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Enterprise Architect
Premium Job From United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Recruiter: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Listed on: 9th January
Location: Taunton, Somerset
Salary/Rate: £50,041 - £56,363
Salary Notes: + framework assessed Recruitment and Retention Allowance (up to £10k), flexitime & generous benefits package
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TJ9631
Contact Name: United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
   •  Future shaping, strategic and mentoring opportunity
   •  Bespoke world class, office opening Q1 2019
   •  Genuine Flexi-time and collaborative culture

We, the UKHO are a UK government agency who are recognised as the global leader in maritime geospatial information.

About the role
This role represents a rare opportunity for someone to join an established architecture team. As an enterprise architect you will provide expertise & vision to lead the UKHO on its digital voyage from an analogue paper based product provider to one of a supplier of digital data and products.

Our key objective is to become the Marine Geospatial Information Agency.

You will help define the new digital architecture and transitioning the existing landscape to meet the new digital challenges.

You will be working with the strategic leaders and agile teams to define and govern the capabilities and outcomes to springboard this prestigious and historical company into the future.

About you
As an Enterprise Architect will also be responsible for;
Maintenance and development of the architecture framework, including
Enterprise :
   •  Architecture Practice
   •  Architecture Principles and Policies
   •  Strategy Roadmap
   •  Building Blocks
   •  Architecture Governance
   •  Architecture Repository

We are looking for the following, but not limited to, experience: -
   •  Ability to define, maintain & implementing Enterprise Architecture.
   •  Drive the Enterprise Architecture framework.
   •  Evangelise good architecture practice at programme, project and agile meetings.
   •  Show thought leadership in technology, Innovation function & be a visionary leader.

Short-list
   •  Experience of defining, maintaining and implementing an Enterprise Architecture
   •  Maintain and develop the Enterprise Architecture framework to guide technical strategy
   •  Represent and advocate good architecture practice at programme, project and agile meetings
   •  Provide a technology watch Innovation function

Interview
You will be interviewed against the following criteria:
   •  Leadership (essential behaviour)
   •  Developing Self and Others (essential behaviour)
   •  Communicating and Influencing (essential behaviour)
   •  Experience of defining, maintaining and implementing an Enterprise Architecture
   •  Turning business problems into technical design (essential skill)
   •  Understanding the whole context (essential skill)

In return we offer genuine flexible working conditions through flexi-time as well as a collaborative & supportive environment

So, if you are open be based in a in beautiful location, would revel in our new cutting edge building within a superb working environment. We want to hear from you asap!

How to apply and interview process

   •  Completed Equality and Diversity form
   •  Your CV, saved on word

Please click the APPLY button.
Please send by 1st February 2019

Regrettably, when we receive a high volume of applications, we will only contact those selected for interview.

Other information
   •  This is a permanent position which is open to full time, part time and job share candidates.
   •  This is a non-reserved position, and is open to UK, EU, EEA or Commonwealth nationals that have been residing in the UK for the past 5 years.
   •  This position requires BPSS and SC clearance.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme (GIS)

We guarantee to interview anyone with a disability, whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that the evidence you provide in your competency statement must demonstrate that you meet the minimum pass mark, set by the short-list panel, for each criteria listed in the ‘short-list’ section, above. The short-list panel will not be made aware of any individual that has applied under GIS; this information will be processed solely by HR, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.


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