Business Relationship Project Manager

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Date: 11-Nov-2020

Location: Selangor, MY

Company: British American Tobacco

BAT is evolving at pace - truly like no other organisation.

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

BAT GBS FINANCE SHARED SERVICE IS LOOKING FOR A Transformation Business Relationship Project Manager


FUNCTION: Business Transformation  

LOCATION: Sunway Geo Tower, Selangor




This role is part of Transformation Business Relationship.  

The role will require excellent time management and partners engagement skills, functional expertise (Finance, HR, Operations – Supply Chain, Procurement, Logistics) along with ability to be bold and fast in execution.   The role will need to have strong project management skills and will be responsible for portfolio management and reporting of all aspects relating to the project.


Reports to: Project Manager

Reporting Level: Individual Contributor

Geographic Scope: Asia Pacific & Middle East





  • Work with Transition Leads to successfully support the transition region including oversight of inflight transitions and planning for subsequent transition waves.
  • Manage risks and issues registers throughout the lifecycle of a business process transition, acting as the key interface between the EM, GBS. HR, Legal, Compliance and Regions and Provide accurate and timely update reports on project status, meeting minutes, issue logs and risk registers to both internal and external clients.
  • Ensure alignment with other Regions via frequent contact with other Regional Leads and Programme owner
  • Maintain positive and ‘can-do’ teaming relationships across the Regional Transition Team and with members of other teams within the business (GBS, EM, Centre)
  • Be an active teammate, as part of transition managers team, responsible for transitioning EM activities into GBS.
  • Ensure consistency and efficiency/effectiveness of rollouts in line with global process
  • Ensures that projects are proceeding according to timelines, meeting targets and expectations, and adhering to established operating parameters; negotiates changes in project resources as necessary to achieve objectives and timelines.
  • Works with relevant partners to ensure GBS obtains the insights it needs at the quality and granularity it requires for better planning and execution.





  • Experience in analysing reports, identifying issues and meaningful management.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to look beyond the numbers to identify trends and insights
  • Experience of identifying and implementing opportunities for process improvement 
  • An ability to work effectively with all levels of staff within the company and external parties
  • A good understanding of all or some of the functional areas (e.g. would be an advantage HR, Legal and Compliance)
  • Required skillset in MS Office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Understanding of networks, databases and other technology
  • Minimum education required is bachelor’s degree holder.



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