Introduction

 

This role will ensure the organisation data is captured, stored and securely accessed and controlled through appropriate mechanisms, to enable and promote a next generation data-centric organisation.

Duties &Responsibilities

 
  • Support the Enterprise Architect by enforcing adherence to IT and data standards, policies and governance frameworks; execute the long term EA roadmap
  • Identify information needs, types of content crucial to business operations and prioritise; Identify and implement KPIs to continuously measure quality, improvements, uniqueness and timeliness of data to ensure continued achievement of business goals
  • Educate business and IT on data, information and analytics policies and governance where appropriate
  • Lead business and IT initiatives to improve the quality of information and data to enable agile business decisions based on high quality information and data
  • Setup and run appropriate information and data architecture governance forums
  • Support data strategies are driven throughout the organisation and through appropriate stakeholders
  • Create and maintain information and data architecture strategy and roadmap; conceptual, logical and physical data models; metadata models; data lifecycle views; data quality; data profiling and master data architectures
  • Define architecture frameworks to support and enable multi speed deployment with effective management controls
  • Champion data driven decision making to guide strategic business decision making
  • Ensure alignment of data and information architecture roadmap and strategies to organisation needs and business imperatives
  • Provide consultancy services to assist business and IT team during RFI; RFP, project scoping.  Project budgeting and high level conceptual design

DesiredExperience & Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s degree in Information System or similar

Certified to an industry recognised architecture standard e.g. TOGAF or equivalent DA model and supporting processes (preferred)

5 or more years in a Data Architect or similar role (required)

5 or more years’ operational management experience (advantageous)

Background in information and data architecture; application development

Experience in data warehousing and mining (required)

In depth knowledge of relevant technologies; data modelling(conceptual, logical and physical levels); business process modeling, data analysis and profiling, data quality; master data management;

Experience in innovation and digital transformation (preferred

SKILLS

Understanding of information / data on business performance; measurement capabilities and decision making

Excellent strategic and tactical planning capabilities – proven experience in managing relationships with business leaders and external vendors

Understanding of the system development life cycle, requirements, design and test techniques

Broad technology knowledge and understanding of current and emerging technologies and market trends

Strong communication skills in multiple formats and able to articulate complex concepts

Ability to identify and setup performance metrics to drive behaviour and continuous improvements

Strong negotiation, interpersonal and teamwork skills

Ability to work under pressure in stressful situations, work to tight timelines on multiple initiatives simultaneously

Interested?

 

We receive an overwhelming response to our adverts and it is not possible for us to speak to each applicant.  Therefore, your CV will be doing your talking, so please make sure your CV and introduction clearly shows how you match the requirements of this role.

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