Group Enterprise Architect
Boardroom Appointments
Edenvale, South Africa
6d ago
source : Executive Placements

Education and Minimum Requirements

Essential :

  • B Degree in IT or Computer Science
  • Relevant post graduate degree
  • TOGAF certification or equivalent EA frameworks
  • 10 to 15 years in an IT-related role of which at least seven years experience in various IT architecture roles
  • Proven track record of development of technical, business, information and application architecture.
  • Advantageous :

  • Masters degree in IT or Computer Science or MBA
  • Competencies

  • Detailed knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture.
  • In depth knowledge of business models, operating models, financial models and cost benefit analysis.
  • Familiarity with information management practices, system development lifecycle, IT service management, infrastructure and operations.
  • Knowledge of business ecosystems, Iaas, SaaS, Paas, SOA and APIs.
  • Extensive computer, technology and systems skills
  • Good knowledge, understanding and exposure of existing, new and emerging technologies. ITIL
  • Responsibilities

    Key deliverables and outputs

  • Enterprise Architecture Strategy
  • Lead the creation and evolution of the enterprise architecture function.
  • Promote and demonstrate the business value of the enterprise architecture function, its processes and results to business and IT leaders and executives as an enabler of the business strategy and as support for technology innovation.
  • Lead the development of an implementation plan for the organizations enterprise architecture based on business and IT strategy and requirements
  • Construct technology-enabled operating models and provide viable options and visibility into execution issues.
  • Enterprise Architecture Governance
  • Lead and facilitate the creation of governance, assurance and standards to guide enterprise architecture decision making
  • Ensure the optimal governance structure for the enterprise architecture function across all entities.
  • Oversee the evaluation and selection of enterprise architecture standards.
  • Enterprise Architecture Execution
  • Work with business peers to develop and present business capability models and roadmaps to facilitate discussion and decision making with stakeholders across the organization, including the role of disruptive technology forces.
  • Lead analysis of the business future state capabilities, the future and the current IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improving and driving the business forward.
  • Lead analysis of the IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Present an IT investment roadmap that reflects the status of the existing IT estate and the investment required to contribute to the organizations future-state business capabilities
  • Oversee the documentation of all architecture design and analysis work.
  • Research and Innovation
  • Lead the analysis of business and operating models, market trends and the technology industry to determine their potential impact on the organizations business strategy, direction and architecture.
  • Track and assess innovative and existing technologies in support of the business operating model and strategy.
  • Guide and advise stakeholders about disruptive technology and trends.
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