Who We Are:
Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ more than 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. Ball is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ball Corporation is committed to recruiting, training, compensating and promoting regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status. For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.
Primary Purpose of Position:
This position is responsible for providing leadership for the cross-functional management of information and technology across joint/new ventures, acquisitions and divestitures. This position will ensure all new business technology requirements are well defined, planned, tracked and communicated in a consistent manner and aligned with the overall Global ITS strategy. This role will play a critical role of developing emerging IT capabilities, until they are mature enough to function as independent teams.
Relationship management is critical for the success of this role. This role will be partnering with and influencing business leaders in corporate development, new businesses and the regional PMO
Quickly and effectively understands business strategies, challenges and priorities while collaborating with business and IT leaders to identify and plan initiatives to translate these into programs/projects with tactical goals and objectives that are measurable; ensures programs/projects are aligned with the overall Global ITS strategy
Driving focus and prioritization within new technologies through establishing strategic planning and governance principles and processes; setting an example through demonstrated leadership modeled from the Inspire, Connect, Achieve (ICA) leadership framework
Partner closely with Enterprise IT and ITS VP to run the Innovation Portfolio including budget, scope and research for projects
Stays current with developments in new market trends and innovations in technology.
Ensure business alignment of strategic plans and IT capability & services
Partners with IT leadership and corporate development to act as a trusted advisor on new or different technology requirements as a result of new ventures and merger and acquisition activities
Manage special projects including proof of concept and skunkworks projects
Review IT costs and cost structures for IT services and products in new businesses so that the financial implications of IT projects and activities are communicated to the proper IT and business executives.
This role will lead SAP integration multiyear global program. Strong SAP S4 experience desired.
Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college degree level education or work-related experience in a business facing IT leadership role. Degree preferred.
Job related experience for 10 year(s) minimum.
Experience in business IT, managing cross-functional teams or projects, and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders.
Expertise in budget planning, financial management and workforce management.
Makes decisions and recommendations clearly linked to the organization's strategy and financial goals.
Deep understanding of business areas and technology that are being supported by the functional area.
Experience with strategic portfolio and project management.
Broad knowledge of current and emerging technologies, technology directions, and strategic application to business needs, including the ability to differentiate between a relevant trend and hype.
25% of travel
Inspirational Role ModelUnderstands themselves and seeks opportunities to learn. Shows composure, responding consistently, openly, and courageously in all situations.
Authentic LeadershipDemonstrates humility in the way they lead others. Takes a stand for what is right and admits their mistakes.
Leadership PresenceInspires trust in the broader organization. Acts on a sense of what the organization most needs to elevate its impact and move forward through complexity.
Relationship BuilderListens and empathizes, engages a wide range of people. Embraces peoples' differences and helps every individual feel special and valued.
People GrowerEncourages leadership in others and takes risks to help others grow. Champions collaboration across the organization.
Culture ChampionConsciously evolves the culture to help secure the future of the business. Recognizes where behaviors need to change and how to change them.
Results OrientedA desire to make things happen, sets stretch goals, and motivates others to achieve them. Always looking to create a better result for customers.
Future CatalystCommunicates a vision of the future that compels others and helps them see around corners. Embraces change, takes risks, and seeks diverse perspectives.
Breakthrough StrategistSees connections others don't see. Translates this new insight into break-through strategies that open up new directions. Enrolls others in the new.
Relocation for this position is Available
Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.