IT Principal Solution Expert, Supply Chain

Philip Morris International UK

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible!

We’re totally redefining our business and building our future on smoke-free products with the power to deliver a smoke-free future
With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and you will have the space to move your career forward in many different areas/directions.

PMI’s journey to a smoke-free future implies a shift from a tobacco manufacturer to a science and technology-based consumer facing organisation.
Such a shift creates an abundance of unique and progressive IT projects to match all levels of skills and ambitions. You’ll feel like you’re working in a start-up – with the freedom to shape and define the future of digital, but with the support and scope of a vast global business. You’ll get a chance to work with innovative technologies (e.g., Cloud, APIs, AI) as well as management practices (e.g., Agile, Design Thinking, Product Management). Our environment is fast-paced and highly collaborative. If you want the freedom to find new ways to connect with consumers, there’s no better place to progress your career.

Join us in this role and you’ll be part of our IT international team in the beautiful city of London!

We are seeking an IT Principal Solution Expert, Supply Chain to join our IT Product Platform team.
As IT Principal Solution Expert, Supply Chain, you will identify and deliver the best possible solution to meet our business requirements, improving standard functionalities and features of the existing or future systems that support the Supply Chain processes. Experience with planning software or new automated/digital tools within supply chain would be an advantage.

  • Proposing Supply Chain driven planning and analytics opportunities and improvements based on the defined future state process & systems.
  • Leading the Product Governance process: monthly/quarterly Governance meetings, change prioritization, system use monitoring, etc.
  • Business customer partnering in terms of resilience and innovation.
  • Preparing project related documentation and communication.
  • Leading the design of planning use cases and metrics in the areas of supply chain, finance, commercial and downstream operations at market and channel levels.
  • Governing solution deployment as per PMI global standards.
  • Ensuring proper user support and prioritizing changes to the tool
  • Defining and sustaining training programs and reference material to ensure knowledge retention
  • Being the main contact with supplier and new tools, establishing formal meeting structures and content
  • Supporting platforms on supply chain planning, Data Ocean ensuring it fits business needs.

  • At least 12 to 14 years of professional experience in Supply chain IT Domain or Supply chain operations.
  • University degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Solid grasp of End to End Supply Chain practices with fair understanding of financial and commercial metrics.
  • Experience on planning functions (demand, supply, collaboration) or on implementation and consulting on one of the following SAP APO, IBP, E2Open, JDA, Kinaxis, O9.
  • Experience on reporting KPIS and analytics concepts.
  • Experience on data modelling, transformation and insights.
  • Experience on Data sciences and cognitive platforms would be a plus.
  • Demonstrable experience with managing project from conception
  • Customer management experience and superb communication skills
  • Ability to set the priorities, identify “musts” and “nice-to-have” with key business partners
  • Project Management and/or Lean/Agile tools expertise highly desirable
  • Passion for continuous learning in a changing environment
  • Consumer-centric approach and mindset, Problem-solving skillS
  • A collaborative approach, comfortable with all types of external and internal partners

Why should you join us?

At PMI IT, we believe success to be fuelled by our employees, depended on them coming to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for challenge. We are a people first organisation committed to empowering you to do things differently, grow and explore. Here’s what sets us apart:
  • We’re redefining the big picture of well-being and personal development. We seek the best professionals but recognize them as parents, caregivers, family, and community members. We look after each other and care for our people, so wherever you join us around the world, we’re committed to providing the type of benefits only a company like PMI can offer
  • Being the fastest learning IT organization in the world is core to our culture, so we invest significantly in developing our people. From mentoring to technical certifications, stretch roles, soft skills development, and executive education, we help our people develop the skills they need to do their best work and create their own unique impact.
  • At PMI IT, we believe diversity and inclusiveness are crucial to every industry. We’re proud that our culture is built upon strong values, a foundation of respect and belonging, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion that welcomes a variety of skills, backgrounds, and experiences.
  • We see digital technology as innovative, and possibilities as endless. Our teams work with innovative technologies such as Cloud, APIs, IoT and AI, supported by management practices and principles such as Agile, Design Thinking, and Product Management.

Every single IT member is part of our Transformation journey. Join us and pursue your ambitions – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress. If our culture and mindset resonate with you, we look forward to receiving your application and getting to know you.

Together, let’s deliver a smoke free future.
You’ve got this!