• VP, Business Relationship Mgt

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    iCIMS ID
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Based in NY the VP, Business Relationship Management (B.R.M) is responsible for being the key senior liaison between MTS and the Viacom Brand/business units.  They will Partner with business leadership to plan new joint initiatives, evaluate proposals, and determine how they fit into business/MTS capability roadmaps and priorities. They will think strategically by identifying business opportunities and the best-suited position within the business/MTS partner organization. Working with the Business units they will Identify and integrate the business partners’ long-range plans into business capability & MTS LRP roadmaps and priorities. The focus will be on business value coupled with solutions focused on Legal, HR, Corporate Communications & Finance systems. Specifically focusing on senior management and leadership teams they should have the ability to influence and break down silos within and across an organization and be able to anticipate, shape and articulate client demand whilst communicating MTS strategy, services and capabilities.




    • Understand & communicate the strategic imperatives, policies and practices of the business & MTS with the goal of supporting the “One Viacom” strategy
    • Meet with senior business & MTS staff to ensure strong partnerships
    • Collaborate with assigned business units to identify and develop true business value opportunities, understand their priorities and influence the decision on priorities, road map and timing of initiatives/deliverables
    • Actively collaboration with MTS Leadership to consistently apply standards and adherence to set objectives
    • Represent MTS and partner with the business unit through budget oversight, strategy and investment planning activities
    • Ability to listen, build rapport, and credibility as a strategic partner vertically and horizontally within/across the business unit, as well as with leadership and functional teams
    • Oversee and influence the MTS Service Portfolio delivered to the business
    • Assist in creating and communicating ROI’s for new services & initiatives
    • Identify opportunities where technology can aid business growth
    • Assist in sourcing & managing local & global vendors and service partners
    • Ensure best practices & policies are effective and are being followed
    • Serve the needs of the business by identifying opportunities for the re-use of technology or services across the Viacom as a whole

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years working in a relationship focused role, ideally within technology and/or media
    • Minimum of 3 years in a senior influencing or consulting role
    • Knowledgeable in business development plans that may affect the design and delivery of MTS specifically with FInance, Legal, HR &  Corporate Communications systems
    • Demonstrable ability in influencing projects; vendors; staff; budgets and MTS operations
    • Ability to see the big picture, generate or adopt new ideas; develops medium and long term strategies that account for internal and external factors
    • Strong analytical and budgeting skills
    • Willingness to roll sleeves up and get the job done; the drive and determination to personally see things through to completion
    • Able to operate within, and contribute to a high growth, entrepreneurial, business and matrixed environment.
    • Proven ability to influence at senior management levels
    • This role requires excellent listening. writing and presentation skills
    • The candidate needs to be well organized and self-directing

    Additional Qualifications

    • Relationship-building
    • Strategic thinker
    • Ability to map joint organizational vision and long-term thinking, imagination, and idea generation
    • Energy, focus, assertiveness, and diplomacy
    • Knowing when to push an agenda and when to let a situation develop, rest, or advance
    • Highly developed communication skills
    • Ability and comfort with working at executive levels
    • Highly skilled and experienced at negotiating conflict and problem-solving to achieve win-win outcomes at executive levels
    • Exceptional ability to lead change using positive and collaborative methods
    • Leadership
    • Setting the standard for business management
    • Leading by example, mentoring, and motivating others in the BRM team and all around you
    • Ability to focus on business value results, rather than solutions


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