IT Strategy / Roadmap / Enterprise Architecture / Governance
La Fosse have partnered with a global financial services business to find them an Enterprise Architect who will play a crucial role in the development & evolution of their Enterprise Architecture practice. You will be responsible for key aspects of the practice, such as:
Development of common standards, ways of working & frameworks used by Architects.
Ensure the alignment of strategies & roadmaps across various business lines & programmes is consistent with your overall vision for best practice.
Be responsible for ensuring the consistency use & maintenance of effective Architecture Review Boards and Technical Design Authorities.
Have an overarching view of 10-20 in-flight projects & programmes operating globally, being able to track progress and guarantee clear communication lines between Architecture, the business & key programme sponsors.
Help move the Architecture team up the maturity curve.
Key Skills & Experience Required:
You have a strong & varied IT background, with high-level domain knowledge spanning particularly Applications & Business Architecture.
Ideally operating in an Enterprise Architect / Strategy Consulting/Lead role, or perhaps an experienced Solution Architect who has exposure to more strategic concepts.
Experience working in a global, multi-location or complex organisation with multiple business lines, where you have had to manage several stakeholder groups & projects at once.
Extremely strong influencing, leading & communication skills - adept at portraying technical concepts, commercial thinking and your ideas to a variety of stakeholder groups.
This is a great opportunity for someone who would like to eventually move into a Chief Architect position.