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Global Head of Digital Product (Chapter Lead)

Company: Kraft-Heinz
Location: Chicago
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 16 - Digital

Date Published: 06-Mar-2024

Ref #: R-80066

Description & Requirements

Role Overview

As the Global Head of Digital Product you are responsible for overseeing and shaping the digital product strategy and roadmap for Kraft Heinz. This newly created role will lead the company's Digital Product Development organization and work closely with senior management to drive key decisions specific to new product enhancements, features, and digital pipeline. The Global Head of Digital Product will be tasked with creating a high performance and new centralized agile product management chapter structure. The role will need to bring significant market insight, strategic thinking, and business acumen.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the global chapter product strategy and development process, ensuring alignment with overall business goals and market trends
  • Ensure customer, consumer, and employee environments, pain points, and needs are addressed with existing and future products
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, IT, and supply chain, to drive product innovation and successful launches
  • Work with the strategy delivery office and KHC senior leadership team to define and deliver on key digital product business initiatives
  • Drive an effective communication plan to ensure organization is aware and aligned with strategy, priorities and the execution plans
  • Develop and maintain appropriate metrics to monitor and access operational efficiency and business performance
  • Analyze market data and consumer insights to identify opportunities for product improvement and expansion
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with internal and external partners to enable innovation and ensure the highest quality and reliability of our transformational digital product portfolio
  • Develop and manage a high-performing digital product chapter team, fostering a culture of creativity, accountability, and continuous improvement
  • Monitor and optimize digital product performance, taking proactive measures to address challenges and capitalize on opportunities
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, competitive landscapes, and regulatory changes to inform digital product strategy and serve as a subject matter expert

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Marketing, Tech, or a related field; MBA is preferred
    • 10+ years of product and portfolio management experience
    • Depth in at least one of the big domains for CPG: martech, RGM/B2B sales, and/or Supply Chain is preferred
    • Experience with modern, cloud-based full stack software
    • Experience driving product management across a federated global organization with regional solution development/customization
    • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to effectively manage a diverse team and collaborate across departments
    • Strategic mindset with the ability to think critically and make informed decisions in a fast-paced environment
    • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Project management and proven track record in growing businesses
    • Developingandleadingimplementationofcomplexbusiness strategiesand


    • Leadership Characteristics

      Customer orientation : must be able to demonstrate the ability to maintain a proactive understanding of customer (internal and external) needs and goals. You will act as customer advocate; take initiative to overcome obstacles, to solve customer problems and to continuously improve overall customer satisfaction and demand.

      Organizational effectiveness : Kraft Heinz is a large, complex company that moves at a rapid pace and where individuals are extremely focused on their own objectives. Being effective in a role that requires the input, support and ultimately the agreement of many other parts of the company requires extraordinary levels of persuasion, influencing and presentation skills on the part of its leader.

      Creative thinking : thinks in new ways about problems and issues; champions creativity to improve business performance.

      Analytical thinking : demonstrates the ability to think deeply and quantitatively about business problems, breaking down problems and presenting solutions while evaluating the pros and cons of each option.

      Modeling key values : displays and promotes the standards of behavior that are in line with the values and expectations of Kraft Heinz.

      About Us

      Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We're on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

      Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We're proud of where we've been - and even more thrilled about where we're headed - as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

      Why Us

      We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures - as we work together to lead the future of food.

      Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we're growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

      Office Collaboration & Hybrid Work Environment

      We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today's workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role's responsibilities and requirements.

      Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact NATAI@kraftheinz.com.

Keywords: Kraft-Heinz, Chicago , Global Head of Digital Product (Chapter Lead), Other , Chicago, Illinois

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