Manchester, Greater Manchester
£600.00 - £700.00 per day
6 months ago
Your role is to lead and drive the design, implementation, development, support and monitoring of policies, procedures, frameworks and approaches. Ensure that we have enabled our IT to support the achievement of strategic and operational objectives through a focus on quality, value for money and innovation whilst providing organisational assurance.
Key Role Accountabilities:
*Establish, develop and maintain an architecture framework, and corresponding guidance and standards to ensure compatibility and interoperability between new and existing systems
*Address key stakeholder concerns and ensure the integrity of the chosen architecture, police the compliance to the Enterprise and Technical Architectures (including applications, data, hardware and networks), Security Policies; Procedures and Provisioning
*Work with the ICT Security Manager to determine applicable security principles and procedures across ICT
*Ensure all ICT systems meet processing, storage and network capacity requirements, as well as network provisioning, to meet the ever evolving business needs in a cost effective and timely manner;
*Be responsible for the range and structure of technologies required to deliver the full suite of ICT services. This includes the systems as well as the supporting infrastructure components; and work with the Head of Service Operations to set up an ongoing audit for core ICT services
*Ensure Technology Landscape is fit for purpose and has value for money
*Provide direction and manage the Technical Architectural with the design and specification of the technical infrastructure components
*Define and manage Systems Roadmap Planning and Implementation
*Previous experience working in the public sector/local authority.
*Prince2 Practitioner level or equivalent in a structured project management methodology
*Significant knowledge of the relevant legislative framework and professional standards both within the ICT industry and in particular to a local authority.
*Experience of enterprise architecture, including the following disciplines: business analysis, applications/systems engineering, data/information architectures and technical architectures.
*Experience of system architecture development, portioning of functionality among applications and components and applications interfaces/ interoperability concerns.
*Practical experience of one or more architecture frameworks and any associated architecture development methods, including TOGAF certified or equivalent.
*To work flexibly including out of hours as required meeting customer demand and service demand