Head of Enterprise Architecture (1.6 mil ++)

  • Negotiable
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ConnectedGroup Limited
  • 20 Nov 17 2017-11-20

Our client's culture is driven, ambitious and pragmatic and has a strong focus on delivering real outcomes within aggressive timeframes. This role would be an excellent 'stepping stone' for a candidate looking to position themselves for a future CIO or CTO position. This role would also be appropriate for a strong Enterprise Architect looking to own and drive the technology landscape through a period of technological disruption and organizational growth.

Our client's organisation is a financial services company with a very strong regional brand and a reputation for excellence. A market leader, the business has been consistently in growth mode year on year.

Our search mandate is for the Head of Enterprise Architecture.

The culture is driven, ambitious and pragmatic and has a strong focus on delivering real outcomes within aggressive timeframes.

This role would be an excellent 'stepping stone' for a candidate looking to position themselves for a future CIO or CTO position.

This role would also be appropriate for a strong Enterprise Architect looking to own and drive the technology landscape through a period of technological disruption and organizational growth.


Responsibilities

Owns the design, development and maintenance of the regional Enterprise Architecture roadmap and strategy across applications and infrastructure.

Lead country level architects to align architecture blueprints and roadmaps for local business units.

Drive solution convergence across the region and provide thought leadership and governance for enterprise architecture strategies, processes and methodologies.

Provide expert analysis, evaluation of the long-term strategic and operating plans to ensure that the enterprise architecture objectives are supporting the long-term business objectives

Shares best practices, lessons learned and constantly updates the technical system architecture requirements based on changing technologies, and knowledge related to recent, current and up-coming vendor products and solutions

Builds capability for all relevant parties to self-review the objectives and constraints of each solution and determine conformance with the Enterprise Architecture.

Enables the most suitable technical architecture and defines the solution at a high level

Research new technologies, products and solutions and guide proof of concepts to bring good practice to architectural governance

Identify implementation risks and analyse potential impact on the business and on the achievement of scheduled objectives



Requirements

Prior experience as an Enterprise architect with a demonstrated track record of excellence

Prior financial services experience highly desirable

A relevant undergraduate degree

TOGAF or other recognised enterprise architecture framework certification