IT Business Partner- £45,000- £55,000

£45k - £55k pa
19 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Contract Type
The role
The IT business partner serves as an interface between the business for the purpose of business technology strategy development, solution discovery and relationship management. You will manage the shaping of new IT initiatives, from idea to a developed business case and solution options and support the development of the IT Strategy in key areas. You will explore new technology opportunities to add business value, and work with business functions to develop these into proposals.
*Responsible for addressing business needs through new technology, by ensuring that proposed solutions are properly understood, sourced and appropriately exploited:
oDevelop strong relationships with key stakeholders to understand key business pain points and emerging needs
oUnderstand the business drivers in order to ensure technology capabilities are appropriately aligned to meet it
oPrepare proposals and business cases for investment and guide the business areas through the decision making process (RFI /RFP)
oDevelop required technology feature sets and user stories (Epics) to shape the technology requirements for new projects
oIdentify, Shape, evaluate and recommend options and implement as appropriate
oCollaborate with, and facilitate stakeholder groups to ensure a close alignment between the business need and technology solutions to meet that need
oIdentify, screen, and evaluate new solution opportunities to address business needs, developing these into full business cases.
oSupport the business in the implementation of COTS package solutions, from RFP through to service introduction and implementation
oEnsure that appropriate due diligence is undertaken on any new IT solution being proposed
oRemain up to date and knowledgeable of IT portfolio priorities.
*Support the Chief Enterprise Architect in developing the IT Strategy, aligned to the Business Strategy:
oAct as the key liaison for business areas with IT, bringing requirements in to the EA function
oSupport the definition of solution roadmaps, ensuring business needs will be met whilst aligning to strategy
*Proactively monitor the market to gain knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies.
*Experience of selecting and implementing Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) packages
*You will ideally come from a financial & consultancy background
*Broad understanding of the digital and technology landscape
*Experience of developing business cases
*The ability to marry business requirements to innovative technology solutions
*Experience in Business Analysis
If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to ************************************** or call ************ for more information.

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