Enterprise Architect job in Bristol at Wincanton

Enterprise Architect

Company: Wincanton

Location: Chippenham UK

Date Posted:May 04, 2018

The RoleA newly crearted role; the Director of Enterprise Architecture will play an integral role in building a holistic view and roadmap of Wincanton’s technology strategy, processes, and information technology roadmap.You will partner with both business and technology groups to ensure that the proposed technical solutions not only align with the company’s overall objectives, but also ensure that both groups enable and drive each other to meet the needs of the company’s mission and visionYour duties:Builds the long-term strategic roadmap for all IT systems architecture incl digitalAligns IT strategy and planning with the company’s business goals and objectivesSeamlessly integrates business and service strategy into enterprise architecture roadmapPartners with business and technology subject-matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technological solutionsLeads the design and modeling of tactical architectures for delivery, development, and support of projectsPartners with other solution architects to provide a consensus based scalable and adaptable architectural solutionDevelops and maintains policies, standards, and guidelines to ensure that a consistent framework is applied across the companyPromotes the use of a shared infrastructure and application roadmap to reduce costs and improve how information flowsManages and facilitates a review board to evaluate project proposals for architectural fitCirculates roadmaps to align IT priorities with business partner needsYou:Ability to “think big” and challenge conventional wisdom regarding technology refresh and hypeStrong leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groupsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong project management and organization skillsDemonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholdersComfortable with ambiguity and willing to take principled bets on new technologyAbility to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate IT standards to meet business requirementsYour experience entails building enterprise architecture roadmaps, you successfully designed, integrated and managed complex infrastructure solutions (VMware, Citrix).You can demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application and systems engineering and have experience with business processes and performance modelling. About UsWincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.Note to recruitment agencies: we prefer to recruit direct, but we do have a Preferred Supplier List for when we need a helping hand. We’ll be in touch if we need you.By applying you agree to Wincanton’s terms of use, click here to review:  View full job description
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