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Enterprise Architect - Applications

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Date: 09-Jul-2021

Location: Not applicable, Not applicable, GB

Company: Britvic

Application Enterprise Architect

At Britvic we are on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and trusted drinks company in the world. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside of the bottle.

About the Role:

Proactively lead and own the architecture of IT solutions across all functional areas ensuring alignment to business strategy using cost effective technology and resource models.


Support a team of solution architects and technical consultants to ensure credibility across a range of internal and external stakeholders. Sustainably achieve recognisable high-performance standards through structured architecture governance and controls. 


Key Responsibilities:


Building IT credibility through capable leadership

Collaborates and influences the shaping of future functional and programme solutions at senior levels using knowledge, confidence and credibility

Inspires and drives the Strategy and Delivery team members to achieve great results at pace

Evolves professionalism, technical and leadership skills of the Strategy and Delivery teams

Ownership for long-term functional alignment with key business stakeholders

Accountability for aligned 5 year functional roadmaps with Enterprise Architects

Proactively engage business stakeholders to constantly improve customer experience

Mentor IT team members; coaching to enable professional growth, enabling development opportunities, demonstrating clear self-direction and helping to create a quality relevant technology vision


Enabling positive Solution Design & Delivery outcomes

Evolve technology solutions with market, product and Britvic perspectives and knowledge therefore owning the quality of all solutions against stakeholder and change management expectations.

Oversee the solution architecture to ensure this meets the business requirements on a given project or programme. Support the delivery of requirement/inception to completion

Own the definition of architectural principles and quality standards ensuring these are communicated, understood and enacted

Own the APM for applications supported by the relevant solution architects

Review and approve business enhancements to deliver demonstrable marginal gains at pace

Define and own the data architecture across all domains with the relevant business stakeholders

Is responsible for overseeing the development of efficient and effective IT processes


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

Extensive experience in deployment including business partnering and solution design across a number of domains including Finance, Commercial, Supply Chain, Procurement and HR. Particular strength of knowledge and experience is required in the Supply Chain area, across SAP-ECC, EWM, and Digital Manufacturing (IoT, Mii, AWS etc.)

Has a good understanding of the business strategy, associated business and technology architecture principles, key business processes and technology landscape/areas in all domains

Has proven ability to influence stakeholders at all levels within an FMCG organisation and is able to influence using multiple approaches and using active listening

Experienced in working with teams of solution delivery resources both internal and external

A proven track record in leading significant solution designs across architecting and technical delivery disciplines



8+ years experience in the delivery of functional projects with configuration and design authority accountability


We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact, this is at the heart of our company culture and values and why we are consistently recognised as a Global ‘Great Place to Work’.

We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact, this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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