Royal Mail Vacancies 2021 – Business Domain Architect

Website Royal Mail

Job Description:

  • To inform, shape and champion the strategic objectives within a business domain; aligning to enterprise wide business and technology strategy, leading business design activities from project start-up
  • Functional business design assurance lead for a technology portfolio (~£20m) or designated business functions
  • Line management responsibility for up to 8 (Senior / Business Analysts)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with Transformation Architects to challenge, shape and champion functional and enterprise strategies, early project designs, understanding interdependencies and aligning investment with our strategic goals
  • Take responsibility for scoping project business solutions post investment, working alongside Senior Project Management / Programme
  • Management resource who will lead on overall project delivery
  • Continually assess threats and opportunities to our strategic objectives to transform and optimize domain operating models and the efficiency of the technology estate
  • Plan and guide all elements of technology-related business change in alignment with strategic objectives
  • Engage key business stakeholders to identify business and technology-enabled innovation opportunities to grow revenue, optimise cost, maintain RMG legislative compliance and mitigate risk
  • Construct deliverables that enable the business realise its strategic goals and targeted business outcomes, including: strategy on a page; business capability modelling; investment roadmaps
  • Produce fact based and diligently considered assessments to help the business and IT leaders make informed IT investment decisions
  • Ensure that the business and operating models fit together by showing the interdependences between components, and that the business model works end to end
  • Research and provide information on emerging technology trends and disruptions and competitors’ practices relevant to assigned customers
  • Consults with technical subject matter experts to develop business solutions, advising on options, risks, costs versus benefits and impact on other business processes and system priorities

Job Requirements:

  • Fluent in industry standard Business Architecture terms
  • Adept at producing industry standard architecture artefacts and effectively presenting content
  • Influential verbal communicator
  • Highly skilled in facilitating and leading multi-disciplined, high-performing teams and mentoring on an individual level
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of different types of business and operating models
  • Comprehensive knowledge of facilitation of projects and products, and organization change management
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills; ability to create original concepts and theories for a variety of projects
  • Organisationally and politically savvy, a consummate diplomat capable of understanding and navigating personalities, obstacles and politics
  • Uses the language of business leaders – a trusted and respected as a thought leader who can influence and persuade business and IT leaders
  • Highly collaborative and supportive of business and of its ideals and strategies.
  • Remains unbiased — specific technology-and vendor-neutral — more interested in outcomes / results than personal preferences

Qualification & Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience in a Business/Solution/Enterprise Architecture / Business Partner role
  • High calibre leader
  • Demonstrable experience in developing technology enabled business strategies

Job Details:

Company: Royal Mail

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sheffield, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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