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IT Business Advising Senior Manager - (Georgetown, Ontario)

Business Information Systems (IT)
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Position Summary

The IT Business Advising Senior Manager for Hillenbrand will be based in Georgetown Ontario Canada and will report to the VP-IT Process Equipment Group.  This role will work as the strategic interface with assigned areas of the business for the purpose of business-IT strategy development, solution discovery, service management, risk management and relationship management. These individuals serve as the relationship linkage between the business and IT.  They provide highly valued strategic consulting level support and guidance throughout key IT initiatives.

The selected candidate will facilitate, and serve as a lead, for the planning and execution of initiatives to enable the business teams to achieve objectives through the effective use of technology. This position will also communicate decisions, priorities and relevant project information to appropriate levels of staff regarding service requests, projects and initiatives.  Sr. Business Managers proactively serve as a “trusted advisor,” and function as a key point of contact for IT business stakeholders.


This role is responsible for representing IT to the business teams by promoting IT’s vision, value, services, and capabilities. The selected candidate will also act as advocates on behalf of business stakeholders to ensure IT services meet their business priorities and needs. Individuals in this role must be able to communicate clearly, negotiate, listen, mitigate conflict, build alliances and achieve desired results using strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills. This role will work closely with others on

intangible issues across organizational and business-entity boundaries. Their knowledge of technology risks and opportunities are shared to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the business teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establishes and maintains a strategic relationship with Executive Leadership and appropriate level key stakeholders and IS&T

  • Understand business strategy and align IT strategy and roadmap to enable business initiatives

  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of IT and the services provided by IT, and how IT solutions can support the achievement of short- and long-term business goals.

  • Represents the business strategies and priorities to IT

  • Represents the IT vision to the business.

  • Keep up with technology trends and leverage technology to improve efficiency, productivity, and enable growth within your division(s)

  • Manage business demands; set priorities working with business leaders

  • Work closely with Applications team for Build and Run, ensure priority is appropriately given to your division’s needs

  • Work with corporate teams to drive security, infrastructure and support needs

  • Partner with business to evaluate, build business case and implement Digital, Industry 4.0, IOT solutions

  • Own IT budget + Compliance – GDPR, SOX for your division

  • Build and manage a team of Project Managers and Business Analysts

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervises Project Managers and Business Analysts 


Education - Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business or a related field; MBA preferred

Required/preferred skills

  • Minimum 15 years’ internal/external IT experience

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in IT management, business analysis, consulting, process engineering or solutions management or other related area

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with talent management and team leadership

  • Experience with program and project management

  • Experience working with various business functions and operations

  • Experience successfully leading large, complex projects and/or in business/IT consulting/management roles

  • Requires leadership and negotiation skills and experience

  • In-depth knowledge of the business requirements analysis and IT processes

  • International experience preferred

  • Language skills: English is required, but other languages are a plus

  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Strong skills in communication (verbal and written), conflict resolution, strategic thinking, and influence & negotiation

  • Willingness to travel – 10-20% (most domestic and international)

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Our client strives to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans

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