Business Relationship Manager

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission   New Stanton, PA   Full-time     Business Development
Posted on September 21, 2022
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Business Relationship Manager

Interested candidates must apply to the Business Relationship Manager posting by visiting careers.paturnpike.com by October 4, 2022.

Posting Start Date:

September 21, 2022

Posting End Date:

October 4, 2022

Position Number:

80000396

Union:

Non-Union

FLSA Status:

Salaried Exempt

Department:

Information Technology

Salary Grade:

E-17

Salary Range:

$84,704.13 - $127,056.20

Employment Type:

Full Time

Reporting Location*:

Central Office Building, Eastern Regional Office, Western Regional Office

Reporting Location Street:

700 S. Eisenhower Boulevard, Flinthill Road, North Center Avenue

Reporting Location City:

Middletown, King of Prussia, New Stanton

Reporting Location State:

Pennsylvania (US-PA)

Reporting Location Zip Code:

17057, 19406, 15672

Work Schedule:

Flexible Work Options

 

*This position may report to one of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission's offices: Central Office (Middletown), Eastern Regional Office (King of Prussia) or Western Regional Office (New Stanton).

 

The Commission values its team members and understands the importance of work/life balance to the health, well-being and productivity of its team.  Therefore, this position may be eligible for Flexible Work Options* such as:

  • Hybrid Work - combination of remote and in-person reporting
  • Alternate Work Schedule - flexibility to adjust work schedule length to complete work week in fewer days
  • Staggered Work Hours - flexibility to choose from a variety of start/end times

*Some options may require completion of probationary period.  The Commission requires all employees to establish PA residency within 6 months of hire and to maintain PA residency, regardless of Flexible Work Options. 

 

This position fills the role of the Business Relationship Manager, providing alignment between Commission business strategy and defined Information Technology business relationships, services, and innovations. In addition, this position works closely with both the Portfolio and Planning managers to coordinate technology project demand management, scoping, and budgetary estimations.

 

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, opened on October 1, 1940, is known as “America’s First Superhighway”!  Our mission is to operate a safe, reliable, customer-valued toll road system that supports national mobility and commerce.  The PTC operates a 552-mile system used by 192 million vehicles a year.  Together, we are building the highway of the future.  

 

 

 

Job Purpose and Summary

This position is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of the complex Information Technology (IT) portfolio for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) in conjunction with other Technology and Innovation Managers/Business Relationship Managers. Work involves the management/coordination of one or more technology business management areas, including business/vendor relationships, project/program portfolios, policies and planning, budgeting, procurement and contracts, innovation, enterprise architecture, and/or quality control. Work is performed with considerable independence and is reviewed for attainment of program goals/objectives, completion of projects, and overall performance. This position functions as a direct supervisor or lead worker over professional and technical employees and/or external consultants.

 

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Manages, monitors, and advises on initiatives for alternative options, risks, costs vs benefits and potential impact to others. 
  • Develops, maintains, and implements policies, standards, and procedures for program/project areas. Researches and evaluates emergency technology and industry developments for technology/software to recommend enhancements when available. 
  • Develops project teams which include business owners, IT Leaders, consultants, and others to ensure the appropriate balance across projects. Collaborates with others to facilitate project/program kick-off meetings to communicate individual roles and project expectations. Resolves escalated conflicts/issues that arise within the team.
  • Monitors project/program milestones and goals to identify and resolve any potential issues, disconnects, and/or defects that may disrupt the overall project/program. Manages the evaluation of lessons learned for continuous process improvement. 
  • Defines methods to ensure defects are logged and reported to all applicable parties. Ensures unresolved issues have work-around solutions that are agreed upon with business users prior to production releases. Advises senior management of technical issues, trends, and potential risks that could have major impact on business. 
  • Leads the technology and innovation team roles in change management initiatives involved with the enterprise. Ensures frequent communication with stakeholders regarding the impact of the change. Serves as an advocate for the change and works to mitigate resistance. 
  • Manages and participates in the development, execution and implementation of project/program budgeting and short-range/long-range goals/objectives, as well as the strategic, tactical, and operational plans for the IT Department. Analyzes data to identify, define and evaluate factors that could cause changes and discrepancies. Participates in business planning and strategy meetings. Ensures the planning and project/program prioritizations are communicated to all appropriate areas of the organization.
  • Develops relationships and maintains professional liaison with internal staff, external vendors, and service providers to ensure proper communication of project progress, risks, and results. Provides strategic consultation and ensures appropriate involvement in quality reviews. Conducts formal reviews upon project/program completion to confirm client acceptance and satisfaction.
  • Ensures applicable reporting and dashboards are available for senior leadership and other departmental staff. 
  • Participates and represents the IT Department in trainings, seminars, and meetings; including, business planning and strategy meetings.
  • Uses situational awareness to anticipate and prevent accidents.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, business administration, information systems, public administration, or other related field. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be accepted.
  • Seven (7) years of experience in information technology, project management, business analysis, business relationship management, solutions management, resource/budget management, or policy analysis. Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be accepted.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

Position demands include frequent speaking, writing, and reading reports. Position requires frequent work at a computer utilizing business programs and PTC specific operating systems involving reaching/grasping and repetitive motions. Position may require occasional travel and/or fieldwork with exposure to roadway traffic. Occasionally works outside of normal business hours for assigned work assignments.

 

Office environment with low levels of noise, adequate lighting, and comfortable temperature. Field environment may include exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable conditions. Physical environment is generally safe, but safety equipment or precautions must be followed in field conditions.

 

Benefits

The selected candidate will be offered an exceptional benefits package which includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, along with a benefit plan for retirement.  In addition, leave programs, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance program, and alternative work schedules are available to employees.

 

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact the Human Resources Department by calling 717-831-7378.