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Enterprise Architect Strategic Advisor/Leader

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-6257

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

You will hold the scope of overseeing the design and architecture of large-scale digital transformation initiatives across multiple key entities.

Client Details

A prominent, leading organisation in the region driving interesting and exciting transformation initiatives in the region.


* Provide technology guidelines, advice on infrastructure products and guidance on the selection of technology.
* Define the design principles for development of the enterprise architecture and establish overall architectural governance.
* Identify opportunities for consolidation of technology platforms and operations across the business to realize additional synergies and generate additional costs savings.
* Ensure alignment of the various architectures to leading standards and practices such as TOGAF.
* Define, develop, and manage the platform architecture principles, blueprints and roadmaps, including architecture to ensure security of platforms.
* Manage the repository of architecture components which architects will then leverage on designs, including policies, patterns, and standards.
* Develop and maintain the design patterns for building reliable, scalable, secure solutions in the cloud.
* Oversee the governance framework, ensuring alignment with global and local governance standards and practices.
* Oversee the business process hierarchy and repository, processes, policies, and procedures whilst ensuring compliance to the followed standards and frameworks.
* Ensure that the adequate committees are formed and are being conducted as per the defined frequency product.

Job Offer

* Exciting role with scope to drive strategic change and transformation at the highest level.
* Opportunity to work with influential stakeholders keen on driving change with exciting pace and impact.
* Opportunity to lead a greenfield project with access to a large pool of resources to create something in your own vision.


* Minimum of 10-12 years of overall architectural/advisory experience working with international, recognised consulting firms and experience in multiple geographic regions PLUS experience working within large, complex businesses, leading multiple EA engagements.
* Strong stakeholder management experience and ability to manage multiple workstreams.
* Strong understanding of strategy development, management and the ability to develop IT policies and standard and set overall governance.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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