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IT&D Product Stream Portfolio Manager

Want to take technology to the next level? As IT&D Product Stream Portfolio Manager, you’ll have the freedom to think strategically, lead commercially and harness emerging trends to grow our business.


IT&D Product Stream Portfolio Manager

Slough, Berkshire

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package


The Portfolio Manager role within the Supply IT 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 the value streams in the Supply IT&D portfolio and will be a key contributor to unlock the full potential of our digital investments supporting Reckitt brands across the globe. 


You Will ...

• Lead product portfolio data capture, performance analysis and recommend optimisation opportunities including management of value vs investment
• Support efficient portfolio management and forecasting/ planning exercises for the whole of Supply IT
• Lead and support a lean portfolio governance model including Strategic Portfolio Reviews. 
• Oversees the governance processes, incident management, external sourcing and the continuous improvement of Products and Platforms in Supply IT (within a DevOps Model) 
• Support the annual planning and forecasting exercises for Supply IT - Annual Plan, Quarterly Forecasts
• Act as an Agile coach for the product teams within the portfolio; helping to embed a product driven mindset
• Working closely with our data, analytics, and tech organisations, providing DevOps management discipline and accountability


You'll succeed because you are …

• Highly skilled in IT portfolio management
• Organized, highly analytical and a problem-solver with high attention to detail
• Skilled in Lean budgeting processes
• Ability to support contract management processes across multiple vendors
• Are a exceptional communicator with the ability to influence stakeholders
• Are able to coordinate with various vendors and internal tech teams
• Ability to explain and communicate a complex, multi-year strategic initiative and roadmap through a simple narrative, easy to understand for non-technical audiences


Professional experience: 
• experience in a complex IT programme and / or portfolio environment
• Experience of a DevOps / Agile Environment
• Experience in SAFe as a methodology 
• Very strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills
• Capable of working independently
• Capable of translating often complex technical issues into clear, intelligible descriptions.
• DevOps framework understanding and hands on experience (that can be demonstrated via examples) 
• Experience of the FMCG, Pharma or Retail industry would be an advantage


You’ll love it because…
…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help 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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