£650 - £750 per day
Contract Spy Stratford-upon-Avon CV37, UK
Sep 04, 2019Duration not stated
Business Architect - ERP - FCA The Business Architect role sits within the ERP Programme, and is responsible for translating business strategy into a practical operating model that meets the ERP Programme's needs. Create and maintain the operating model for ERP Programme Working closely with the Business Design Authority, Senior stakeholders, quality assurance of architectural decisions, high level business requirements and other architectural deliverable s to ensure alignment and best fit solution for the business needs of the divisions and alignment to enterprise business architecture. Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities: Providing the approach and framework to help the business divisions identify how they want to run their business to deliver the FCA's vision and their strategic objectives, applying the appropriate strategic analysis models and methods to deconstruct a problem to identify, clarify and articulate change. Preparing analysis, materials and recommendation to the Division SLT/Programme to approve and Enterprise Design Authority to resolve for cross-divisional impacts, and ensuring a standard approach and quality of design work across the organisation. Discovering, challenging, recommending and articulating operating model change, strategic questions and responses to achieve strategic goals.Completing Programme and Project Business Architecture deliverables, i.e. Target Operating Models (TOMs), high level designs, impact and risk assessments which detail the key components the organisation needs, the scale of the change and the transition required to achieve its target state and deliver its strategic and business objectives. Identifying opportunities for business innovation and shape design proposals for taking this forwards; driving innovation at a divisional level where this delivers quick wins and business benefit and is in the boundary of the division's business architecture roadmap Contributing to the relevant communities of practice, providing thought leadership, coaching and mentoring of other employees to build the overall business architect capability within BTS Work with the System Implementer, solution architects and business change to understand the impact of the new technology on the business operation and the key elements required for successful operation Articulation of the business design such that it can be readily understood by all levels within the business and support business change work Working with senior management to help them understand the implications of the business design on management and staff working practices Socialisation of the business design to build acceptance for the proposed business operation Essential Criteria: Expertise in architectural frameworks and concepts, methodologies and mapping standards and approaches i.e. capability maps, value chain analysis, value creation and business models and experience in the use of enterprise architecture tooling. ERP related cross-functional experience across Finance, HR and Procurement areas Detailed knowledge of people, processes, technology, partnerships/interactions and governance that supports the relevant business division and how divisional objectives, outcomes and initiatives impact other business areas Overall knowledge of a broad range of technology, trends and standards in providing IT products as services. Good facilitator, drawing out problems, involving and gaining commitment from the relevant stakeholders in the business with credibility and gravitas to establish trust, gaining consensus and buy-in, orchestrating engagement and collaboration with senior leadership A proactive and creative thinker, whilst grounded in the use of analysis tools and frameworks to solve problems and innovate. Excellent communication skills able to translate technical information, challenges, and requirements into easily understandable and digestible content for a business audience. Change skills, including ability to challenge the status quo, achieve business acceptance of solutions and proactive approach to drive initiatives forward.