Business Solution Manager

Job Titles:
IT, Telecomms and Communications
£90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Company Car and Extensive Benefits
Hemel Hempstead
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About the Role: Proactively lead the architecting and delivery of technology solutions which support the business and functional strategy using cost effective technology and resource modelsBuild a team that has credibility across key stakeholders (including external partners) and can sustain a recognizably high performance
Key Responsibilities:

Building IT credibility through capable leadership
• Collaborates and influences the shaping of future functional and program solutions at senior levels using knowledge, confidence and credibility
• Inspires and drives the Solutions Design & Delivery team to achieve great results at pace
• Evolves professionalism and leadership skills of the team
• Contributes to long-term strategic direction of the wider Solutions Design & Delivery team
• Proactively engages business stakeholders to constantly improve customer experience
• Mentors SDD team members; coaching to enable professional growth, enabling development opportunities, demonstrating clear self-direction and helping to create a quality relevant technology visio
• Evolve technology solutions with market, product and company perspectives and knowledge therefore owning the quality of all solutions against stakeholder and change management expectations.
• Provide the overall solution architecture to meet the business requirements on a given project or programme. Drive the delivery of cradle to grave solutions from shaping through to testing via quality resources and process
• Ensure the projects are resourced appropriately, utilizing the most cost effective mix of resources
• Ensure the architectural principles and quality standards are communicated, understood and enacted.
• Own the Application Portfolio Management tool for applications that relate to the applicable domain
• Owns delivery of business enhancements to deliver demonstrable marginal gains with pace
• Owns the IT specific data related to the domain (if any)
• Is responsible for adherence and development of efficient and effective IT processes related to the role

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

• Key experience in developing using business analysis and solution design & delivery competences.
• Has good understanding of commercial strategy preferably in the Consumer Goods industry covering associated business and technology architecture principles, key business processes and emerging trends.
• Has proven ability to influence stakeholders at all levels within an complex organisation demonstrating empathy and strength of character
• Experienced in managing teams of solution delivery resources both internal and external (5+)
• A track record in leading change across architecting and technical delivery disciplines 

Key Behaviours:

Be Bold
• Thinks differently, challenging conventional thinking to create the future and overcome barriers
• Empowers our people and encourages them to take risks in pursuit of our shared ambition and their personal goals with the right commercial and risk factors and considerations

Act with Pace
• Demonstrates cut-through and the ambition to do the right thing
• Cuts to the heart of the problem getting to solutions with creativity and speed
• Is always looking ahead
• Seizes opportunities to adapt and grow quickly
• Continuously improves how work gets done

Be Disciplined
• Is disciplined in thinking, decision making, action and follow through
• Has a deep personal accountability to shared and individual goals
• Holds others to account
• Takes commitments seriously and does what they say they will do

Win Together
• Works with others in a way which demonstrates we’re in it together to beat the competition
• Builds relationships and partnerships underpinned by openness honesty and respect
• Supports and coaches others to get better

Be Proud
• Acts with integrity and responsibility
• Understands how their role makes an impact on consumers enjoying our brands everywhere

Be Open
• Is open to new ideas and learning from each other
• Is open to personal learning and development continually improving and growing


• Core technology accreditation
• Degree or equivalent
• Proven experience in the delivery of Finance change / technology project portfolio
• Extensive business engagement and stakeholder management

Desirable Technical Qualifications:
• SAP / Oracle Accreditation