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We need:• A Senior Enterprise Business Architect based at our Head Office in Swindon or London ( but with travel to Swindon required 3 days a week) • Full time, Permanent Contract, 35 hours a week• up to £88,000+Bens  

There's never been a better time to join us...

Did you know we're the world's largest Building Society? One in five people in the UK are our members and last year more people opened a current account with the Society than with any other brand!

Building on that success, we're now on a hugely exciting and ambitious transformation journey to become a simpler, more agile and innovative organisation, whilst remaining relentlessly focused on delivering legendary products and services to our members and Building Society...

With our 'Big Investment', we're focused on driving change that's delivered 'at pace', is future-proofed and aligned with our strategic objectives and we'll do this through our people.

The Business Enterprise Architecture function has a challenging mandate to provide thought leadership across our Society to help shape the roadmap of investment required and to articulate how our organisation and operations need to change to enable delivery of our strategy. 

 And that's where you come in...

Who we're looking for

We'll need you to have demonstrable experience of shaping business architecture, roadmaps...

Before you apply, we encourage you to learn more about Nationwide Building Society

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We'll need you to have demonstrable experience of shaping business architecture, roadmaps and operating models at a strategic and enterprise level, ideally within retail financial services or consultancy.

As a strategic and analytical thinker, you'll have the innate ability to quickly comprehend different areas of the business to solve complex problems. It's imperative you're passionate about driving customer and organisation improvement and value, enabling this through business architecture and operating model design and creating business cases which drive out investment options.

More broadly, you'll have strong influencing skills and commercial acumen, with the ability to manage stakeholders up to Board level, to drive out the right decisions for our members. As a great communicator, you'll bring complex information to life, communicating its importance in a way that individuals across our society can understand and act upon.

What you'll be doing
  • Working across our Society's business areas to facilitate the strategic intent - ensuring clarity on how outcomes align to the Society Strategy and how business capabilities need to change over time
  • Leading activity to develop the Business Architecture and target operating models which detail what changes needed to deliver our Society strategy
  • Leading the creation of the multi-year enterprise transformation roadmap to guide decisions on investment priorities, working alongside our Change Squads and Senior Executives, ensuring alignment to the Society's strategy and our strategic KPI's
  • Leading activity to drive out the cumulative impact of change on our enterprise operating model and making recommendations to Business leaders on where there are opportunities to improve member experience and organisational efficiency
  • Champion the cultural change required to drive customer and operational improvements to maximise capacity to deliver the Society's strategy
  • Produce briefing and options papers for key stakeholders to enable an informed business choice describing the evolution of operational solutions from current state to future state, and solution options ensuring there is a clear understanding of the commercial value derived.
  • Understand external trends, and analyse/evaluate internal insight and external best practice to make recommendations to guide strategic decisions
  • Provide oversight to key programmes which are strategic and complex in nature, ensuring they deliver a scope and business solution which enables execution of the Society Strategy
  • Develop and continuously refine business architecture frameworks and models, such as the Business Capability Model
  • Contribute to the overall development of the business architecture capability across Nationwide


Job Sector
Construction & Property
Job Position
£542,310.00 - £881,260.00 / year
Swindon, UK Show on map
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