IT Business Partner - Web & Mobile Trading Platforms

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • IG Group
  • 23 Apr 19

IT Business Partner - Web & Mobile Trading Platforms

Job Title
IT Business Partner - Web & Mobile Trading Platforms

Job Description

Role Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Head of Product Delivery, you will be responsible for the following activities:
• Working with senior management across IG to align technology solutions with business strategies and contributes to group-level strategic planning process, co-ordinating IT Strategies, Services and Projects
• Providing clear, practical and effective advice and recommendations, working closely with all teams across IT.
• Enabling success by providing IT Leadership teams with a level of research and analysis that will support and drive effective strategies and decisions.
• Championing IT by collaborating with managers throughout IG, building effective relationships and understanding our business at a level of detail.
• Facilitating and providing effective collaboration between the wider IT teams and our business leaders, ensuring a seamless end to end experience, leveraging support and guidance across all areas.
• Building and prioritising IT strategies, plans & roadmaps for your business area, setting out the agenda for change
• Anticipating business needs and identifies and proposes technology to fulfil those needs
• Advising the business on the risks and benefits of using technology to build competitive advantage and improve business performance
• Working with the business to articulate high-level business cases that feed into the Portfolio Management process
• Collaborating with Architecture and Delivery Teams to ensure proposed solutions demonstrate compatibility with requirements and purpose
• Working with the Product Owners and Project Managers to help develop and maintain roadmaps
• Supporting in establishing, measuring, tracking and reporting on benefits realisation and customer satisfaction levels
• Working with business and IT Leadership Team to define performance metrics, undertaking regular and timely reviews with the business to identify performance
• Promoting an understanding of the business area, processes and activities to the business, marketing and communicating the range of IT services and capabilities available

Person Specification:
Ability / Expertise

• Significant work experience in IT providing support to a business with a broad range of exposure to various technical environments and business segments
• Experience establishing credible relationships within IT and Business community, with examples of driving IT/Business change agenda
• Experience building consensus around change, influencing multiple IT/Business leaders and handling conflicting agendas
• Working knowledge of the industry, major business processes and key performance indicators, and demonstrated breadth and in-depth knowledge of assigned business areas
• Experience with programme and portfolio management
• Great communication skills. Excellent at influencing and motivating individuals and teams, and able to communicate high level concepts to senior leaders whilst also being able to delve into detail of complex changes when it is needed
• Self-motivated, with a "can do" attitude and comfortable with ambiguity
• Experience in working across cultures in different countries


• Educated to degree level

Personal Attributes

Comfortable dealing with uncertainty
Achievement and results oriented.Strong decision maker.
Highly autonomous.
Extremely organised.
Attention to detail.
Customer focussed.
Financially literate.

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