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IT/Business Relationship Manager

Griffith Foods
Alsip, IL 60803
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The IT/Business Relationship Manager works with the business divisions and Global IT organization to enable the best information technology solution to meet current and future business needs by collecting, clarifying, and translating business requirements and their respective technology roadmaps into actionable systems-based solutions. The IT/Business Relationship Manager is an active thought partner who bridges the gap between business partners, the IT organization, and technology solution providers.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Act as an advisor to business partners to shape their technology strategy, ensure awareness of IT service offerings and advocate the use of systems technology to drive business performance.

  • Communicate business priorities and associated business value to the IT organization and translate business needs into technical requirements to determine the optimal business solution.

  • Work with multiple stakeholders to assess the impact of proposed solutions, facilitate deployments and minimize service disruptions.

  • Identify innovative technology solutions that satisfy customer needs, are consistent with corporate architectural & security standards, and conform to corporate security standards.

  • Coordinates project resources to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget.

Enhance capabilities and use of existing IT systems and enable new technologies.

  • Facilitate technical support to expand the use of existing technologies, (e.g. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Advanced Shipping Notice (ASN), RedZone, GLApps, MSDGen, BPC, and Microsoft products (MS Office 365, MS Teams, Dynamics AX, CRM, Power BI, etc.)).

  • Coordinate enabling connectivity of selected systems to allow for single entry / multiple use of data, (e.g. automated sharing of data between Microsoft AX, Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN), FSEnet+, Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), Certificate of Authenticity (COA), Sales Discovery System (SDS), Power BI, and/or Plant Floor systems). Enable data sharing via connectivity to select supplier and customer systems.

  • Define, develop and enhance the newly created Operations Technology network.

  • Collaborate with the Global IT team to develop and maintain a Technology Roadmap that identifies future technology systems and/or platforms to drive sustainable business growth.

Systems Administration

  • Oversee IT assets to ensure proper allocation of technology and that a systematic methodology exists to update, replace, or obsolete hardware and software throughout their respective life cycles.

  • Oversee data management requirements and processes.

  • Develop and maintain network systems drawings.

Knowledge & Experience:

    • Bachelors degree in computer science, management information systems or related field.

    • Minimum 7-10 years of experience in IT project management and/or systems development.

    • Ability to understand business functionality and translate into application requirements.

    • Able to create compelling business cases with accurate cost/effort/benefit estimations which consider business complexity and project interdependencies.

    • Experience deploying technical solution, including documenting/designing business processes, performing business analysis and requirements definition, building solutions, and handling change management activities during implementation.

    • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to question thought partners across functional areas, while simultaneously collaborating with stakeholders to enable optimal solutions.

Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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