Enterprise Solution Architect (IT, Change, Global)

Streamline Connections
London (South)
£75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Package
13 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Enterprise Solution Architect (IT, Change, Global) Leading Insurance company based in the City. They are currently seeking a strong Solutions Architect with a well rounded enterprise experience from an Insurance or consultancy background to join their diverse team. The purpose of the Solution Architect role is to guide, design, challenge, recommend and monitor IT application solutions developed in-house or by an external provider. He/she must ensure that the solution meets high quality standards, has functional and technical integrity, is sustainable, minimises effort, and is aligned to overall strategic application and architecture strategy. General Description Collaborate with the rest of IT and its partners to design effective solutions Directly lead the design process to produce high level solution designs and Key Design Decision documents for critical initiatives Review and endorse solution designs, and other deliverable, proposed by third party solution providers for the smaller initiatives Peer review solution designs and key design decisions produced by other architects Assist solution design by leveraging extensive business, system and application knowledge and experience Advise and /or collaborate with third party service providers to ensure that all IT designs are commercially viable, deliver appropriate business benefit and are achievable within customer timeframes Work with stakeholders and third party suppliers to continuously improve, and promote the use of the Gated Governance Framework Essential Requirements for the successful Solution Architect Able to deliver high quality end to end solution architectures, underpinned by business process, data and enabling technology infrastructure. Excellent documentation skills - both at a detailed and summary level. Able to work with business stakeholders and project resources to develop options and gain consensus around key design decisions. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to work with and present confidently to all levels of the organisation. Experience of working within large change programmes delivering business critical systems and processes. If you are a Solution Architect with Application / Development experience from an Insurance / Consultancy background get in touch Enterprise Solution Architect (IT, Change, Global) Due to the high volume of CV responses for this role, we may not be able to contact all applicants. If you have not heard back from us in 5 working days, we would encourage you to contact the consultant directly. Information contained in this email is intended for the use of the addressee only, and is confidential. Please notify the sender immediately if received by error. Streamline Connections Ltd cannot accept liability for any errors or omissions in the contents of this message, which may arise as a result of e-mail transmission. Please note Streamline Connections Ltd may monitor, analyse and archive email traffic, data and the content of email for the purposes of security, legal compliance and staff training. Streamline Connections Ltd is registered in England (Registration Number 4792516). The registered office is Clockhouse Court, 5-7 London Road, St Albans, Herts, AL1 1LA This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66889337