Enterprise Architect

London, United Kingdom

Job Description


Overview:
We’re Kingfisher. You might know us as B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot or Koçtaş. We’re made up of 79,000 passionate people, call 1,302 stores home and operate in 10 countries. That’s right, we’re big, but we have ambitions to become even bigger and even better. We want to become the leading home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world!

Kingfisher Group Technology supports every brand and every individual user across our global business. That’s huge, and that’s not all – we’re simplifying the way we work by streamlining and improving our systems and technology, across every part of our business.

The enterprise architect works as part of the business leadership team, developing and maintaining the overall architecture roadmap for a number of business and technology areas. They have a clear understanding of the business vision and strategy and are responsible for identifying and analysing the execution of change to achieve these.

The Location for this role can be flexible - we currently have offices in Southampton, London and Yeovil. We can also consider flexible working/reduced hours. Responsibilities:
First and foremost, as Enterprise Architect you will work alongside the leadership teams to resolve implications of the business and IT strategies on the existing IT Landscape. You will:

  • Be accountable for a core technology domain, such as HR, Finance, Corporate, retail, or stores.
  • Research, innovate and drive the definition of 3-5 year architectural visions and roadmaps in the domains for which you’re accountable.
  • Work across the organisation to holistically review, prioritise, and align these for all banners and functions.
  • Support the articulation of business benefits and outcomes, and then the creation of business cases that bring these to life.
  • Ensure sponsorship and partner engagement, and drive communication of these strategies, visions, and roadmaps across the company.
  • Develop and maintain documentation of the as-is architecture landscape (overall view on IT capabilities).
  • Assess, review, and mitigate risks of the as-is architecture (compliance) and ensure these are addressed within the roadmaps.
Qualifications:
To be successful in this role, you will have experience gained across a wide range of IT-related fields (planning, analysis, development, operation & service management) with the knowledge and understanding of the role of Enterprise Architect and key architecture domains.

You will have experience working with 3rd party solution providers including consultancies.
You will also have a demonstrable understanding of how technical aspects of IT work with the ability to communicate and engage effectively, clearly and concisely across all stakeholders and audiences.

As Enterprise Architect, you will have strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a real passion for delivering excellence.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our global business. In return, we provide an inspirational working environment, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to grow your career.

Interested? Fab, we can’t wait to hear from you. We’re committed to equal employment regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity, or veteran status.

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  • Job Id
    JD1711066
  • Industry
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  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
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  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Education
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