||Walgreens Boots Alliance
||15th January 2018
||Walgreens Boots Alliance
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To be successful in this role, you will need to operate at all levels, be able to work with developers and operators through to senior executives, providing guidance and expertise on a wide range of technologies. You will be a versatile individual who understands the wider business needs and is backed by many years of experience in running very large IT operations for high-transaction environments.
We are looking for: 1. relevant experience in an Enterprise Architecture role or Enterprise IT Strategy function, preferably with current experience in Cloud and Connectivity. 2. Proven management experience using global / culturally diverse teams. 3. Proven experience of onshore, offshore, nearshore IT operations. 4. Extensive experience of software quality methodologies. 5. Proven skills in IT security extensive awareness of current security trends. 6. Relevant experience of managing the cost of IT operations and the impact of IT operations on the wider business 7.Relevant staff management experience 8. Apart from being degree educated in an IT or science subject
About the role
This Enterprise Architect role is co-accountable for the overall strategic technology architecture direction for the Infrastructure, Network, Cloud, Connectivity and End User Computing domain which supports multiple businesses in the WBA Retail International and Pharmaceutical Wholesale organizations and developing the technology vision and defining and setting the strategy. Responsible for developing the roadmap for execution against the strategy; developing / leading the application architecture governance processes.
The job holder will ensure technology platforms can evolve to support a high performance and scalable environment and are reliable, secured and maintainable for a global enterprise. While this role is UK-based and focused on specific businesses of WBA, the technology direction must be co-developed with the global Enterprise Architecture organization and designed to work in tandem with the technical architecture of the US-based Service Delivery & Infrastructure organization.
Travel is required to other locations, including Chessington and Nottingham, and at times to other locations in Europe and in the USA
***Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants. If you have not been notified of the outcome of your application within two weeks of applying, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. ***
Walgreens Boots Alliance is the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. Our purpose is to help people across the world lead healthier and happier lives. We have a presence in more than 25 countries and we employ more than 400,000 people. The company is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail with over 13,200 stores in 11 countries as well as one of the largest global pharmaceutical wholesale and distribution networks, with over 390* distribution centres delivering to more than 230,000 pharmacies, doctors, health centres and hospitals each year in more than 20 countries. In addition, Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of the world’s largest purchasers of prescription drugs and many other health and wellbeing products.