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Enterprise Architect

Enterprise Architect

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.