Germany, Düsseldorf, DX

Director IT Architecture - copy

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of 50,000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

Dare to make an impact?


  • Define and maintain a consistent, holistic approach and proactively manage IT architecture for data center, network, cloud, and workplace to enable operations by leveraging global IT standards • Definition of technology standards for data center, cloud, network, and workplace • Drive projects to roll-out technology standards on a global scale • Consulting & interface with internal IT teams and external parties • Evaluation of architecture elements based on business requirements • Development and operations of Cloud landing zones (Public and Private) Define, optimize the IT services, managing risks, quality, performance, availability, capacity, providers and vendors, service relationships, communication and governance between business and IT units supported by the sourcing management of all IT infrastructure providers. • Governance of service operations in multi-supplier environment • Optimize existing service and support processes • Incident and Problem Management, Service escalations • Budget and forecast planning on cost center and product level • Monthly invoice control for provider
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  • • Are you interested in providing strategic direction in key focus areas, programs and activities that drive Henkel dx's strategic priorities? • Ready to be an inspiring leader for a passionate team and take over the responsibility for their talent management? • Support our unit leads and team leads in developing domain strategies and ensure consistent implementation of dx priorities • You will direct the team to achieve financial performance and operational goals an will be responsible for forecasting resource requirements • You will steer the optimization and/or IT projects end-to-end (including analysis & design, build, test, implementation, operation stages) • You will govern Henkel's process & systems standards within the domain (incl. compliance to corporate standards, IT standards) • Ensure close collaboration and further alignment within all other units within Henkel dx • You can shape your career with various trainings, rotation and development programs while enjoying several employee benefits, we have at Henkel
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Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to gender, origin, culture, mindset, generation, disability, religion and sexual orientation.

JOB ID: req55430
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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