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Head of Enterprise Architecture

  • £75000 - £85000 per annum
  • Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
  • Permanent
  • ICT & Digital Technology, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

Head of Enterprise Architecture

Up to £85000



Hybrid Working - on-site as/ when required (3 days per week max)

Excellent Benefits

Sellick Partnership are currently assisting in the recruitment of a Head of Enterprise Architecture for an organisation based in Sunderland. This is a permanent role with hybrid working, excellent benefits and the opportunity to create and shape a newly formed function within the organisation.

Responsibilities of the Head of Enterprise Architecture include:

  • Lead the leadership team, Systems managers, product owners and various distributed delivery teams through transformation and optimisation initiatives
  • Tailor the IT strategy and enterprise architecture of the organisation
  • Design and govern the implementation of all architectural principles and practices within the organisation
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, analysing long and short-term requirements, and ensuring the function aligns with best practices whilst being scalable and secure.
  • Facilitate alignment between business and IT
  • Monitor and assess the performance, risks and benefits of the enterprise architecture and initiate improvements and changes as needed

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in driving and delivering technological change against a background of organisational transformation
  • Extensive relevant working experience in a similar role in a highly regulated and complex industry.
  • Familiarity with enterprise architecture tools, related graphical models, and frameworks
  • Associated certificaton such as those from the Certified Enterprise Architect Professional (CEAP), The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF®) or The Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Excellent communication skills at a strategic level
  • Strong stakeholder experience

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short-listing. Alternatively, should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Adam Burgess in our Newcastle office for a confidential discussion.

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Adam Burgess Senior Manager

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