Our client is a leading National retailer with its IT and Operational headquarters established in Cape Town.
They are looking to appoint a recognised authority in supply chain technologies, with in-depth knowledge of supply chain management and extensive experience with supply chain management Architectures, Migrations, and Implementations including experience of various supply chain management vendor solutions (e.g. JDA, SAP, etc.)
As the Domain Architect you will strategically advise on and drive the supply chain strategy that underpins all business solutions, creates the architectures for these platforms, and architecturally lead the realisation of the architecture roadmap into the target state.
Extensive subject matter knowledge of supply chain is essential, including Supply Chain Management, Demand & Supply Planning, Merchandise Planning, Allocation and Replenishment.
Functional objectives of the role will include, inter alia, the following:
* Consult on the Supply Chain Strategy, develop supply chain roadmaps and reference architectures, and governance technology selection in support thereof. * Develop and maintain an understanding of the technology strategy and business priorities for supply chain management in the enterprise. * Provide architectural oversight and guidance to development teams to ensure high-quality technical solution designs during the detailed design, build, test, and deploy phases that conforms to architecture principles and standards. * Develop the business' supply chain management landscape roadmap and blueprints in line with the strategic business direction * Maintain, socialise, and enforce supply chain management standards, keeping technology stakeholders up to date with changes in the technology standards highlighting potential impact to the enterprise. * Serve as the supply chain solution architecture and design authority for all project and operational stakeholders, and ensure architecture quality across all solution platforms enabled by supply chain technologies. * Detect critical deficiencies in supply chain management architectures and recommend improvements. * Provide expert supply chain guidance, ensure solution architectures and designs are in line with the supply chain strategy and technology standards, and conduct architecture and design reviews as part of the Architecture Review Committee. * Contribute to solution architecture and design standards and SDLC governance requirements: * Define a framework for Solution Architecture and develop the policies and procedures and templates to guide and govern the Solution Architecture processes. * Develop and maintain solution architecture principles and quality compliance criteria to guide technology decisions. * Develop and set solution modelling standards and guidelines. * Define a set of metrics to measure and report on the performance of the various solution architecture processes.
Minimum experience and qualification requirements include:
* Degree in Information Systems (BSc Computer Science or similar) * Architecture Framework Certified (TOGAF, ZACHMAN) * 15+ years working experience within the IT industry * 5+ years delivering well-architected complex enterprise-class systems * 5+ years Supply chain management technical experience and understanding of the current supply chain management requirements * 10+ years' experience with supply chain management in the domains of Supply Chain Management, Demand & Supply Planning, Merchandise Planning, Allocation and Replenishment * 5 years strong understanding of solution architecture, enterprise architecture frameworks, reference architectures, information, and communication technologies, and business application patterns
On offer is an attractive reward package and an exciting, progressive and driven work environment. To discuss this opportunity further, please contact Allan Pike on 021 531 2015. Please make application directly online before COB on 12 February 2021.
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