The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with approximately 8,100 employees worldwide and fiscal year 2017 sales of $6 billion. Clorox markets some of the most trusted and recognized consumer brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products; Pine-Sol cleaners; Liquid Plumr clog removers; Poett home care products; Fresh Step cat litter; Glad bags, wraps and containers; Kingsford charcoal; Hidden Valley dressings and sauces; Brita water-filtration products; Burt's Bees natural personal care products; and RenewLife digestive health products. The company also markets brands for professional services, including Clorox Healthcare and Clorox Commercial Solutions. More than 80 percent of the company's sales are generated from brands that hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories.
Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact, a community of global leaders committed to sustainability. The company has been broadly recognized for its corporate responsibility efforts, most notably being named to Glassdoor's 2017 Employees' Choice for Best Places to Work, Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies, the Drucker Institute's 2017 Management Top 250 list, The Just 100: America's Top Corporate Citizens list, CR Magazine's 2017 Best Corporate Citizens list and the first sector-neutral Bloomberg Gender Equality Index in 2018. In support of its communities, The Clorox Company and its foundations contributed about $11 million in combined cash grants, product donations and cause marketing in fiscal year 2017. For more information, visit TheCloroxCompany.com, including the Good Growth blog, and follow the company on Twitter at @CloroxCo.
At Clorox, IT is a critical player in putting the consumer experience at the center of everything we do. Join our team and you'll be part of a group that's challenged to better understand tens of millions of consumers around the world. Whether it's driving Clorox's digital leadership, building platforms and capabilities, or using data and analytics to uncover consumer insights, you'll be part of our Good Growth story -- growth that's profitable, sustainable and responsible. Along the way, you'll be working with a talented and diverse team and have opportunities to build your technology and leadership skills.
Responsible for the coordinated management of multiple related projects, and in many cases, ongoing operations which are directed toward a common objective. Works with constituent Project Managers (who are responsible to the Program Manager for the execution of their project and its impact on the program) to monitor cost, schedule, and technical performance of component projects and operations, while working to ensure the ultimate success of the program. Generally responsible for determining and coordinating the sharing of resources among their constituent projects to the overall benefit of the program. Usually responsible for stakeholder management particularly stakeholders external to the organization.
Responsible to coordinate and manage the major projects life cycle change requirements.
Provides Program level E2E Demand and Project Management Oversight for all projects assigned to program including the Planning, Execution, and Monitoring and Controlling phases.
Proactively anticipates and manages planning activities driving readiness for future phase scope, timeline, budget and resources (charter deadlines, budget assumptions, vendor management signals, etc.) of the program. (Working closely with BRD/M and Capability Consultant - if one exists for the capability area).
Responsible for overall program financial planning, budgeting, and accruals -- Works closely with financial management team.
Responsible for financial management including monitoring the overall reliability of project estimates vs. actual performance.
Engages in budget and financials management and partners with contract management team to review deliverables against contract and verify invoices.
Manages the business outcomes/expectations by establishing and maintaining working relationships with business management, portfolio sponsors, service providers, and technology management.
Partners with business and IT stakeholders to drive clarity on work expectations.
Ensures that intended business outcomes are clear, understood, measurable, and ultimately realized. Communicates issues & status to the affected stakeholders.
Ensures program/project tasks are in place to drive adoption.
Resource and capacity management including Project and Program Managers, Resource Managers and project delivery teams-- both domestic and international.
Plan and lead PMO resources and requirements.
Works with Resource Management and Vendor Management to ensure the appropriate resources are planned to execute the project (s) related to assigned Program
People Management & Span of Control:
Years and Type of Experience:
12 + years in IT or professional services experiences in IT delivery
7+ years formal project management experience managing various types of IT projects (e.g., discovery, software development, infrastructure, capital, business intelligence), IT programs and familiarity of working in a Project Management Office
Experience working with various projects and portfolio management tools and methodologies (e.g., MS Office including Project, SharePoint, and Visio, ServiceNow, PPM, Agile/Scrum methods / waterfall)
Evidence of successfully managing diverse project teams (e.g., outsourced, multi-vendor, or geographically distributed)
Skills and Abilities:
Experience project management and IT industry experience
Extensive experience in managing large, complex international projects in a multinational/multicultural environments with multiple stakeholders
Deep experience and demonstrated leadership in managing international project stakeholder teams from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds
Professional certification e.g. PMP, ITIL or PgMP will be advantageous
Deep experience in using key methodologies such as ITIL, SDLC, PMBOK and PRINCE2
Proven experience in using sophisticated PPM tool and advanced user in project management tools (e.g. MS Project, Sharepoint)
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