Business Solution Manager

Job Titles:
IT, Telecomms and Communications, Logistics and Supply Chain
£70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Company Car, Extensive Benefits, Bonus
Contract Type:


About the Role:

Lead the delivery of Business Solutions that support the business and functional strategy. This includes the control of the architecture of solutions and accountability for the delivery.

Build a team that has credibility across key stakeholders (including external partners) and can sustain a recognisable high performance

Key Responsibilities:

  • Building IT credibility through capable leadership
  • Supports the development of future functional and programme solutions outlined in functional roadmaps at senior levels of the organisation
  • Leads and drives the IT Supply Chain team for their function to achieve great results at pace
  • Evolves professionalism and leadership skills of the team
  • Contributes to long-term strategic direction of the wider IT Supply Chain team
  • Proactively engages business stakeholders to constantly improve customer experience
  • Mentors IT Supply Chain team members; coaching to enable professional growth, enabling development opportunities, and demonstrating clear self-direction in delivering the functional agenda
  • Enabling positive IT Supply Chain outcomes
  • Drive the implementation of technology solutions and strategy defined in collaboration with Architecture team, Solution Architect and peers in connected functions.
  • Own the quality of all solutions against stakeholder and change management expectations.
  • Own the overall adherence of the solution to a high-level design defined in collaboration with Architecture team, Solution Architect and peers in connected functions to meet the business requirements on a given project or programme.
  • Take accountability for delivery of functional project portfolio from solution detailed design to delivery and support cross-functional projects and programmes
  • Support the approval of project resourcing requirements, utilising the most cost-effective mix of resources
  • Ensure the delivery of the functional project portfolio supports agreed architectural principles and quality standards
  • Is responsible for adherence and development of efficient and effective IT processes related to the role

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Key experience in directly and indirectly managing delivery functions to deliver a portfolio of projects
  • Has good understanding of Supply Chain strategy preferably in the Consumer Goods industry covering associated business principles, technology, key business processes and emerging trends.
  • Has proven ability to influence stakeholders at all levels within a complex organisation demonstrating empathy and strength of character
  • Experienced in managing teams of Consultants and project delivery resources both internal and external (2-8)
  • A track record in leading the delivery of a project portfolio following a structured quality gate methodology including the development of business cases to support project approval
  • Strong ownership of forecasting and following budgets 


• Degree or equivalent
• Proven experience in the delivery of project portfolios in Supply Chain
• Extensive business engagement and stakeholder management

Desirable Technical Qualifications:
• Prince/ITIL/MSP