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Business Relationship Manager

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Recruiter: British Heart Foundation
Listed on: 21st October
Location: Homebased, London
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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The opportunity


Are you a technology leader, looking to drive the development and delivery of the British Heart Foundation's (BHF) Strategy to 2030? 

Could you work across business partner with teams and support the development and roll out of products and services?

If so, you could be our new Business Relationship Manager!

About the role

Acting as a senior strategic technology business partner, working closely with our Medical directorate, you'll stimulate, shape and support the demand for Technology products, services and change initiatives.

A technology professional you'll work with our Medical and Technology teams, as well as others, across the BHF to shape and support demand for technology. You'll work closely with senior level stakeholders in the organisation, acting as an influential, persuasive and engaging expert and will liaise with relevant resources in planning and delivery teams to facilitate the creation of idea documents, business cases and value plans; ensuring value optimisation and communications and enabling continuous improvement in all areas and people. 

This role is not only about managing delivery resources, but about setting a strategic direction with our senior leaders. You'll own executive level relationships between the Technology and the Medical Directorates, acting as the single point of focus to maximise the value of technology products, services and change initiatives. You'll drive collaboration between Medical and Technology that are focused on delivering digital content, to ensure a joined up and consistent end to end approach. 


You'll have the opportunity to gain a deep understanding of the BHF Strategy to 2030, other directorate strategies and the BHF Technology Strategy and how they interact, working with senior leaders to support and drive the planned delivery of all three.


Please note this is an 18 month fixed term contract. This is a dual location role, with your working time split between your home and our London Office. This will allow us to unlock our best work for our cause, blending the best of home and office working.



About you

A technology professional you'll have knowledge of the technology landscape, including the commercial and public sectors. You'll ideally be educated to degree or post graduate level in a computer, business or science related discipline. 

You'll have an understanding of portfolio, programme as well as digital product and project delivery methodologies and will have excellent stakeholder management experience with evidence of delivering cultural change programmes across multiple functions.

With excellent communication skills, able to develop strong working relationships with senior stakeholders, you'll be able to listen, build rapport, and credibility as a strategic partner and will have previous experience of Business Partnership, Portfolio, Programme and Project Management.

You'll have energy, focus, and drive to push forward our plans and will be able to gain a deep understanding of the BHF Strategy to 2030 and the BHF Technology Strategy and how they interact, working with senior leaders to support and drive their planned delivery.


About us  

Every single one of us is vulnerable to the heartbreak caused by heart and circulatory diseases - they are the world's biggest killers. But the research we fund represents hope. And nothing matters more than finding cures and treatments that give us more time with the people we love.

Here at the British Heart Foundation we celebrate diversity and make inclusion part of what we do every day. Diversity and Inclusion forms a main pillar in our People Experience Strategy and we drive our strategy through our diversity and inclusion leaders group Kaleidoscope. Our aim is for all of our colleagues and volunteers to bring their true self to work, so we can beat heartbreak for everyone.


We understand that you might need a little help balancing your work and home life. Many of our people work flexibly in many different ways. Please feel free to talk to us about the flexibility you may need; we're happy to explore what's possible for you and the role.


What can we offer you

To find out more about benefits available at the BHF please download our benefits document at the bottom of this page.

Interview process

Please note interviews will be held over Microsoft Teams. Interviews may be held during the advertising period or shortly after the close date.

How to apply 


It's quick and easy to apply for a role at the BHF. Just click on the apply button below. All you'll need is an up to date CV and a supporting statement, outlining your interest in the role and how you meet the role's criteria.


Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.


Location: Dual - London office & home

Salary Details: £62,000 - £65,500 p/a + benefits

Hours Per Week: 35

03 Nov 2021

Vacancy type: Fixed Term Contract