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Senior Portfolio Manager

City:  Warszawa

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.
Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.

​IT & D​

In IT&D, you'll be a force for good, whether you're championing cyber security, defining how we harness the power of technology to improve our business, or working with data to guide the innovation of consumer loved products.

Working globally across functions, you'll own your projects and process from start to finish, with the influence and visibility to achieve what needs to be done. And if you're willing to bring your ideas to the table, you'll get the support and investment to make them happen.

Your potential will never be wasted. You'll get the space and support to take your development to the next level. Every day, there will be opportunities to learn from peers and leaders through working on exciting, varied projects with real impact. And because our work spans so many different businesses, from Research and Product Development to Sales, you'll keep learning exciting new approaches.

About the role

Embrace the opportunity to lead at the cutting edge of Data and Analytics with Reckitt's Global Data & Analytics Centre of Excellence. We’re looking for an IT & D Senior Manager / Expert who is ready to thrive in one of the richest data sets in the industry and drive transformational impact. You will have the chance to foster a robust community of data experts and nurture their growth, all the while leveraging the latest technology to elevate our business strategy. Carve out a path for excellence in data, foster innovation, and realise your potential in a role that promises professional growth and meaningful challenges.

Your responsibilities

  • Oversee the technical resources allocated to the squads within the products allocated to the delivery manager in line with the strategic direction set by GBUs and other Reckitt central functions incl. IT&D. They provide support, supervise staff, and provide direction and mentorship in tech support and service delivery.
  • Oversee the Scrum Master(s) allocated to the squads to ensure that the ceremonies, backlog grooming, retrospectives are effectively being carried out (incl. the 30-70 split)
  • SPOC from a D&A standpoint in managing stakeholders within D&A as well as outside (e.g., GBUs/ market representatives, IT&D) to ensure that there is a single channel of communication from a D&A standpoint
  • Works closely with Product Owners on designing the product roadmaps and feeding into the product backlogs
  • Works closely with the Product Manager(s) to ensure that the messaging, demands, priorities, budget, capacity and delivery are fully aligned
  • Works closely with the Product Manager(s) and the product squad to problem solve and develop mitigating solutions for potential bottlenecks 
  • Ownership of the financial budget to run the squad across people, infrastructure, licensing from a D&A standpoint
  • Drives activities to ensure adoption of the deployed products within GBUs/markets and central Reckitt functionsWorks closely with the D&A chapter leads/delegates to review quality of resourcing, future demands to be prepared better and in line with strategic business/functional priorities
  • Ensure that projects and products are regularly delivered according to Agile methodology.
  • Maintain timelines and budgets across initiatives.
  • Foster a cooperative, creative, and effective work environment and team performance.
  • Works closely with Solution Architect and Data Product Manager to ensure that from a D&A standpoint, all needs are effectively covered

The experience we're looking for

  • Strong background of 10+ years in delivery management roles (data specific delivery preferred)
  • Ability to lead on a range of Agile and Lean tools and techniques. 
  • Provide coaching on these tools and techniques in and outside of the team if needed. 
  • Ability to ensure that working practices are iterated to achieve effective delivery.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across organisational, technical and political boundaries, understanding the context. 
  • Advocate on behalf of a team and communicate what it does, to create trust and authenticity.
  • Ability to support effective budget management within the constraints of an initiative
  • Ability monitor projected budgets against expenditure and participate in planning and forecast cycle to be future driven
  • Ability to understand the different phases of product delivery and can contribute to, plan or run them. 
  • Ability to maintain a product or process through the delivery phases, into live and then into retirement. 
  • Capability to lead a team through the different phases of the product delivery life cycle. 
  • Ability to understand incident management and service support to ensure that products are built effectively.

The skills for success

Digital Strategy, Data Governance, Product Compliance, Digital Transformation, Stakeholder Relationship Management, Outstanding Communication, stakeholder engagement.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.
We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


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.
All qualified applicants 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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