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Enterprise Architect

Date: Oct 19, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Grade: C
Job Title: Manager – Enterprise Architect Corporates
Region: London
Service Line: Connected Technology
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KPMG’s Enterprise Architecture practice is a leading independent advisor for Technology Architecture professional services. We help CIOs, CTOs and their management teams transform their businesses and IT services.

Our clients have to develop robust and executable strategies that have to account for the continual development of technology, with current focus being on Digital disruption, exploitation of cloud technologies and progression towards continuous IT.

We help these organisations understand and evaluate their strategic options, build business cases, design the roadmaps and then continually optimise. We also have deeply skilled architects to support this journey and make the path robust.

We are growing our Technology Architecture team to respond to the increasing demand and in particular we are seeking technologists with strategy and/or architecture backgrounds and experience in Enterprise Architecture within the Corporate sector.

Job Description: Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

The Role

• Leading engagements; delivering to time, cost and quality either alone or within a team.
• You will lead the delivery of high quality strategy and technology architecture work.
• Good communication skills and client-facing stakeholder management experience.
• Industry awareness of enterprise architecture methodologies, e.g. TOGAF, approaches to delivering enterprise solutions and market trends.
• An understanding of enterprise architecture principles.
• Experience of applying architecture principles to application, data and / or infrastructure components as part of an overall enterprise architecture.
• Leading and contributing to proposals and sales activity.
• Contributing to the development of a vibrant technology capability.

The Person

• Experience of enterprise architecture in a corporate sector.
• A natural interest in technology, being passionate about the benefits that technology can bring.
• High energy levels, coupled with a desire to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe.
• Experience of providing several of the following: Technical reviews and assessments, IT audits, technical roadmaps, architecture and solution designs, IT sourcing, IT strategy.
• Practical experience in large scale, enterprise wide, complex transformations.
• Experience of using EA tooling

At KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That's why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it's great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities - you'll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career. We're a firm that encourages you to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a role model, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients and our communities.

While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG by viewing our Policy.

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy.

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