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IT Enterprise Solutions Architect (6-Month Contract)

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A leading retail concern seeks the expertise of an IT Enterprise Solutions Architect to develop, implement and govern Enterprise Solutions Architecture in accordance with the EA strategy and roadmap. This is a 6-month contract.



Contribute to the development of IT Enterprise Architecture frameworks and methodologies.

Provide input to the IT Enterprise Architecture roadmap based on business strategy and retail industry trends.

Contribute to, develop and maintain components of the IT Enterprise Architecture functions of Architecture Governance, IT Portfolio Planning, Business Enablement and Functional Management.

Collaborate with IT counterparts from Project Management, Technical Management and IT Leadership stakeholder groups to deliver solutions architecture for strategic projects and operating plan initiatives.

Lead and mentor project solution architects, technical specialists and business process analysts, as required by projects and operating plan initiatives.

Proactively identify business risks and mitigations based on the IT Enterprise Architecture roadmap to influence the EA strategy and roadmap planning.

Proactively identify business opportunities and benefits based on the IT Enterprise Architecture roadmap to influence the EA strategy and roadmap planning.

Proactively identify, mobilise and deliver IT opportunities for continuous improvements, as input to the IT Operating Plan.

Actively participate in and promote a working group culture within the IT Enterprise Architecture function.



Relevant 3-year tertiary or NQF aligned qualification

Relevant architecture certification

Up to 8 years’ experience in an IT architecture capacity

At least 3 years’ experience in a solutions architecture capacity

Relevant IT experience

Relevant retail industry experience

Deep understanding of enterprise architecture domains of process, application and data

Knowledge of enterprise architecture domains of technology and security

Deep understanding of IT

Retail knowledge

Ability to integrate IT Enterprise Solutions Architecture within a complex business environment

Create structure from complexity

Understanding of project management methodologies

Business acumen

Commercial acumen

Strong facilitation and communication skills at all organisational levels (written, verbal, presentation)

Systemic Thinking

Strong leadership ability

Strong collaboration with internal and external stakeholders


While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.



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