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Head of IT Portfolio & Program Management (Digital Solutions)

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Head of IT Portfolio & Program Management (Digital Solutions)

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Main duties

  • Support and manage the IT Strategy implementation for Selecta’s global Technology unit across Selecta Group, aligned to the outcomes defined in the overall business strategy
  • Define & manage global IT Operating Model, IT Governance, IT Process Designs & Operations
  • Manage global IT portfolio for all large-scale transformation projects within Selecta Technology & IT, including cost and resource planning, staffing, scheduling & delivery
  • Liaise and collaborate with all Global Technology and IT functions to ensure efficient project, activity risk and issue tracking
  • Chair and run Global IT Project Board to Top-Management
  • Optimize existing project and program standards with latest project management techniques and tools (e.g. MS Azure DevOps)
  • Own and manage the IT demand/supply forecast and ensure IT investments & operating targets according to plan
  • Support planning & budgeting for Group IT services
  • Manage, lead and coach the team of (Senior) Project Manager
  • Enrich existing IT Governance and processes with specific focus on Investment & Project Portfolio Planning, central IT Program Management, Strategic and Operational Supplier Management & Innovations (Digital Solutions)
  • Professional competence

  • BSc (Engineering, Computer Science or related) required, MSc or above preferred
  • Profile

  • Able to define and manage IT strategy & execution as well as to manage & operate global IT programs with significant business impact.
  • Able to define & optimize the new IT Operating Model, leveraging central Group IT & Technology services.
  • Minimum 7+ years of relevant industry experience working in strategic IT consulting with management of global IT programs
  • Strong experience in Planning, Execution and delivery of IT programs as well as to optimize a global IT Operating Model of industry leading services
  • Profound understanding of development and integration of large-scale solutions involving multiple technologies, platforms, and interfaces across in-house and externally developed systems (off-the-shelve)
  • Expert-level experience in Project Management Tools (e.g. MS Azure DevOps), and MS technology in general (MS Azure, PowerBI, MS Power Platform etc.)
  • Significant exposure and experience in working with and interfacing to global delivery teams
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships with stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Proven experience managing budget, internal and external teams
  • Diligent and highly committed working attitude to proactively prevent issues upfront, quickly resolve active issues and drive excellence via test automation, continuous development/integration and deployment
  • Advanced cloud development and agile project management methods and practices
  • Excellent English communication and executive level presentation skills
  • Leading as a role-model: Strong sense of individual drive (self-starter), responsibility and motivation (“can do” attitude)
  • Fill-the-gap: Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and competing priorities
  • Dynamic working style and the ability to think innovatively to solve problems
  • Specialities

    Please send your complete application (incl. CV, Motivation Letter, Diploma, Reference Letters).


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    Head of IT Portfolio & Program Management (Digital Solutions)

    Selecta Deutschland GmbH, Brussels
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