Career Outsourcing Limited (COL) Recent Job Opportunity

Posted on :

14 Jun, 2019

Category :

Architectural Jobs in Nigeria

Career Outsourcing Limited (COL) believes that the most valuable resource in your business is manpower. We strive to keep a dynamic database of seasoned people and place them accordingly. Our core business revolves around Human Resource Services. We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Chief Architect Officer 
Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Department/ Division: ICT
Job Grade: Director
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Job Purpose

  • Work with business and IT Stakeholders, to ensure that the IT Architecture of the organization delivers value, service and sustainability aligned to existing and future business strategy and processes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a holistic view of the organization’s enterprise and solution architectures, processes and information technology assets.
  • Identify and deliver innovative architecture and technology that will increase business value; reduce cost; improve service.
  • Provide strategic vision and direction across the organization to maintain alignment to relevant and applicable advances in technology.
  • Develop, lead and manage a team of IT architects consisting of both internal and external team members.
  • Design and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems.
  • Deliver architectural initiatives that drive revenue and improve efficiency inline with business strategy.
  • Cultivate relationships with IT management.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the organization’s technologies and architectures.
  • Develop and maintain current and planned state architectural blueprints.
  • Develop and maintain a aspirational architectural road map for the enterprise.
  • Communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies.
  • Gain organizational commitment for enterprise level architecture and infrastructure initiatives.
  • Provide architectural direction to Enterprise Architects, Business Architects and Solution Architects.
  • Develop architectural metrics and reports for the executive team, business and IT management.
  • Responsible for Enterprise Architecture with strong focus on IT alignment with business objectives.
  • Managing the Enterprise Data organization
  • Responsible for the creation and management of the Enterprise Data strategy to enable enhanced regulatory compliance, business intelligence and operational efficiencies.
  • Align banks long term strategies and create strategic enterprise investment plan.
  • Create an integrated technology roadmap and portfolio plan for transformation of key enterprise capabilities for growth into a large super regional Bank.
  • Transformation to include cross line of business Sales and Service and Omni channel digital capabilities enabled by a unified data and architectural strategy.
  • Align investments to deliver operational efficiency, regulatory compliance and revenue growth with a singular strategy.

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience of the full Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Some experience in modelling techniques (e.g. UML, OOAD, SSADM, Yourdon etc.) would be beneficial.
  • General technical experience is required e.g. Unix, Oracle, Web developments, ECommerce etc.
  • Integration with External parties.
  • Establishing architecture standards within the specialist discipline of applications/data.
  • Designing and monitoring complex architectures.
  • Providing advice to the business, including offering solutions to business need that meet architecture requirements.
  • Data modelling and database design.
  • A proven track record of delivering business value from IT either by aiding clients to develop and govern their enterprise architecture or by providing solution architecture in response to a particular business need.  Have used architecture tools such as Troux, System Architect, Rational Rose, Casewise, Aris or equivalent.
  • Have a track record with a blue-chip consulting or systems integration firm or as an IT Senior Manager within a leading Enterprise/Organization.
  • To have recognized expertise in one or more of the following TOGAF architectural domains: Business, Application, Data, Technology.
  • Experience in Enterprise Architecture.
  • Good stakeholder management and influencing skills covering colleagues, partners / vendors and project sponsors.



How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] copy [email protected] Using the “Job Title” as the subject of the mail.


 Our client is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.