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Principal Business Architect

  • Salary: £550 - £600 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 08/11/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH92257

Principal Business Architect (Telecoms)

London

3 months

ASAP

Overview:

Our client are investing heavily in technology to provide both great services to their customers and drive internal efficiencies for their commercial and operational areas. To help them with this, they are looking for an experienced Business Architect with a good knowledge of delivery through IT Architecture colleagues to join them to develop, and then drive their Enterprise architecture.

Experience you would be expected to have:

  • Experience as a Business Architect 5+ years, working closely with IT architects in a large corporate organisation. Evidence of leading material business and IT change through Business Architecture
  • Experience of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks including TOGAF, and their relevance to the practice of Business and Enterprise Architecture. TOGAF certification not essential
  • Experience in running light-touch governance processes in large organizations
  • A broad range of business, data, systems and technology architecture experience
  • Experience of developing long term roadmaps (operational and IT) linked to business outcomes using business architecture methods
  • Experience of producing business cases, gaining approval from senior stakeholders and ensuring delivery of business benefits

Qualifications and General skills:

  • STEM related Bachelor's degree or a related study, or equivalent experience
  • Customer focused: You will understand customer (internal and external) needs and keep customer satisfaction at the forefront of your work
  • Digital business literacy including understanding business models, ecosystems and business model innovation. Understanding of Lean start-up and agile methods and their implications for Business and Enterprise Architecture
  • Good understanding of strategic and new and emerging technology trends, and the practical application of existing, new and emerging technologies to new and evolving business and operating models
  • Technology neutral; remains unbiased towards any specific technology or vendor choice. Displays intellectual curiosity and integrity
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Experience of solution focused architecture
  • Experience of dealing with transitioning companies into business architecture
  • Experience of IT Business Architecture
  • Previous Telecoms experience

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