Business Relationship Management / IT PMO at ARM Life Plc

ARM Life is the insurance subsidiary of Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM). Its parent company, ARM is one of the largest non-bank financial services firms in Nigeria with a focus on asset management. Established in 1994, ARM started operations as a traditional asset management company specialising in the management of quoted equities and fixed income securities.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Business Relationship Management / IT PMOLocation: NigeriaPrincipal Duties and ResponsibilitiesBuild and maintain strong relationships with an assigned portfolio of users/functions, acting as the key advisor and liaison between IT and the business, to deliver on business and IT strategic objectivesConsult with Head, IT strategy (EA) and IT leadership to ensure strategic alignment of project portfolio with business strategy and objectivesAggregate business demand/ request for IT servicesAssess business demand, identifying consolidation opportunities or synergies to maximize investmentsGather business requirements and build business cases for new IT based opportunities within the assigned portfolio, utilize an understanding of the solution landscape to leverage existing solutions where possibleUnderstand and anticipate direction of the business areas/units identifies opportunities and makes recommendations to support the assigned business areas/units desired future state.Support the portfolio management decision process through the creation of project charters, scopes, risk assessments, budgets and IT Value (ROI, IRR) discussionsChampion and support change management activities to ensure that the business is adequately prepared for new solutions and processesNegotiate and manage the SLAs for the defined portfolio and follow escalation matrix where requiredCritically support the prioritization of projects, ensure that projects align with the technology that best provides maximum ROI, and direct IT strategy in support of the whole business strategy.Work with internal and/or external stakeholders as a thought leader to align technology solutions with business strategies.Ensure IT solutions support the organization’s short-term and long-term business goals/strategy and align with IT strategy.Consolidate and prepare progress reports to key stakeholders on overall project updates, mitigation of risk / issue, project spending and budget, resource

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