Head of Technology and Architecture
Our multinational end client is currently looking for a Head of
Technology and Architecture who will join their team on a global
business transformation program reporting directly to the
This is a permanent role at our client's headquarter. An excellent
package is on offer for the good candidate.
*The program will include a major IS/IT transformation for which
SAP and Hybris have been selected as strategic software
*Provide the appropriate architectural frameworks within which the
client can operate and develop IT capability in the business
ensuring maximum return on investment and consistency with business
*Ensure IT risks are minimized and to ensure data is appropriately
structured, controlled and utilized within the business.
*Ensure that the client has appropriate architecture roadmaps in
place across applications, data and infrastructure to enable a
managed transition from its current IT landscape to the new
*Ensure appropriate governance exists to implement the roadmaps and
associated standards through projects and programmes.
*Ensure the architectural decision making process is pragmatic and
focused on supporting business strategy.
Accountable for delivery of the Business Intelligence roadmap
ensuring consistency of data, a layered BI delivery model covering
pre-defined reports, user driven reporting and ad-hoc data analysis
and appropriate management of ongoing information requests which
makes full use of existing assets.
Accountable for the provision of effective IT security including
the standards to be applied, identification of threats and
recommendation of mitigating actions and investigation of incidents
Support effective working relationships among IS/IT leadership team
and with key stakeholders in the business.
Be accountable for appropriate, effective team structures, size,
phasing, skill sets, developing a high performing team, managing
timely recruitment, succession plans, performance management,
personal development & training
*Leadership experience (12+ years), having successfully delivered
on above KPIs
*Enterprise Architecture experience in a Retail Organisation
*Experience of managing IT security in a Retail environment
(including PCI compliance)
*Demonstrably pragmatic approach
*Led Matrix organization, multi-disciplinary teams
*Stakeholder Management at senior levels
*Strong influencing and negotiation skills
*Excellent oral and written communication in English
*Strong decision making and analysis skills
If this sounds like your next challenge send us your CV and we will
contact you to discuss it in more details. Your application will
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