To lead the program to develop, maintain and govern the IT architecture across the enterprise and ensure that the business strategy, along with any relevant trends, is expressed in the enterprise's architecture design of IT systems. The main goal of this role is to facilitate the conversion of strategies into action and facilitate change in a way that maximizes the value associated with the change. The role is also responsible for defining the enterprise architecture design and review process, as well as for leading the integration of these processes with other related business and IT processes. The person appointed will report to the Senior Consultant: Data & Analytics. Define the enterprise architecture strategy that is aligned to the business strategy and IT strategy.Establish the enterprise architecture function.Define, implement and monitor compliance to enterprise architecture governance.Ensure that all technology is fit for purpose and approved prior to adoption in the organisation by overseeing the evaluation and selection of hardware and software product standards, as well as the design of standard configurations.Analyse the ICT environment to detect deficiencies and recommend improvements.Lead and facilitate the creation of governing principles to guide information, technology, and solution decision making for the enterprise.Perform research on the IT industry and market trends to determine their impact on the enterprise and make appropriate recommendations; and Perform architecture design and analysis for all technology activities and consult on all ICT projects to fit them to the architecture, as well as determining requirements to change the architecture to accommodate project needs.Other Key Competencies:The candidate must demonstrate the following skills and attributes: good information gathering; judgment and problem analysis skills; ability to follow instructions and procedures, teamwork; ability to evaluate; provide recommendations and implement third party solutions; ability to prioritise and perform multiple tasks in time-critical situations.FSCA is committed towards increasing the representation of marginalised groups in line with its Employment Equity Plan. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Please note that correspondence and communication will only be conducted with short listed candidates and that the FSCA reserves the right not to appoint if a suitable candidate is not identified.
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