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IT Architect

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Permanent

Reference number: ITDI01033

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: 9th August 2022

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IT Architect


  • Competitive salary

  • Annual bonus of up to 17.5%

  • 80% remote working available

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an IT Architect to work on our Information Architect systems. Building strong relationships with key stakeholders, you will actively engage to understand the current data landscape and strategic business priorities. You will produce solutionsoversee their delivery and support growth plans for the Shared Data Platform that are outlined in the corporate Data StrategyYou will also play a key role in supporting the capture of requirements through to design and delivery while contributing to the ongoing definition and development of Data Architecture standards, procedures and life cycles, driving best practices.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly successful team that continues to provide great service. This role provides an opportunity for the right individual to progress your architectural skills and develop your understanding of Master Data Management.  

About you

An excellent communicator, you will be experienced in document management and Information Architecture. You’re a collaborative team member, with experience of Data Management and Business Intelligence. You’ll have a high degree of personal motivation and resilience to overcome setbacks with the ability to work in high pressure environments including ability to resolve complex issues and incidents in a timely manner. 

To join our team, you’ll also have: 

  • A strong element of creativity to shape innovative solutions combined with architectural design experience in order to develop a workable solution

  • The ability to speak confidently on technical subjects with limited preparation commanding respect and authority

  • Ability to identify and control both technical and project/commercial risks and facilitate issue resolution, liaising with the Senior Architect, Project or Delivery Managers within our own or client organisations as appropriate

  • Experience of working as part of a project to deliver to target timelines, within budget and to achieve quality targets

  • Motivated and willing to develop required skills and experience to be able to operate independently

  • Experience of tool / product evaluation and selection to support solutions architecture

  • Highly skilled in SQL 

Benefits and Rewards

When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:   


  • Competitive salary   

  • Annual bonus (up to 17.5% of salary)  

  • Contributory pension scheme, up to 20%, including your 8% contribution

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays + buy/sell/save holiday trading scheme

  • A Family Friendly policy that helps you balance your work and family responsibilities

  • Access to savings at High Street brands, travel and supermarkets

  • £20 contribution to a monthly gym membership – subject to T&Cs

  • Health and wellbeing plan - cashback for dentist, opticians, physio and more

  • Access to voluntary benefits, including health assessments, private medical insurance and dental insurance

  • Employee Volunteering - volunteer in the community for one day each year

  • Unlimited access to Refer a Friend £500 bonus scheme

  • Life Assurance cover of 4 x salary

  • Employee discounts of 15% on a range of NFU Mutual insurance policies. 


Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2022 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.   
We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future.

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.