Enterprise Architect for an MNC in Lagos Nigeria

Enterprise Architect for an MNC in Lagos Nigeria

TOGAF Certified


systems engineering

Customer service orientation

Our client is a Nigerian multinational financial institution, that offers Online/Internet Banking, Retail Banking, Corporate Banking, Investment Banking and Asset Management services, with its head office in Victoria Island, Lagos.

The bank has has 231 branches, 17 Cash Centres, 18 e-branches, 41 Express locations and more than 1165 ATMs in Nigeria. It has subsidiaries in Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda,  and the United Kingdom.

They are looking for an experienced Enterprise Architect for its Head Office in Lagos, Nigeria
Job Responsibilities / Key Result Areas (KRAs)
- Define target architecture as integral part of the IT strategy that supports the business needs.
- Lead and promote the benefits of a defined and well thought through architecture and practices across Information Technology and the business.
- Create business architecture models that reflect the Bank’s strategy and goals
- Periodic review of group wide IT architecture design.
- Future proofing of IT architecture to meet future business objectives from a risk angle. 
- Regularly review the target architecture to ensure it is consistent with business's changing needs and technology opportunities.
- Create and manage IT strategic objectives and multi-year plan
- Manage delivery of partner services
- Conduct research in trends to find ways to improve operations
- Assist in developing periodic management reports 

Job Requirements (Qualifications/Certifications/Experience/Skills etc.)
- University Degree (B.Sc.)
- TOGAF Certified
- Interpersonal and leadership skills – collaboration and negotiation skills.
- Very strong communication skills – spoken, written, presentation and facilitation.
- Knowledge of the banking and financial services for which the enterprise architecture is being developed.
- Knowledge of IT governance and operations
- Extensive experience with enterprise architecture best practises and goals
- Project and program management planning and organizational skills
- Knowledge of financial modelling as it pertains to IT investment
- Systems thinking - the ability to see how parts interact with the whole (big picture thinking) with comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering.
- Time management and prioritization
- Customer service orientation
- Technical writing skills

Department: Technology / IT Division

Job Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Contract Type: Full-Time, Permanent


  • Job type

    Full Time
  • Industry

    Banking and Finance
  • Location

    Lagos, Nigeria
  • Pay

    Not Disclosed
  • Ref:

  • Position Closed
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