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Head of Enterprise Architecture - IT / Insurance / Financial Services / Technology in Gauteng - CA Global Group

CA Global Group

CA Global Headhunters is an international recruitment and staffing company with an in-depth focus on Recruitment in Africa. We recruit talent of the highest standard across African Sectors in Mining, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Banking, Finance, Legal, Insurance, Commodities and Agriculture. As the African markets further grow and develop, our skills and expertise simultaneously grow too, ensuring that we deliver the best service for both clients and candidates. Our extensive candidate network built up over 8 years comprises the most diverse, skilled and experienced candidates.

We have access to resources, networks, and relationships globally which enable us to understand our clients’ cultures, operations, business strategies and industries. With our Head Office in Cape Town, South Africa and partner companies in Mauritius, Mozambique, Angola and China we are always on par with new technologies and trends which assist us in sourcing the best talent. Whatever stage of the project life-cycle, we can effectively put forward the right candidates with the right skills. Recruiter from sector Human Resources, located in Western Cape, From 501 to 1000 workers

    About this job ad 3 November

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  • City of Johannesburg, Gauteng
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  • Reference Number: DAG00
     
    Job Description:
    A leading local short-term insurance and financial services organization is seeking a Head of Enterprise Architecture to translate all business and technical requirements in line with group’s strategic business focus.
    Responsibilities: 
    Alignment of IT strategy and planning with company's business goals.
    Optimization of information management through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities
    Strategic responsibility for the company's IT systems.
    Promotion of shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve information flow.
    Ensure that projects do not duplicate functionality or diverge from each other and business and IT strategies.
    Work with solutions architect(s) to provide a consensus based enterprise solution that is scalable, adaptable and in synchronization with ever-changing business needs.
    Risk Management of information and IT assets through appropriate standards and security policies.
    Direct or indirect involvement in the development of policies, standards and guidelines that direct the selection, development, implementation and use of Information Technology within the enterprise.
    Build employee knowledge and skills in specific areas of expertise
    Develops and implements user-training programmes.
     
    Requirements: Qualification and Skill
    A bachelor's degree in the preferred field of study in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or other IT-related area, Finance, Accounting, Business or related.
    10+ years of Enterprise Architecture experience or key leadership roles with in IT.
    5+ years of experience as a technical leader of large IT programs, solutions architecture, or enterprise architecture.
    Experience designing or executing architecture governance, designing large scale distributed systems, developing technology roadmaps, and performing current state architecture assessments.
    Experience in developing and rolling out enterprise architecture standards.
    Experience in establishing IT standards based on industry best practices and implementing them across the enterprise.
    Basic knowledge of financial models and budgeting with the ability to estimate the financial impact of information system.
    An understanding of the Short Term Insurance or Financial Services Industry (Advantage).
    Hands-on experience with design and implementation of Solutions.
    Understanding of the advantages, pitfalls and costs of applications and technologies as well as integration of various technical platforms.

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No

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  • Head of Enterprise Architecture - IT / Insurance / Financial Services / Technology in City of Johannesburg, Gauteng

  • Recruiter

    CA Global Group
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

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