Senior IT Business Partner

Location Abingdon
Discipline: Technology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Andrew Spence

Job ref: AS - 28351
Published: 5 months ago
Expiry date: 28 Feb 2024 23:59

RBW are looking to recruit an Senior IT Project & Business Relationship / IT Business Partner on a permanent basis for one of our Biopharmaceutical clients.


The role is located just outside of Abingdon the role requires you to be onsite 2-3 days a week.


Essential experience they are looking for is someone that has strong experience as an IT Business Partner being the link between R&D and Clinical parts of the business to serve as liaison with the Information Technology (IT) department and all other departments to identify, forecast and address IT needs.


Key responsibilities:


·         Serve as liaison with the Information Technology (IT) department and all other departments to identify, forecast and address IT needs.

·         Understand the Business Strategy, IT Strategy, and business process area strategy and ensure that these are best aligned.

·         Communicate the activities and project details within the business area into the IT team so that they can be best supported, and vice versa.

·         Identify appropriate technical solutions for business needs in partnership with the process owners and agreed suppliers, aligned to the IT architecture and business strategy.

·         Consult with business areas to review IT usage, services, technology, and department-specific projects in order to identify, forecast and develop IT needs.

·         Create, analyse & deliver project proposals to ensure appropriate resources, time, funding and other requirements are understood for successful delivery, utilising internal and third-party resources as most appropriate




·         Minimum of 5 years’ experience in similar roles within a Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology company.

·         Minimum of 2 years’ experience delivering projects within the R&D & Clinical business areas

·         Experience of project & portfolio management and performance monitoring practices and methodologies.

·         Extensive, demonstrable experience in forming solid business cases of projects of varying sizes/functions.

·         Experience of building, maintaining and extending relationships across the organisation.

·         Good business acumen and an interest in building up business understanding to help connect business needs and challenges to the right technical solutions.

·         Experience of performing business and process analysis.

·         Experience with managing the direct activities of others in a multi-project, multi-location environment.

·         Familiarity with IT infrastructure including virtualization, configuration, cyber-security & compliance requirements for SaaS.

·         Effective influencing and negotiating skills in an environment where this role may not directly control resources.

·         Ability to spot the business implications of data system designs and the data requirements of user needs.