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Chief Architect

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Enterprise Architecture

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Business Architect

  • Salary:

    £120000 - £150000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Ryan Grant

  • Contact email:

    ryan.grant@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    63956_1631815418

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Chief Architect

Head of Architecture / Technology Strategy / Architecture & Strategy / Leadership

La Fosse have partnered exclusively with an international Insurance organisation, who are looking to build a new Architecture practice, starting with a Chief Architect, reporting directly into the Global CIO.

You will responsible for establishing Architecture as a discipline, ensuring proper governance, frameworks & standards are upheld in the organisation as well as demonstrating the value of Architecture to the business & technology.

The Chief Architect will be building a new team of Architects, starting with 6 headcount, across key disciplines within the organisation.

Key Experience Required:

  • Experience operating as a Head of Architecture or Chief Architect, having led & managed a team of Architects (either direct or matrixed.
  • You have industry-experience ideally in London Markets Insurance - otherwise Insurance, Financial Service or other regulatory industries would also be relevant.
  • Comfortable leading technology strategy, operating at CxO where necessary, negotiating with suppliers & you have broad cross-domain experience (Applications, Infrastructure/Cloud, Business, Technology & Data Architecture.
  • You have worked in a global or multi-location & complex organisation.
  • Strong communication skills & stakeholder management.

This role is based in London, with flexible working & flexible hours on offer. Likely you will need to spend a few days per week in the office, with the rest from home.

Interested applicants please click apply.