Information Architect

Information Architect- Birmingham- Perm- £45k plus 15% bonus

Our client are a large public sector organisation looking for an experience Information Architect for a role based in Birmingham.

The successful candidate will be responsible for development of an overarching information and data architecture, including structures, standards, policies and models, to ensure we understand our information and can manage it effectively through the life of the programme.
Duties will include;
-Develops information model and ensures it is aligned with strategy (and other) needs
-Ensures the information model is integrated with wider business and technology architectures
-Defines modelling and analysis tools, methods and standards and seeks to continually improve them
-Advises stakeholders on improvements to information support to gain improvements to their business
-Identifies opportunities for data quality improvement and implementing processes for master data management.
-Understands and assures data operations such as data interfaces within the programme an expert and in-depth knowledge of data received, consumed, processed and produced
-Active engagement in information governance to review, approve, communicate and ensure adherence to the Information and Data Strategy
-Supports information management colleagues delivering data analytics and other key information capabilities
-Works closely with the Information Assurance team to ensure information is managed safely, securely and legally
-Gate keeper for data standards and practices across multiple projects, facilitate workshops with other architects within the programme
-Defines requirements for data standards and ensures they are developed by appropriate teams
-Ensures necessary capabilities (people, process, technology) are in place to deliver and operate data standards and manage master data

We are looking for;
-Experience and understanding of defining and building information/data models to provide a full understanding of data and expose relevant issues, risks and opportunities
-Experience or clear understanding of information/data modelling in the context of overall IT architecture
-Experience of working in large, complex organisations with multiple data requirements
-Knowledge of how information and data are used to support delivery of business outcomes
-Ability to define data requirements to support business change.
-Ability to work and communicate with stakeholders both business and IT specialists, at all levels of the organisation
-Ability to plan and implement delivery of high quality solutions to problems
-Ability to explain and communicate complex technical issues in a way that non-specialists can understand
-It is expected that you will actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in all your work and support and comply with all organisational initiatives, policies and procedures on EDI.

For further information and to apply please call Victoria at STR Group on 02392 322309 and email a copy of your up to date CV to

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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