9 May 2018

Permanent Chief Delivery Architect

Directline Group – Posted by AdminLondon, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

At Direct Line Group, we’re shaping the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it. We bring our whole selves to work every day and embrace fresh thinking – after all, Britain is constantly changing and to protect the nation, we adapt with it.

Across our diverse brands – including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege and Green Flag – change takes many forms. We appreciate the knowledge and skills that each one of us brings to the business. It’s hard not to be inspired by the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way. And they’re helping us transform the industry we lead.

Purpose of Role 
•    Provides day to day leadership to ensure all aspects of the architecture of the B4C programme are clearly defined, communicated and maintained through the life of the programme
•    Leads a team of business, technology and methodology architects, covering all aspects of the programme
•    Provides day to day management of significant risks, issues and trade-offs within the programme and with other programmes / initiatives in DLG
•    Provides day to day oversight of the appointed systems integrator architecture methodology, processes, artefacts and tools
•    Key outcome is to ensure the overall end to end coherence of all aspects of the architecture and to achieve optimal value from the B4C programme

•    Own the definition, communication and maintenance of the business architecture of the B4C solution managing trade-offs to achieve optimal value
•    Own the definition, communication and maintenance of the technology architecture of the B4C solution, including application, data, integration, infrastructure and security components, managing trade-offs to achieve optimal value
•    Own the approach to day to day oversight of the appointed systems integrator architecture methodology, processes, artefacts and tools

•    Operate as a member of the B4C Leadership Team, reporting into the Chief Delivery Architect.
•    Work with the appointed systems integrator, service providers, third parties and vendors, to define, communicate and maintain the business and technology architecture to ensure alignment across all parties involved in the delivery of the B4C programme

Career benefits and rewards

Rewarding you is really important to us, as well as offering a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement; you can take advantage of a wide range of benefits. The best part is you can pick and choose the benefits to suit your own lifestyle, but also pass on some of the savings to family and friends. Here are just a few we have on offer:

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, which will grow as you do.
  • Pension 9% of your base salary, you can choose to contribute less or more than this, and anything you don’t wish to put in to your pension you can take as cash instead!
  • Private medical insurance (anyone can choose this through our flexible benefits scheme, and managers receive this as standard)
  • Attractive holiday entitlement
  • 50% off our Home, Motor and Pet insurance
  • Free Travel insurance
  • Free Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Flexible rewards including Life insurance, income protection, critical illness insurance, personal accident insurance
  • Retail card, with discounts at big name retailers
  • My Discounts – a discounts website for all our employees, with great discounts, cash back savings and offers across hundreds of brilliant  high street brands, travel, tickets, gym memberships and much more.

Who we are
Direct Line Group is an organisation with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We are one of the leading motor, home and small business insurers in the UK. We are home to some of the nation’s best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

Closing Date: Ongoing

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Job Categories: Architecture. Job Types: Permanent. Job Tags: Job. Salary: Competitive.

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