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Pre-sales Service Architect

Job Title: Pre-sales Service Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hampshire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: SA/PS/UN/09_1650972263
Contact Name: Uma Nidhi
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Presales Service Architect -BID

Security Cleared

Permanent & Contract

**A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered**

Leading Managed Services Provider in the Defence Sector require a Presales Service Architect to join their successful Practice.

We are looking for an innovative Service Architect with service architecture experience and the ability to identify, justify and document appropriate end-to-end service designs required by our potential customers. The successful applicant will become the Service SME within a bid / RFC team, responsible for all service management elements including cost modelling and production of enduring service plans and designs.


  • Responsibility for the service design of low to medium complexity / value bid proposals (inc. Request's for Change (RFC's)):-
    • Understanding the customer's business:-
      • Organisation structure / culture / constraints / business roadmap.
    • Strong understanding of services, solutions and strategicroadmaps:-
      • Organisation structure / culture / constraints / roadmap alignment.
    • Development of high level service designs:-
      • Impact Assessment (IA) of current operating and governance model against requirements;
      • Identification of transition operating model (where required);
      • Design of future operating and governance model;
      • Definition of service catalogue items;
      • Understanding, assessment and negotiation of SLA's and KPI's, in relation to service credit and service penalty regime.
    • Identification and management of service management RAID items including exclusions, constraints and single points of failures (SPOFs);

Core Skills

  • Client-facing skills at senior-level discussion, with the ability to communicate ideas and thoughts to senior executives;
  • Negotiating, bringing consensus, with substantial experience of running workshops;
  • Commercially astute - working knowledge of the contractual impact of the deal and associated constraints;
  • Self-motivating and objective setting;
  • Leadership skills for team co-ordination and motivation;
  • Excellent presentation skills both verbal and written.

If you are interested please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note to

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