Lead Architect (Everyday Banking)

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Lloyds Banking Group

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27th March




£121023 - £142380



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Lead Architect (Everyday Banking)

SALARY: £121,023- £142,380

LOCATION: Manchester, although flexible on location and can be based in Edinburgh, Bristol or Leeds/ Halifax.

HOURS: Full time

WORKING PATTERN: Hybrid, 40% (or two days per week) in an office siteWithin Group Architecture we're Helping Britain prosper and recover through the use of technology! In short, we're investing in simplifying, modernising and transforming our technology landscape at pace, with customers at the heart of our decisioning. Would you like to help build the bank of the future?Consumer Relationships is one of five business units, here to focus on protecting, deepening and growing our customer relationships. Our Business Unit structure will help us make the most of new opportunities and fulfil our Group strategy - by harnessing the brilliance and the deep care and commitment of our colleagues to deliver on our priorities and ultimately, our purpose.

Who are we looking for?

Tech leaders! To revolutionise on this scale we need you to have a breadth of knowledge in current tech, we want you to be passionate about its application, prepared to disrupt the norm in the pursuit of the best possible customer experience.You should have people at your heart, we strive for excellent customer experience but to achieve this we focus on our people - building a culture around continued learning and support so everyone can feel bold to share new ideas and solutions.

What would I be doing?

Architecture at Lloyds Banking Group is a thought leadership function, seeing opportunities to make a positive difference and influencing senior leaders (up to Exec level) and engineers to implement your strategies! We'd like you to do this by:Working with end-to-end agile platform teams to transform our bank's capabilities, balancing customer, business and technical outcomes. Leading the technical strategy for your area, driving through to implementation and idea adoption cultivating strong teams as you go. For example, how new data assets could enable new business opportunities, adoption of cloud capabilities and to maximise the benefits and flexibility of an API and data centric technology platform.As a senior member in the bank you'll be a role model for our values & cultural transformation as well as directly leading, mentoring & leading a team of other Architects. To maximise this you'll need to be based in one of our hub locations, Manchester, Halifax, Leeds or Edinburgh.This is an agile environment working on challenging problems requiring dedication and leadership to help drive the transformation agenda. Working collaboratively and cultivating trust to influence thinking and gain commitment. About us If you think all banks are the same, you'd be wrong. We're an innovative, constantly evolving business that's shaping finance as a force for good. A bank that's empowering its people to innovate, explore possibilities and grow with purpose. The essential skills we're looking forYou'll lead, direct and shape approaches to solving technical and business challenges, translating strategy and business opportunities into solutions and roadmaps.An ability to view challenges from different perspectives, create and drive strategies and solutions that are not only customer focused and technically sound, but also include regulatory, commercial and organisational aspects when appropriateLeading complex change including interdependencies, risks and issues, navigating conflicting stakeholder priorities through to conclusionGravitas and impact to operate at all levels. You'll use strong storytelling skills, both written and verbally, in how you present your communication recommendations in line with priorities.A flair for customer & tech focused innovation, including awareness of emerging technologies (e.g., Gen AI, Quantum computing) their maturity and strong understanding of their potential business application and consequences including how they align to long term strategyExcel at strategic direction setting with ability to influence decisions across an exec communityA confident leader, passionate about setting the right culture aligned to our values and understands how strong architecture direction can make a differenceUnderstanding of Everyday Banking or Colleague Channels including common capabilities that enable sustainable transformation.Detailed technology knowledge across LBG specifically ideally in the Consumer businessLead Architects will support, coach and mentor the architecture team for their assigned area. Expertise in positive team engagement and development will be needed. About working for us Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms.We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.And it's why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.We're disability confident. So if you'd like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:A generous pension contribution of up to 15%An annual bonus award, subject to Group performanceShare schemes including free sharesBenefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping30 days' holiday, with bank holidays on topA range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies Want to do amazing work, that's exciting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey !

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