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Director IT Business Partner

Location: 

King Of Prussia, PA, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers.  Together, our 8,500 dedicated professionals will deliver 1.5 billion gallons of propane from 1,400 distribution points across the United States.

The IT Business Partner Director serves as the primary partner between IT and business in order to align strategy, identify key business process improvements, and develop high-value technology solutions.  The position provides strategic direction and guidance through key IT initiatives, strategic projects, and business case development by serving in a lead role in enabling the business to achieve their objectives through technology.

 

Key Characteristics:

 

  • Relationship builder and collaborator – able to build healthy, solution oriented relationships with business leaders, IT leaders and other functional departments
  • Innovative, conceptual thinker that can take complex issues and opportunities and identify the technology enablers and projects to create real world solutions
  • Resilient and tenacious – won’t let issues, complexities and challenges deter them the needed outcomes
  • Strong communicator and motivator
  • Problem solver – oriented to taking action to enable business outcomes
  • Outcome oriented – using process and projects to drive to predictable results from

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

     

  • Identify technology opportunities, develop business support and alignment, business case and ROI and “sell” internally to fund and approve programs
  • Direct the development and execution of technology strategy for client groups.
  • Partner with business to drive value creation across technologies and functions
  • Development and maintenance of technology roadmaps that align with business and the overall IT strategy and architecture
  • Deliver IT programs that support achievement of business objectives.
  • Participate in the extended IT Leadership Team in the development and execution of AmeriGas IT strategy.
  • Ensure adherence to all regulatory and statutory requirements
  • Develop and manage internal team, and external vendor networks to build and sustain technology solutions

     

    Knowledge and Experience:

     

  • Ten years of management related work experience.
  • Minimum ten years of Information Technology related experience.
  • Five years of budget responsibilities of a significant department and programs >$1mm annual spending
  • Significant experience in a lead business partner role influencing business strategy and deploying technology roadmaps, architecture and building teams
  • Must be an experienced director who has operated as a leader in IT and as a senior representative of IT in client areas.
  • Experience and deep understanding of the following business processes/solutions is highly valued, but not all are required:
    • Distribution, Planning, Logistics
    • Pricing, Finance & Accounting
    • Energy/Retail/Distribution industry
    • SAP
    • Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence
    • PMO and IT governance
    • Marketing
  • Strong knowledge of data management and business intelligence tools
  • Strong knowledge of current technology development/trends in area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of development methodologies for strategies and technology plans
  • Financial/business analysis of Information Technology.
  • Strong technology orientation with a passion for applied technology.

     

    Education:

     

  • BA/BS degree in Information Science, Technology, or a related field
  • Master’s degree a plus

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace.  Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.  AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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