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Senior Business Architect
A 27.9% employer pension contributions worth over £17,000, hybrid working, and great work life balance. Includes flexi-time with up 3 extra days off a month.
Your choice of Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, or Sheffield. We work a hybrid model: 40% of your time in a hub and 60% from home.
DWP. Digital with Purpose.
DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work and make payments worth over £195bn a year.
Our Architects are shaping the technological landscape of UK public services. We work as part of multi-disciplinary agile teams to make it easier for people to access the support they need. You'll help us build better services for millions of users
Your expertise will guide our innovative projects from conception to implementation, bridging business needs with cutting-edge solutions.
We are recruiting Senior Business Architects who will be responsible for leading the transformation of parts of DWP. That includes ensuring critical deliverables, such as business capability models, business capabilities and value streams, are developed and implemented
Designing World-Class Products
Our Business Architects help translate strategy into execution.
You'll work closely with our Lead Business Architect to understand and interpret DWP strategy, and the strategic intent in particular areas. You will test the strategic hypotheses using Business Architecture products and methods.
They will use a range of architectural tools and techniques including: value proposition design, business modelling, operating models, value stream designs and capability models.
Skill and experience with these tools is important - but not as important as the qualities of the architects using them.
We are looking for people can understand a problem and like to figure out the root cause.
We want architects who are motivated by understanding the needs of our users and working to deliver value to them.
We need people who can effectively communicate insights, information, decision moments and events, to different audience, and influence key stakeholders.
Your Essential Skills:
Enterprise and Business Architecture: Experience in the creation and maintenance of the target operating model and identifying the impact on operational service.
Relationship Management: Experience Influencing stakeholders and building relationships effective, strategic relationships to facilitate and deliver business outcomes.
You're a good communicator, with the skills to influence others
You have experience of leadership
You the big picture, can create joined-up strategies and anticipate impacts across a large complex organisation.
Details. Wages. Perks.
In return for your skills, we pay £52,412 - £69,736 per annum.
You'll also get a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions to 27.9% - that could be worth over £17,000 in your pension pot each year.
Plus, a generous leave package starting at 26 days, rising over time to 31 days.
You can also take up to 3 extra days off a month on flexi-time.
We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:
An award-winning environment and culture: Employer of the Year 2023 (Women In IT Awards), Founders Award for Outstanding Digital Leadership 2023 (Digital 100)
Flexible working including flexible hours and family-friendly policies
Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
Sports and social activities
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.
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