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Pre-Prepare Manager

At HEINEKEN Kraków (HEINEKEN Global Shared Services) our success comes directly from our great people. We are a growing team of business experts in finance, accounting, data and technology ready to „WOW” the world with our expertise, passion and pride to be GREEN.We act on our values of Passion for consumers & customers, Courage to dream & pioneer, Care for people & planet, Enjoyment of Life, always focused on being ourselves: inclusive, diverse, and open for new challenges.


The Pre-Prepare Manager is a cross-regional role reporting to People Manager with a focus on preparing transition, the main responsibility of the role is the planning and progress of the preparation activities to start DBB transition in the OpCo*. 


*OpCo - Operating Company

*The Digital Backbone Programme - the biggest transformation programme Heineken ever had aiming at harmonizing Heineken's fragmented ERP and data landscape and make us future-ready to better serve our customers and consumers!


Your responsibilities would include:


  • being key contact for OpCo Transition Manager or other OpCo representative during Pre-Prepare Phase
  • coordination of all Pre-Prepare activities from Central side
  • in alignment with the OpCo Transition Manager ensuring OpCo stakeholder alignment and updates and  OpCo pre-alignment of deliverables and Tollgate materials as well as defined Tollgate and Exit criteria
  • ensuring Central & Regional CORE team stakeholder alignment and updates 
  • regular alignment with Regional Programme Manager
  • preparing fortnightly flash reporting to OpCo & CORE PLT and actively participate in relevant meetings
  • being responsible to ensure all deliverables for Pre-Prepare Phase are completed on-time in-full (OTIF)
  • creating OpCo Pre-Prepare Plan and coordinate sign-off process
  • ensuring a proper and complete hand over to Regional Transition Manager
  • recognizing OpCo change management issues and risks at their earliest introduction & developing recommendations and mitigating strategies 
  • leading by example on collaboration and End-to-End cross-functional thinking
  • continuously improving Pre-Prepare process, activities and materials used 
  • gathering lessons learnt and sharing lessons learnt across DBB programme and to the OpCo
  • ensuring adherence to the HEINEKEN project methodology in the programme via regular meetings with Regional Programme Managers and /or DBB team.

You are a good candidate if you have:


  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree
  • 3-5 years’ (managerial) experience in a complex international environment
  • more than 3 years’ experience as Project Manager on Global projects
  • strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • challenging approach, influencing skills and stress resilience
  • strong, professional communication skills, ability to approach Senior Stakeholders using appropriate level of detail and terminology
  • planning and organizing skills, ability to see the big picture
  • proactive with a can-do-attitude approach
  • ability to adapt to change quickly, you are a fast learner 
  • excellent written and verbal English.


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