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Business Relationship Manager, IT Services – Manager / Senior Manager

Reference  
139201
Location  
Category  
Type  
Permanent
Salary  
Competitive
Salary Frequency  
Annum

What impact will you make? The Opportunity

 

Deloitte are reliant on technology in order to deliver an exceptional level of service to clients. At the same time, technology has never been more accessible and the number of technology options and demand for technology solutions has never been greater. By harnessing IT in the right way Deloitte are always seeking to gain a competitive edge.

 

The Business Relationship Manager (BRM) plays a key role in partnering with the lines of business to ensure IT strategy aligns with the business strategy and IT services enable business services.

 

You will be joining an already established and growing team which has made great strides in bridging the gap between the business and IT. You will build and maintain relationships at all levels with particular focus on senior partners, taking responsibility for owning the strategic relationship with your assigned line of business.

 

Within IT, you will be expected to forge close relationships with key IT stakeholders (Service Management, Service Owners, Change Delivery and IT Leadership). Through these relationships you will be expected to gain an understanding of how IT Services are managed and maintained.  

 

Using the insight gained from excellent Business relationships, you will build a good understanding of how technology underpins our core business processes. You will also help identify the need for new IT services and influence the management of existing IT services, ensuring both the business’s strategic goals and operational deliverables are met.

 

Role description

 

Partner: Ensuring that IT is seen as an effective partner and enabler

Ambassador: Promoting IT Services (ITS) to the business and educating ITS on the needs, requirements and drivers of the business.

Strategist: Working with the business to help understand how their business direction will be underpinned by technology provided by ITS and the impact that has on the firm.

Translator: Promoting the use of simple, every-day terminology to ensure that the business gets the IT solutions and services that it needs

Analyst: Understanding business direction and helping shape IT solutions to match this direction

Marketer: Ensuring the technology deployed is being used effectively across the business

Technologist: Making suggestions, introducing innovation and being an advocate for what technology can provide. Challenging the business and ITS to find the most relevant, most appropriate technology, based on innate knowledge and understanding of the line of business and its requirements.

 

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Location

 

The role is located in our London offices, though there will be some flexibility in regards to remote working.

 

Hours

 

This is a permanent role. We do encourage careful consideration of agile ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is interesting as a permanent role with a degree of flexibility please do discuss with us.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Play a role in the development of the ITS strategy which reacts and supports the wider Deloitte strategy, and regularly updated line of business strategies.
  • Be fully aware and comfortable with assigned line of business strategy.
  • Work with customers and IT stakeholders to set and manage realistic expectation of services, reflected in service definition, scope and formal agreements.
  • Establish and manage key stakeholder relationships and manage expectations.
  • Identify potential service improvement opportunities and work proactively with the Business and ITS teams to action them.
  • Support Business Analysts in maintaining an accurate knowledge base detailing the relationship between IT Services and Business process.
  • Develop roadmaps for the line of business.
  • Manage and prioritise demand.
  • Ensure escalations from the business are effectively managed.
  • Promote line of business knowledge/understanding within ITS (and vice versa).
  • Contribute to BRM team ongoing development/strategic direction.
  • Work with the Enterprise Architects and global teams to ensure IT roadmaps align to business needs.
  • Assist in gathering and shaping business requirements, working with the business and Business Analysis team to clarify and refine these.
  • Work with Project Managers, Business Change Managers and Communications Managers to shape Change Management activities.
  • Work with Service Owners and Service Management to shape our service portfolio and service lifecycle.

 

Requirements

 

Qualifications

  • Degree level or qualified by experience
  • ITIL qualification desirable but not essential.

Personal attributes

  • Ability to gain credibility and trust with stakeholders and IT teams alike.
  • Must be comfortable multitasking with ability to work on and prioritise several tasks at once.
  • Must be diplomatic and persuasive with an ability to handle difficult conversations and confidently manage senior stakeholders.
  • A team player with an ability to positively motivate self and others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the business, and with both technical and non-technical people.
  • Passion for technology

 

Essential experience

  • Experience of stakeholder relationship building and management at different levels of an organisation.
  • Experience of developing and driving adoption of strategy and/or roadmaps.
  • Strong understanding of IT service, service levels and service level management processes.
  • Deep understanding of the IT industry - technical enough to have credibility but able to express services in a non-technical way.
  • Experience of working with(in) an IT department.

 

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Internal Client Services (ICS) contributes to the success of Deloitte through six departments: Clients & Markets, Finance & Legal, Human Resources, IT Services, Property & Corporate Services and the Shared Services Organisation. There is no such thing as a ‘typical’ ICS person or job. The work we do is as varied as our people are diverse: administrators, artwork designers, accountants, advisors, audio-visual technicians, business analysts, building surveyors, bilingual secretaries. ICS teams are based across the UK, Switzerland and India, all sharing a common goal of providing outstanding support to Deloitte and its people.

 

About Deloitte

 

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

 

How will this role make an impact that matters with Deloitte?

You will play a pivotal role in IT Services being viewed as a true business partner, delivering services that help drive their strategic priorities.

 

What do we do?

Deloitte offers Global integrated professional services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

 

What do we value?                   

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service.  We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have received a Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016 as a Top Employer for Working Families.

 

Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom affiliate of Deloitte NWE LLP, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities.
 
Requisition code: 139201