Business Architect

Information Technology
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Business Architect

Industry: Information Technology
Location: Mississauga, ON
Reference #AY-17009


Meridia has partnered with a leading a leading North American processor and marketer of value-added frozen food, to find a Business Architect to join their team in Mississauga. This is a hybrid work position offering a competitive salary and benefits package.


Role Description
The Business Architect is a strategic, active thought partner and application visionary who shapes business demand for technology based on a deep understanding of business objectives. You will collaborate with business partners to create compelling business cases that lead to approved projects. You will partner with the business community to conduct business process reviews that lead to process and system improvements. You will act as a liaison between the business community and the technical community, working with IT project teams and business partners to collect, clarify and document business requirements from which process improvements, applications and solutions are developed.


Your responsibilities will include:
• Work with all levels of the organization to identify, analyze, and develop plans around critical strategic priorities
• Act as a member of the functional business unit and develop partnerships with all stakeholders
• Collaborate with business leaders to identify business capability needs and prioritization
• Work with business leaders to create business cases for presentation to senior management for approval
• Challenge business leaders to identify the problem needing to be solved
• Evaluate and prioritize incoming demand against strategic initiatives and business objectives
• Lead and facilitate requirements gathering sessions in both “one on one” and group settings
• Apply thought leadership to emerging business projects
• Leverage external industry insights to drive innovation
• Review, analyze and evaluate ideas and opportunities to develop new products, technologies and business models
• Participate in the planning of projects to move ideas from business case to production
• Lead and/or facilitate business process mapping sessions
• Identify and recommend areas where processes can be streamlined, improved or eliminated
• Lead and/or facilitate capability mapping sessions in order to identify what capabilities exist at the company and how they can be better utilized


Your qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or related field
• 5 – 7 years direct work experience
• CCBA or CBAP certification is an asset
• Experience with CPG or foodservice companies is an asset
• Experience with marketing technology is desired
• Experience with JDE E1 or another large ERP is preferred

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking “Apply Now” below.


For more information contact Ailie Young, Senior Consultant, at 416-230-9024 and or please apply online by clicking the “Apply Now” button below. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Ailie know.


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