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  • Job reference: RMS0219310


  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 14/11/2019
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Assists in the implementation of enterprise-wide architecture and processes that ensures the strategic application of change is embedded in the management of the organization, ensuring the buy-in of all stakeholders. Supports in analysis of compliance between business strategies, enterprise transformation activities and technology directions, setting strategies, policies, standards, practices and KPI activities.

Key Job Accountabilities (Max 10, each unique, exclude generic)

Create, manage and maintain a business operating model that includes information, organizational, process, performance, people skills, economic and systems architecture.
Develop models and plans for the implementation of the strategy, taking advantage of opportunities to improve business performance. Models may cover data, process, invocation, and stipulation of infrastructure capabilities to meet those models.
Develop enterprise architecture in relevance to business, infrastructure and functional areas. Ensure that appropriate tools and methods are available, understood and employed in architecture development.
Evaluate technologies, ways of working and patterns and processes, as directed, to establish their relevance and feasibility for inclusion in the strategy. Identify and evaluate alternative architectures and the trade-offs in cost, performance and scalability.
Maintain an awareness of current and emerging information and communications technologies and identify possible opportunities for the business to be positively impacted by adopting such.
Develop product short-lists and evaluation criteria then uses them in product selection, in accordance with policy and strategy for the selection of solution architecture components. Translate component specifications into detailed designs for implementation using selected products.
Produce specifications of cloud-based or on-premises components, tiers and interfaces, for translation into detailed designs using selected services and products.
Support a change program or project through the preparation of technical plans and application of design principles that comply with enterprise and enterprise architecture standards (including security).
Provide advice on enterprise architecture, including solution development methods and tools, the operational and maintenance aspects of solutions under development, and non-functional aspects of design. Assist in the development of service level agreements and any associated service guarantees. Ensure that relevant technical strategies, policies, standards and practices (including security) are applied.
Advise on the impact of technical exceptions (including requests for changes, deviations from specifications, etc.), and ensure that there is proper technical assessment of all exceptions. Inform project management of major technical issues and makes recommendations on their resolution.
Advise on appropriate technical assurance criteria, and the conduct of quality reviews of technical products. Ensure the adequacy and effective use of quality control procedures in relation to enterprise architecture components.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Bachelor degree level or holds a relevant professional qualification or relevant experience (typically at least 8 years) in a techno management IT and / or business architecture role with a widespread knowledge of IT.
* May have a postgraduate qualification such as an MSc, MBA, or other appropriate business, engineering, scientific or industry qualification.
* Architecture qualification like TOGAF/ Zachman is mandatory.
* Qualification on project management methodologies like PMP from PMI, Prince2 from BCS is desirable.
* Minimum 8 years of experience in communicating with stakeholders at all levels, singly and in groups.
* Experience with the systems development lifecycle and typical problems associated with the implementation and operation of information systems, and has an appreciation of both functional and non-functional requirements.
* Is aware of the IT infrastructure and software development and maintenance methods, tools and techniques.
Is familiar with the IT strategy, policies and standards, and any industry regulations/constraints.

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