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Enterprise Business Architect Lead

Vodafone Group
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Role Title: Enterprise Business Architecture Lead

Location: Newbury

Role Profile:

Vodafone Group Transformation lead and deliver exciting programmes and projects that span the Vodafone Group business. We are now seeking an Enterprise Business Architecture Lead to take a key role in the design and delivery of strategic, digital transformation programmes.

You will be responsible for designing and developing, maintaining and governing the “Digital Telco” Business Architecture and Enterprise Operating Model.  You will guarantee that all initiatives within the Enterprise Digital Telco portfolio are developing the appropriate strategic business architecture required to achieve the Digital Telco vision, and that the Enterprise Operating model is in place to support it.

Operating to three key delivery strands: IT, Business Change and Continuous Process Improvement, these projects will require work stream design, planning, quality control, risk management, deployment management, communication and cost management.  The scope of this role will include:  interpretation of business goals, drivers and strategies; assessment of the current capabilities and view of to-be ambition; articulation of operating model, business architecture and capabilities including cross functional integration and influence from external environments.

Part of the role will also be leading the Business Architecture Chapter within the Enterprise Transformation Practice.  This will involve leading a team of business designers ensuring continued improvement and development of their performance and ongoing development of the Business Architecture and Design skillset in the transformation team and wider organisation.

In return you will enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package with Vodafone in an incredible working environment at our Newbury HQ – with onsite gym, barista style coffee shops, canteen, hair saloon and more. You will work with a leading digital-telco organisation, playing a key role in driving positive change for the business through a wide variety of projects and programmes.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Capability assessment and strategic alignment
  • Owner of the holistic Digital Telco business architecture and associated collateral
  • Design of Enterprise Operating model improvements
  • Investment, prioritisation and sequencing governance and decision making
  • Interlock with transformation teams, business owners and technology architects and service designers

Your Profile:

You should be someone who is an authority on Business Architecture, and ideally from a consultancy background. You will have proven experience in the delivery of business change programmes within complex environments. You should also have some exposure to leading on best practice/continuous improvement as well as exposure to Agile and Digital ways of working.


  • TOGAF or similar architectural discipline
  • Driving effective change in a complex environment
  • Clear and effective communication at senior level
  • Working through others to deliver results
  • Collaborative approach

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on careers@vodafone.co.uk

If you have any questions left

Check out the application process and get to know us better here: https://careers.vodafone.co.uk/technology / 

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For any technical difficulties with submitting your application, please contact group.resourcing@vodafone.com


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