Senior Manager, Enterprise Architecture

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Job Title: Senior Manager, Enterprise Architecture

Roles and Responsibilities

Tactical:

  • Provide input in the definition of IT policies, projects and service levels.
  • Provide input in the development of the Enterprise Solution/Application strategy and plan in line with overall IT strategy and the company’s needs and objectives.
  • Assist the Director, IT in communicating the division’s strategic direction and objectives to Enterprise Solution unit.
  • Coordinate the development of policies, processes and procedures for the design, deployment and integration of customer’s Enterprise Solutions/Applications.
  • Keep abreast of global and local best practices as it relates to the team/ function’s activities.
  • Continuously review the unit/ team’s activities, make recommendations for improvement and implement approved improvement initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the team.
  • Identify required resources, personnel, funding to achieve the unit/ function’s strategy.
  • Establish and maintain relationship with key internal and external stakeholders.  

Operational:

  • Liaise with user departments to determine the Enterprise Solution/Applications needs of the organization.
  • Ensure alignment of identified Enterprise Solutions/Applications with the customer’s business and IT strategy.
  • Coordinate detailed preliminary review of new/proposed Enterprise Solution/Application, to determine alignment with customer’s business and IT strategy.
  • Oversee the identification and documentation of user requirements for new Enterprise Solutions/Applications.
  • Coordinate the documentation of Request for Proposal/Request for Quotation for new enterprise solution based on user requirements.
  • Participate in the evaluation and selection of vendors for deployment of Enterprise Solutions/Applications.
  • Oversee the solution development life cycle, ensuring compliance with specified standards, procedures and methodologies.
  • Liaise with Program Managers to coordinate the development and implementation of project plans and timelines, to meet Enterprise Solutions/Applications needs.
  • Oversee user acceptance testing and go-live of new Enterprise Solutions/Applications in liaison with relevant business teams.
  • Oversee post implementation review of deployed Enterprise Solutions/Applications and ensure timely and effective resolution of issues.
  • Provide support and expertise in the deployment of off-the-shelf software applications.
  • Ensure adequate user training on new Enterprise Solutions/Applications.
  • Ensure adequate post-implementation support for deployed solutions in liaison with user support team.
  • Coordinate continuous evaluation of system performance in order to ensure continuing relevance of Enterprise Solutions/Applications provided.
  • Oversee deployment of patches and upgrades to installed Enterprise Solutions/Applications.
  • Manage relationships with third party IT vendors/suppliers.
  • Keep self and teams abreast of business process changes and proactively identify and develop solutions to ensure optimization of technology in business processes.
  • Implement the function’s work programs and plans in line with agreed upon procedures and guidelines.
  • Manage inter-functional relations to ensure synergy across the various departmental functions
  • Provide leadership and guidance to team members and manage subordinates’ performance towards the achievement of overall team objectives
  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the Director, IT.