IT Business Partner

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

Jones Lang Lasalle Chicago, IL

Company
Jones Lang Lasalle
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
43751BR
AJE Ref #
576132688
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

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Position Title
IT Business Partner

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43751BR

Job Description
IT BUSINESS PARTNER | BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

SUMMARY
The IT Business Partner (ITBP) has the overall responsibility to serve as the strategic interface with assigned business units or functional area for the purpose of business technology strategy development, solution discovery, service management, risk management and relationship management. The ITBP serves as the business relationship link between business units and IT. The ITBP provides highly valued strategic consulting level support and guidance through key IT initiatives. They communicate decisions, priorities and relevant project information to appropriate levels of staff regarding business unit requests and projects and initiatives. They proactively share knowledge of technology risks and opportunities to build competitive advantage and improve efficiency and effectiveness of business units. They partner with business leadership and other key stakeholders to define opportunities and identify and prioritize projects based on predefined criteria (e.g. return on investment, productivity, compliance).

The ITBP proactively serves as a trusted advisor, and is the primary IT point of contact to business line leadership. They operate as the key business contact representing IT in promoting IT services and capabilities. The ITBP helps to drive value by ensuring the delivery of technology products that meet the needs of the business. The ITBP focuses on strategic initiatives and planning activities for their business area. The ITBP leads and presents quarterly technology roadmaps to their business unit to reflect status and alignment with objectives. They strive to understand market challenges, including customer priorities and competitive issues. ITBPs are proactive and anticipatory in their thinking. They are, by nature, driven and provide significant value to business units. ITBP s drive technology adoption within their specific business and engage IT Presence to develop tactical plans to support adoption targets. They serve a lead role in enabling the business to achieve their objectives through the effective use of technology.

SPECIFIC DELIVERABLES

* Align V2020 global technology goals with business-line specific technology objectives

* Build business-line roadmap meeting V2020 targets

* Continuous evaluation of roadmaps and objectives; adjust quarterly as required

* Quarterly roadmap/technology presentations to business leadership

* Work with the business to define success within their business-unit (e.g., Is it adoption* Measured business-value* Productivity*)

* Status of technology (e.g., What technologies/tools are they using* Where are the gaps* What s needed to close the gap*)

* Create Business/Market Project Charters and obtain business approval

* Review business-technology roadmaps presentation with Technology leaders; work with Technology managers to adjust their platforms and product portfolios as required

* Alignment with IT Presence on specific market engagement strategies

* Work with IT Presence to orchestrate UAT sign-off with the business


SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND TRAINING

* Demonstrated ability to communicate and show value of technology to business leadership

* Ability to anticipate technology needs based on market trends and changes within the business

* Ability to translate business process into high-level technology goals for Platform Managers

* Minimum of 10 years working within Information Technology and/or a Business function delivering technology value to users

* Experience presenting technology topics to a range of audiences

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About JLL
JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialized real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $59.1 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.

JLL is focused on winning in the marketplace and being the industry leader, executing better than anyone else and innovating to create great products and services. We operate in an atmosphere of excellence, integrity, respect and trust. We bring a sense of teamwork, inclusion and diversity in everything we pursue. Our clients see the results as we address their needs, solve their problems and bring new ideas.

As a distinguished market leader, we offer challenging career opportunities in an exciting environment. Our future success as a firm depends on our ability to attract, develop and retain the very best people in the business.

Our values define who we are, underscore our commitment to clients and provide direction for everything we do.

Our unique culture has been recognized by industry experts and our peers. We are:
A best company to work for in multiple locations around the globe, including Chicago, San Francisco, London, Ireland, Shanghai and Hong Kong
World s Most Ethical Companies from Ethisphere Institute for seven consecutive years
America s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies from Forbes Magazine
#1 Top Corporate Real Estate Firm 2013 from Watkins Research Group, Inc. for six consecutive years

This partial list of awards demonstrates our record of achievement and our commitment to fostering an award-winning culture. For further information, visit www.jll.com.

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Employees are expected, at all times, to perform their responsibilities in accordance with the JLL Code of Business Ethics and the firm s corporate policies. Employees granted access to the firm s information technology are expected to follow the firm s guidance designed to promote best practices for information security, data privacy and the appropriate use of technology systems.

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JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce, and strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship. Please visit www.JLL.com for additional information on JLL s commitment to equal opportunity.