IT Enterprise Architect- Supply Chain- London- 70000-80000 - Annapurna HR Ltd

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Job Details

Salary band: £70k - £80k
Salary Details: Up to £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexible
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Company: Annapurna HR Ltd
Contact: HR Jobs
Sector: IT
Job Categories: IT Internet Jobs
Posted: 10/10/2018
Expires: 17/10/2018

IT Enterprise Architect- Supply Chain- London- £70,000-£80,000

Purpose of the role

This role is to join exist Supply Chain ICT team and drive and influence the development of Business and ICT Strategy within Supply Chain. Advising, designing and governing the solution landscape to ensure ICT solutions directly support business vision. This role will support the IT Leadership team reporting to the Business systems manager for Supply Chain. The person will provide hands on management and control of the architecture process and strategic direction with Supply Chain ICT ensure the future proofing of the business' IT systems. Supply Chain have an impressive vision for the next 10 years which will continue to modernise their capability and utilise digital ways of working to achieve objectives

You will work closely with the Supply Chain leadership team member and cross functional areas of the business and ICT to produce the strategic roadmap for the domain. You will work on projects to ensure they are delivered to the agreed architecture within the business. A key part of your role will be to report architectural options to stakeholders and also prepare and present cost- benefit analyses to support current and future solution models.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides thought leadership in IT strategy, development models, cost-optimisation, innovation and efficiency improvement.
  • Provides detailed guidance to multi-functional teams through project planning and other large collaboration efforts. Fosters an environment of open communication and problem solving.
  • Develops long term vision of technologies and solutions. Collaborates with IT leadership in planning and implementing of technology roadmaps. Assists the team in researching solutions, solicits input from outside industry experts and recommends solutions to meet business requirements.
  • Introduce new technologies into the business where required and show value to their cost and functional levels.
  • Ability to provide direction and take design ownership for projects which is delivered by a highly technical team that supports a complex environment.
  • Negotiate with key stakeholders involving prioritisation of projects and resources.
  • Responsible for identifying cross directorate and cross project dependencies, risks and activities and negotiating resolution to conflict.
  • Development of roadmaps for the whole business and designs and solutions at technical level.
  • Support Legal and Commercial in purchasing decisions to the benefit of the business
  • Providing Technical design assurance for new project and technical system upgrades and enhancements for both the business and suppliers, particularly in the area of SaaS. Thus ensuring standardisation of system delivery.

Essential Knowledge

  • Educated to degree level in a Computing or business discipline or equivalent.
  • Experience of mission critical High Availability design and deployment in large transaction volume environments
  • Previous experience of managing complex integration projects in a highly pressurised environment is a prerequisite.
  • Experience of setting and managing project development with a wide range of vendors to support solutions in a multi-country environment
  • Previous experience of managing large scale development projects is essential.

This role is being represented by Annapurna on behalf of the client. Please send CV's directly to d.wright@annapurnarecruitment.com

IT Enterprise Architect- Supply Chain- London- £70,000-£80,000

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