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Opportunity Details

Transition Manager

Posted: 2018-04-05
Czech Republic, Prague
About the role:
At the heart of our dynamic global growth is a simple belief: nothing should come between incredibly talented people and an accelerated career.

That’s why we dream big. Why we look to the future, not the past. Why we value talent over title. And why we hire people that can be better than ourselves.

At AB InBev you’ll join a driven team that shares your desire to grow, your courage to challenge and commitment to act. In return, we’ll reward your achievements.

The opportunity is here. Make it yours!

Supply Transition Manager


Within the area of Logistics domestic processes Europe be the project manager and SPOC for new demands into Prague and Kharkov, transitions into Prague and Kharkov, and transitions from Europe to GCC India.


  • Be the architect and driver for realizing transition projects and the transition part of larger initiatives. With that in mind, you will have to work closely with bands 3, 4 and 5 in the BSC and Functions.  Be able to consider the end-to- end aspects of processes, challenge stakeholders, agree actions with them, hold them accountable, escalate where needed. A high level of self-governance and ability to work autonomously is required ! 
  • Be the leader for driving project to completion. Ensure together with the BSC directors, and Macroprocess leads proper project governance.
  • Function as the gatekeeper on transition and inflow methodology.
  • Discuss and validate project resource requirements and allocations together with the function/macroprocess responsible for the execution. Make sure that all phases are properly supported with people that have the ability to perform the tasks at hand, as well as the correct time allocation. And if needed be able to negotiate with management to get the necessary priority assigned. 
  • Act as the PMO for these projects: Involvement in building the business case, monitor progress, track cost vs plan, track estimated benefit vs initial estimates, Report regularly to Solutions Mancom on the status of projects in scope. In case of deviation from plan, take initiative together with local management to draw up action plans to bring the project back on track. 
  • Support the project through the full lifecycle, draw up communication plans, communication content, knowledge transfer plan, arrange travel related to KT, organize logistics for the KT, SRT, hypercare,…
  • Manage new demands/inflows related to volume, complexity, small scope additions in parallel. Responsible for smooth inflow of these into the operations. Be guardian of the process, ensure position id’s created, job descriptions in place, banding done in time, etc
About the candidate:


  • Being able to think out of the box. Have good common sense. Be able to challenge Center leads, Macro Process Leads, Process Leads on established ways of doing things in order to uncover opportunities for improvement. 
  • Really be able to drive the discovery process, challenging of ways of working, and implementation of initiatives across both locations Kharkov and Prague 
  • Able to work independently, take initiative to make things happen 
  • Highly structured and systematic approach to delivering solutions 
  • Customer oriented work standards / approach 
  • Able to cope with very unstructured demands 


  • Fluent in English. Good communicator both orally and in writing.

About the Company
We are AB InBev. Committed to driving growth that leads to better living for more people, in more places. Through brands and experiences that bring people together. Through our dedication to brewing the best beer with the best ingredients. And through our commitment to helping farmers, retailers, entrepreneurs and communities grow. We are building a company to last. Not just for a decade, but for the next 100 years. Through our brands and our investment in communities, we will bring more people together, making our company an integral part of our consumers’ lives for generations to come.

Our brewing heritage dates back more than 600 years, spanning continents and generations. From our European roots at the Den Hoorn brewery in Leuven, Belgium; to the pioneering spirit of the Anheuser & Co brewery in St. Louis, US;  and the creation of the Castle Brewery in South Africa during the Johannesburg gold rush. Now, with operations in over 50 countries, and our brands sold in over 100, we are truly a world leader, and our diverse portfolio of well over 400 beer brands includes global brands Budweiser®, Corona® and Stella Artois®.