Chief Architect

Job Title: Chief Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: CBD & Inner Suburbs
Reference: 695883
Job Published: March 28, 2018 18:30

Job Description

Our client is a large Australian owned organisation undergoing a Digital Transformation and they now have an immediate need for an experienced Chief Architect. This role leads both the enterprise architecture development and governance, as well as the assurance of the delivery of the architecture within the organisation. It requires an individual able to establish new mature practices in pragmatic and effective ways, lead a team of professional architects, and deliver business value.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Cultivate relationships with senior business stakeholders and  leaders, engaging and aligning with the enterprise architecture framework.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of strategic business plans and business priorities. Deliver architectural initiatives that drive revenue and improve efficiency in line with business strategy.
  • Drive innovation into the enterprise architecture and into specific solution architecture activities, leveraging an in-depth knowledge of IT industry best practices, technologies, architectures and emerging technologies.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of entire Enterprise Architecture including current and future state business architecture, architectural blueprints for systems and technology infrastructure, enterprise data and metadata structures.
  • Lead a team of high performing team of architects ( infrastructure, data, enterprise and solution)
  • Provide a fair, consistent and transparent governance framework for enterprise architecture. Develop, communicate and deploy governance processes, enterprise technology standards and policies.
  • Review new and existing program/project architecture for compliance with IT standards, policies and architectural plans.
Essential Skillset:
  • 8+ years experience in senior enterprise architecture roles in medium to large organisations, with demonstrated coverage of architecture deliverables across business, information, applications and infrastructure.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline.
  • Demonstrated success establishing and operationalising an enterprise architecture practice and effective architecture governance frameworks and processes
  • Business architecture development and implementation experience
  • Demonstrated success developing the capability and experience of an enterprise architecture function, and engaging and aligning stakeholders
  • Proven ability to lead specialised architecture teams and drive high performance
If this sounds like something you would be interested in please apply today to be considered for this urgent contract opportunity.  Please apply by submitting your application in word format only.

For further information about this opportunity, please email Frances Standen or Emma Ryan at TROOCOO for a confidential discussion at or call 3054 1124.

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