Role: Senior Data Architect (Enterprise conceptual modelling & semantic modelling)Start Date: ASAPDuration: 6-9 monthsLocation: Remote for now, but eventually based in Bristol Travel Required: London, Birmingham, Ipswich and other sitesThe client is a British multinational telecommunications company. It has operations in around 180 countries and is the largest provider of fixed-line, broadband and mobile services in the UK, and also provides subscription television and IT services.Our data needs to be further described and architected to better serve our customers and colleagues and to underpin the simplification of our business and our IT architecture.Enterprise wide data architecture is key to this. It will provide a Business Information Model (BIM) to make data visible, understandable, and more useable; simplified data flows to improve data timeliness, integration, and reduce time to market; and create a "citizen" data architecture practiceReporting to the Principal Enterprise Data Architect and working across agile teams, the Senior Data Architects will cooperate to develop the end to end, conceptual level, business information model and enable Value Streams delivery through provision of data architecture artefacts and guidanceRequired SkillsArchitecture: Clear experience of Data Architecture in multiple business sectors; with significant experience of Enterprise Data ArchitectureLeadership: Stakeholder management at senior levels and good facilitation skillsEnterprise Data Architecture: Experience of developing business contextual information models at the conceptual levelSkilled in developing data architectures to address complex business problemsPractised at guiding solution architects, data modellers etcIndustry Knowledge: Strong understanding of large scale B2B and B2C environments, business practices, technology bases, and data. Telecoms preferred What will you doLeading for a relevant data subject area(s), creates, improves, and updates the Business Information Model, Data Flow Design, and other key data architecture artefactsWork with value streams and define how data will enable strategic capabilities and help create the data architectures that achieve thisCollaborate with data architects across value streams to understand how data can be re-used and promote work to achieve thisResolve variations in data architectures escalating to relevant Design Authorities where necessaryGuide others creating the logical layers of the BIMMaintain a close working relationship with the Principal Enterprise Data Architect to act as their trusted delegateAbout youA rounded enterprise data architect with expertise in multiple aspects of data architecture, and different business sectors with at least 10 years of appropriate experiencePossesses business, technology, and ideally consulting internal/external experience, gained in complex environments and are personally effective at managing stakeholders at all levelsExperienced and expert in producing data models across multiple subject areas. Ideally you will have played a major part in creating successful Enterprise Data Models, Semantic Models, and similar in large corporate environments. Physical data modelling experience is NOT requiredStrong understanding of industry data modelling patterns and standards, including ideally TMF-SIDPlease submit CVs.