Japan IS T Business partner’s goal as the primary interface between IS T and all business units is to ensure that the Group/Japan strategic priorities are delivered successfully through innovative and appropriate use of technology. The BP is the key change agent responsible for focusing on a specific business area and working with that business function to identify and determine their strategic needs and work closely with them to convert these into a feasible set of activities and Programmes of work which can then be delivered by IS T. A successful IS T BP must be able to recognize the challenges and opportunities in these engagements and be able to facilitate and align them into a logical compatible set of demands while understanding and controlling any dependencies as well as dealing with the communication and engagement of key stakeholders.
■Knowledge and Experience
Uses his or her business technical industry financial and people knowledge and experience to identify influence and shape business strategy and goals into a reasonable deliverable and cost effective roadmap with clear programmes of activity:
・Thorough understanding of the relevant business processes
・Solid technical understanding of the concepts of ERP environments (SAP preferred) bespoke and packaged application programming
・Understands in depth the opportunities issues and challenges of the relevant business area and at a high level that of our Group and our industry.
・Attention to detail and good analytic skills to understand a wide range of interdependencies
Understands basic financial concepts (revenue models P L and ROI NPV and other basic benefit measures) to make independent prioritization/funding decisions.
Understands human behaviors motivations and change models so that cross functional workshops realign stakeholders to a common understanding of the ‘as is’ and leads them to a common understanding of the future “desired model” documented in clear scope and business requirement documents.
Understand Project methodology (PMP Prince2 etc.) and must have an Project initiation capability
Must have experience of operating in a multinational organization and working across international and cultural boundaries
■Qualifications / Requirements:
Above Degree in Information Systems Information Technology Computer Science or Business.
Managerial experience in implementing and supporting complex in house IT department or a relevant experience in a major consulting company
High level communication skill
Fluent English is required(Mandatory)