Job Description

Business Architect

A Business Architect with Transformation experience is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Preston.

Overview of the Business Architect contract role

Will develop an integrated view of the HR transformation Programme. Work across the 13 workstreams to ensure that they are coherent and aligned to deliver the overall HR transformation objectives. This includes documenting, using a structured approach, the programme goals, capabilities, processes, services, data, organisation and high level IMT solutions. The business architecture will also include a capability roadmap that will show the transition of HR recruitment from current to target state.

Key skills required for the Business Architect

  • Requires the ability to work across many business functional areas therefore needs to be comfortable working in areas where they are not a subject matter expert.
  • Proven knowledge and experience of working within architecture frameworks e.g. TOGAF, MODAF, Zachman
  • Proven experience in developing business architecture plans and roadmaps.
  • Hands-on experience with business requirements gathering/analysis
  • Strong interpersonal and consultative skills.
  • Ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders and present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Able to prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • 7-10 years' experience of business analysis / architecture
  • Excellent analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Requires strong stakeholder management skills, the role holder will need to bring workstreams together. SFIA competency requirements:

The role is based in Preston, Lancashire - commutable from Blackpool, Lancaster, Morecambe, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool and Leeds

If you are a Business Architect looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Defence opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information.

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