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Enterprise Architect | Director/Senior Manager | Technology Consulting | Advisory | Dublin/Cork

PwC

Line of Service Advisory Industry/Sector Not Applicable Specialism Technology Strategy Management Level Director Job Description & Summary About PwC Technology Consulting

Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Technology Strategy

Management Level

Director

Job Description & Summary

About PwC Technology Consulting

At PwC, we recognise the opportunities that can be achieved when we embrace what technology has to offer. Our Technology Consulting team are dedicated to leveraging technology in order to solve complex business problems for our clients. We work with Ireland’s largest organisations across a wide range of industries including financial services, healthcare industry and the public sector. With PwC, you will get the opportunity to work with clients along the entire technology lifecycle, from developing IT strategy through to system implementation.

As a Director / Senior Manager you will be responsible for leading the enterprise architecture service offering within PwC’s Technology Consulting team.

Key responsibilities and activities include

  • Leading the winning and delivery of enterprise-level technical solutions across Architecture domains (Applications, Infrastructure, Integration, Security, Data etc)

  • Work within the broader PwC Technology team to provide comprehensive and tailored technology solutions to clients

  • Act as a technical SME to develop solutions and strategies to solve complex technical challenges

  • Lead the creation and maintenance of strategic roadmaps, principles, standards and reference architectures

  • Work with IT executives to define, understand and document the IT strategy and desired IT capabilities, iterate new IT capabilities into the future state technology architecture in support of the business strategy

  • Develop and maintain the technical architecture structure from business capability to applications to data

  • Provide deep technical knowledge and guide Solution Architects to ensure compliance with enterprise and functional area strategic roadmaps

  • Align with Portfolio Management and verify budget and resource commitment to support roadmaps (via architecture dependencies and prioritisation)

As a Director in PwC, you will be expected to also:

  • Lead business development activities to identify opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Develop market awareness of PwC’s technology brand and service offerings

  • Continue to develop industry relationships and your PwC brand

  • Lead, train, coach and supervise a small team of technical resources

  • Lead the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Lead a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Partners

  • Lead the financial management of clients

  • Establish strong working relationships with senior business, technology and change management stakeholders, in the capacity of a trusted advisor on Architecture matter

  • Establish strategic alliances, and lead joint ventures with key IT suppliers and business partners

  • Communicate the practical implications of architectural decisions, issues and plans to executive, business, technical delivery and IT management stakeholders

Requirements

  • 15+ years experience in solution design and technical delivery with at least 2 years in an architecture or related role (eg Solution Architect, Design Authority)

  • Experience presenting technology architecture artifacts at Exec / Board level.

  • A broad understanding across all architecture domains with an in depth knowledge of multiple architecture domains e.g. application, data, integration or infrastructure. Certification in an Enterprise Architecture framework eg TOGAF practitioner would be an advantage

  • Demonstrated ability in documenting and socialising your solution design and conducting review and challenge sessions before presenting your solution design at governance fora.

  • Professional services experience preferable

  • Market facing experience in terms of identifying and winning new work

  • Experience in establishing and leading relationships with clients, vendors and service providers.

  • Strong communication skills for senior client C-suite conversations and for PwC and media activities. Demonstrated ability to interact with and influence senior stakeholders and technical stakeholders.

  • Experience with large scale IT strategy development across at least two industry sectors

  • Experience mentoring junior team members and managing day to day activities of the team

  • Demonstrated ability to Identify new opportunities and solutions

  • Knowledge of key technology trends (e.g. RPA, AI, Blockchain) and how technology can be used to solve business problems of our clients

  • Ability to work with various sector teams e.g. Financial Services (Banking, Insurance, Asset Wealth Management etc.), Public Sector, Technology, Retail etc.

Why you’ll love working for PwC (Benefits)

We want you to love every minute of your career. But we get it: each stage of life comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you with a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. There’s something for everyone. Here’s just a flavour:

  • A competitive compensation package with a defined career path

  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan

  • Subsidised healthcare insurance

  • Wedding leave and gratuity, paid maternity leave, new parent leave;

  • Flexible working arrangements

    • “Everyday flexibility”: Supporting our staff to be productive and have a balance between their working and personal lives.

    • “Hybrid working”: A blended arrangement that allows working from home and in the office depending on business, client and team needs

    • “Flexible Friday”: A 3pm finish on Fridays through the Summer and ahead of bank holidays

  • On-site gym and shower facilities, fitness classes and wellbeing services

  • On-site restaurant, shop, dry cleaning service and great coffee in our excellent coffee shop

  • Commitment to digital transformation. All our employees attend our Digital Academy Training

  • A dedicated team of Learning and Development professionals who work tirelessly to deliver an evolving training framework. It’s our goal to continuously develop our employees’ technical and professional skills

  • Training is centred around the “PwC Professional” our global leadership framework. It focuses on developing your core skills to become an authentic and inclusive leader for all levels

  • You’ll be paired with mentors to help you develop your skills, diversify your experience and support you in achieving your career goals.

  • We’ve over 3,000 people working in PwC Ireland and we hire over 300 graduates every year along with 300+ experienced hires so there is always lots going on with different societies and social events and you can get involved in as many or as little as you want.

  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is really important to us also and last year we were certified to the Business Working Responsibly Mark. The Mark assesses best in class corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability and looks at leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in areas such as; employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community and we are one of only 29 companies in Ireland to achieve this.

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