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