Partner with senior business unit leaders to develop & update IT architecture to support the digital strategy and roadmap.
Identify new digitally-enabled business models and successfully adopt relevant digital technologies & innovations to transform the business.
Keep abreast of current issues in the digital landscape (consumers, competitors, technologies, etc.), evaluate their applicability to business goals and operational requirements, and more importantly ensure that the IT architecture is flexible and nimble to support these goals and requirements.
Lead the architecture group (technical and infrastructure architecture) to review technical solutions and standards.
Responsible for overall architecture for key IT systems e.g. e-Commerce, mobile, analytics etc.
Ensure all aspects of enterprise architecture facilitate / support our overall digital strategy
At least 5-8 years of relevant IT architecture experience, preferably in an end-user consumer e-Commerce transaction environment.
Degree in Computer Science or Business Systems or equivalent
Minimum of 3 years in a leadership role with staff management experience
Direct experience in leading the successful implementation of big data analytics
In-depth experience in software architecture, information / data architecture, big data analytics architecture and implementation, e-Commerce and mobile implementation.
Proven track record of success in developing IT architecture and its successful adoption in the business.
Experience in developing holistic technical digital strategy across business units. Strong drive for result.
Strong and effective communication, negotiation and influencing skills