Business Architect

United Kingdom
70,000 - 85,000 per year
11 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
he Opportunity We are looking for a Business Architect to join us and help drivebusiness design and implement change in ASOS. You will take personalresponsibility for Business Architecture within a defined part of theEnterprise, working in harmony with other Architects, Business Analysts,Product Managers and colleagues across ASOS to identify and deliveropportunities for improvement and growth. Whilst we understand the importance of models and artefacts, we needthe Business Architect to play an active, facilitative role in thedesign of ASOS. You will live and breathe our vision and goals, beobsessed with outcome not just output and actively manage thedependencies on achieving those goals. You will help ensure that our roadmaps at both enterprise anddepartmental level fully reflect the combinations of technology andbusiness deliverables required to deliver change. You will contribute tothe prioritisation of change in ASOS and bring relevant, astute marketinsight into that decision making. You will be at the heart ofproblem-solving in ASOS, always ready to challenge perspectives andcombine logical-reasoning with a range of influencing skills. The Team The Business Architect will be part of the Architecture &Engineering Team in ASOS Technology. This is an experienced,highly-impactful community of professionals who design and deliver thekind of change that has underpinned ASOS extraordinary growth. We arelooking to hire a small team of Business Architects who will each haveresponsibility for a substantive part of the Enterprise for exampleour customer touchpoints or our support functions. Your primerelationships will be with the Principal Solutions Architects, Lead /Senior Business Analysts and Senior Product Managers for your area. The Person Your experience and capabilities will get you considered for the rolebut it is your character that will set you apart. We are looking to hirepeople who embody our values being Authentic, Brave and Creative andhave the energy and enthusiasm to make a substantive impact on how wedesign and deliver business change. You will be adept at building andnurturing close working relationships at all levels and understand thatASOS is exceptionally successful due to harnessing of talent rightacross the business. Your well-formed toolkit and techniques will giveyou confidence to engage in vigorous discussion and debate on ourstrategic direction but they wont get in the way. You will have tomodel different aspects of our business and link these to otherEnterprise Architecture artefacts but you will understand that producingthem isnt success in its own right. Skills & Experience Minimum of 5 years experience in leading IT-enabled business analysisand design in a large, complex environment Substantive experience of working in fast-fashion retailing isdesirable but not compulsory Has proven experience of personally bringing about change in multiplefunctions of a business including Marketing, eCommerce, Retail (Buying& Merchandising), Supply Chain and Logistics and Corporate centrefunctions (Legal, HR, Finance) Highly likely to have held a combination of different roles analysis and solution architect Expertise in business modelling, process improvement, businesscapability management and strategy analysis Good technical background. Fully conversant with software developmentlifecycles and methodologies and significant experience of ERP implementation Depth of experience in the development of business cases and roadmaps Comfortable in working with fluid, ambiguous direction Exceptional influencing, negotiating and problem solving skills Consultancy skills highly desirable Whats in it for you Generous salary, bonus and pension matching. Great development programmes. Amazing offices and great culture. 25 days holiday plus one extra day for your birthday. Subsidised gym and canteen. Huge staff discount and regular sample sales. Life insurance, medical care, cycle to work scheme. And tons more Technology at ASOS ASOS is one of the UKs top fashion and beauty destinations, expandingglobally at a rapid pace. We believe fashion can make you look, feel andbe your best and, with technology in our DNA, we deliver the latesttrends to our digital-obsessed twenty-somethings market. Our awardwinning Tech teams sit at the heart of our business. We delivertechnical innovation and pioneer incredible solutions which are crucialto our continued success. Were brave, creative and authentic; wereextremely ambitious and thrive on the individuality of our amazingemployees. Our values encompass everything needed for our tech people tobe the thought leaders of tomorrow. - provided by Dice ADEPT, BUSINESS ANALYSIS, BUSINESS CHANGE, DNA, ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE, ERP, LOGISTICS