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Lead Architect - Logistics & Supply Chain

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    IT Architecture & Strategy

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    £100000 - £120000 per annum + benefits

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    Ryan Grant

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    6 months ago

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Lead Architect - Supply Chain & Logistics

WMS / Solution Architect / AWS / Strategy / Supply Chain / Chief Architect

La Fosse are partnering with a rapidly growing consumer brand to find them a Lead Architect to head up their Architecture practice, as they scale their business to meet ever-expanding demand for their products.

You would initially manage a small team of Architects, with the scope to grow this to 15+, as the organisation grows. Your responsibilities would centre around the designing of next-generation supply chain roadmaps, using the latest processes, technologies & software packages.

A modern technology estate, they are moving their microservices architecture into containers, and are already running fully automated CI/CD pipelines in the cloud. You would be expected to be able to have credible conversations with technical teams as well as the business to ensure a clarity of technology vision, tied to business objectives.

Key Experience Required:

  • Experience working in an Architecture leadership capacity, either direct line or project-based management, contractors or consultants.

  • Background in Solution Architecture, with an underlying understanding of Applications, Data, Integration & Infrastructure Architecture with the ability to own end-to-end solution designs.

  • Ideally you will have been part of & led transformative business change through technology initiatives.

  • Domain experience - you have worked in logistics or supply chain, e.g. Retail, FMCG, Manufacturing, Pharma etc. Any knowledge of experience of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) would be beneficial.

  • Strong communication & leadership skills.

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