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IT&D Manager, Strategy & Operations- Manufacturing


The Portfolio Manager role within the Supply IT Manufacturing team offers an exciting opportunity to push boundaries and have a big impact, at a global scale, by supporting one of the most critical organisations within Reckitt.

The incumbent will work across all Business units and factories within portfolio and will be a key contributor to unlock the full potential of our digital investments supporting Reckitt brands across the globe. In this role, the individual will have e2e ownership of the Portfolio strategy and will lead the Product Portfolio analysis and annual business planning exercise. 

What you will be doing:

•    Execute Operating Model for product based delivery
•    Establish Lean Portfolio Management governance process
•    Lead product portfolio performance analysis and recommend optimisation opportunities- improve portfolio mix ; improve sourcing for P&L and growth maximization; improve resource balance
•    Identify and Support product portfolio pipeline opportunities to drive efficiency, growth and risk mitigation
•    Lead and support a portfolio governance model including Strategic Portfolio Reviews
•    Lead the annual planning and forecasting exercises for the X portfolio- Annual Plan, Quarterly Forecasts
•    Support efficient portfolio management and forecasting/ planning exercises for the whole of Manufacturing Product Group
•    Act as an coach for the product teams within the portfolio; helping to embed a product driven mindset

What we are looking for:

•    Highly skilled in IT portfolio management.
•    With minimum 12+ years of experience and 5 years of relevant experience in a complex IT programme and / or portfolio environment
•    Organized, highly analytical and a problem-solver with high attention to detail
•    Entrepreneurial, results oriented and self-driven leader who likes a challenge
•    Flexible mindset with good capacity to adapt to change
•    Experience in SAFe / DSDM methodologies would be an advantage


At Reckitt, we recognise that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. That’s why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you. Come and join a team whose purpose is to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world.

All qualified applicants to Reckitt will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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