Head of Enterprise Architecture
Nursing and Midwifery CouncilEmployer of the Week
Salary: £78,802, plus benefits
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Our vision is safe, effective and kind nursing and midwifery that improves everyone’s health and wellbeing. As the professional regulator of more than 725,000 nursing and midwifery professionals, we have an important role to play in making this a reality.
Our core role is to regulate. First, we promote high professional standards for nurses and midwives across the UK, and nursing associates in England. Second, we maintain the register of professionals eligible to practise. Third, we investigate when nursing or midwifery care goes wrong – something that affects less than one percent of professionals each year.
To regulate well, we support our professions and the public. We create resources and guidance that are useful throughout people’s careers, helping them to deliver our standards in practice and address new challenges. We also support people involved in our investigations, and we’re increasing our visibility so people feel engaged and empowered to shape our work.
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About the role
We are looking for an exceptional individual who can provide strategic leadership and play a key role in the development and delivery of the IT and Data Strategy, and in ensuring that data and technology enable business transformation. The Head of Enterprise Architecture will work closely with the CIO, senior leaders and our external partners, to ensure technology requirements are developed as part of a wider business process design which will improve the customer experience and the experience of colleagues working at the NMC.
The role will be required to lead the definition and validation of architecture principles and standards, as well as defining the technology solution and environment roadmaps to ensure capacity and scalability, as demand and usage evolve within the business. We need an experienced individual to lead adherence to the architecture strategy, principles and framework throughout IT, and also communicate architecture and IT standards to all stakeholders.
We are looking for a highly motivated individual with the following key skills and experience:
Devised comprehensive architecture for enterprise scale, digital services and initiatives that deliver capacity, performance and system availability improvements that ensure business targets are met or exceeded.
Demonstrated success in delivery of change programmes that meet and exceed business objectives, within scope, timeline and budget
Demonstrated success in building high performing technical teams.
Experience of successful implementation of Microsoft Dynamics solutions
Creatively interpreted strategy and translated emerging trends and technologies to deliver innovative solutions which might impact or benefit the organisation
Experience of working within TOGAF/Zachman or similar frameworks
Why work for the NMC?
Our people are at the heart of everything we do. We aim to recruit the right people in the right places and we value the contribution they make to the success of our organisation. In return, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. To find out further information, please look at our benefits page.
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Closing date for completed applications: Sunday 5 December 2021 at 23.59
Interview Date: Thursday 16 & Friday 17 December 2021
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Interviews will be held on a virtual basis and this will include a video interview, and possible telephone interview and/or on-line assessments. Again, all details of this will be given to you if you are shortlisted for the role.
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Screening and Vetting
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