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Enterprise Architect Service Manager



Title: Architecture Service Manager | Surrey | Permanent | Financial ServicesPurpose of your roleAs an architecture service manager, you will ensure the smooth running of the Enterprise Architecture function by managing all of the non-technical and operational activities.As a member of the Global architecture team you will also have input into the evolution of the practices and models across the different regions and offices in which the various architects operate from.You will have a good understanding of how enterprise architecture functions run and a view of the stakeholder engagements that are needed to make it a success.Experience and Qualifications RequiredCore and soft skillsBusiness administrationPublishing and communicationsVisual story-telling, narrative generationPeople ManagementStakeholder managementA strong understanding of workings of an EA functionExceptional interpersonal skills with the ability both to influence other leaders in both IT and business unitsFlexible and positive attitude, openness to change;Excellent analytical and technical skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsExcellent planning and organizational skillsKnowledge of financial models and budgetingExperience of working with global teams located in different geographies and time-zonesKey ResponsibilitiesStrategyForecast architecture demand and develop supply strategies to meet it.ArchitectGovernanceOrganise governance meetingsPrepare papersRecord and publish minutes and decisionsFollow-up on actionsLibrarianMaintain a library of architecture artefactsEnsure that artefact owners are notified when artefacts are due for reviewLeadLead a small team that provides administrative / functional support to the EA function.The individual will also be responsible for ensuring that the Service owners of the core processes/ operations for different process categories/types. The role will also involve managing and reporting operational priorities and statistics to Service Delivery Lead and client team.He/ She has accountability to maintain quality and service standards in support of the contracted Service Level Agreement and to identify, recommend, and implement operational efficiencies / innovations to drive continuous improvement in the execution of processes. Additionally, he/she will also be responsible to determine and generate reports, analyse outcomes and communicate results.InnovateIdentify and recommend opportunities for continuous improvement for the Enterprise Architecture operating ModelOwn and continually develop the DashboardOwn and manage the Architecture Portal.DeliverCommunicationsInternal communicationsExternal communicationsLiaise with delivery leads to manage EA supply & demand, including project engagement, capacity planning and recruitmentKPIs & ReportingTrack EA metricsCreate management reports as required.FinanceLead the annual financial planning process in support for the chief architect McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Posted 13 days ago

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