Finance and Economics Management & Business Others
Head of PMO, International
The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.
We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Heinz, Kraft, Bull's-Eye, HP, Lea and Perrins, Quero, ABC, Master, Banquete, Plasmon, Orlando, Benedicta, Honig, Pudliszki, Wattie’s among others.
No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally . Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!
Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy & Collaboration
We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day. As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.
About the Position
We are looking for an inspirational, experienced professional, who will play a strong role in driving Portfolio Management Office (PMO) for International Zone. The role is part of the International Team and will report into the R&D International Head of Digital, Portfolio & Program.
The role supports senior management of the International Zone to drive strategy alignment across Categories, Business Units and functional teams. The job holder will bring visibility on the innovation agenda, and will drive the data driven decision making process to support program & resource prioritization. Besides, the role owns and drives the governance process to support business needs and maximize the delivery, whilst ensuring highly efficient setup of relevant decision forums and portfolio review meetings.
Lead a team of PMO managers across the International Zone and drive a strong community of practice
Facilitate decision-making process of selecting, prioritizing and reprioritizing of projects through strong portfolio and project management.
Monitor gatekeeping of projects in the portfolio
Provide insights on resource and budget allocation of projects and be able to identify areas of opportunities and challenges
Effective cross-functional stakeholder management
Integrate and optimize PMO’s WoW and processes across the International Zone in close partnership with the strategic finance functions
Relevant qualifications in Project Management, Finance, Economics, IT or similar
5+ years of experience working in International organizations
Ability to understand and impact across organization by translating business needs
Proven track record of having improved organisational efficiency by bringing value-adding structure / systems
Entrepreneurial thinker with a strong can-do attitude with an organized mindset to navigate a complex and multifunctional agenda
Analytical and strategic thinker
Strong intercultural and collaboration skills, ability to work with different markets and functions
Learning ability and will to ‘dare to do better every day’
Ability to cut through complexity and simplify
At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it’s important you have excellent communication skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
Ability to Simplify
We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated, when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.
We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset.
Project management skills
Time management has no secrets for you. You’re organized, structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
You are a self-starter, driven by purpose and driving initiatives and actions through to their conclusion. You are not afraid to challenge to get the right result
What we offer you
An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!
Location (s): Kraft Heinz Innovation Centre, Nijmegen, Amsterdam