The IT Strategy and Portfolio Planning Manager is the IT Strategy, Planning & Transformation key liaison to the ESSA BRMs as it relates to IT Strategy and TBM (Technology Business Management).
Accountabilities Include :
Partner with ESSA Leadership Team to ensure initiatives are aligned with Business and IT Strategies.
Creation of multi-year roadmaps (utilizing various sources) documenting sector investments with clear dependencies.
Collecting and analyzing considerable amounts of data and composing into a comprehensive format.
Facilitate AOP and PSP demand shaping sessions and trade-off discussions that take into account the overall portfolio affordability and deliverability.
Assist in the facilitation of out of cycle investment requests and the integration in the overall portfolio.
Assist Sector Portfolio Manager with managing the priority, interdependency and sequencing of projects / programs within assigned portfolio keeping in view of Portfolio Management Framework and Application Management framework (TIME).
Responsible for ensuring overall TBM Strategy is implemented and utilized properly within the ESSA Sector
Responsible for ensuring overall IT Strategy is implemented and utilized properly within the ESSA Sector
Education and Experience :
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business or equivalent / Master's Degree a plus
10+ years IT experience in roles of increasing scope and responsibility including exposure to project / program management, testing and QA lead, IT Leadership and IT Strategy development.
Skills and Capabilities :
Broad understanding of Business and IT functions in the FMCG industry and processes along with strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
Excellent written, verbal communication skills with a track record of senior-level interaction, communication and presentation experience
Must be highly self-motivated with track record of driving competing & conflicting priorities
Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision while consistently meeting objective
Ability to work collaboratively with both internal and external teams
Must be able to formulate high level strategic plans in complex environments (across multiple functions).
Must be able to lead meetings, communicate and persuade senior leadership when needed.
Must have advanced Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Teams (collaboration tools) skills
Differentiating Competencies Required :
Ability to adopt continuous changes
Ability to understand complex problems and solutions definition
Deployment planning and execution
Relocation Eligible : Not Applicable
Job Type : Regular