Lead Solution Architect - Marketing in England - London, United Kingdom

at British American Tobacco

Consumer Goods
Sales/Business Development
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Responsible for providing integrated solutions in key areas to drive business improvement. Will lead the definition and design of key enterprise solutions to meet overall portfolio and project-based requirements, which align to the IT strategy and architecture standards by functional/process area.
Work across multiple projects to align Solutions interacting with Solution Design, Project Delivery Managers and Solution and Enterprise Architects
Responsible for the design and quality of global solutions which could be a value of up to 100m.
Global, highly complex and strategic in nature – Most of the solutions are developed with global standard requirement and implemented consistently across the enterprise. It has to fit with Global architecture and standards 


Experience in Application, Integration, Data&Information and Technology Strategy and Design 

Experience in Solution Architecture methods and tools with good appreciation of Enterprise architecture methods and tools 

Experience and understanding of the issues associated with the Business Operating Model of an international company 

Change Management and Business Engagement Skills 

Facilitation, Influencing and Negotiation Skills 

Effective Communication and Relationship Management at all levels (inc CxO) 

Understanding or experience of Project Management Methodology (Prince 2) 

Understanding of Business Process Analysis and Design 

Understanding of Business Functional Consultancy 

One or more of: 

SAP R/3 (All modules), BI 

SAP new dimension products like SCM , PLM etc. 

SAP technology products like Netweaver, PI, Hana, DB, etc 

Other technologies such as, desktop technologies, virtualisation, WAN/LAN, voice and video technologies, enterprise content management, etc 

Robust team work demonstrated both within and outside the IT function 

Customer satisfaction through consistently meeting business requirements 

Clarity and understanding of strategic thinking on key decisions 

Degree of re-usability and convergence driven by the adoption of the Business and application architecture 

Desirable requirements 
10 plus years FMCG experience
TOGAF certified
Broad technical domain knowledge of application software/hardware in COTS Enterprise CRM systems (Siebel, SAP) as well as in-house development
Technical Expertise in ecommerce, B2B, B2C, .Net platforms, J2EE, Java
Worked across multi discipline archnitecture streams, Process, Data & Information and application
Expertise in trade marketing systems either in-house developed and/or COTS 

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