Solution Architect (Principal Consultant)

Gemserv is recruiting an ambitious Solution Architect to work in the Digital business unit as a Principal Consultant. You will support our clients and stakeholders across the Energy, Low Carbon, Public Sector and Healthcare market sectors to design and deliver successful digital change initiatives.   As a Principal Consultant, you will work with a team of experts who will support the solution, development, and management of technical solutions on behalf of Gemserv’s clients. This is an exciting opportunity and is central to ensuring that Gemserv can deliver and manage the right technical solutions to clients in a fast-changing environment.   


London or Birmingham Office (Hybrid Working)
Salary Range
up to £85,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits package
Employment Type
Contract Basis
Full time (happy to consider flexible working)
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  • Build relationships with stakeholders to agree the appropriate design considerations through understand of their project/business strategy and technical architecture.  

  • Advise and provide stakeholders with clear and detailed design and solution requirements, defining their technology change 

  • Act as a functional and technical expert across project implementation and release  

  • Set up project technical governance and programme implementation, ready for solution development or deployment 

  • Participate in design reviews and make recommendations to address risk, dependencies, issues and recommendations 

  • Further develop better working practices and processes across the Digital business unit.  

  • Support future business development initiatives, inputting into bids and proposals as required.  


Successful candidates will need to have:

  •  Proven experience of developing solutions to enable technology enabled change in multiple business sectors. 
  • Experience leading projects and technical teams is essential  

  • IT Architecture  

  • TOGAF knowledge or accreditation 

  • Business Analysis 

  • Understanding/ experience of the UK energy market, including business and data architecture/market and regulatory design processes would be beneficial.  


Upon employment, employees should also have a sound awareness of the Company's Information, Quality, Environmental and Energy Management Systems.



  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Profit related Bonus (discretionary)
  • Reward and recognition schemes
  • Flexible working
  • Private Bupa healthcare
  • Life Assurance (up to 4 times annual salary)
  • Matched pension contributions
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Buy and Sell annual leave
  • Reimbursement of eye test and up to £50 towards glasses or contacts
  • Corporate gym rates
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Summer and Christmas parties, along with monthly Gembar



Gemserv is an expert provider of professional services. We are purpose-driven, working across multiple sectors including energy, low carbon, the public sector and health to tackle today’s social and environmental challenges. Established in 2002, the business provides a range of consultancy and outsourcing capabilities including programme management, market design and governance.  We also have extensive and award winning capabilities across cyber security, data privacy and digital transformation. We are a B Corp, IIP Gold accredited and a Financial Times Leading Management Consultancy for 2021 and 2022. Our purpose is marking things that matter work better for everyone.       

The nature of what we do means we are very much a people business. The contribution every member of the team makes to our diverse range of experience, skills and personalities is valued. We invest heavily in learning and development to enable our people to develop skills and gain experience which will enhance career prospects for life. Many who started their careers with us have rapidly progressed to more senior positions.

At Gemserv no two days are the same, but we believe in a flexible approach to working which we know our employees value. We also offer an attractive package of benefits in addition to highly competitive salaries including bonus scheme, pension and healthcare, season ticket loans, discounted gym membership, Cycle to Work scheme and more.


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If you feel that you fit the above requirements and would like to hear more about being part of a growing organisation, then we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and application letter to us by clicking ‘Apply now’

Happy to talk flexible working