Business Architecture Lead

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Date: 20 Sep 2023

Location: DUBAI, AE

Company: ENOC

Job Title

Business Architecture Lead


Job Purpose

Proactively and holistically leading or supporting EA activities that create deliverables that guide business models, people, process, organizational change, and investments in response to disruptive technology forces and toward achieving targeted business outcomes. Establishes and manages the enterprise business architecture practice including framework, standards and guidelines for business capabilities, functions, processes and organization design and Ensures that the respective components and elements are interlinked, and all aligned with organization strategy objectives and corporate governance principles.

Principal Accountabilities

•Develop and maintain the architectural vision and the strategic technology planning and ensure that the respective business models are interlinked, and all aligned with organization strategy objectives and corporate governance principles.
•Focus, assess and analyze the business strategy and targeted business outcomes and clarifying strategic intentions in identifying the business outcomes, exploring implications, impacts and risks; and addressing stakeholder questions.
•Establishes and manages the enterprise architecture practice including framework, standards and guidelines encompassing:
oBusiness architecture
oArchitectural governance
•Develops and maintains the enterprise blueprint for business models, people, process and organizational change.
•Ensures technology governance as per the EA standards by contributing in the development, review and enforcement of enterprise architecture policies, standards and procedures in coordination with other functions and business units. 
•Manages and maintains a holistic view of the business models, people, process and organizational change.
•Manages the development of architecture transition using capability based-planning techniques or other well-known techniques to achieve the to-be state, in cooperation with projects portfolio management and strategy and planning units. 
•Identifies and drives opportunities to simplify and leverage the existing tools/assets and resources across IT.
•Develops and maintains the development of the business architecture models and principles.
•Promotes the use of shared architecture components and systems to reduce costs, reduce implementation time and improve information flow between various systems.
•Participates and effectively contribute to the efforts of researching, studying, evaluating, and contributing to RFI/RFP/RFQ content and technical requirements.
•Manages the transformation and change management planning for business architecture and models.
•Participates and effectively contributes in the benefits realization measurement and management process for GIT.
•Participates and effectively contributes in the identification of real and potential risks emerging from organizational structure or process changes, technologies, or new activities to appropriately devise strategies that turn these risks into opportunities.
•Explores new and emerging technologies to create strategies to adopt these technologies and position GIT as an enabler to ENOC’s business units.
•Participate in the development and review of GIT’s KPIs and targets in line with the developed technology strategy.
Stakeholder Management 
•Build strong relationships and working collaboratively with internal/external stakeholders and customers to achieve objectives.

Additional Principal Accountabilities


•Bachelor's degree in business, information systems or related discipline
•Master’s Degree is preferable.
•Professional Architect Certificate, such as: TOGAF
•Preferred professional certifications: (e.g. PMP, COBIT, ITIL…).
•10+ years of Information Technology and/or business experience.
•4+ years of relevant working experience. 
•Working experience in multiple industries (e.g. Oil & Gas, Energy, Utilities, Retail, Government…) is preferable.
•Working experience in enterprise business architecture management.
•Working experience in developing technology strategies and roadmaps.
•Working experience in digital transformation, change management and process redesign methods
•Working experience in new technology trends (e.g. IoT, Blockchain, Big Data, AI…)
•Knowledge and understanding of different types of business and operating models (existing, new, emerging and hybrid)
•Knowledge in all aspects of designing and constructing business processes, functions and organizational structures
•Knowledge of finance, accounting, valuation and metrics development are preferable
•Statistical and information analysis skills (a plus)
•Good knowledge in project management methodology
•Good knowledge in portfolio management practice.