Enterprise Data Architect - Insurance / FS

80000.00 - 95000.00 GBP Annual + GBP80000 - GBP95000/annum Bonus (10-20%), Pension, Medical, et
17 Mar 2017
01 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Enterprise Data Architect - Insurance / FS | GBP80k - GBP95k + bonus/bens | London (city)

One of the UK's leading brands in insurance and wider financial services are currently embarking on a number of major IT transformation programmes which involve defining, designing and implementing a completely new data strategy within their core insurance business. As result they are now looking to recruit a Lead Enterprise Data Architect to join the growing team and take ownership of the complete data architecture definition and design, through to implantation.

The company in question are in the midst of major change from an IT perspective and the role of Enterprise Data Architect represents a true opportunity to complete shape and influence the company`s whole data strategy and IT architecture. Reporting directly into the newly appointed Chief Architect, you will work closely with business leaders to identify both immediate and long-term priorities across the data space, while also gaining support and influence for major data changes. The role sits in a challenging and change adverse department and requires not only a highly experienced and technology led individual but one with a strong personality with the ability to persuade and challenge the norm.

In order to be considered for the London based Enterprise Data Architect role you will have:

- Extensive Data Architecture experience within a large scale, blue-chip environment (ideally Insurance or FS)

- Strong and broad data architecture background

- Experience across both architecture design, strategy and implantation

- Very strong stakeholder management and influencing skills/experience

- Experience in dealing with directors and CxO level stakeholders

- Very strong communication skills

- Experience within the insurance or wider FS sectors would be beneficial

Personality wise you must be a highly confident and forward thinking problem solver, with a real ability to gain support and influence senior level executives in what is a challenging environment. You will be pragmatic and dynamic in approach and be open minded to new and innovative technology advances. You must also be driven and motivated by pushing the boundaries and making change happen.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take full ownership of a complete data strategy for one of the biggest FS brands in the UK, in a period of significant changes and development. You will have the chance to have a real impact on the firms future data landscape and be a key decision maker in their overall IT strategy moving forward. For a full overview of the role, company and projects please send your CV immediately