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ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE MANAGER

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Date: 14-Nov-2021

Location: DUBAI, AE

Company: ENOC

Job Title

Enterprise Architecture Manager

Business

ENOc - SSC

Job Purpose

Leads and drives proactively and holistically leading enterprise responses to disruptive forces by identifying and analysing the execution of change toward the desired business vision and targeted outcomes. Establishes and manages the enterprise architecture practice including framework, standards and guidelines and ensure that the respective business, application, data and technology elements are interlinked, and all aligned with organization strategy objectives and corporate governance principles. Lead enterprise architects and technology SME's to create, manage and maintain IT architecture models to attain to the organization's strategic objectives and goals and manages the transition of the strategic architecture capabilities in a systematic, efficient, sustainable, and an agile manner using international best practices,

Principal Accountabilities

Strategy/Governance
Leads the development of the architectural vision and the strategic technology planning and ensure that the respective business, application, data and technology elements are interlinked, and all aligned with organization strategy objectives and corporate governance principles.
Lead enterprise architects and technology SME's to create, manage and maintain IT architecture models to attain to the organization's strategic objectives and drive the enforcement of enterprise architecture practice and standards across ENOC.
Operational
Establishes and manages the enterprise architecture practice including framework, standards and guidelines encompassing:
o Application architecture o Content and data architecture o Infrastructure architecture o Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) o Information Security Architecture o Architectural governance
Develops and maintains the enterprise blueprint including business, applications, infrastructure, data and security
Ensures technology governance as per the EA standards by leading the development, review and enforcement of enterprise architecture policies, standards and procedures in coordination with other functions and business units.
Leads the definition of the vision, mission and goals and recommend change for the major transformation programs/projects.
Manages and maintains a holistic view of the organization used technologies on all levels.

    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.
Actively contributes to increasing the exposure within ENOC to new ideas, ways to leverage technology and new trends in the technology market to foster innovation.
Identifies and drives opportunities to simplify and leverage the existing tools/assets and resources across IT.
Manages and maintains the development of the Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) reference architecture for all related services and integration standards, 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.
Leads the efforts of researching, studying, evaluating, and contributing to RFE/RFP/RFQ content and technical requirements.
Manages the transformation and change management planning for all architecture vision components and target state architecture
Participates and effectively contributes to the IT portfolio management practice including framework, policies, procedures and processes.
Participates and effectively contributes in the benefits realization measurement and management process for GIT,
Participates and effective'y 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.
Exp'ore new and emerging technologies to create strategies to adopt these technologies and position GIT as an enabler to ENOC's business units.
Review and endorse GIT's KPls and targets in line with the developed technology strategy and with coordination with Strategy & Governance Head.
Financial Management
People and Talent Management
Stakeholder Management

Experience

    Education
Bachelor's Degree in information technology, computer science, computer engineering from a recognized university.
Master's Degree is preferable.
Professional Architect Certificate, such as: TOGAF
Preferred professional certifications: (e.g. PMP, COBIT, 'TIL...).
Ex erience
13+ years of Information Technology experience. 5+ years of relevant working experience.

    Working experience in multiple industries (e.g. Oil & Gas, Energy, Utilities, Retail, Government...) is preferable.
Working experience in enterprise architecture management: business, application, data, infrastructure, security and SOA
Working experience in developing technology strategies and roadmaps.
Working experience in digital transformation and change management.
Working experience in new technology trends investigation, study, proposal and implementation (e.g. IOT, Blockchain, Big Data, Al...)
Excellent knowledge of system development lifecycle methods and standards with hands on experience in various methods: (e.g. waterfall, iterative, agile, V Model...) Excellent knowledge in project management methodology Excellent knowledge in portfolio management practice.