Head of IT Strategy & Architecture
IT, Strategy & Architecture
This statement aims to set out the main purpose and accountabilities of the job identified above. It is in no way exhaustive and the jobholder will be expected to carry out any other duties as may be required by their line manager commensurate with their grade/level in the Company and subject to the Company providing any necessary training.
Work with the Head of Strategy & Architecture and the Enterprise Information Architect to refine the Data strategy and the implementation plan across the business
Define and maintain the business data models integrity and completeness, provide advice, guidance and mentoring on its anyone wanting to use the data models and toolset
Key member of the team supporting the development of data foundations of ABP and the roadmap for data exploitation through advanced technologies (AI, simulation, Digital twinning )
Work closely with the Data and Integration Lead to ensure data architectural elements of relevant projects are appropriately covered (especially for master data management, data integration and data analytics).
Support the development and implementation of technical data governance policies within the business
Work with technology partners to design/develop/provide system products that meet requirements and support our Data plans
Skills, experiences, qualifications and competencies
Previous experience of working as a Data Architect at the enterprise level or functional level
Proven experience of developing enterprise data models to support major projects
Experience setting up and managing master data management capability, working with the business to define and manage their data assets and entities.
Influencing skills and ability to work with stakeholders at all levels of the business
Suitable business knowledge gained in a logistics organisation
Experience with defining and implementing Cloud based data platforms e.g. Azure
Strong data modelling skills and use of toolsets and TOGAF
Able to work independently with a strong bias to getting things done. Understand the true value to the business of meeting objectives and timely delivery.
Willingness to travel around the Group as required for specific projects and generally.
Possess a firm belief in the values of customer service and ABP's core values of openness and honesty, teamwork and respect, along with the ambition to make a difference and exceed expectations.
Inquisitive mind, endless curiosity and passion for learning about customers, industries and new approaches to doing things. How end users perform their jobs. Industry challenges and solutions
Experience working with ABP technologies such as SAP, MS 365, Azure
Experience working in logistic organisation is a plus
Experience in IServer, Microsoft Project and any overlay
Experience of working in any one of the operational areas used within the business
Possess a good degree in an IT related subject relevant to this post