Hartley People

IT Business Partner.

Hartley People Recruitment in partnership with our client are currently recruiting an IT Business Partner in Kilkenny offering a hybrid working option.



The IT Business Partner plays a crucial role in implementing the company’s IT Strategy by overseeing key elements within the relevant Category and function.

The responsibilities include:

  • Conduct regular service reviews with the Executive Leadership Team and Senior Leadership Group for the relevant Category and Function.
  • Collaborate with the business to understand their needs, challenges, and proactively identify opportunities for digital solutions to add value.
  • Liaise with various IT teams to ensure the Category/Function receives appropriate services that meet their requirements.
  • Regularly review company IT vendors, addressing service level management, risk, and opportunity management, budget considerations, contract renewals, and vendor roadmap plans.
  • Collaborate with IT subject matter experts on Strategy and solution development to establish a Digital Strategy and implementation plan for each Category/Function. Chair engagements with senior stakeholders to advance the Strategic agenda.
  • Work with Category/Function stakeholders and the IT community to transform business requirements into project proposals. This involves conducting solution evaluations, compiling business cases, and submitting capital requests.
  • Perform market scans and evaluations, with assistance from IT subject matter experts, for company-specific solutions. Bring projects to the proposal stage, and if approved, ensure their progression through change management to completion.
  • Collaborate with the IT community to address risk management and liaise with internal and external audit teams regarding audit ownership, execution, and follow-up actions.
  • Monitor the financial performance of the IT function, challenge project prioritization based on cost-benefit analysis, and ensure value for the services provided by the broader IT team.
  • Conduct maturity and capability assessments to ensure the required skillsets are present in the business to leverage existing and emerging digital capabilities.
  • Coordinate ongoing assessments of benefits realization versus business cases after the IT project go-live.
  • Establish an efficient demand management, control, and reporting mechanism to create a complete, accurate, and prioritized pipeline of all IT demand across relevant categories and functions.
  • Drive IT communications across the company to provide visibility and transparency for the business.
  • Provide oversight of the IT budget for the respective category/function.



Key Requirements

  • To be successful in this role, the following requirements are necessary:
  • 5+ years of experience working in a leading IT environment.
  • 5+ years of experience in a senior relationship management role.
  • Experience working with Customer Engagement platforms.
  • Previous experience working with strategic partners.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with ITIL concepts and processes.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Creativity and innovation skills.
  • Strategic and organizational agility.


For immediate consideration please email your CV to darren@hartleypeople.com in response to this job posting or call Darren at 051-878813

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