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Information Technology Business Relationship Manager

Company: gategroup
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

About usGate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world's largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry. For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe.
Job SummaryReporting to the IT Senior Service Manager, the IT Business Relationship Manager for Food Service is accountable to coordinate IT service and support delivery in the NA and LATAM Food Service business.The IT Business Relationship Manager (IT BRM) will assure a high level of user focus and service orientation being the main contact point for the region, managing local/regional IT demand, delivering projects, and supervising IT support and operations teams.The IT BRM is the go-to person and escalation point for all IT-related topics within the NA/LATAM Food Service business.He/She will establish and maintain strong relationships with senior business management as well as the vendors and partners to understand IT demands and represent Global IT.He/She will assure that IT services are provided within the given SLAs and of the needed quality.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design and review process of the IT landscape for new systems in the Food Services division.
  • Drive execution across multiple complex projects.
  • Drives business interactions to ensure close collaboration with the business partner with a focus on innovation/growth.
  • Manages the Service Requests and Projects in close collaboration with business/IT according to the processes within IT.
  • Ensure the operations of IT solutions with internal resources and be accountable for the proper management of external resources within the team.
  • Supports business through RFPs processes.
  • Close Stakeholder Management and business partnering with a high degree of customer satisfaction regarding the delivered IT solution.
  • Lead the continuous improvement process within IT.
  • Manage identified IT Security and Information Risk Management tasks and observations and solve them.
  • Facilitates and gives recommendations on execution, signs off from stakeholders on various future state design decisions and Go/No Go decisions.
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, IT, or a related field.
    • IT BRM certification is a plus.
      Work Experience:
      • 5+ year experience, ideally in an IT Business Relationship Manager position in an entrepreneurial IT environment.
      • 3+ year experience, ideally as an IT Project Manager in an entrepreneurial IT environment, managing initiatives with an AGILE mindset.
      • Work experience in a large multinational, matrix-structured company, able to navigate interfaces between different parts of a global business (e.g., marketing, manufacturing) and understand connected services and architecture
        Job Skills:
        • Expert, high-level knowledge of emerging technology landscapes.
        • Understanding of key application and infrastructure technologies and associated architectural considerations.
        • Has a broad knowledge and understanding of IT Security and risks.
        • Understands budget impact and dependencies.
          Technical Skills:
          • Knowledge of AGILE project methodology
          • Good understanding of IT security
          • Proven ability to work in a global environment.
          • Effective relationship building.
          • Cross-functional collaboration.
          • Time management.
          • Prioritizing multiple projects/tasks.
          • Leadership.
            Language / Communication Skills:
            • Excellent English and Spanish skills. Any other language used in the company will be an advantage.
            • Excellent oral and written communication skills; must also be good listener able to communicate effectively with top executives.
            • Must be organized and possess ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, with a proactive attitude.
              Job DimensionsGeographic Responsibility: North America-LATAMType of Employment: Full-timeExemption Classification: ExemptTravel %: Some international travel may be required

              Gategroup Competencies Required to be Successful in the Job:
              • Thinking - Information Search and analysis & problem resolution skills
              • Engaging - Understanding others, Team Leadership and Developing People
              • Inspiring - Influencing and building relationships, Motivating and Inspiring, Communicating effectively
              • Achieving - Delivering business results under pressure, Championing Performance Improvement and Customer Focus
                Demonstrated Values to be Successful in the PositionEmployees at gategroup are expected to live our Values of Excellence, Integrity, Passion, and Accountability. To demonstrate these Values, we expect to observe the following from everyone:
                • We treat each other with respect and we act with integrity
                • We communicate and keep each other informed
                • We put our heads together to problem-solve and deliver excellence as a team
                • We have passion for our work and we pay attention to the little details
                • We foster an environment of accountability, take responsibility for our actions, and learn from our mistakes
                • We do what we say we will do when we say we are going to do it
                • We care about our coworkers, always taking an opportunity to make someone's day better
                  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.gategroup is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category under applicable law.For further information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, copy and paste the following URL into your web browser:

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