Location: Portsmouth (Drayton & Farlington) Salary: Personal contract (dependent on skills and experience) Reference: Req286
What does a Business Architect do?
The Business Architect is accountable for shaping, planning and gaining budgetary approval for strategic and tactical digital business roadmaps in line with SGN s strategic and business objectives. You will also manage senior relationships with the business, (and conversely back into IT) to ensure demand into IT workstreams is shaped appropriately, enabling change to be solutioned and implemented in line with SGN procedures, Enterprise Architecture expectations and industry best practice.
You will be responsible for:
Managing digital business roadmaps and facilitate investment in people, process and technology change as required
Leverage previous investment in people, process and technology when planning for the future
Ensuring investment is aligned with business strategy, meets the needs of our business customers, enables efficient and effective working practice and delivers value for money
Facilitate experimentation and innovation activity where relevant
The Business Architect will be aligned to a specific workstream or strategic area and will manage a team of Business Analysts who will be responsible for the day to day delivery of Business Analysis within the Workstream.
Do you have what we are looking for?
Degree in business, information systems or related discipline or equivalent and extensive work experience (M.B.A would be an advantage)
PRINCE 2 an advantage
ITIL an advantage
BA Diploma an advantage
Extensive experience working either within IT or in a business system related role
Relevant knowledge in the following:
Budgetary, procurement and legal procedures
Business Architecture/ Analysis methods procedures, standards and tools
Portfolio and Project Management methods, procedures, standards and tools
Detailed knowledge of the software development and project lifecycle
Experience of managing stakeholders at all levels both within a day to day and project environment