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IT Business Manager

  • Posted April 24, 2024
  • £65000 - £75000 per annum + <11% pension, 30 days holiday, health
  • West Malling, Kent
  • Permanent

IT Business Manager / Junior Chief of Staff

West Malling- 2 days per week onsite

c£75,000 base (doe), + benefits

We are looking for a highly commercial and strategic individual to join us in a newly create role as a Senior Business Manager / Junior Chief of Staff role. Sitting firmly within IT & Technology and reporting directly in to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), you will operate as their trusted advisor and right-hand support. You will be a self-starter, able to work autonomously under your own direction, and be able to handle sensitive commercial information appropriately.

As Business Manager you will help to shape the future services offered by technology, ensure smooth operation of the division by breaking down inter-departmental silos, identifying operational efficiency, support budget process and financial planning, resource allocation and recruitment, and drive innovative and streamlined processes.

Applicants should know that this is a very strategic and high-impact role which requires strong commercial and financial awareness, deep understanding of business strategy and excellent communication skills promoting the focus, outputs and successes of the Technology division.

Key skills and experience you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Previous experience in a similar strategic advisory capacity to senior leadership/ CXO’s.
  • Prior experience working within an IT function previously.
  • Strong commercial focus, easily able to demonstrate examples of identifying and driving improvements in operational efficiency.
  • Strong commercial finance- budget management and financial planning and tracking.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Executive level reporting and presentation skills.
  • Proven background in supporting and driving business strategy.
  • Excellent stakeholder management

This is a great opportunity to play a key role, front and centre in the technology function, driving its evolution and growth, through a large period of transformation, which in turn will drive the onward growth of the company. Alongside a competitive annual salary you will gain exposure to, and work consistently with a wide range of director and C-Suite personnel. You will be able to work flexibly working (2 days per week onsite) and be eligible for a range of other flexible benefits.


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