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Parsons Corporation Senior Director, IT Business Partner ( Local Telecommuting ) in Centreville, Virginia

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Senior Director, IT Business Partner

Through collaboration, you can turn good ideas into great outcomes

You're a leader who believes that it often takes a variety of viewpoints to reach more informed outcomes. You're energized by open dialogue and collaborative brainstorming, and you bring that enthusiasm to your team. We appreciate your ability to stimulate new thinking, knowing that different perspectives can lead to exciting outcomes for all. Let's talk about how we can work together.

Senior Director, IT Business Partner-Business Relationship Management Team

Position Overview:

The Senior Director, IT Business Partner is a position within the Business Relationship Management (BRM) team. The BRM team's objective is to strategically partner with the business and share ownership for both business strategy and business value results.

The Senior Director IT Business Partner will own business relationships on behalf of the IT organization and serves as a single point of focus, working to converge functions such as IT, HR, finance, business development, project operations, etc. and one or more lines of business or value streams. This is achieved by stimulating, surfacing, and shaping demand for capabilities and assets, in addition to ensuring that the potential business value from those capabilities and assets are captured, optimized, and recognized.

You will work independently on the following activities:

  • Partnering with appropriate resources to facilitate the creation of idea documents, business cases, and value plans

  • Ensuring value optimization and communication

  • Enabling continuous improvement in all areas and people around them

  • Scope of responsibilities will be targeted towards business transformation and IT focus for strategic demand shaping.

  • Business needs will include business growth and innovation, rapid reconfiguration capability, market information and business integration orientation.

  • IT Focus initiatives will be for continuous strategy and planning, converge business and IT, expand, and extend infrastructure, enable flexibility and agility, and embrace consumerization of IT.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Coach business leaders and enable them to articulate their function's (i.e. technology, people, etc.) needs and requirements that will advance business performance.

  • Partner with enterprise architecture to develop and maintain multi-year business capability roadmap and with the project/program/portfolio management organization (PMO) to ensure effective business transformation for all initiatives while working with our Mobility Solutions and Connected Communities market lines.

  • Identify business function opportunities within the business partner organization. Integrate business partners' long-range plans into business capability roadmaps and priorities, as appropriate.

  • Focus on business value rather than solutions to develop ideas, including digital awareness, risk assessments, business continuity, and business capability requirements.

  • Build and manage the relationship team to ensure convergence and strategic partnering with the business partner team, including working closely with CxO, EVP & SVP leadership as executive sponsors for each business partner.

  • Engage as a project/program stakeholder, including evaluating project efforts and progress against joint strategic plans and objectives.

  • Perform accurate budgeting and forecasting across projects.

  • Ensure business value realization and optimization, from value plans through consultancy, business case development, financial awareness, managing expectations, and identifying opportunities to add value.

Requirements:

  • 4-year degree required; MBA preferred

  • 15+ years of functional experience in a business function or business partner or customer facing role within Information Technology

  • 10+ years of experience facilitating the development and implementation of business initiatives and projects, based on management objectives

Preferred requirement:

  • Industry related or professional certifications (e.g. BRMP, CBRM, PMP, TBM, Six Sigma certifications, etc.)

  • Experience in the engineering or connected communities' markets

For us, moving ahead means moving together

Our collaborations bring us all to a higher place than we could go alone, and you, in your executive role, will be a key player in keeping the spark of those collaborations going. 'Brainstorming' is all the more stimulating, thanks to the diversity of our workforce. Opportunities are waiting for all with skills and fresh perspectives to share. If you will enjoy working with welcoming, inclusive colleagues, you know where to find us.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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