about 1 month ago
Head of Architecture
£90,000 - £100,000
This is an outstanding opportunity for a strategic Head of Architecture to join the Senior Leadership Team of a leading financial services institution as they embark on the next phase of their transformation journey.
As Head of Architecture you will lead the continuous improvement of the Enterprise, Business, IT and Data Architecture capability and culture that is required to enable the delivery of the company’s Strategy, Mid Term Plan and Operating Plans. Promoting the architecture discipline as a key component of strategy realisation by ensuring that its value is demonstrated and that it is embedded in the change lifecycle.
This requires the development, maintenance, governance and communication of the company’s Operating Model Blueprint including artefacts for current state, future state, transition states and roadmap including design principles, outcomes, measures, impacts, inter-dependencies, risks, prioritisation and input to Change Portfolio design aligned to the Value Stream Model.
Key criteria includes:
Significant experience of successfully deploying and improving Architecture capability to support the delivery of enterprise wide strategic transformation
Worked in a regulated environment
Experienced at defining Capabilities, Operating Models, Roadmaps and Change Portfolios
Experience of functional and matrix management and leadership
Track record of building high performing teams
Ideally experienced in performing this role within the Financial Services sector
Experienced at defining and delivering functional strategies
Deployment of Enterprise Architecture Management approaches, frameworks and tools including Business, IT and Data Architecture
Knowledge of Organisational Purpose and Strategy development approaches to deliver value outcomes for Customers and Key Stakeholders
Utilisation of Change Management approaches and tools
Familiar with enterprise wide, end to end systems thinking approaches
Strong analytical problem solving skills using data and statistical analysis tools
As a Head of Architecture this is what you’ll get in return
Salary up to £100,000
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