Defence Enterprise Architect



Ref: ZR_7110_JOB  ·  Posted on 05 August 2022


Our client is a leading Consultancy Company who is looking to strengthen their team that focus on the opportunities within the Defence Industry in the Middle East (in particular Saudi Arabia). 

The Architecture team provides clients with the advice and support to deliver business driven technology enabled solutions to departments/organisations who have Enterprise Architecture at different levels of maturity.

This is an excellent opportunity to educate clients and get involved with complex technology programmes at the very beginning!

You will be based in the UK (and you will be paid in the UK) but you will be working in the Middle East for periods of time (3 – 12 months likely depending on preference + project requirements). Travel and accommodation will be expensed and extra benefits provided.

Key responsibilities
  • Defining and documenting the overall Enterprise Architecture including the various Solution Architecture components.
  • Developing IT capability and technology roadmaps.
  • Requirements gathering and requirements management.
  • Establishing and leading an architecture function and associated governance structures.
  • Translating Business strategy into programmes and projects and aligning delivery to strategy.
  • Design Specification, Design Assurance, Delivery and Assessment.
  • Develop and foster relationships with key clients and develop new sales propositions.
  • Lead and mentor internal teams, as well as delivering/coaching external stakeholders and their employee.
Skills & experience
  • Technical Solution/Enterprise delivery
  • Technical Experience within some of the following: Process and Organisational Design, Applications, Information and Data, Integration and Services, Infrastructure, Security, ERP Implementations and E2E systems integration
  • Experience consulting with either: Defence, Consultancy or Middle East clients

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Part-time opportunities/flexible working is available to suit individual needs.

Additional benefits
  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement with matching contributions
  • Life assurance of six times your core salary (up to a maximum of six times the Earnings Cap, in force at date of death)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Extra benefits for Middle East roles include: flights + accommodation covered, daily expenses and monthly cash benefits. The possibility of extra bonuses if in country for 6 months +.

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