IT Business Relationship Manager for APAC


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Job Title: IT Business Relationship Manager for APAC
Location: Hyderabad, India
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed & Biotechnology
Career Type: IT/Software Development
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Description


Position:  IT Business Relationship Manager for APAC 
Location:  Hyderabad, India

About us: Who are we, and what we do?
Corteva Agriscience is the only major agriscience company in the world completely dedicated to agriculture. Our purpose is to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our inspiration is to be a market shaper, driving the next generation of agriculture products that help farms and farmers flourish and through partnering with society becoming the most trusted partner in the global agriculture and food community. Corteva Agriscience creates the world’s most recognized and premium agricultural solutions to address the greatest challenges in agriculture. With a focus on technology, Corteva Agriscience creates seed and crop protection products that increase productivity and profit for farmers while reducing risks to their business. Every day our digital tools deliver insights our global partners need to thrive now and into the future. As the world’s first dedicated agriculture start-up, we’re building a culture that stays curious, thinks differently, acts boldly and takes a stand on what’s right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our team oriented environment. 


Who is the BRM?
 The Business Relationship Manager (BRM) focuses on building a productive relationship between IT and business in the region.  As a strategic partner,  BRM strengthens collaboration and drive a culture of creativity, innovation, and shared ownership across the enterprise.  The BRM is a connector, navigator, and orchestrator who ensures IT products, capabilities, and services achieve value-driven business outcomes.

As a Connector influences productive connections and mobilizes projects and programs:
•    Defines shared goals and values
•    Stimulate, surface and shape business demand
•    Influence appropriate IT supply
 
As a Navigator facilitates the realization of Business-IT convergence:
•    Brings transparency across the Business-funded IT portfolio
•    Collaborates with IT PO (Product Owner) to link business and IT strategy
•    Reports on key Business and IT performance measures
 
As an Orchestrator orchestrates capabilities to drive value from IT services:
•    Delivers Business Value Roadmaps
•    Collects and facilitates prioritization of Business high-level demand

 
How does the BRM work? 
1.    Shapes Demand : Stimulates, surfaces, and shapes business demand
2.    Explores: Identifies and rationalizes demand
3.    Strategize: Enables convergence of Business and IT strategies
4.    Harvests Value: Influences for full value realization

 
What are the BRM’s skills and behaviors?
 
•    Strategic Partnering: Building credibility and partnerships
•    Business IQ: Growing knowledge and understanding of the business partner
•    Portfolio Management: Brings transparency and a value-driven focus for products, services, interactions, and capabilities
•    Provider Domain: Optimization of service management
•    Powerful Communications: Conveying intention for mutual understanding of risk and reward
•    Business Transition Management: Managing process improvements and enabling new business capabilities

What are the BRM ‘s responsibilities?

•    Define business needs and priorities to inform the strategy for delivering systems capabilities within the business organization
•    Stimulate, surface, and shape IT demand from business-partner stakeholders, and identify, prioritize, and rationalize demand for business-partner alignment
•    Identify and translate business needs into strategic roadmaps and executable portfolios activities 
•    Develops and socializes realistic Business value roadmaps 
•    Elaborate business cases and define the realization of business value
•    Ensure that solutions and services deliver expected business value
•    Partner in technology leadership
•    Understand the processes, plans, objectives, drivers, and issues related to the business area together with appropriate external policies and regulations
•    Translate business needs into effective and improved processes
•    Contribute the systems aspects of business strategy development, bringing business opportunities through technology and business knowledge
•    Keep abreast of technology trends and applicability to business partners
•    Proactively advise on technology options and innovation for the business area function
•    Facilitates Business strategic planning efforts that align to business-capability enablement or improvement.
•    Expand adoption of existing technology, where appropriate, to leverage enterprise solutions that meet or exceed business-partner demands
•    Co-own the business processes in collaboration with business partners, and mature the business process models using industry standards to identify changes: political, economic, social, technological, legal, and environmental
•    Plays the role of representing the business-area (i.e., subject matter expertise) to IT, when required
•    Lead and secure adoption of continuous improvement efforts to transform business capabilities for fitness-for-purpose and fitness-for-use
•    Confirm Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with the business and ensure that agreed services are being delivered to requirements; analyze and monitor the SLA impact of service changes.
•    Monitor business compliments and complaints to enable continuous improvement
•    Participate in industry peer groups to understand industry trends

Qualifications


Job Qualification 
Requirements

•    Bachelor or Master degree  in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration, or related field
•    10+ years of IT and business experience with increasing levels of leadership responsibility 
•    3+  working experience in business relationship management or IT business partner
•    Excellent communication skills in English both verbal and written including presentation
•    Good strategic thinking and interpersonal skills to build relationships with business leaders and address business needs with technology
•    Proven track record in driving business strategy with technology innovation
•    Good business savvy and financial acumen on business process and creating value case
•    Familiar with IT portfolio management and good understanding on IT technologies
•    Experience to work in multinational companies with people from diversified culture and background inside and outside of APAC region
•    Familiarity with farming and/or agriculture strongly preferred, but not required

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Job Post Date: 05/21/22
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