Insurance - Head of Architecture
Location: City of London
Employment Type: Contract / Contract to Permanent
Initial Duration: 12 Months
Our client, a leading Lloyd's Market Insurer is looking for a new Head of Architecture. Primarily you will be accountable for the Architecture roadmaps for all domains and ensuring alignment with overall Business and IT Strategies. My client is seeking an individual who has experience within the insurance sector (including General and Life insurance).
·Timely introduction of innovative solutions to achieve defined business benefits within agreed time-scales.
·Ensure consistency of Architecture principles, frameworks and methodology is applied across the current Project Portfolio.
·Define Architectural roadmaps, as well as chair and run the Technical Design Authority.
·Responsible for recruitment and career development of Solution and Domain Architects.
·Scope any customer and 3rd party engagements, with attention towards clear and well-defined objectives and success criteria.
·Own the overall technical engagement process, and help ensure a timely and successful delivery of value.
·Responsible for the overall architectural vision within the IT team.
·Insurance sector experience essential, ideally within the Lloyd's Market.
·A broad view of business to create and maintain roadmaps for all architecture technologies and be able work with the business to define new requirements and manage priorities.
·Able to provide expertise and guidance on principles to the whole Architecture team to produce documentation and support for project delivery teams.
·Previous track record of growing and leading technical teams would be highly advantageous.
·The right person will be highly technical and analytical.