Full Job Description
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. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, 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 Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, 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.
High level job summary
Establish & align mid and long-term Domain IT strategy, with alignment to Corporate strategy, Domain objectives and Enterprise IT strategy.
Lead 5yr planning cycle, owning the domain 2-5yr capital masterplan.
Own enterprise (business process & technical) architecture; establish, track & drive metrics to improve alignment with target architecture template (%Digital & %Lean)
Lead architecture review board for your domain, ensuring we stay true to our template, while actively accelerating time-to-value, increasing agility and encouraging & rewarding legitimate innovation.
Own the domain digital transformation agenda (mission, vision, values) and transformation portfolio.
Own strategic relationship management with domain capability partners.
Actively scout, develop & communicate opportunities to improve enterprise architecture, supporting company growth objectives.
The individual must have a wide network of skills and competencies, the ability to build strong interpersonal relationships with their team, a proactive and analytical nature.
Competencies and Skills:
Deep and detailed industry technology and process knowledge across multiple sub-domains (relevant to domain)
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels of the business
Architect the possible: Focus on client and service mindset with a commitment to a high level of customer service
Ability to work under pressure to short deadlines
Ability to observe the need for changes/improvements in the processes
Great people management skills
Deductive reasoning, analytical, and innovative / out-of-the-box problem-solving skills
Logical, analytical and pragmatic (with the ability to decide on the optimal process design – ensuring it is fit for purpose)
Risk taking, visionary & inspirational leader.
Must work with the highest level of trust, integrity, honesty and confidentiality.
Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years FMCG/CPG industry experience
Deep relevant domain experience, with a strong emphasis on technical solution design, implementation & management
Prior experience in building, leading and motivating an extended team – recognized as an inspiring leader
Prior experience of enabling and driving change with a high degree of cultural awareness and sensitivity to enable and deliver change in a multi-national environment
Experience leading continuous improvement projects from idea generation to implementation
Strong strategic thinking and decision making
Experience leading complex projects/programs across multiple geographies
Experience in working with 3rd party service providers of multiple types (functional, strategic, operations, BPO)
Proven multi-functional, multi-cultural & multi-geography stakeholder management capabilities
Proven track record of working successfully in a matrix environment, ideally in a leadership role
Customer & outcome focused individual
Experience in dealing with multicultural and multi-functional teams
TOGAF (or equivalent) certification
Food industry experience
Experience applying Design thinking to industry challenges
Strong analytical, data interpretation & root cause analysis skillset
Strong hands on technical skills
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity