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Senior Enterprise Architect

Date: 23-Jan-2023

Location: SG

Company: IHiS

Role and Responsibilities
The Snr Enterprise Architect determines and develops architectural approaches and solutions, conducts business reviews, documents current systems, and develops improvement recommendations. He/She takes ownership for the most important and complex projects and is involved in the development of policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of IT within the organisation. He contributes to the planning of the overall organisational IT strategy and presents feasibility analysis on potential future projects to management.
He effectively synthesizes diverse enterprise needs and perspectives, and is able to put forth original and fresh ideas, solutions and recommendations. He possesses superior leadership and communication abilities and is able to influence key stakeholders.
Develop Enterprise Architecture Strategy
• Develop the overall enterprise architecture strategy
• Develop a roadmap to transition current state architecture to a future state enterprise architecture
• Design the enterprise architecture to support the IT strategy
• Provide high-level directions to set-up the enterprise systems
• Communicate the overall strategy and enterprise architecture to ensure support by all stakeholders 
• Drive alignment of enterprise architecture strategy and design with  the overall business strategy
Implement the Enterprise Architecture roadmap
• Synergise the portfolio of systems and programmes to evaluate their relevance to the Enterprise Architecture roadmap
• Oversee the transition of current business practices and processes to enable delivery of appropriate solutions
• Orchestrate the portfolio of programmes to execute the enterprise architecture design
Manage stakeholders
• Garner buy-in and support for the overall enterprise architecture strategy
• Influence business stakeholders to shift priorities, resources, and budgets to align with the enterprise architecture roadmap
• Build strong partnership with business and IT stakeholders to create ownership to achieve the drive enterprise architecture goals
Set standards and governance for the enterprise architecture
• Set-up an Enterprise Architecture governance framework
• Facilitate the formation of Enterprise Committees that drive the architecture reviews, development policies, standards and guidelines for processes
• Drive the architecture governance forums to align to the enterprise architecture roadmap
Manage Department
• Oversee department management including budgets, forecasting, work allocations and   staffing
• Develop staff through ongoing coaching, mentoring and career discussions
• Define common goals, direction and accountability among staff
• Drive effective performance management practices within department in accordance with company policies and procedures

Requirements / Qualifications
Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, although consideration will be given to experience and certifications in lieu of degree.   
The successful candidate must be able to analyze and articulate the recommended enterprise architecture strategy, anticipate stakeholder concerns and obtain buy-in. To support this ability, the successful candidate needs to have:
•        Minimum 8 years of relevant working experience
•        Demonstrated leadership in at least two architecture domains.  Examples of domains:  business process, mobile, online, batch, integration, analytics, security, infrastructure.  
•        Experience in health care information systems would be highly regarded but not essential.
•        Experience with IT transformation or execution of multi-year IT road maps is an advantage.