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Business Solutions Partner

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Brunswick Marine in EMEA is an affiliated company of Brunswick Corporation, one of America's longest-established businesses. Brunswick Corporation endeavours to install "Genuine Ingenuity" in all of its leading consumer brands.

With their EMEA headquarters in Belgium, Brunswick Marine (Mercury, Quicksilver, Sea Ray, Black Fin, Boston Whaler, Bayliner…) has regional sales offices or independent distributors in every main boating market throughout Europe, CIS, Africa and the Middle-East.

Brunswick’s network of more than 3,300 sales and service dealers continually strive for improvement in customer service, providing boaters with the highest possible levels of enjoyment and satisfaction. The company is ISO 9001:2008 accredited.

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The Business Solutions partner is ensuring a solid collaboration between the Project Management Office and the IT applications group both from a methodology as well as a solution architecture point of view. The Business Solutions partner will contribute to the solution architecture of the future ERP solution.

Key Objectives & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a smooth transition to the PMO and the IT Applications Manager by taking on a partner role that allows for continuity of the developments.
  • Develop and implement in collaboration with the Business Relationship Manager(BRM) and the IT Applications Manager (ITAM) a process that warrants analysis and development per high quality standards. Develop the necessary guidelines and templates for documenting the deliverables.
  • Contribute to the introduction of Agile in the business solutions department.
  • Act as advisor (identify and help eliminate risks around organizational behaviour and system integrity) to the Business Relationship Manager, IT Applications Manager and Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt in the goal of identifying a sound balance between waterfall and Agile development – in accordance with the Brunswick global strategy of using Agile where it offers a competitive advantage.
  • Contribute actively in driving the change.
  • Develop and implement in collaboration with the BRM, the ITAM and the blackbelt the demand management process in ServiceNow.
  • Drive to a successful change of the organization using the BRM as point of entry for a new project.
  • Contribute to establishing the criteria for using waterfall or agile for developing the business solution.
  • Put in place a method for estimating and planning projects across the groups.
  • Advise the BRM on risks associated to certain demands and how to eliminate.
  • Assist the VP of business solutions in mapping and updating the IT applications map while we are transferring responsibilities between IT infrastructure and IT applications.
  • Act as key resource in the ERP project.


The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years' experience in similar role with:

  • Knowledge of all aspects of a software engineering process
  • Understanding of Waterfall, Agile and Lean Six Sigma
  • People skills, especially diplomacy and advocacy skills
  • Knowledge of application architecture
  • Stress resistance
  • Deep analytical and problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal influencing skills
  • Culturally and diversity awareness
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good written, verbal and presentation skills in English, any other European language is a plus


  • A competitive salary package in line with your experience & expertise
  • Extra-legal benefits such as meal vouchers, group insurances, hospitalization insurance, etc.
  • The opportunity to work autonomously in a diverse function within a fast growing international company leading in its sector
  • An easily accessible and friendly work place, with free parking
  • The possibility to fully develop your talents and to grow within your function
  • Work-life balance: flexible work schedule

  • Placed on:Wed 23 August 2017
  • Location: Petit-Rechain, Belgium

Brunswick Marine in EMEA Inc.

Parc Industriel de Petit-Rechain, Avenue Mercury 8
4800 Verviers

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