Enterprise Architect / Architectural Technologist / Technician

Location
Walsall
Salary
£50107 - £54962 per annum
Posted
11 May 2021
Closes
08 Jun 2021
Ref
WALC-84
Contact
Walsall Council
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Enterprise Architect

Location: Walsall

Salary: £50,107 - £54,962 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent and Fixed Term available

Closing Date: 31st May 2021

The Role

Walsall Council has an exciting opportunity for a driven Enterprise Architect to join the ICT team. The post holder will join an established senior ICT Management Team, developing and implementing the Councils’ digital transformation aspirations.

The Enterprise Architect will work closely with key service areas leads and ICT staff, they will be responsible for the design, development and delivery of ICT enterprise architecture enabling digital transformation in line with the council’s ICT (and Digital) Strategy whilst ensuring the security and integrity of all Council information held in electronic systems.

They will develop and lead the ICT Enterprise Architecture service comprising of a team of professional and technical resources to ensure successful delivery of business benefits through the adoption of best practice and standard approaches for ICT Enterprise Architecture.

Key duties:

* Serve as a single point of contact for all ICT Architecture-related questions and issues
* Provide thought leadership to partners and stakeholders in determining which ICT Architecture solutions will enable the Council to achieve defined business goals.
* Manage a number of specialist, multi-disciplined employees in accordance with good management practice and human resource policies and procedures
* Forecast and plan capital and revenue expenditure for a rolling 5-year ICT technology roadmap
* Responsible over: Domain Architect (Microsoft and Infrastructure), Domain Architect (Digital Systems and Information), Applications Support and Development Architect, Business Partners
* Work closely with the Information Governance Manager and the Resilience Team (Emergency Planning) to ensure that the ICT Security policy is fit for purpose and aligns to the corporate business continuity planning process.
* Develop and lead the Business Partnering service to ensure the enterprise architecture is aligned to the organisations goals and aspirations and the organisation is fully aware of the ICT Strategy

Please click on the APPLY button to complete your application on the Council’s careers page.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Senior Architect, Architectural Technologist, Architectural Technician, Architect, Architectural Design Consultant, Architectural Technician, Architect, Building Surveyor may also be considered for this role.