Business Solutions Manager

  • Location: Netherlands - Breda
  • Job Family: Business Solutions
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0006460
  • Experience Years: 5-10 Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Regular
  • Remote Type: Hybrid

About the Opportunity

Join us as the pivotal Manager of Business Solutions, playing a vital role in our dynamic team. You'll spearhead the collection of business requirements for innovative technology solutions, collaborating closely with stakeholders to define realistic scopes and expectations. Guiding the business in identifying necessary resources for solution implementation and future ownership, you'll orchestrate seamless collaboration between our Business Solutions and Global IS teams. As the nexus between DEMEA's business organization and Global IS functions, you'll align priorities by identifying and scoping specific needs, sourced from strategic initiatives or within our broader Strategy & Business Enablement group. Collaborating with our Business Solutions team, you'll evaluate requirements against existing platforms and tools, crafting new solutions where needed. Your strategic oversight will optimize IS resources, ensuring successful implementation of initiatives critical to our Business Unit's success.


  • Utilize standard modeling and documentation techniques to identify and document requirements effectively, leveraging expertise in Business Solutions and systems.
  • Analyze existing solutions to problems and assess the value delivered by proposed changes or the introduction of new systems.
  • Sense-check business cases, assign delivery value, and track post-implementation value realization within the Global IS framework.
  • Assist in resolving issues impacting stakeholder service efficiency and facilitate the escalation of platform-related issues via the Service Now tool.
  • Establish a streamlined process for handling new requests, collaborating with IS for delivery and implementation, and transitioning solutions into a mature live state with business ownership.
  • Continuously evaluate end-to-end processes across the value chain to identify improvement opportunities.
  • Identify opportunities for rationalization, automation, waste removal, or value addition, coordinating Business Unit-specific solutions and collaborating with IS for technology initiatives.
  • Support the Business Unit's objectives regarding people leader effectiveness, employee engagement, and enabling others to perform.
  • Domestic and international travel may be required, up to 20%.
  • Uphold ethical and professional standards in all interactions with stakeholders, representing Driscoll's positively.

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in technology, business, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of progressive management experience in produce/FMCG.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant technology implementation experience.
  • Subject Matter Expertise in FMCG technology solutions.
  • Strong presentation, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven track record in system deployment, process development, and team management.

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.

Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.