Provides technical leadership and supervision to the Application Development team.
Responsible for the definition, design and interpretation of technical architecture artefacts taken from user requirements specifications or in direct discussions with the business, to create a solutions architecture to meet business requirements
Define the target architectures, and the roadmaps and timescales for these architectures to ensure the most effective use of technology and digital services across the Secretariat whilst delivering the required business outcomes
Act as design authority and provide an assurance role, ensuring that all architecture activities and deliverables (in-house and external outsourced) are produced to a high quality and are consistent with existing standards, policies and strategies
Take up new Technologies and set up capability within team
To take a lead role in the full life cycle delivery of the technical solutions for Business projects from initial concept, requirements gathering, specification, design, delivery, acceptance and in to operational support
Deliver high quality implementation of the defined solution to facilitate realization of organizational benefit.
Be responsible for the determination and promulgation of the appropriate : frameworks, standards, libraries and approach to be adopted, in the translation of this architecture into working code;
and to keep these up-to-date
Develop technology strategies and roadmaps
Develop tower wide technology investment planning
Develop and optimize the Application landscape.
Manage the appropriate governance forums to ensure the agreement and maintenance of the overall Enterprise Architecture of the Secretariat and ensure that the process delivers strategic imperatives.
Experience in reviewing and selecting Technical and Applications Architectures solutions
Experience of supporting procurement of IT Architecture.
Experience of architecting digital services
Experience of working with 3rd party Technical and Application Architects
Outstanding analytical skills
Experience with CRM software
Exceptional strategic planning and problem solving skills
Ability working within pressurized environments whilst making decisive decisions
Strong interpersonal skills including ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills.
Experience of senior executive / leadership engagement.
Ability to manage through organizational change.
Keen attention to detail
Strong experience working with diverse technology platforms
Education / Qualifications
Degree in IT or related discipline
Extensive practical Enterprise Architecture experience, certified with a recognized EA framework, e.g. TOGAF
MCSE - SharePoint or MCTS SharePoint (Desirable)
PRINCE2 certified. (Desirable)
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.