CIB Digital & Platform Services Transformation - Business Architect - Executive Director

Last updated 15 minutes ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time


  • Develop a business architecture strategy based on the business strategy and goals, that is cohesive across multiple technology platforms, internal teams and clients
  • Work across delivery teams to ensure book of work is aligned to the target state architecture and is being developed cohesively across teams
  • Partner closely with technology to understand proposed solutions and ensure alignment to strategy
  • Apply a structured business architecture approach and methodology for capturing the key views of the enterprise
  • Capture the tactical and strategic enterprise goals that provide traceability through the organization and are mapped to metrics that provide ongoing governance
  • Define the data shared across the enterprise and the relationships between those data
  • Create and present architecture strategies to senior management, clearly and simply articulating the benefits of the proposal.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A broad, enterprise-wide view of the business and varying degrees of appreciation for strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance
  • The ability to recognize structural issues within the organization, functional interdependencies and cross-silo redundancies
  • The ability to apply architectural principles to business solutions
  • The ability to assimilate and correlate disconnected documentation and drawings, and articulate their collective relevance to the organization and to high-priority business issues
  • Experience using model-based representations that can be adjusted as required to collect, aggregate or disaggregate complex and conflicting information
  • Extensive experience planning and deploying both business and IT initiatives
  • Experience modeling business processes using a variety of tools and techniques
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications
  • The ability to act as liaison conveying information needs of the business to IT and data constraints to the business; applies equal conveyance regarding business strategy and IT strategy, business processes and work flow automation, business initiatives and IT initiatives, and benefit realization and service delivery
  • Team player able to work effectively at all levels of an organization with the ability to influence others to move toward consensus
  • Strong situational analysis and decision making abilities