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IT&D Product Manager - Planning & Sustainability


IT&D Product Manager - Planning & Sustainability is responsible for all Planning & Sustainability Products within Procurement, ensuring that the end-to-end value for each Product is delivered from ideation to retirement. He/she will develop and maintain a robust understanding of their functional area, aligning product strategy to the wider business functional goals. IT&D Product Manager will be the key point of contact for managing the demands of their business aligned counterparts, acting as a single point of contact for the business to reduce complexity and foster strong relationships. Translate both business requirements into technology solutions and explain complex IT solutions to non-technical resources and accountable for the financial performance of their Product, directly reporting all budgetary decisions to their respective Product Group/Product Stream Lead. 

Key Outputs/Deliverables/Stakeholders:
•    Implementation of short term and long-term high-level Product strategy and vision, alongside roadmaps 
•    Applies product management discipline to full scope of accountability and to each product and proactively manages product life cycle
•    Continuous improvement through innovative and data driven practices. Oversees the long-term business capability automation and digitalization roadmap for the business outcomes the products and the product group deliver
•    Contributes to maintenance of an IT&D Governance process that enables prioritisation
•    Ensures that the integration between products and platforms works
•    Security compliance and risk-management of all in-flight projects within their scope
•    Coordinates internally with Product Group/Product Stream Managers and Senior Business Stakeholders to define, validate and refine product vision, strategy, definitions and roadmaps
•    Acts as the point of contact for the Product and works closely with business stakeholders to rapidly provide value to the business
•    Works across the organisation — with stakeholders, suppliers, other product managers and Office of the CIO to ensure product (group) success globally

Skills Required:
•    A total of 10+ years of IT experience
•    5+ years of Implementation experience of working and implementing procurement / planning / sustainability applications along with its integrations upstream & downstream.
•    Have played a similar role of managing products or projects in the procurement / planning / sustainability space, managing senior business stakeholders, delivery partners, product vendors, product teams
•    Manages teams and senior stakeholders across geographies and systems from Reckitt IT perspective
•    Manages the product (strategy, vision, product life cycle, functional, technical, architectural) from an E2E standpoint 
•    Excellent communication skills and ability to build and maintain strong and effective relationships with different stakeholders
•    Working with cross functional teams (Procurement, Finance, SAP, GFS) & 3rd party providers, including Product Vendors, process owners
•    Proficient and excellent understanding in the areas of Procurement / Planning / Sustainability, and corresponding IT systems involved and touchpoints (SAP and Non-SAP)


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; 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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