Ref: 1626272

Original Listing

Company: 1626272

Salary: 52,146 (56,133 Croydon) - 58,888 (62,855 Croydon)

Closing Date: Closing date: 12 Apr 2019

Location: Croydon, London, CR0 2AQ : Nottingham, East Midlands, NG1 7AU : Plymouth, South West, PL6 5WS

Business Architect

HM Land Registry plays an important role in the property market, underpinning property ownership worth over £4 trillion across England and Wales. Our ambition is to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data. It is an exciting time for the organisation as we continue our major transformation programme to modernise the services that we provide and how we provide them. We are now looking for an experienced Business Architect to join our Transformation Directorate to help us to achieve this.

The role

As a Business Architect you will work with the Deputy Director, Design Authority in the design, development and maintenance of a Blueprint for the transformed HM Land Registry. The Blueprint will provide a consistent, coherent and complete view of HM Land Registry in the future so HM Land Registry can transform and realise benefits in an effective and efficient manner. You will ensure all transformation programmes are reviewed from a design perspective at pre-determined points in the change management process and provide design assurance to the Transformation Board.

The person

We are looking for an effective, self-motivated individual with experience of working in a large portfolio / programme environment. You are a strong communicator with proven influencing and persuasion skills along with experience of effectively managing stakeholders. In addition, you will have experience of leading on design management within a portfolio/large programme and extensive experience of design authority management or blueprint development.

The organisation

Our Business Strategy for 2017-2022 sets out our aims of:
• brilliant at the basics;
• a comprehensive Land Register;
• world-leading through Digital Street – our ground-breaking research and development project exploring how land registration might work in 2030;
• opening our data;
• expert people; and
• financially strong.


Croydon - This role can be based in the fast-growing London borough of Croydon, where regeneration is transforming the town centre. The new Boxpark street food mall is just minutes from our Trafalgar House office, which is also within walking distance of West Croydon and East Croydon rail stations and the bus station.

Nottingham - Our modern office in Nottingham city centre is just minutes from the rail and bus stations and the main shopping areas. Nottingham is a bustling, forward-looking city which has recently been named as both England’s official Home of Sport and a Unesco City of Literature.

Plymouth - Located in the vibrant waterfront city of Plymouth, our environmentally friendly offices provide a great setting in which to work. Hundreds of miles of stunning coastline and 368 squares miles of Dartmoor National Park are within easy reach.


HMLR offers very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements, generous leave allowances and flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

We also offer:
• an employee recognition scheme;
• long-service awards;
• maternity and adoption leave of up to 26 weeks’ full pay, followed by 13 weeks’ statutory pay and a further 13 weeks unpaid;
• paternity leave allowance of two weeks plus four days’ paid leave;
• paid time off for public service duties, for example if you are an armed forces reservist;
• paid volunteering leave;
• a social and sports club in every office;
• the opportunity to compete in national Civil Service competitions for a wide variety of sports;
• access to our employee assistance programme for counselling and support on a wide range of issues;
• an interest-free loan for season tickets and/or bicycles and safety equipment; and
• many other rewards including access to discounted healthcare, a Microsoft Home Use programme and shopping, leisure and finance discounts.

Career development

We offer:
• opportunities to network and work across government;
• career progression, training and development opportunities; and
• access to training opportunities including Civil Service Learning, which offers more than 70 classroom-based courses and online packages.

For more information about the job, please see the attached candidate information pack.