Senior Business Relationship Partner -Stakeholder Engagement

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Senior Business Relationship Partner -Stakeholder Engagement
Interim Position


Posted: 1st September 2023 09:20
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  • Anticipated 18 months

  • Reading
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Role: Senior Business Relationship Partner / Stakeholder Engagement Consultant *Re-opened* 

Contract Length: anticipated 18 months

Hours: 37 Hour per week TBC

Location: Reading, hybrid – approx.  2 days per week onsite

Pay Rate: Competitive Market Rate


Our client is looking to hire a Senior Business Relationship Partner / Stakeholder Engagement Consultant, for approximately 18 months.

You will lead the Information Services (IS) function in the development and negotiation of annual commitments; thereafter acts as proxy customer within IS to stimulate to the delivery of agreed initiatives.

You may have previously held a role as either a Business Partner, a Stakeholder Engagement Manager or an Account Manager.

Previous experience working at a senior level is essential for this role, along with experience of presenting to Board level.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for developing and maintaining effective relationships with business partners.
  • Gain understanding of business drivers and key events and align the provision of Information Services accordingly.
  • Lead the Information Services function in the development and negotiation of annual commitments; thereafter acts as proxy customer within IS to stimulate to the delivery of agreed initiatives.
  • Contribute to business strategic planning and road mapping; influence business partner strategy through awareness of IS services and new technology capabilities; influence IS service development through awareness of business partner direction.
  • Achieve excellence in communication and engagement.
  • Creation and maintenance of roadmaps which describe the key business drivers, and the Information services that will be provided in response.
  • Building and maintaining stakeholder relationships; a trusted member of the business partner unit.
  • Increasing awareness within business partners of IS products and services, and how these can support the business now and in the future.
  • Facilitate productive stakeholder connections and mobilize projects and programs; active engagement rather than passive response.
  • Proxy customer, representing the needs of the business partner, influencing development and delivery of IS services through progress reporting to IS Management.


Key Skills & Experience:

  • Experience as either a Business Partner / Stakeholder Engagement Manager / Account Manager
  • Previous experience of working within an Information Services environment and IS Management
  • Good IT knowledge – not a tech expert but must be able to translate ‘tech speak’ into general business speak.
  • Negotiation skills
  • Previous experience of working within central government /public sector within a highly regulated environment.


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Security Clearance: SC  highly desirable; candidates with active SC clearance will be fast-tracked.

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If you consider yourself to have a disability or if you are a veteran, and you meet the essential criteria for the role, PSR provides a ‘Guaranteed Interview’ scheme whereby you will have the opportunity to discuss this role and your suitability with a member of the PSR Sourcing team.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the equivalent PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information.


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  1. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  2. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  3. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document


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Senior Business Relationship Partner -Stakeholder Engagement
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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