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Solutions Architect - Sales & Revenue Growth


We're hiring for a Solution Architect specializing in Product Stream transformation of our sales, revenue growth and medical excellence teams globally.


Solutions Architect - Sales & Revenue Growth

Slough, Berkshire

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package

Hybrid working pattern.


The IT & Digital Customer & Medical function is tasked with the transformation of our Sales, Revenue growth and Medical Excellence  teams globally to have access to best-in-class tech and data driven decision making capabilities.


We're building an industry leading organization, with practices and technology to solve complex and interesting business problems using transformational technology solutions along with driving innovative thinking and scalable solution design to enable our business teams.


This role provides the opportunity for a highly experienced professional to be the key strategic partner between business needs and tech solutions. Driving a simplification and harmonized digital landscape via a solid solution architecture strategy, that ensures continued outperformance with our customers and consumers.


A little more on what you'll be helping with:


  • Leads identification and analysis of key industry and technology trends to assess potential effect on the Stream businesses and tech landscape, and facilitates their testing with the Innovation Team, the Solution Architects, and the Product Managers
  • Provides inputs and expertise to the IT&D Strategy Office and to Product (Group) Managers for budget definition and allocation of investments to meet business initiatives while optimizing the Stream Strategic Architecture
  • Builds the long-term strategic roadmap for the Stream tech and data architecture, linked to the Stream product groups
  • Contribution to IT&D Strategy - under the supervision and guidance of  primary Community of Practice Lead and Head of Enterprise Architecture
  • Facilitates and ensures the use of the IT&D governance principles within scope
  • Contributes to the building of the overall Enterprise Architecture community
  • Supports the IT&D strategy and planning process to align continuously with the company's business goals and objectives
  • Integrates Stream business and IT&D strategy into Stream strategic product architecture and enterprise architecture roadmap


Skills & Experience


Functional: Product requirement identification, Translation of the enterprise architecture to Product solution architecture
Technical: Strategic technology trend identification and selection, Understanding Technical Architecture (Infrastructure – Azure, GCP etc., Integration via tools like MuleSoft etc., Automation)
Methodologies: Application development, TOGAF (architecture framework)


Behavioural/Personal attributes: 


  • Effectively organizes and communicates Product solution architecture
  • Ability to coordinate cross-Product Groups / Lines
  • You'll be achievement focused and able to work in a direct and often pressurized environment.
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills, capable of building strong working relationships and influencing customers and internal teams 
  • Entrepreneurial skills in terms of innovation and problem solving are key along with tenacity, tough-mindedness and ability to influence and demonstrate strong team working abilities and commitment 
  • Displays a high sense of urgency. Makes sure the job gets done.
  • Ability to influence c-suite management and business partners. 
  • Strong commercial understanding of business issues / opportunities 
  • Strong understanding of technology strategy and planning priorities. 
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to develop strategies, tactics and measurable implementation plans
  • Commercially astute, able to understand different business functions and interdependencies
  • Evangelical about technology and can articulate the benefits to both technical and non-technical colleagues alike
  • A careful listener and relationship-builder comfortable working with a global customer group
  • Above all, you’re an innovator, keen to find new ways to drive lasting benefits.


You’ll succeed because…

…you’ve a unique combination of technical, leadership and business skills. You’re;

You’ll love it because…

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day.


At Reckitt, we recognise that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. That’s why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you. Come and join a team whose purpose is to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world.

All qualified applicants to Reckitt will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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