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IT&D Product Director - Manufacturing

At Reckitt we are focused on unleashing the potential of our People, Performance and Purpose. We are committed to fostering a leadership culture that drives sustainable growth. With our Leadership Behaviours at the core, our ambition is to build authentic, purposeful, high performing leaders at an individual, team & organisation level. Inspiring Leaders to Grow Leaders.


This role is responsible for the success of the full Product life cycle of the Products for Manufacturing. Directly manage Product/ Product line Managers and Product Teams to meet and exceed quality and value delivery performance metrics. Collaborates with their relevant senior functional owner to ensure alignment with business requirements


This role provides an exciting opportunity to join this journey and be a part of driving the next stage in our IT&D ambition.


IT&D Director - Manufacturing

Slough, Berkshire

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package 

The IT&D Director is responsible for all Products within their scope, ensuring that the end-to-end value for each product is delivered from ideation to retirement. They develop and maintain a robust understanding of their functional area, aligning product strategy to the wider business functional goals. They are the key point of contact for the Product Managers beneath them, managing the demands of their business aligned counterparts, alongside the requirements of the Product Managers beneath them, acting as a single senior point of contact for the business to reduce complexity and foster strong relationships. They provide direction to the Product Managers beneath them to translate both business requirements into technology solutions and explain complex IT solutions to non-technical resources. They are accountable for the financial performance of their Product Line, directly reporting all budgetary decisions to their respective Product Group Leader. They are responsible for identifying and building the necessary capabilities for their Product Line, either through talent acquisition or relevant training of the existing resources within their scope.


You’ll succeed because… 

… you will be implementing the short- and long-term high-level product line strategy and vision alongside roadmaps whilst applying product management discipline to full scope of accountability and to each product within the produce line and proactively manages produce life cycle. You are passionate about continuous improvement through innovative and data driven practices and are excited to oversee the long-term business capability automation and digitalisation roadmap for the business outcomes the products and the product group deliver. You want to enable prioritisation, whilst also maintaining the IT&D governance process. You will have clear decision-making ownership within the product line, including decisions on the Product Group IT&D budget. Integration between produces and platforms must work, whilst managing all securing compliance and risk management within your scope.


You’ll love it because… 

…you’ll have the freedom to make a difference. You’ll put your own ideas into practice. The products you help us get out there will allow people to live healthier lives and have happier homes. You are passionate for leadership and the tangible impact leadership development can have on sustainable business and people growth. Creative and self-motivated, you build collaborative working relationships which allows you to enthuse and influence other leaders. Importantly, you’re a strategic thinker but can also turn plans into action.  And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will bring the very best out of you, every day.


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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