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Enterprise Architect - Healthcare

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    IT Architecture

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  • Salary:

    £550 - £600 per day

  • Contact:

    Roddy Coltart

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months +

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Enterprise Architect - Health and Data Standards required. An Enterprise Architect - Health and Data Standards is required by Montash's client, a leading technology company working in the healthcare sector, on an initial three month contract in London. Please note, you must come from a public sector healthcare background.

The Enterprise Architect - Health and Data Standards will have the following skills:

  • In depth knowledge of Hospital Systems (either clinical or non-clinical or both).
  • Knowledge and use of enterprise architecture tools and models.
  • Awareness of NHS strategies, goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of the principles of:
    • Data architecture.
    • Application / system / solution architecture.
    • Technical / Platform architecture.
    • Infrastructure and network architecture.
    • Security architecture.
    • Integration architecture.
    • Business architecture.
  • Awareness of the non-functional environment for clinical systems (physical working locations, 24/7 operations, information governance, legal requirements, etc.).
  • Effective time management and prioritisation.
  • Wider financial / contractual processes within the NHS.
  • Strong commercial and business acumen.
  • Has experience of vendor management and negotiation.
  • Contract negotiation and agreement.
  • Project and programme management planning and organisational skills.
  • Analysis and evaluation tools for specification gathering.
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills - servant leadership, collaboration, facilitation, and negotiation skills.
  • Emotional intelligence - self-awareness, confidence, ability to manage conflict, empathy.
  • Communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a way that non-technical people may understand.
  • Knowledge of IT governance and operations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application, and systems engineering.
  • Knowledge of financial modelling as it pertains to IT procurement & investment.
  • Customer service orientation.

The Enterprise Architect - Health and Data Standards will have the following experience:

  • Experience as an enterprise architect or other senior other architectural discipline.
  • Experience working with senior management and their staff.
  • Experience affecting major change to healthcare business processes.
  • Experience affecting major change to non healthcare business processes.
  • Experience of implementing projects in an OGC governed environment (PRINCE2, MSP).
  • Board level presentations, documentation and briefings.
  • Expert knowledge and application of a wide range of recognised Development Methodologies (e.g. Agile, SCRUM, RAD, SSADM, MOSCOW Analysis, Time box developments, DSDM) with a proven track record of successfully implementing these in large complex organisations.
  • Substantial architectural solutions design experience within an organisation that uses a structured design methodology.
  • Proven ability to initiate creative design solutions that solve business issues.
  • Architectural dependencies (data, integration, process).
  • Exposure to: Microsoft enterprise tools (e.g. SharePoint Dynamics, BizTalk, SQL Server, .NET etc.) and Messaging Services HL7, XML.
  • Exposure to: Cisco network design, data-centre design, virtualisation technologies, telephony and real-time communication systems (such as bleeps).
  • Full IT service lifecycle exposure.
  • Experience managing a team of intellectual and committed individuals in a complex and versatile working environment.
  • Effective engagement with senior stakeholder groups.
  • Experience of managing a variety of large, complex projects - scheduling and planning skills important.

If you meet the above requirements, please apply immediately.