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Position Title:IT Business Partner Appetizers CE

Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ​

Requisition ID: 19940 


We are passionate about potatoes. And we’re even more passionate about our People!

McCain knows the importance that food plays in people's lives – the power it has to bring people, families and communities together. That is why our purpose is celebrating real connections through delicious, planet-friendly food.  We do this by succeeding together with our teams, business and community partners around the world because we know when we work and grow together, we succeed together. Be a part of our family! We are McCain!


As an IT Business Partner, you are responsible for a successful account management and IT Service Delivery to the business. Here you will represent IT at the market’s leadership table, working with key business stakeholders to gather, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to and the implementation of new business processes, practices and information systems at all levels of complexity. You will also lead the integration from the IT proof of value of the sister companies according to the defined strategy. As an IT Business Partner, you will design and implement an application and infrastructure roadmap at different stages.


About the role

As an agent of change, you will collaborate with the key leaders in the market to find best business practices and processes in and between different business domains. As an IT Business Partner you will propose, define, document and implement best business practices to drive process efficiency while delivering initiatives that support the implementation of systems or capabilities. You will be continuously involved in the day-to-day issues of the business, and look for better ways to operate either within other markets or other regions or by other companies. As an IT Business Partner, you will deepen your knowledge base and skills in the latest technologies available in the market. You will challenge others to develop as leaders, while serving as a role model. Within this role, you will have the freedom to conceive and propose new programs / projects that optimize the business model. You will indirectly manage of number of people for the length of a project. You will report to the Business Managing Director, and work closely together with the IT Director, Business Leaders, Project Managers, IT department members, Business Users and Vendors.

Your profile
•    You have minimal a Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years of experience within IT, either as an IT Business Partner, IT leader of a Business leader of major transformational program initiatives.
•    Previous exposure to S4/HANA is nice to have, for implementation of projects in a later phase.
•    Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus
•    Excellent English and Dutch knowledge, both written and spoken
•    Your previous experience within change and project management will help you to succeed in this role
•    Customer Focus: you meet expectations and requirements of internal and external customers, and use first-hand customer information to improve products and services. In the meantime, you maintain effective relationships and gain the trust and respect of the customers.
•    Managerial Courage: you say what needs to be said, provide direct, complete actionable positive and corrective feedback, face up to people problems and you are not afraid to make negative decisions when needed.
•    Dealing with ambiguity: you cope effectively with change, can decide and act without having the total picture and handle comfortably risk and uncertainty.
•    Drive for results: you will exceed goals successfully and continuously push yourself and other for results.
•    Negotiation Skills: you settle differences with a minimum of noise; can win concessions without damaging relationships thanks to your empathetic nature and your excellent timing.


What we offer:
•    A fixed contract in a financial stable company
•    A varied, challenging and responsible job in an effective and international team with flat hierarchies
•    Health contributions
•    Attractive salary package: laptop, phone, company car (optional)
•    Career opportunities on a global level
•    Working on projects that have a huge impact


Where will you be working?
You will work closely together with other highly engaged professionals in a multinational company, with family values. You will find open communication in a flat structure, with global exposure. You will travel up to 30% of your time to offices, and/or manufacturing and warehouse environments. Your main office is located in a traffic free area. As an IT Business Partner, you will work in a complex matrix organization.



McCain Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We see value in ensuring we have a diverse, antiracist, inclusive, merit-based, and equitable workplace.  As a global family-owned company we are proud to reflect the diverse communities around the world in which we live and work. We recognize that diversity drives our creativity, resilience, and success and makes our business stronger. 
McCain is an accessible employer. If you require an accommodation throughout the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials or accessible meeting rooms), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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Job Family: Information Technology

Location(s): NL - Netherlands : Zeeland : Lewedorp || BE - Belgium : Antwerp : Grobbendonk || BE - Belgium : Other : Reference job description || BE - Belgium : West Flanders : Kortrijk || BE - Belgium : West Flanders : Ostend || BE - Belgium : West Flanders : Sint-Eloois-Vijve || FR - France : Artois : Bethune || FR - France : Marne : Matougues || FR - France : Nord : Villeneuve-d'Ascq || FR - France : Oise : Compiegne || FR - France : Other : Reference job description || FR - France : Pas-de-Calais : BETHUNE Cedex || FR - France : Pas-de-Calais : Harnes || NL - Netherlands : Flevoland : Lelystad || NL - Netherlands : Gelderland : Wezep  

Company: McCain Foods Holland B.V. 


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