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IT Business Partner Manager for SMB

Division:
ICT
Location:
Czech republic - Brno
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education:
High School or equivalent
Category:
Project/ Program Management
Job type:
Full-time

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Job Description:

The IT Business Partner Manager (ITBPM) in Avast has the overall responsibility to serve as the strategic interface between assigned business units or functional areas and IT for the purpose of understanding the business needs and facilitate all IT deliveries to business units.
 
What will you do:
Facilitate cross-functional collaboration on requirements gathering and assessment, prioritization, and manage E2E products/solutions lifecycle and consensus on delivery roadmap
Ease the delivery process proposing at an early stage solution to maximize benefit and minimizing costs
Proactively suggest solutions and new initiatives to fulfil defined requirements
Partner with business leadership and other key stakeholders to define opportunities and identify and prioritize projects based on investment return, productivity, compliance
Regularly review that set priorities are followed up in all the relevant business units and areas and initiate corrective actions if necessary
Deliver management reporting to appropriate levels of staff regarding business unit requests and, projects and initiatives
Organize and manage program boards and other relevant cross-functional meetings and steering with business units and across ICT
Provides support and co-manage assigned project managers and delivery teams
Perform assessment on deliverables/products/hot issues of projects or running systems and plan improvements if needed
Keeping track of budget in all the relevant activities, collaborate with business units and ICT department to develop budget for the respective area
 
We require
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field or 10 to 15 years of IT and business/industry work experience
At least 5 years of experience with business partner management, managing team(s), programs, projects, strategic planning, business development or client management
Strong proficiency in English required (proficiency in Czech is advantage)
Excellent presentation skills and Public speaking
Certification in reputable project management methodology
Ability to develop productive working relationships with all stakeholders, willingness to travel
Maintain a positive and solution oriented attitude during challenging situations
Effective negotiation skills, focused on win-win outcomes
Open minded person and team player
 
What you can expect from us:
Fantastic team atmosphere and close cooperation within international environment
Flexible working hours
Great benefits in Brno as well as in Prague
Attractive offer, based on experience
 
Interested? Send us your CV and become a part of the Avast A-Team!