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Global Tech Hub BCN - IS/IT Product & Project Portfolio Management Specialist

Global Tech Hub BCN - IS/IT Product & Project Portfolio Management Specialist

Esplugues Llobregat, B, ES, 08950

Esplugues Llobregat, B, ES, 08950

Position Snapshot

Nestlé Global Tech Hub in Barcelona, Spain

Undefined period of time contract, act. rate 100%

About IT in Nestlé

We are a team of IT professionals from many countries and diverse backgrounds, each with unique missions and challenges in the biggest health, nutrition and wellness company of the world. We innovate every day through forward-looking technologies to create opportunities for Nestlé’s digital challenges with our consumers, customers and at the workplace. We collaborate with our business partners around the world to deliver innovative, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value.

In order to complete our Office of the CIO Department, we are currently looking for an IS/IT Product & Project Portfolio Management Specialist.

Position Summary

You manage and analyze multiple views of the Product/Project portfolio data including headquarters and markets to allow IT Product/Project Managers and senior IS/IT management to define strategies and monitor their execution, under the supervision and guidance of her/his primary Community of Practice Lead and Head of Office of the CIO in Switzerland.           

The role provides a consolidated view of product/project portfolio strategy, investment and timeline and provides/escalates data around the organizational aim of achieving an optimized mix among the various types of IS/IT Product/Project investments. The position in Milan will primarily work business solutions teams.

You may also provide advice and recommendations for identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating resources engaged with the IS/IT Product/Project portfolio.

You will be part of a virtual team of portfolio specialist.  You will have teammates in Milano, Italy and in the HQ in Vevey, Switzerland.  You will report to the team lead in Vevey, Switzerland.

Key responsibilities
  • Provide visibility on trends and forecasts versus plans and provides recommendations as to whether elements should continue as-is, be significantly changed, placed on hold or discontinued
  • Lead reviews of any significant product/project portfolio elements on a periodic basis and on demand if they are challenged
  • As mandated by leadership, make recommendations on the balance of the required investments and capabilities across teams within the product/project portfolio
  • Support Product/Project Managers and pool leads for identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating resources engaged with all or many of the initiatives within the IS/IT Program Product/Project Portfolio
  • Maintain an up-to-date portfolio structure and plans that meet the IS/IT strategy and needs of the organization
  • Facilitate and coordinate the efforts of the senior leadership, enterprise architecture and Product/Project managers toward the establishment of the Product/Project portfolio definition, its structure and investments, from demand management and strategic alignment; to portfolio categories and criteria; through evaluation, selection and prioritization; to execution, tracking and measuring the achieved value and adoption of the IT products at Nestle
  • Direct the development and maintenance of communications and reporting around the IS/IT portfolio and sub-portfolios, their contents and the individual performance of initiatives to IS/IT and business stakeholders and/or governance boards
What Will Make You Successful?
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in information systems, business administration or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of diverse roles and increasing leadership responsibilities across major IS/IT projects and programs and ideally of portfolio management
  • Demonstrated experience participating into strategic prioritization and governance initiatives
  • Experience with effective communication at different levels in the organization and in English
  • Experience having worked in a global environment and with virtual teams
  • Familiarity with the use of reporting tools to monitor portfolio activities and analyze portfolio performance.
  • Familiarity with one or more agile program management methodologies (such as Agile or SaFe)
  • Good leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate the product portfolio objectives, inspire and motivate product managers, and maintain alignment to the business strategy
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and financial analysis skills, and familiarity with financial reporting tools
Join Us!

Show us that you are an enthusiastic, curious, fast learner and a team player person who is used to work with agile practices.

Your ability to be flexible self-motivated and your willingness to deliver on a deadline will set you apart among the other candidates.

Please apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs.

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 89.8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2017. It is present in 189 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 323,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

Nestlé Global Tech Hub in Barcelona, Spain

Undefined period of time contract, act. rate 100%

About IT in Nestlé

We are a team of IT professionals from many countries and diverse backgrounds, each with unique missions and challenges in the biggest health, nutrition and wellness company of the world. We innovate every day through forward-looking technologies to create opportunities for Nestlé’s digital challenges with our consumers, customers and at the workplace. We collaborate with our business partners around the world to deliver innovative, integrated technology products and services to create tangible business value.

In order to complete our Office of the CIO Department, we are currently looking for an IS/IT Product & Project Portfolio Management Specialist.

Position Summary

You manage and analyze multiple views of the Product/Project portfolio data including headquarters and markets to allow IT Product/Project Managers and senior IS/IT management to define strategies and monitor their execution, under the supervision and guidance of her/his primary Community of Practice Lead and Head of Office of the CIO in Switzerland.           

The role provides a consolidated view of product/project portfolio strategy, investment and timeline and provides/escalates data around the organizational aim of achieving an optimized mix among the various types of IS/IT Product/Project investments. The position in Milan will primarily work business solutions teams.

You may also provide advice and recommendations for identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating resources engaged with the IS/IT Product/Project portfolio.

You will be part of a virtual team of portfolio specialist.  You will have teammates in Milano, Italy and in the HQ in Vevey, Switzerland.  You will report to the team lead in Vevey, Switzerland.

Key responsibilities
  • Provide visibility on trends and forecasts versus plans and provides recommendations as to whether elements should continue as-is, be significantly changed, placed on hold or discontinued
  • Lead reviews of any significant product/project portfolio elements on a periodic basis and on demand if they are challenged
  • As mandated by leadership, make recommendations on the balance of the required investments and capabilities across teams within the product/project portfolio
  • Support Product/Project Managers and pool leads for identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating resources engaged with all or many of the initiatives within the IS/IT Program Product/Project Portfolio
  • Maintain an up-to-date portfolio structure and plans that meet the IS/IT strategy and needs of the organization
  • Facilitate and coordinate the efforts of the senior leadership, enterprise architecture and Product/Project managers toward the establishment of the Product/Project portfolio definition, its structure and investments, from demand management and strategic alignment; to portfolio categories and criteria; through evaluation, selection and prioritization; to execution, tracking and measuring the achieved value and adoption of the IT products at Nestle
  • Direct the development and maintenance of communications and reporting around the IS/IT portfolio and sub-portfolios, their contents and the individual performance of initiatives to IS/IT and business stakeholders and/or governance boards
What Will Make You Successful?
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in information systems, business administration or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of diverse roles and increasing leadership responsibilities across major IS/IT projects and programs and ideally of portfolio management
  • Demonstrated experience participating into strategic prioritization and governance initiatives
  • Experience with effective communication at different levels in the organization and in English
  • Experience having worked in a global environment and with virtual teams
  • Familiarity with the use of reporting tools to monitor portfolio activities and analyze portfolio performance.
  • Familiarity with one or more agile program management methodologies (such as Agile or SaFe)
  • Good leadership skills with the ability to develop and communicate the product portfolio objectives, inspire and motivate product managers, and maintain alignment to the business strategy
  • Strong analytical, conceptual and financial analysis skills, and familiarity with financial reporting tools
Join Us!

Show us that you are an enthusiastic, curious, fast learner and a team player person who is used to work with agile practices.

Your ability to be flexible self-motivated and your willingness to deliver on a deadline will set you apart among the other candidates.

Please apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs.

The Nestlé Group is the world’s largest food and beverage company with 89.8 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2017. It is present in 189 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 323,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.

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