Criterion is recruiting.

5th December 2018

To drive our business plan and growth across the marketplace, Criterion is recruiting an experienced full-time Lead Business Architect to join our Solutions team.

The role will lead and shape work to define and develop Criterion’s suite of whole-industry solutions for Financial Services, helping us as we drive the collaborative work necessary to meet the needs of a rapidly evolving industry.

There are great career opportunities at Criterion and we are committed to providing colleagues with the reward, skills and flexibility to fulfil their ambitions.

Reporting directly to the Solutions Director, key responsibilities include:

  • Developing detailed understanding of stakeholder requirements;
  • Defining solutions to meet those needs to a sufficient level of detail so that they can be handed over to the Development team for execution;
  • Developing and driving stakeholder buy-in;
  • Ensuring appropriate provision is made for ongoing management and evolution of solutions;
  • Defining governance of each proposition to the satisfaction of its customers;
  • Defining appropriate treatment of intellectual property;
  • Maintaining a good understanding of the regulatory and broader market contexts into which Criterion solutions are delivered;
  • Supporting the development of commercial models and marketing approaches for propositions being defined;
  • Communicating new opportunities and progress to senior management and Board.

The role is based at our offices in Edinburgh, with some travel required to support project requirements.

To apply, please send your CV to no later than 15th February 2019. Salaries and packages are dependent upon experience.

About Criterion
Criterion was formed for the industry in July 2017, as an independent, not-for-profit industry body for Standards and Governance. It was originally part of Origo Services Ltd and has been publishing standards for almost 25 years. 2018 will see Criterion continue to drive collaboration across the industry with the energies and focus prioritised across a number of industry-wide activities, including pensions dashboard, distributed ledger technologies and improved pensions transfer and re-registrations.