MTN Nigeria is the leading telecommunications company in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Core purpose of the JobArchitectural lead & Visionary for Business & Solutions (Business Applications) architecture across the value chain. Job SummaryCarry out research to determine the structure (architecture) of proposed systems and provide insight into new and enhanced technologies to increase efficiency and reduce costs for MTNN.Determine and lead the development of Business & Solutions architecture strategiesResponsible to ensure that changes and enhancements to business applications are fully optimized, along with information and technology, in support of the business strategy i.e. Strategic- IT business Alignment.Ensuring that the Enterprise Architecture is aligned with the business strategy throughout the cycle of innovation, planning and delivery.Also responsible for translating strategy into initiatives, identifying who will need to be involved, and what their departments will need to do to deliver the initiatives also will coordinate how these initiatives will build and how the projects will support one another to deliver the goals that drive the strategy.Determine overall modelling standards, guidelines, best practices modelling techniques & approaches for business & solutions architectureResponsible for Business Capability mapping of all IT applications and platforms.Develops a road map of all portals and Business applications and determines any implications in the MTN environment –Develop short -and long-term plans for each existing platform, working with the external focus team.Assists in guiding definition of the technology environment and the deployment of Customer Management, Portal technology and self-service features, as well as capabilities inherent in the software licensed.Provides architectural, landscape design, and big picture oversight for development of new or enhanced websites, interfaces, and portals.Engage with other functional units and actively participate in IS projects.Assist in validating the design with the stakeholders to ensure that the design satisfies the requirements.Collaborates with the other Architects and the external focus team to ensure that all data definitions, mappings, and changes are properly coordinated with business portals.Continuously seek self-professional development to sharpen skills and capabilities in a versatile and evolving digital landscape. Foster active collaboration and relationships with employees across all levels and divisions. Job ConditionsNormal MTNN working conditions.May be required to work extended hours Note: Multiple applications are not allowed.