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Lead Business Architect

Job Title: Lead Business Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Start Date: 01/02/2019
Reference: BBBH59817_1547033645
Contact Name: Henry Lello
Contact Email: h.lello@parity.net
Job Published: January 09, 2019 11:34

Job Description

Role: Lead Business Architect
Location: Plymouth (4 days on-site per week)
Duration: From 1st February 2019 for 6-12 Months

Summary of the Work

The client is embarking on a major change programme that seeks to transform and modernise the services they provide and how they provide them. A Lead Business Architect with experience of large-scale agile transformations is required to assist at the programme level to develop requisite business architecture.

The role will be part of the technical architecture function with a need to work closely with the Business Analyst community and Digital/Data programme (including service managers/service designers).

  • Assist with identification and definition of requisite Business Architecture for change programmes.
  • Develop existing business capabilities, embed alignment with this approach to encourage standardisation of business processes and re-use of solutions.
  • Implement a framework that maintains alignment across service design, business architecture, data architecture and technical architecture.
  • Provide leadership to demonstrate & embed practice of business architecture within an agile delivery environment, working closely with staff to build internal capability.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Proven track record in mapping, developing and improving end-to-end business architecture in a large-scale enterprise environment.
  • Demonstrate experience of Business Architecture concepts including Value Stream Mapping and Capability Modelling (identifying opportunities for reuse).
  • Ability to assimilate domain expertise quickly and think creatively to articulate innovative ideas to solve complex business problems.
  • Strong communication, relationship building, negotiation and influencing skills; able to ensure that advice regarding the service specialism is acted upon.
  • Prior experience of working in central government.

Cultural Fit Criteria

  • Experience of supporting and developing others to understand and embed techniques used to define Business Architecture in an agile programme.
  • Ability to own issues and drive them to resolution. Provide direction to inform sound business decisions based on business priority and technical feasibility.
  • Experience of working and influencing at programme level to support delivery of digital services in an agile environment.

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