Architecture Design & Delivery Lead

Hancock and Parsons
17 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Architecture Design & Delivery Lead

Recruiting for an Architecture Design & Delivery Lead to join a large Insurance company based in London and Chelmsford (with some travel depending on projects supported).

This is a permanent position offering up to £75-80k depending on experience, with a great benefits package, car allowance of £6,500 and a bonus.

The role

The Design and Delivery Lead manages the team that work primarily on IT projects to ensure the solutions delivered meet current and future business needs.

You would be responsible for ensuring that the team delivers projects that are in line with the IT strategy and target architecture roadmap as defined by the CTO team and the project requirements documents, and ensuring that gaps or challenges to the standard are discussed and passed to the CTO team for analysis/change as appropriate.

The role will co-ordinate planning activities with the project and portfolio managers, and suppliers of resources (both internal and external) to:

  • Provide the right resources to the projects to ensure their success
  • Ensure consistency across all solutions delivered
  • Provision of the right resources on time and to budget
  • To manage the chargeability of the team

Essential Skills

To be considered for this role you must have the following:

  • Experience managing a team/being a team lead of 20-40 is vital for this role. (Contractors and permanent members of staff).
  • Understanding solution architecture standards and principles.
  • Understanding of solutions available in the market.
  • Understanding of IT risk management processes.
  • Have a general understanding of most Microsoft technologies and has had exposure to Waterfall/Agile environment.
  • Management of third parties - especially offshore.
  • Deep understanding of outsource vendor governance and management practices.
  • IT contract & License management and negotiation

If you would like to apply, or know someone who may be a good match, please submit your CV.

Hancock and Parsons Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Hancock and Parsons Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.