Contract Role - Business Architect / Risk Architect - 6 months - £675 per day


Contract Role - Business Architect / Risk Architect - 6 months - £675 per day

Job Title: Contract Role - Business Architect / Risk Architect - 6 months - £675 per day
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Salary: £675 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PW152
Contact Name: Phillip Wood
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 31, 2017 11:07

Job Description

ROLE: Risk Architect / Business Architect

RATE: £675 per day

DURATION: 6 months rolling contract

OVERVIEW: A business architect / risk archtect with strong, demonstrable and recent experience in TOM and Organisational Design within Investment Banking.


The Risk Chief Operating Office is responsible for the development and implementation of the Risk division’s strategy and vision, working closely with our partners in the business, infrastructure and across the Risk Division.

The Risk Architecture team has been established to facilitate both strategic and tactical change within Risk, driving out consistent approach and standards to design and architecture in a federated model across risk. This is achieved through:

  • Management and continuous improvement of Risk’s Operating Model
  • Partnership across one of more Risk functions

The bank is undergoing significant change driven by its Strategy 2020 initiative, with Risk undertaking significant ongoing organisational realignment and restructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Refine, develop and ongoing management of Risk’s location strategy
  • Support in the design and implementation of Risk’s legal entity coverage model
  • Support in the development and refinement of the architecture and design toolkit
  • Support in refining and ongoing development of Risk’s organisation design toolkit
  • Design and implementation of the ongoing organisation change / review / recertification approach
  • Ongoing maturing of the central design/architecture artefacts and data repository
  • Support the further refinement Risk’s Capability model
  • Facilitation support or leadership in small and large workshop environments
  • Key stakeholder management

Profile Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience operating as a Business Architect
  • Use and development of Capability models as a strategic delivery tool
  • Significant experience in Financial Services, with Risk experience a valuable  benefit
  • Proven track record of delivery in complex environments and across large scale change
  • Delivery-focused analysis in Financial Services or Management Consulting
  • Holds a broad, enterprise-wide view of the business and varying degrees of appreciation for strategy, processes and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance
  • Extensive experience planning and deploying both business and IT initiatives

Technical Skills:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of Operating Model design and implementation, with knowledge coverage specifically across:
    • Capability model development and management
    • Organisational design
    • Process architecture and design
    • Performance management implementation
    • The application of architectural principles to business solutions
  • Analysis and solution definition, specifically:
    • The ability to apply analytical skill at both the macro and micro analytics
    • A structured, methodical thinker, with strong attention to detail
    • The ability use analytics to identify aggregate solutions across detailed and high level design artefacts and data

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