Operational Architect


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Operational Architect
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Office base location flexible
Salary Details
Lisa Willshire
023 8081 7159

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Operational Architect
Global Consultancy
£75-100k base + bonus and benefits package
Office base location flexible across UK
We are seeking an Operational Architect to join a leading and innovative team within a global, award winning consultancy. Our client offers excellence in career growth, professional development and a coveted personalised benefits package. As the Operational Architect, you will oversee all account related architecture work and have a full understanding of the account contractual obligations. You will provide an advisory role to the lead on bids and pre-sales including solution design from bid stage through to acceptance by delivery.
Key responsibilities:
• Build, maintain and co-ordinate the technical relationship with strategic suppliers and the client and identify where existing systems can be improved to ensure maximum ROI is achieved.
• Assist the operational teams when the overarching technical view is needed, following the account strategy.
• Support or lead resolutions teams, when service is down and restore operational functionality
• To ensure value for money, and pragmatic, appropriate and cost-effective solutions, that exceed expectations
• Produce communicate and deploy innovative, secure, strategically aligned, pragmatic, appropriate and cost-effective solutions

Key skills (not all essential)
• Delivery and project management skills. Project Risk Impact.
• Understanding of ITIL concepts to ensure that architecture documents promote ITIL standards
• Ability to simplify concepts and pitch at different target audiences.
• Ability to translate from an 'implementation' to 'run' scenario and create relevant document set
• Excellent client skills, working with the TDA’s. Pre-sales and Post-sales
• Knowledge of CODEC would be beneficial
• Fully understand client business needs and requirements and manage customer expectations against these requirements.
May suit: Technical Architect, Service Architect, Solution Architect
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