IS Business Relationship Manager

  • Location: US - Watsonville, California
  • Job Family: IT
  • Time Type: Full time
  • Job Requisition ID: R0004281
  • Experience Years: 10+ Years of Experience
  • Employee Type: Regular

About the Opportunity

To serve as the strategic interface to the business for the purpose of business technology strategy development, solution discovery, drive project implementation through functional analysts, service management, risk management and relationship management. To also manage, guide and assist members of the Business Application team and consultants that report to you as Business Functional Analysts for IS projects throughout the project lifecycle. To make sure the team understands the targets and goals. The manager shall maintain discipline, provide feedback to direct reports and improve communication and motivation of staff. This position is highly visible and interacts with partners within a specific Business Unit. The Business Relationship Manager is responsible for effective communication between partners and management as well as other support members and the IS team.

Responsibilities

The IS Business Relationship Manager (ISBRM) has the overall responsibility to serve as the strategic interface to the business for the purpose of business technology strategy development, solution discovery, drive project implementation through functional analysts, service management, risk management and relationship management. The ISBRM serves as the business relationship link between Business Units and IS at the manager and executive level. The ISBRM provides highly valued strategic consulting level support and guidance through key IS initiatives. ISBRM should have gone through at least 2-3 full lifecycle system implementation for any or all parts of the value chain. They should have experience configuring platforms like Oracle, SAP or Blue Yonder etc. They communicate decisions, priorities and relevant project information to appropriate levels of staff regarding DEMEA's requests and projects and initiatives. They proactively share knowledge of technology risks and opportunities to build competitive advantage and improve efficiency and effectiveness of business units. The department partners with business leadership and other key stakeholders to define opportunities, identify and prioritize projects based on predefined criteria (e.g. return on investment, productivity, compliance).

Candidate Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information and Communication Technology or similar;
  • Strong knowledge of ERP systems (Oracle or SAP)
  • English required at an advanced proficiency level
  • Should have gone through at least 2-3 full lifecycle system implementation for any or all parts of the value chain. They should have experience configuring platforms like Oracle, SAP or Blue Yonder etc.
  • 10-15 year working environment as an IT Business Consultant, IT Manager or Business System Analyst 
  • Combines strong business acumen/experience and deep IT knowledge
  • Has shown record of strategic project planning and client management
  • Worked with a broad range of diverse customers and stakeholders
  • Experience with managing team(s)

About Driscolls

Driscoll's is the global market leader for fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. With more than 100 years of farming heritage and hundreds of independent growers around the world, Driscoll's is passionate about growing fresh, beautiful and delicious berries. Our values of humility, passion and trustworthiness have guided our mission to delight consumers around the world.

Driscoll's exclusive patented berry varieties are developed through years of research using only natural breeding methods – meaning, no GMOs. From farm-to-table, we focus on delivering a high quality, premium berry experience with our many supply chain partners.

Driscoll's is the trusted brand for Only the Finest Berries™.


Driscoll's es el proveedor líder en la comercialización de Fresas, Frambuesas, Zarzamoras y Arándanos Azules en el mundo. Con más de 100 años de herencia en agricultura y cientos de productores independiente alrededor del mundo, Driscoll's es una compañía apasionada por cultivar Berries frescas, hermosas y deliciosas. Nuestros valores de humildad, pasión y confianza han guiado nuestra misión de deleitar a los consumidores en el mundo.

Las variedades exclusivas de Driscoll's han sido desarrolladas a través de años de investigación usando sólo métodos de mejoramiento natural. De la granja a la mesa, nos enfocamos en ofrecer una experiencia de alta calidad con apoyo de nuestros socios de la cadena de suministro.

Driscoll's es la marca de confianza de sólo las mejores Berries.