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BIG Chief Technology Officer

Coca-Cola

Our vision is to craft the brands and choice of drinks that people love, to refresh them in body and spirit.

We’ve taken bold strategic actions in 2020, including streamlining our global portfolio, creating disciplined approaches to marketing and innovation, and creating a newly networked culture and operating structure that includes a distinct focus on our platform services. In this role you’ll be responsible for anticipating, managing, and understanding the strategic, market, and tactical needs of our operating units and functions. We’re looking for an candidate that has strong IT and collaboration skills in order to work with our IT leaders and managers to oversee the translation of business needs into effective IT processes and technical solutions by stimulating, shaping demand and measuring its business value.

What You’ll Do for Us

  • Directs the planning and delivery of IT projects and services to the business and manages the relationship between IT and the Operating Unit leadership. Directs the business demand process by anticipating, identifying, influencing, and prioritizing business needs for IT services and technologies in assigned business areas and functions.
  • Establishes and manages strategic relationships with IT and business partners to ensure IT plans and development efforts are aligned with business goals.
  • Collaborates with IT leadership peers in the definition, development, and maintenance of IT strategic and operational plans that support the company mission, values, and business objectives.
  • Builds and enables a team of managers who establish effective and trusting working relationships with all their business and IT partners.
  • Maintains an expert knowledge of business processes, industry trends, and IT systems to better communicate IT capabilities and support IT solutions development.
  • Oversees the communication, development, and management of the IT project portfolio in areas of responsibility.
  • Plans and conducts regular governance meetings with business leadership to review IT initiatives and ensure clear communication of business demand and service delivery capabilities.
  • Educates the assigned business area members as needed on IT processes, methodologies, constraints, and capabilities.
  • Proactively identifies project risks and issues; helps determine necessary escalation, mitigation, and resolution steps.
  • Prepares project roadmaps, directs the planning and approval phases of IT projects, and manages the IT project portfolio for the assigned business areas and functions

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration or related field.
  • 10+ years in an IT leadership role that includes proven ability to deliver IT solutions for a global consumer goods business
  • Proven experience in IT strategic planning, organization, development and execution.
  • Experience in business process re-engineering and standardizing business processes across entities.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prioritize business needs and allocate resources by appropriately balancing internal capabilities with external consultants is essential.
  • Beyond technical knowledge, outstanding communications skills and Agile methodologies with a collaborative, team-based leadership style.
  • Demonstrated success in leveraging technology to meet business objectives with a pattern of consistent delivery and continual process improvement/
  • Forward-thinking with the ability to anticipate and communicate potential impacts of emerging technologies.
  • Results-orientated leadership with strong negotiation, responsiveness, collaboration, and consensus building experience.
  • Ability to manage change with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • A current understanding of IT management disciplines and the technical tools in use and the ability to keep up with and assess new technology and provide leadership in applying it strategically to business.
  • Must have proven large scale project management experience with the ability to influence direction of key initiatives and work with the IT and business teams to structure and staff efforts.

What We Can Do For You

  • Innovative Technology: We utilize and lead the market with our large supply chain network and state-of-art technology we use each day.
  • Exposure to World Class Leaders: Availability to global technology leaders that will expand your network and exposure you to emerging technologies and techniques.
  • Agile Work Environment: We embrace agile with management that believes in removing barriers, so you are empowered to experiment, iterate, and innovate.


Skills:
Leadership; Strategic Alignment; Microsoft Azure; Strategic Planning; Structured Query Language (SQL); Budgeting; Business Processes; Software Development; Project Management; Agile Methodologies; Risk Assessments; Influencing Decisions; Risk Management; Microsoft Office; Application Development; Strategic IT; Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC); Process Improvements; Change Management; Vendor Management; Negotiation; Business Value Creation; Financial Forecasting

Our Purpose and Growth Culture:
We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference. We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. When we collect your personal information as part of a job application or offer of employment, we do so in accordance with industry standards and best practices and in compliance with applicable privacy laws.

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Coca-Cola

Our vision is to craft the brands and choice of drinks that people love, to refresh them in body and spirit.

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