Key Accountabilities :
Global Research & Engineering Capability Roadmap and Enablement
Customer Relationships that Drive Outcomes
Partner with Delivery Organizations
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
As a trusted advisor, they serve as a contributor to the deployment and realization of the Strategic Business Plan. In partnership with DTS leadership and business stakeholders, the capability leader defines the DTS strategy plan and roadmap for R&E Science and Technology with a strong data & analytics focus.
They ensure governance and alignment of business demand with supply, leveraging the Kimberly-Clark IT portfolio of services.
They build and effectively communicate plans, gain support from key stakeholders, and translate business needs into enabling capabilities.
They provide prioritization guidelines and lead a focused agenda. With adept understanding of business value, they drive clear prioritization of value creation and business impact.
They suggest operating model and process improvements.
He / she plays a key change agent role by contributing to digital business transformation.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :
Education required / preferred :
A Bachelor or Master’s degree is recommended with a minimum 7 years of IT experience or relevant functional business and process expertise appropriate to the role.
Skills / Competencies :
Stakeholder relationship management : Supports business change, acting as a trusted advisor for senior stakeholders, facilitating relationships between them.
Ensures that stakeholders understand available IT services and promotes financial and commercial awareness to deliver value-for-money.
Change implementation planning and management : Outlines key business engagement messages that need to take place throughout the program / project.
Ensures that there is a business perspective on how the new technical capabilities will be delivered to the business. Initiates all business change management activities in preparation for new technical components and technologies.
Ensures achievement of the business case after delivery.
Portfolio management : Leads the definition of a portfolio of change and the portfolio roadmap. Engages and influences senior managers to ensure the portfolio will deliver the agreed business objectives.
Plans, monitors, and reports on activities related to the portfolio to ensure that each part of the portfolio contributes to the overall achievement of the portfolio.
Information systems coordination : Maintains an awareness of the global needs of the organization and promotes the benefits that a common approach to IT deployment will bring to the organization, across information systems and business management.
Coordinates the promotion, development, acquisition and implementation of information systems and services in close liaison with those responsible for management and strategy.
Think Customer : Ensuring that the customer perspective (internal, external and / or consumer) is a driving force behind business decisions and activities enabling the business to achieve their objectives through the effective use of technology.
Build Trust : Confidence in working in a matrix organization, influencing without having direct decision-making power and drive success by uniting diverse IT teams.
Possesses strong negotiation and influencing skills and can demonstrate the ability to deal tactfully and constructively with staff at all levels.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
committing to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values.
ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS / SCOPE :
Role will report to the DTS Manager, Global R&E Science, Technology.
WORKING CONDITIONS :
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.
They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.