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Head of Solution Architecture

Head of Solution Architecture

Head of Architecture / Architecture Manager / Resource Management / Leadership / IT Strategy

La Fosse are working with a global financial services organisation to secure them a Head of Solution Architecture as part of the growing Architecture function. This role is a new one within the organisation and a crucial role in the development of the team.

This is a great role for someone who enjoys the challenges of leading a large team of Solution Architects, assessing & deploying resources against project demands, being responsible for demand management and setting overall target-state & operating model for Solution Architecture.

Key Experience Required:

  • Experience leading an Architecture function or Architecture resources, including contractors/3rd parties.

  • Have experience in overseeing demand management and ability to effectively deploy Architecture resources into IT projects & programmes.

  • Broad technology & domain experience across Applications, Infrastructure, Data & Business Architecture.

  • Commercially-savvy and able to hold suppliers to account versus overall target-architecture & project demands.

  • Strong stakeholder management & able to manage tricky customers.

This role offers a hybrid model with 2 days per week in London.