Business Process Architect

Job Introduction

Design, Document and Implement the ‘to be’ WG&S business process universe to support the William Grants Way. Create, maintain and govern a standard set of architecture artefacts that accurately model the business: developing key business processes, services, goals, drivers, objectives and strategies; and working in partnership with key business and GTS stakeholders to ensure these provide a true reflection of the organisation whilst supporting teams to identify opportunities for improvement.

Main Responsibility

  • Define the process methodology and standards to be deployed across the Company.
  • Lead the facilitation of, and effectively contribute to, project workshops with relevant process owners/SME’s and senior business stakeholders.
  • Design and document the To Be business process model based on Industry best practice standards for a FMCG organisation to level 5.
  • Build an enduring governance framework to embed the new process model across the organisation ensuring full alignment with other William objectives such as organisational design constructs, development of KPI’s and Corporate Directory documentation standards.
  • Establish and maintain successful relationships throughout all levels of the organisation to influence and advise on business processes and systems, developing a collaborative approach to continuous improvement.
  • Train and engage business users on understanding BPMN notation and processes, and design/deliver appropriate training on organisational standards, procedures and technologies in line with WG&S project, operational and support requirements.
  • Attend Project Steering Group meetings as required to report on project status and support the approval of completion of key project milestones.

Our Ideal Candidate


  • Excellent communicator that is comfortable at gathering and documenting requirements from both technical and non-technical users
  • Extensive experience of planning and deploying both business and IT initiatives
  • Experience modelling business processes using a variety of tools and techniques, with particular knowledge of BPMN 2 and CI tools and Techniques
  • Strong written communication skills in documentation and process creation
  • Strong change management and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Proven business analysis and problem solving skills.



  • Experience with developing strategic plans
  • Proven experience in systems design and development
  • Knowledge of manufacturing or drinks industry
  • Six Sigma Black Belt accreditation

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at

William Grant & Sons


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