TITLE: Director, Business Architecture
Pay: $180,000 +35% bonus
Location: Boston, MA or Jersey City, NJ
Remote: Yes 100% until January when client moves to hybrid
Our Fortune 100 Client seeks one (1) Director, Business Architecture for their Business Architecture Group. Being a member of the Business Architecture group, the Business Architect Director will be responsible for leading a team of Business Architects that will craft and enable the delivery of business strategies in close collaboration with business areas and IT. The Director will apply analytical frameworks and insights to understand client needs and current-state pain points & opportunities, and lead business and process re-imagination efforts in support of client's enterprise-wide transformation program. The individual will have high transparency and access to senior management, will be encouraged to develop and lead key relationships with key executives and subject matter authorities, find opportunities for the application of the business architecture approach, and influence our strategy and blueprint through robust analytical thinking, thought leadership and communication. The Director will also be responsible for developing team members.
Develop deep understanding of each business division's strategy, business model, operating model, processes, teams, and culture.
Play a strategic thinker role and be ambitious in proposing future-state enterprise-wide business architecture blueprint and roadmap to improve client happiness, efficiency, and risk & resiliency.
Lead current-state and future-state re-imagination business & process analyses, and display efficiency in applying analytical approach to seek "ill structured problems and support recommendations.
Work with other Business Architects to find opportunities to develop cross-product capabilities.
Lead teams, workstreams, projects and senior management meetings and presentations
Work in partnership with Business Units, IT and other partners to craft and build balanced solutions.
Synthesize analysis into clear recommendations and findings that add value
Lead team of 3-6 Business Analysts and manage their priorities and book of work; Develop talent, identify training and development needs.
Build effective working relationships with senior management, business teams, and key subject matter experts.
Identify and prioritize opportunities for application of business architecture approach.
Develop a culture of entrepreneurship, innovation, and Agile methodology.
Mitigates risk by following established procedures, spotting key errors, and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.
Minimum of 10 years of related experience in capital markets from the buy side.
Bachelor's degree preferred with master's or equivalent experience
Experience handling people or leading multi-functional teams
Ideally, prior experience in leading consulting firm(s) with strategy consulting experience
Experience in banking, capital markets, or financial operations preferred
Understanding of client's industry landscape and familiarity and experience with buy-side, custodian flows, and middle-office products is a plus. Experience in product strategy and product development is also a plus
Familiar with or able to quickly learn Business Architecture tools and concepts.
Management consulting experience is a plus (Big 6).
Our client safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently, in times of prosperity and crisis. They are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry's needs and they are working to continually improve the world's most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Their employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.
Experience level: Director Experience required: 10 Years Education level: Bachelor's degree Job function: Information Technology Industry: Financial Services Compensation: View salary Total position: 1 Relocation assistance: No Visa : s and holders
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