot.
  • Define the long-term business capability automation and digitalization roadmap for the business outcomes the product or product group deliver
  • Orchestrating internal and external multi-functional stakeholders to define, validate and refine product vision, strategy, definitions and roadmaps
  • Prepare the strategy and communication material to create a shared understanding of the product in particular on how to market and sell it (for BRMs at the Centre and in the markets), to deliver and operate it (for product teams) and to measure its success (for performance manager and BRMs)
  • Ensure product contribution to the business value (follow the guidelines of the CIO office for the business KPIs)                
  • Oversee the analysis of the reports provided by the Performance Manager for insights of product impact and adoption in market. Work with customers to define and validate specific key value indicators (KVIs); define with team key performance indicators (KPIs) to improve the product value for Nestlé; retire the product at end of life based on trend analysis on KVIs and KPIs
  • Provide the performance manager with relevant data in an automated way in accordance to performance management requirements (real-time, etc.)Analyze competitive landscape, specifically for TCO / value for money to inform the product strategy before and during product life
  • Participate in the IS/IT governance processes that enables prioritization across multiple options and supports the business governance processes (e.g. automation that would remove business headcounts or drastically impact business ways of working)
  • Understand the business risk appetite and deliver applications within that acceptable risk level.
  • Create the context: create alignment, lead by example, promote an open culture and our values in a sustainable way. (Sustain the change)
  • Select talent: recruit and onboard people and plan capabilities for the future
  • Develop people: coach, define effective (70-20-10) development plans and assess talent, building the right capabilities for the team and for the organization long-term success
  • Drive performance: empower and enable people, give and receive feedback, evaluate and differentiate performance, constantly challenge the set-up organization to ensure its results and effectiveness
  • Recognize achievements: give and receive recognition, reward performance

What will make you successful

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably computer science or field related to the product 
  • Demonstrated experience in a product based IS/IT organization 
  • 8+ years of experience in IS/IT (e.g. BA, PM, etc.)
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong understanding of basic system engineering, information risk and security guidelines, and architecture standards
  • Understanding of various software development methodologies (e.g. agile, waterfall)
  • Understanding of modeling techniques and capable to put the right organization and team in place to achieve projects goals
  • Excellent understanding of business complexity and interdependencies
  • Knowledge of the SAP-ERP F&C modules and in particular good knowledge of SAP Costing solutions in factory costing, distribution costing and overhead head office costing
  • Functional knowledge in standard costing, actual costing, transfer pricing, forecast and HR processes
  • Capability to manage projects and analytics solutions using BI tools such as SAP Analytics Cloud and Power BI.
  • Understanding of new technologies in RPA and Machine Learning to accelerate financial closing and solve business problems in Costing
  • Deep understanding of the IT landscape in the functional area
  • Organization: Above-average organization and prioritization skills, with the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time     
  • Experience with effective communication at different levels in the organization and in English
  • Experience having worked in a global environment and with virtual teams        

 

Show us that you are an enthusiastic, curious, fast learner and team player person who is used to work with agile practices. Your ability to be flexible, self-motivated and your willingness to deliver on a deadline will set you apart among the other candidates. Please don’t hesitate and apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs. We are excited to hear from you!
 

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

     

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 deliver standardized, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value.

Position Snapshot

 

Nestlé IT, Barcelona, Spain    Undefined period of time contract,
    act. rate 100%

Position Summary

 

In order to complete our Finance, Control and Legal Department, we are currently looking for a IS/IT Senior Product Manager – Cost Accounting.

 

Under the supervision and guidance of your primary Community of Practice Lead and Product Group Manager based in Switzerland, you will be responsible for one or several products within a product group and you will be responsible for the go-to-market strategy, product vision and vision execution as well as the end-to-end value delivery (including IS/IT consumers’ adoption). You will be accountable for the product from ideation and strategy through continuous value management to retirement, with responsibility for the full life cycle of the product including ITIL service models (e.g, L2 and L3 support models). On the delivery side of the product you will be responsible for analyzing and continuously managing the value for money, ensuring the product is adopted as widely as possible and you will deliver applications that support Nestlé's initiative to simplify the life of the end user, standardize work across Nestlé markets and businesses and share above market in centers of scale and competency. You will also manage the team(s) developing the capabilities as well as the stakeholders receiving the capabilities and can deliver value to other products and product groups.
 

A day in the life of...

 

  • Use the deep understanding of the business capabilities to segment IS / IT customers and consumers based on their needs and profile. Provide an outside in based view of how to best target each segment
  • Working with the business relationship manager (BRM) and enterprise architect, develop a product strategy and vision aimed at maximizing value in line with corporate and business strategy
  • Provide support to Decision support services within markets and shared service centres, Co-pilot.
  • Define the long-term business capability automation and digitalization roadmap for the business outcomes the product or product group deliver
  • Orchestrating internal and external multi-functional stakeholders to define, validate and refine product vision, strategy, definitions and roadmaps
  • Prepare the strategy and communication material to create a shared understanding of the product in particular on how to market and sell it (for BRMs at the Centre and in the markets), to deliver and operate it (for product teams) and to measure its success (for performance manager and BRMs)
  • Ensure product contribution to the business value (follow the guidelines of the CIO office for the business KPIs)                
  • Oversee the analysis of the reports provided by the Performance Manager for insights of product impact and adoption in market. Work with customers to define and validate specific key value indicators (KVIs); define with team key performance indicators (KPIs) to improve the product value for Nestlé; retire the product at end of life based on trend analysis on KVIs and KPIs
  • Provide the performance manager with relevant data in an automated way in accordance to performance management requirements (real-time, etc.)Analyze competitive landscape, specifically for TCO / value for money to inform the product strategy before and during product life
  • Participate in the IS/IT governance processes that enables prioritization across multiple options and supports the business governance processes (e.g. automation that would remove business headcounts or drastically impact business ways of working)
  • Understand the business risk appetite and deliver applications within that acceptable risk level.
  • Create the context: create alignment, lead by example, promote an open culture and our values in a sustainable way. (Sustain the change)
  • Select talent: recruit and onboard people and plan capabilities for the future
  • Develop people: coach, define effective (70-20-10) development plans and assess talent, building the right capabilities for the team and for the organization long-term success
  • Drive performance: empower and enable people, give and receive feedback, evaluate and differentiate performance, constantly challenge the set-up organization to ensure its results and effectiveness
  • Recognize achievements: give and receive recognition, reward performance

What will make you successful

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably computer science or field related to the product 
  • Demonstrated experience in a product based IS/IT organization 
  • 8+ years of experience in IS/IT (e.g. BA, PM, etc.)
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong understanding of basic system engineering, information risk and security guidelines, and architecture standards
  • Understanding of various software development methodologies (e.g. agile, waterfall)
  • Understanding of modeling techniques and capable to put the right organization and team in place to achieve projects goals
  • Excellent understanding of business complexity and interdependencies
  • Knowledge of the SAP-ERP F&C modules and in particular good knowledge of SAP Costing solutions in factory costing, distribution costing and overhead head office costing
  • Functional knowledge in standard costing, actual costing, transfer pricing, forecast and HR processes
  • Capability to manage projects and analytics solutions using BI tools such as SAP Analytics Cloud and Power BI.
  • Understanding of new technologies in RPA and Machine Learning to accelerate financial closing and solve business problems in Costing
  • Deep understanding of the IT landscape in the functional area
  • Organization: Above-average organization and prioritization skills, with the ability to juggle multiple responsibilities at the same time     
  • Experience with effective communication at different levels in the organization and in English
  • Experience having worked in a global environment and with virtual teams        

 

Show us that you are an enthusiastic, curious, fast learner and team player person who is used to work with agile practices. Your ability to be flexible, self-motivated and your willingness to deliver on a deadline will set you apart among the other candidates. Please don’t hesitate and apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs. We are excited to hear from you!
 

We are Nestlé, the largest food and beverage company. We are 308,000 employees strong driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Our values are rooted in respect: respect for ourselves, respect for others, respect for diversity and respect for our future. With more than CHF 91.4 billion sales in 2018, we have an expansive presence with 413 factories in more than 85 countries. We believe our people are our most important asset, so we'll offer you a dynamic inclusive international working environment with many opportunities across different businesses, functions and geographies, working with diverse teams and cultures. Want to learn more? Visit us at www.nestle.com.

Esplugues Llobregat, B, ES, 08950

Esplugues Llobregat, B, ES, 08950

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