Home Office- Her Majesty’s Passport Office – Lead End-to-End Business Architect

Closing date for applications: 05/06/2019
Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
A Lead End-to-End Business Architect to develop and maintain end-to-end and overarching business architecture and high-level business design activities
Latest start date
Expected contract length
12 months
Organisation the work is for
Her Majesty's Passport Office
Maximum day rate
Maximum day rate guide of around £540.
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Business Architecture leads, Change portfolio team, Project Managers, Wider transformation programme and business stakeholders, specifically Business Analysts, Policy Leads, Strategy and Operational Leads, Service Design, Organisation Design, Performance
What the specialist will work on
Role includes but may not be limited to: Objective: •Develop & maintain end-to-end and overarching business architecture/ high-level design activities Desired, leading: •Integration of strategy development and business architecture •Core Business Architecture domain development and Alignment with other design domains •Translating business architecture to identify opportunities for transformation •Assessment of strategies to implement transformation •Development frameworks and models for Business Intelligence, enabling integration in the business •Collaborative development of Business Architectural principles/standards across Home Office Success Criteria: •Alignment of architecture activities; within organisational meta-model, Service Design •Integration of architecture activities to wider programmes of work •Adherence to agreed standards/principles
Address where the work will take place
Globe House, 89 Eccelston Square, travel to other sites may be required.
Working arrangements
Full-Time, with some home working.
Security clearance
‘SC Clearance is required. HM Passport Office will support the clearance process’
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Demonstrate excellence (for example, seek actionable feedback, set challenging targets, know users, deliver cost effective high level customer satisfaction).
Assessment methods
Work history Interview
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 20% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • A proven track record in developing, mapping and improving end-to-end architecture in a large scale enterprise environment
  • Extensive experience of Business Architecture domains and ensuring their integration with strategy and policy development and change delivery
  • Extensive experience of working with a range of business design approaches and leading their integration with business architecture
  • Be experienced of working in a range of project delivery environments, with targets set and reviewed on a weekly basis
  • People and influence skills to work with senior stakeholders, whilst operating at board level to gain acceptance of architecture principles, outputs and secure access to people within working environment
  • Effective workshop set up, facilitation and execution
  • Be able to develop domain expertise quickly, demonstrating sensitivity to the business and political context
  • Have excellent interpersonal, influencing skills and a positive approach
  • Working effectively in the Home Office, wider Government, with specialists and subject matter experts (at different levels & various skillsets)
  • Have ability to think creatively and be able to articulate innovative ideas to solving complex business problems
  • Have ability to evaluate information and present in such a way that is easily understood by the target audience, including through written and oral communication
  • Have ability to own issues and drive them to resolution
  • Provide direction to inform sound business decisions based on business priority and technical feasibility
  • Have know-how of how to identify and raise project dependencies, whilst working in a wider team with multiple projects in-flight
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Previous experience using Enterprise Modelling tools
  • Knowledge of Business Architecture Guild frameworks

Closing date for applications: 05/06/2019

Home Office- Her Majesty’s Passport Office – Lead End-to-End Business Architect

Closing date for applications: 05/06/2019

Specialist role:

Business analyst




Her Majesty's Passport Office

Maximum day rate:

Maximum day rate guide of around £540.

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