Business Relationship Manager - Food Ingredients/Asia

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



An employee-owned company with more than $4 billion in sales, Scoular employs more than 1,000 people in over 100 offices and facilities in North America, Asia, and other locations world-wide. For over 127 years, feed and food customers have been counting on Scoular's experts to create safe and reliable supply chain solutions for end-users and suppliers of grain, feed ingredients, and food ingredients around the globe. The BRM partners with business stakeholders' as a single point of focus and contact to enable the best information technology solutions that align with strategic business needs. They are a strategic, visionary thinker that will influence the business demand for technology. Job Responsibilities * Partner with business leadership to plan new initiatives and determine how they fit into business strategy and priorities. * Develop a deep knowledge of the business unit and build positive relationships, both horizontally and vertically. * Establish communication cadence with stakeholders to provide updates on progress of initiatives, discuss system or process opportunities, and brainstorm what's next/pie in the sky. * Coordinate change management best practices to ensure effective business transformation and adoption on all technology initiatives. * Work with project management to ensure a well-managed initiative portfolio. * Stay current on industry trends and digital advances with potential for alignment against business needs. * Inform IT team members on a regular basis of business initiatives and solutions under review for visibility and feedback. * Focus on business value during ideation, including digital awareness, risk assessments, business continuity, and business capability requirements. * Connect business priorities to planning activities and goal setting. * Evaluate business unit initiatives as they relate to enterprise strategy to ensure alliance. * Work with finance and project management to guarantee accurate budgeting and forecasting of projects. Skills * Solid understanding of IT, HR, and finance capabilities * Strong communication skills in writing, speaking, and presenting * Possess a diverse set of skills and experiences * Ability to: * Listen * Build rapport and credibility as a strategic partner * Lead change * Set expectations with business partners * Influence and break down silos * Focus on business value results, rather than solutions * Influence * Map organizational vision * Know when to push an agenda and when to let a situation sit * Be accountable * Navigate conflict Minimum Qualifications * Bachelor's degree or 5+ years of relevant experience The Scoular Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer * RJ

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