Director Information Technology - Program/Project Management

Stamford, CT, United States
July 28 2021
Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Other Corporate

At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That's why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.
  • Creating and managing detailed project timelines
  • Managing budgets and resources
  • Leading cross functional team efforts to resolve complex technology issues
  • Tracking project progress, addressing issues, identifying and mitigating risks
  • Building relationships with peers, business partners, and vendors
  • Navigating change request prioritization and negotiation
  • Executing formal project management methodology\SDLC
  • Assembling and delivering written and verbal communications
  • Working independently and working in a fast paced, high pressure environment
  • Influencing change

Skills Required:

  • 4 year degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years project managing medium to large sized implementations (>$500,000, >6 months in duration, cross functional, internal and external resources) With at least 1 multi-year project in a lead role.
  • Service Delivery / Infrastructure project
  • Application implementations
  • 5+ years application implementation, with previous experience in process mgmt
  • 5+ years of client\customer facing IT management
  • SDLC - Full lifecycle project management experience
  • Project management, systems analysis and design methodologies
  • Resource planning, cost estimation, budget development and cost control.
  • Business process mapping
  • Network system implementation
  • Strong planning, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • Exceptional relationship building skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to express technical concepts into business terms
  • Above par analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well on cross-functional / global project teams and foster a team environment
  • Team player with strong collaboration and influencing skills
  • Candidate must have a customer service attitude and embrace IT as a service provider
  • Extensive knowledge and experience using MS Project to track schedule, tasks, and resources
Skills Desired:

  • Change Management Certified
  • Experience implementing projects requiring Change Management
  • PMP Certified
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and other legally protected characteristics.

Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and current.

All employees applying for an internal position must have a discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.

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