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Business Architect/ Anlayst - Telecoms

Job Title: Business Architect/ Anlayst - Telecoms
Contract Type: Contract
Location: South East England, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: A.S.A.P
Duration: 6 months+
REF: AC/911254_1500545501
Contact Name: Amanda Cager
Contact Email: amanda.cager@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 29 days ago

Job Description

Great opportunity to work for a leading telecoms company as Business Architect within the Business Planning team and sits within the Programme Office. Business Planning is the front door for new major/ cross-functional change initiatives (whether technical or non-technical), responsible for the Change Plan and defining/updating end-to-end business processes.

Role responsibilities:

The Business Architect role within Business Planning focuses on aligning strategic goals and objectives with the company's business operating model.

  • Work collaboratively with Network and Enterprise architects to ensure initiatives are assessed and prioritised effectively in line with the strategy.
  • Drive the effort to capture initiative capability and needs, evaluating initiatives, summarising findings with recommendations to facilitate effective and timely decision-making.
  • Apply architectural principles to business solutions.
  • Support business decisions for project commitment and provides oversight of projects to ensure requirements are in alignment with business strategies and business architecture roadmap/framework.
  • Engage with the business function planners to understand the resource utilisation for projects and functional priorities - Build and maintain strong partner relationship with the business sponsor(s) of a designated Business Area, aimed at managing effectively and efficiently demand towards the COO organisation.
  • Help embed the Business Planning and architecture process in the organisation, through communication through various Programme Boards, Forums and Teams.
  • Proactively manage the communication and expectations of business sponsor(s) and key stakeholders.
  • Provide support to Early Engagement Team and Business functions as and when required to transition Business planning for the concept.
  • Partner with IT architecture team in developing an IT framework that aligns with the business plan.
  • To construct business-level artefacts to raise the level of understanding of how an organisation works (in terms of capabilities and processes).

Background required:

  • A broad, enterprise-wide understanding of business models and an appreciation, at varying degrees, of strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, organisation and governance.
  • Experience in planning and deploying both business and IT initiatives and in complex business transformations.
  • Experience modelling business processes using a variety of tools and techniques
  • Ability to drive a collaborative approach across all business areas
  • Ability to robustly challenge in a constructive manner
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Strong conflict management skills.
  • Highly customer focused approach.
  • Team player able to work effectively at all levels of an organisation with the ability to build excellent business wide relationship and influence others to move toward consensus.
  • Experience in a commensurate role within a similar fasted paced, consumer focused, technology led industry e.g. Telecoms, Technology, Retail, Financial Services.
  • Experienced in business analysis principles, methods, techniques and tools.

Nice to Have:

  • Business Strategy/Business Change Management experience
  • Mobile Telecoms industry experience
  • Knowledge of Tele Management Forum models
  • TOGAF Foundation or Certification

If you are interested in the role please send your CV or contact Amanda Cager - amanda.cager@projectpeople.com - 01189 285550

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