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Posted June 30th

IT Business Relationship Manager

New York, New York

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Pernod Ricard USA



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Posted June 30th

IT Business Relationship Manager

New York, New York






Full Time

Position Title: IT Business Relationship Manager

Location: New York, NY

At Pernod Ricard, your safety and well-being are our top priority. Pernod Ricard Policy requires that all PRUSA employees (regardless of work location or remote status) must be fully vaccinated (at least two weeks after last vaccine dose) as a condition of employment, and proof of vaccination will be required. The Company will grant reasonable accommodations based on a medical or religious reason preventing vaccination, or as otherwise required by state law.

Who are we?

Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

Working at Pernod Ricard

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.


Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

Pernod Ricard USA offers an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • Product allowance to enjoy on Pernod Ricard products
  • Competitive paid Time Off Plan + Well Being Days
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • BetterUp Care wellness benefits

  • And much, much more! For more information regarding our offerings, please visit :

    * Pernod Ricard USA is anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

    * Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

    Job purpose

  • To help define and implement the right IT strategy for PR North America, with specific focus on the PR USA Back-Office functions (e.g., Finance, Supply Chain, HR, Legal, Communications, IT).
  • To manage the relationship with key stakeholders and gain legitimacy by transforming business plans into a clear IT solutions Roadmap.
  • To ensure our IT solutions deliver business value through careful demand and portfolio management, and by measuring and reporting results.

  • Main roles and responsibilities

  • Business Relationship & Demand Management:
  • Establish and maintain favorable relationships with the local management, including Directors, VPs, SVPs
  • Leverage existing communication framework (presentation templates, reports, dashboards, etc.) to conduct Strategic Communication (StratCom) meetings and otherwise communicate with stakeholder groups
  • Understand business priorities and identify new or existing solutions that can drive measurable results
  • Continually evolve, in alignment with IT & Business leadership, a multi-year back-office IT Solutions roadmap
  • Apply the existing Demand Management process at PR North America:
  • Engage key business stakeholders and IT teams to build and evaluate project proposals (Scorecards) for strategic demand requiring significant IT involvement and possible CAPEX investment
  • Partner with Business and IT Solutions Leadership to prioritize Scorecards based on perceived business value, effort, costs, risks, etc.; communicate decisions to the business accordingly
  • Initiate Charters for approved projects and transition to Delivery Project Manager for execution

  • Work closely with other BRMs (locally and globally) to detect new opportunities for Regional/Global synergies
  • Robotic Process Automation (RPA): Oversee and guide the collection of RPA ideas utilizing appropriate tools (e.g., Automation Hub). Schedule/conduct RPA workshops as appropriate. Enforce local/global governance and best practices around the intake, prioritization, and value measurement of RPA automations.

  • IT Portfolio Management & Reporting:
  • Apply the existing Project Portfolio Management process at PR North America
  • Periodically review the portfolio with Business & IT, revising as needed to align with shifting priorities
  • Collect project status from relevant IT Delivery/Technology teams and update quarterly portfolio reports in accordance with existing templates

  • Conduct Project Reviews for completed strategic projects to evaluate IT execution & business value delivery
  • Conduct and help analyze annual IT Maturity & Business Partnership surveys to assess the perceived effectiveness of our North American IT Solutions team

  • Strategic Project Responsibilities:
  • Create appropriate Project Communication Plans and Organizational Change Management (OCM) plans according to each project's size and complexity and execute accordingly
  • Sit on Steering Committee for key strategic projects; maintain accountability for and drive Change Management & Communications for key strategic projects within area(s) of responsibility

  • Profile required:

  • Education required: Bachelor's required; MBA or Master's (or equivalent) in computer sciences preferred

  • Experience / Background:
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Must have Management Experience (projects, processes and people)
  • Ability to manage project budget > 1M$
  • Must have experience dealing with various levels within company
  • Demonstrated expertise in large scale IT environments
  • Proven track record of institutionalizing leading-practice methodologies and processes
  • Experience in at least some (if not most) relevant functional areas (e.g.: Finance, Supply Chain, HR, Legal, Communications, etc.)

  • Language required: Fluent in English

  • Job Posting End Date:

    Target Hire Date :

    Target End Date :
    New York, New York