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Job Title:  Business Release Manager - Integrated Supply Chain Planning

Job Number:  35991


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 Poland IS LOOKING FOR A Business Release Manager - Integrated Supply Chain Planning.




SALARY RANGE: competitive salary package + excellent benefits + market leading bonus

LOCATION: Warsaw, Poland

Application Deadline:30.06.2021


The role is responsible for leading the integrated change and business release process for complex environments, ensuring that change process is SOX and audit compliant.


As a Business Release Manager accountable for Integrated Supply Planning platform you will be responsible for end-to end change management process for functionality changes, product upgrades for our Supply Chain Planning solutions.



Reports to: Solution Centre Manager - Integrated Supply Chain Planning – Operations IT

Reporting Level: individual contributor

Geographic Scope: Global


What you will be accountable for


  • Lead integrated end-to-end change management process and administration across business functions and IDT (IT) services for Supply Chain Integrated Planning platform - Kinaxis
  • Run end-to-end Integrated Planning solution upgrades (regular SaaS software upgrades bringing new functionalities). Manage required preparation, upgrade, regression testing activities. Coordinate work with software vendor (Kinaxis), support team and business partners.
  • Closely collaborate with 3rd party vendors to ensure timely completion of required Change Requests.
  • Coordinate regression testing with business partners and other IDT services.
  • Define and lead all aspects of environments usage strategy for ongoing change deployments, Kinaxis product upgrades and projects’ activities.
  • Lead of Kinaxis Rapid response product releases impact analysis on current solution and manage definition of regression testing strategy required.
  • Subject Matter Expert of change management tool execute process improvement and enhancements with tool owner.
  • Cross team collaboration (other platform/solution/services teams) to manage complex x-functional changes with quality.



  • Are you IT professional with Project/Change management experience?
  • Do you have experience in large global organisations using in-sourced and out-sourced IT service providers?


Essential experience, skills and knowledge

  • Degree Educated, with minimum 5 years working experience in project management and or support organization
  • Experience and knowledge of change management principles, methodologies and tools (especially SaaS solutions)
  • Knowledge of ITIL processes and best practices.
  • Experience on Managing SOX Compliance and Digital transformation & thinking
  • Experience’ on Agile & DevOps model setup and execution
  • Strong facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Experience in managing 3rd party vendors’ work


  • Certification in ITIL professional examinations
  • Experience working with Supply Chain Planning solutions
  • Certified with Scrum Master and/ or Lean IT



At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations 
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies



Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

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