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Senior IT Business Partner

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Senior IT Business Partner

  • NE03431
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom

About us

We're a truly international company, fourth largest in our industry and operating across 120 markets. An inclusive, innovative global FMCG business supported by over 27,500 employees. As we embrace a new era of growth, we are transforming. Our ways of working and culture are driven by a challenger mindset, constantly questioning the status quo. Our agility and entrepreneurial spirit, alongside award winning development programmes, enable innovation and success while creating exciting and rewarding career choices.

As we move forward, our customers will be at the heart of what we do, evolving to needs and expectations and committing to a more meaningful contribution to harm reduction by building a successful NGP business. Integral to our long-term success is our sustainability strategy, behaving responsibly and supporting our ambitions, all underpinned by high governance.

Encouraging inclusion at local levels and supporting a developing and robust diversity agenda globally, we’re fully committed to creating and maintaining an environment that celebrates and respects difference.

The Role

  • Investigating and analysing IT demand (document and understand business requirements, researching potential solutions, identifying reuse / exploitation opportunities, alternative delivery options)
  • Support the business preparing business cases for IT demand (business impact, cost estimates, timelines)
  • Maintaining a functional tracker for all IT demand (including projects, enhancements, existing service improvements) including stage of evolution / approval, business cases and approval decisions
  • Engaging with stakeholders and their teams to understand business processes, drive out, quantify and validate business problem statements and high level requirements, and change control / manage the evolution and detailing of these as opportunities progress further towards / into execution
  • Engaging with colleagues in Global IT, Partners, and Suppliers to identify, assess and cost potential solutions
  • Work with partners and suppliers to ensure that solutions as delivered are consistent with requirements from a business perspective

Education & Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level (Bachelor or Master degree), ideally in Information Technology, Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Multiple years of working experience in business analysis, project delivery, solution delivery or other relevant subject areas
  • Thorough knowledge Global Supply Chain business processes
  • Broad knowledge of business applications and technologies relevant to Global Supply Chain
  • Experience of analysing and breaking down problems and information using structured frameworks and methodologies
  • Broad understanding of end-to-end systems development standards, methodologies and lifecycles
  • Excellent analytical capabilities, oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

Additional knowledge

  • Sustainability and ESG know how
  • Business Process Modelling
  • Business Requirements Analysis / Engineering
  • Experience in the software selection, business case development, budgeting forecasting, financial analysis

What we offer

Imperial Brands offer a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and 25 days holiday (with an additional 4 days on top to cover the Christmas period and bank holidays) and hybrid work.

Next steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role.

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