Business Relationship Manager - Information Technology

Legg Mason
Baltimore, MD
Apr 17, 2018
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
Position Overview Legg Mason is currently hiring a Business Relationship Manager in our Global Information Business Solutions Team. (Information Technology) This is a Senior Function Manager/Technical Expert role that will work across the organization to help implement the firm's digital technology strategy, including enterprise data management. Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to The primary responsibility will be to manage and develop robust relationships with key business leaders across Legg Mason. * Understand the business strategy, processes, structure, and internal dynamics across Legg Mason. * implementation of the firm's Digital Business Intelligence initiative, which includes business process automation, enterprise data management, and advanced analytics. * Understand technology terminology, concepts and methodologies intuitively enough to be able to communicate technology issues and concerns to business functions in simple and concise language. * update of the Legg Mason technology strategy consistently with the strategic technology roadmaps of the business functions. * Proven ability to establish and maintain strong, long-term relationships and build trust and respect with executives, managers and experts in both IT and business functions across Legg Mason * Executive influence, presence, and communication skills * Excellent understanding of enterprise data management concepts, principles, and practices * Exemplary diplomatic skills and ability to help senior business leaders see value, opportunity, and concerns beyond their own area of expertise * Highly developed oral and written communication abilities, including the ability to prepare and deliver presentations to a senior audience * Solid business acumen with demonstrated ability to understand the drivers of business performance and the interdependencies of business processes and technology systems * Ability to manage, influence and develop a team of independent and self-motivated professionals * Excellent prioritization skills * Ability to understand moderately complex financial data and models * Thorough knowledge of IT policies, practices and systems * Solid understanding of IT application development lifecycle, operations, and other service delivery typically provided by a central IT organization Ideal Qualifications and Experience * Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline * Minimum of 15 years of job-related experience in Information Technology * Minimum of 5 years' experience implementing and running Data Management / Governance at a large financial services company * Experience and detailed understanding of interdependency of business functions within the Asset Management industry * Experience managing senior level IT professionals * Familiarity with best practices for developing business requirements and business cases for IT projects * Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word Desired Background: * Strong preference for Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree * Previous experience in a Business Relationship Management role in a corporate environment * Experience leading an enterprise data management program * Experience as primary or senior business analyst on enterprise software development projects and enterprise Application implementations. * Demonstrated portfolio and project portfolio management skills, including project planning, budgeting, and valuing IT investments. * Experience creating multi-year technology roadmaps * ITIL and Six Sigma Certifications. * Understanding of scorecards, dashboards, and performance management metrics. Company Overview Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, and accountability. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today. SDL2017

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