Senior Business Solutions Architect / Principal Enterprise Architect

 

Global Ownership and Remit – Complex Banking Solutions and Managed Services – Sales Advisory through Implementation – New Head Counts – Global Employer of Choice

 

Urgent Requirements to be filled by May 2022

 

Managed Services for Lending, Universal Banking, Treasury & Capital Markets, and Payment Solutions

 

Our top FINTECH client with an admirable future is going through well planned unprecedented growth. Popularity and demand for existing Global Services Enterprise Architect Team has resulted in additional hires in Banking & FSI Enterprise Deal / Client Architecture for Managed Services in Complex Banking for our the established– Recently globally restructured after achieving multiple successes of in tens of millions of subscription licenses sales per client globally – Unmatched present and future career path with a remuneration to match.

 

IF YOU ARE A TRUE ENTERPRISE ARCHITECT WITH COMMERCIAL SKILLS AND SALES THINKING IN TRANSFORMATION and MANAGED SERVICES of BANKING SOLUTIONS, THIS IS THE BEST NEW HOME FOR YOU

 

Available Locations: London (or Europe), New York (or East Coast), Singapore – work remote during pandemic

 

The Senior Business Solutions Architect, a well- respected and senior role within our Global Leading Client’s Global Services, central business unit of Services Innovations well known in Complex Banking Solutions for high end client executives focused Sales and Deals reports to Chief Architect, Global Services and will be the trusted Delivery Advisor staring in pre – sales engagement through implementation for High Value Services to achieve their most challenging business and organizational goals while leveraging value from their current and future investments. This work will focus on Customer Outcomes and ensuring clarity of approach during Pre-Sales phases and Post Sale follow through to ensure delivered outcomes and continuous engagement specifically across our clients newly restructured global business lines of Universal Banking, Treasury & Capital Markets and Payments

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understanding the internal and external customers’ needs and developing roadmaps that result in an increase in realized value from our clients’ current systems and solution design environment.
  • Use a consultative sales approach to support development of account plans and identify specific needs for each bank.
  • Develop and manage complex solution requirements, turning business objectives into outcomes and able to articulate the C-level down through leading IT and operational stakeholders the value and differentiation of our client’s portfolio proposition.
  • Build and maintain customer success through active account engagement, creating and maintaining relationships with the key technical and operations principals in our client’s key accounts.
  • Providing portfolio governance and oversight to drive lifecycle optimization and alignment across all initiatives.
  • Providing stakeholders with a direction and decision-making framework for integration of products portfolio.
  • Become a trusted advisor and operate as the primary point of contact of our client for strategic accounts and change programs.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATION

  • 15-20 years’ experience of which minimum 10 years in enterprise architecture managing complex projects, environments in a multi-supplier and in-house set-up gained from Fintech companies or consultancy firms in the banking and financial industry.
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Outstanding C-level presentation and persuasion
  • Superb understanding of complex banking solutions transformation, delivery and services
  • Experience in leading solutions consulting and value definition including addressing scope ambiguity early in sales workshops.
  • Technology domain knowledge of packaged technology solutions for respective industries with deployment and project delivery in Thought Machine, SAP (SAP Financial Services), Accenture, Deloitte, PWC, CapGemini, Cognizant, Oracle (OFS), Avalog, SilverLake, SimCorp, FNZ, Temenos, FIS, FINASTRA, FIS, FiServe, TCS, Murex, EdgeVerve or CSC / DXC and similar in the USA or APAC or EUROPE primary markets
  • Technology driven business Architecture Patterns and Practices in areas of banking, lending, treasury, and payments industries. Significant experience delivering projects within the industry with knowledge of Channels Distribution, Sales and Servicing, Operations and Back-office functions and technologies.
  • Fluent in business and technology consulting – knowledge of methodologies, delivery management and commercial acumen.
  • Deep understanding of one or more of Universal Banking, Lending, Payments, or Treasury solutions.
  • Ideally worked both on the client side and on the supplier side with an understanding and ability to recognize competing requirements.
  • Experienced and energetic

Key Performance Indicators

A. Prospects and workshops – architecture to support Solution delivery

  • Support company ambition for FMS and Select targets by delivering results through the W/S led approach
  • Provide supporting artefacts as required to support the sales process
  • Develop senior and trusted relationships with Sales, FMS and the BU CROs

B. Clients and projects – architecture to support Projects

  • Provide continuity and support to the Transformation projects as requested
  • Be part of the ongoing design authority as required
  • Provide client relationship management as required by the project

C. Investment and methodology – Architecture to support Portfolio

  • Assist with the operationalisation of Transform and the High value services
  • Ownership of parts of the Transform and Select practices and content
  • Development of best practices and reusable methods
  • Interlock with product to ensure familiarity with the roadmap and provide guidance on the managed service approach

D. Communication and marketing – Architecture to support Strategy

  • Support the commissioning and delivery of explanatory artefacts
  • Provide thought leadership to support marketing and internal communication
  • Support the production and delivery of internal training and information delivery

 

 

Our client is a strong supporter of diversity in work force.

 

CONFIDENTIAL ROLE AND EXCLUSIVE TO ANKH. ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT DETAILED CVs ATTACHED and THOSE WHICH DO NOT POSSESS THE MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS CANNOT BE CONSIDERED.