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Principal Capital Projects Architect

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Recruiter: AWE
Listed on: 17th May
Location: Berkshire
Salary/Rate: £55,500 - £80,000
Type: Permanent

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As the Principal Capital Projects Architect you will provide thought leadership for the IT elements of our Capital Programmes, working closely with the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Business relationship Managers (BRMs) to understand the business goals and create strategies, architecture roadmap, and other artefacts to ensure we meet our business objectives.

This role is suitable for Architects with a background in data, networks or other disciplines who have experience engaging in large capital construction projects and are looking for an opportunity to take a leadership role.

Salary from £55,500 - £80,000 per annum

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year including bank holidays, plus every other Friday off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

You will:

  • Understand the current and future business needs of the organisation and determine how these can be best supported by the IT infrastructure.
  • Identify and promote ideas for improvement in the organisation's current and future IT estate
  • Develop and maintain relationships with senior representatives from the organisation's strategic partners and key suppliers.
  • Lead technology selection and procurement processes as part of our capital building programmes, including the development of business cases and cost estimates.
  • Participate in and support the operation of the IS Architecture Review Board.
  • Support and deliver high quality and timely output to the MOD customer as required.
  • Maintain awareness of industry methods and techniques for IT Architecture in new and refitted facilities and make recommendations for their adoption where appropriate.
  • Contribute to the development of the Architecture Team, including coaching and mentoring of individuals and tasking of 3rd party resources.
  • Become an expert and lead in the strategy and delivery of IT for Capital Programmes.
  • You will be part of a growing Architecture team which is committed to delivering value for the business through excellence and innovation. Our focus is to deliver value from our IT estate and to drive continuous improvement of it.