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IT Business Relationship Manager (BRM), Commerce

Abbott - Columbus, OH

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.IT Business Relationship Manager – ANPDPosition SummaryResponsible for the IT portfolio for ANPD. Makes sure the portfolio enhances organizational strategy through successful, consistent and predictable delivery of programs, projects and applications. Achieves this by partnering with the business, has excellent understanding of the business processes, is aware of the evolution of technologies, and takes into account regulations relevant to the business area. Proactively identifies areas of opportunity to apply IT for new business opportunities, process improvement, and cost efficiencies. Provides insight to the business unit on how to best develop and leverage IT capabilities for the organization(s).  Primary point of contact for overall IT needs for a business unit. Responsible for prioritizing demand.Main ResponsibilitiesResponsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.Understands and contributes to the business unit strategy and translates business strategy in an aligned IT strategy and portfolio of programs, projects and applications.Champion change and innovation. Stimulates creativity and innovation in others. Open to new ideas. Supports those who initiate change and take risks.  Promotes a Global Perspective. Constant awareness of evolving regulatory requirements to the specific business unit, and influence the IT stakeholders and vendors in addressing these evolutions in the most efficient way.Understand the business of the unit, and ensure that IT solutions meet the needs of the business. Understand the specific challenges and opportunities linked to the regulatory, legal, and economic situation of the business unit. Consulting toward business process owners and business unit management on IT tools and solutions.  Recommend solutions assuring fit with BU direction, strategy and priorities.Where needed involve IT business consultants and external technology experts. Influence and partner with business leaders (Director, Sr. Director level) to manage and align the unit IT portfolio. Close collaborate with other parts of BU IT, adjacent business departments, and external partners to ensure adequate and timely delivery of agreed services, in line with agreed service levels. Partner and collaborate with key IT staff of other Abbott divisions in order to support cross divisional business initiatives, and explore IT synergies and efficiencies.Agrees with unit management and global BRM, on the portfolio of programs, projects, and applications, and ensures that unit long range plan and budgets are aligned. In the BRM team align the unit portfolios, identify conflicts and synergies and act upon this. Negotiates for and secures resources to meet the long range needs of the unit.Oversee and control the unit IT budget, project capital/RCE expenditures and the Business IT Expert team budget, project capital/RCE Expenditures. Continually look for opportunities for cost reductions and cost avoidance.Manage IT projects across business unit, and division wide when and where applicable. Participate in business projects based on IT expertise.AccountabilityFinancial implications of the applications ranging up to $ 10MM. Cumulative project budgets ranging up to $5MM.   Typ 1,000 users and $5 MMQualificationsBachelor degree in computer science, business administration or another discipline relevant for the healthcare industry or equivalent experience.  7-10 years of IT or business experience in large or midsized multinational CPG or health care organization.Broad IT or business expertise in various disciplines.Additional experience in setting IT or business strategy and business IT alignment.Good organizational skills, including program/project management governance.Strong interdisciplinary, intercultural, influence, and networking skills. Experience with vendor management.Qualification in project management. Business unit relevant business process knowledge, as related to IT.Deep knowledge of all technologies used or to be used by the Functional (Commercial) area.Strong influence and negotiating skills.,datePosted:2018-05-16T00:00:00.000Z,title:IT Business Relationship Manager (BRM), Commerce,occupationalCategory:Information Technology,@context:}IT Business Relationship Manager (BRM), Commerce in United States - Ohio - Columbus | Information Technology at Abbott Laboratories

80 days 13 hours ago



IT Business Relationship Manager (BRM), Commerce Abbott - Columbus, OH, United States


Location: Columbus, OH

Company Profile:
We’re dedicated to fulfilling the promise of human potential, in all places, in all aspects and stages of life. We believe that health is the key to that promise. Because at our healthiest, we’re capable of achieving anything. And that’s why our pursuit of helping people achieve their best health at every life stage will never end. This is how we put that belief into practice each and every day.