Our client, an industrial leader located near the belgian boarder, is actively looking for its new Head of Enterprise Architecture on a permanent basis, to manage their Solution Architects and define their technology roadmap and standards.
Your next key responsabilities : - Owning the global business transformation roadmap as one key element to achieve challenging strategic targets -
Steering the global business transformation program across all BUs and enabling functions throughout all phases of the harmonization journey (initiation, planning, design, implementation, roll-
out / migration) - Ensuring program success together with the Vice President IT Transformation by leading the global program organization of 120 team members, incl.
external partners - Running the global program on a day to day basis with the help of a dedicated PMO, e.g. in-time, in-
budget and in-quality delivery of results, tracking and management of program status to Steering Committee (CEO / ELT members), manage dependencies across workstreams and beyond, manage risks, issues and key decisions -
Establishing and owning future business process framework / "Enterprise Operating System" (EOS) based on cross-BU and cross-
region harmonized end-to-end processes, e.g. Idea-to-Product, Plan-to-Produce, Order-to-Cash, Record-to-Report, Source-to-
Pay - Ensuring sustainable standard processes across BUs and regions by ramping-up a reliable process governance and establishing strict rules for process deviations ("sale-
or-jail" approach limits deviations to strong revenue and legal cases only) - Continuously tracking business case / results of the tremendous investment to establish a "best in class" process / IT environment -
incl. rationalization of "legacy" processes and applications - Ensuring integration with other strategic initiatives (Engineering optimization, LEAN manufacturing, etc.
To succeed in this strategic role, you have : - At least 10 years of relevant work experience leading Enterprise Architecture teams -
Very strong architecture skills with a proven track record in delivering architectures using conceptual, logical and physical views -
Deep knowledge and experience in application development / integration as well as infrastructure architecture - Solid knowledge in enterprise resource planning (ERP), manufacturing execution systems (MES), IoT platforms, CyberSecurity, and data management / business intelligence (EDW, Analytics, ETL, Big Data, master data management) -
Strong vision and solid experience in cloud, SaaS, PaaS (ideally Azure) including hybrid or multi-tier environments - Solid understanding of web and mobile technologies -
Solid understanding of SDLC and apps delivery automation - Knowledge in enterprise architecture modeling (UML, Archimate) -
Ability to convert business requirements into reliable solution architectures easily understandable and scalable over time -
Ability to take the high level as well as the detailed level view in strategic thinking - Excellent communication and presentation skills (both written and oral) -
Fluent in English, written and verbal - Master's degree in Computer Science or engineering preferred - Experience within an automotive / manufacturing business, supply chain, or logistics companies -
IT Certifications (ITIL, TOGAF) - Commitment to global travel (30% of the time) is required