The Estee Lauder Companies Executive Director, Clinique Technology Portfolio & Project Execution in New York

Executive Director, Clinique Technology Portfolio & Project Execution

Brand: Clinique


As Executive Director, Clinique Technology Portfolio & Project Execution, you will manage technology programs/projects within the Clinique Brand portfolio. You will work across the organization to support our current and evolving technology strategy and developing best-in class processes to drive innovation forward.

  • Experience of managing VP level relationships and deliverables managing internal and vendor teams

  • Experience managing a portfolio of global projects

  • Effectively work with IT Finance teams to manage project budget and changes

  • Tracked experience in delivering projects on-time and on-budget

  • Experience of having worked for a similar large-scale organization in a highly matrix, international environment

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills

  • Methodical and detailed in approach

  • Manages projects alignment to strategic technology roadmap

  • Guides/manages other Project Managers/Scrum Masters/Resources on the delivery plan

  • Identifies ELC resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities escalating as needed

  • Manages day-to-day and end-to-end operational aspects of technology projects.

  • Ensures resources are accountable and delivering against their project commitments

  • Effectively apply project methodology and enforce project standards across the portfolio

  • Manage interdependencies across IT, working with other Project and Program Managers in order to identified and manage interdependent deliverables

  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately

  • Track key program metrics and provide updates to leadership team

  • Work with business partners (legal, compliance, technology) to ensure compliance and strategic direction


  • 10 years experience in Technology/Innovation or related fields.

  • Strategic thinker

  • Curiosity, constant understanding of technology trends

  • Detail Oriented in regards to program and project deliverables

  • Deep thinker and dot connector.

  • Demonstrates ownership of programs; embracing both big picture objectives and follow-through on details

  • Must be flexible and determined; possessing the ability to handle a multitude of projects and the willingness to put in the time necessary for success.

  • Must be an excellent team player; possessing the ability to build, foster and nurture strong relationships and gain the respect of members of the cross-functional, Regional and affiliate teams.

  • Must be mature, responsible, accountable and organized and posses the ability to manage direct reports

  • Must possess strong oral and written communication and analytical skills.

  • PMP and CSM certifications are preferred.

  • Omnichannel Retail experience preferred

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: Americas-US-New York

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Number: 1821262