Architect Lead Contract

Recruitment Contract Architect Lead

Our client is current recruiting for an Architect Lead to work their current Programme.

Reference number: CIPHERL00423

Deadline date:04/05/2012

Contract value:£51,000 – £100,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Capita Resourcing


Description of the contract

Background Our client is current recruiting for an Architect Lead to work their current Programme. This Programme will deliver a reduction in ICT operating costs through the design and implementation of a new ICT Operating Model which will be enabled by a transformed ICT supplier model and any necessary technology transformation. Main Duties/ Responsibilities o Responsible for the overarching architecture to enable the programme and subsidualy projects to migrate from the current commercial arrangements for IT Services, to the Target Operating model. o Engage with the procurement process and other parts of the programme, wider company ICT to specify technical requirements to support the objectives and to assist with the selection of appropriate ICT suppliers o To input technical expertise into service requirements o Develop, validate and review conceptual, logical and physical architectural designs o Manage the architecturally aspects of the target design, policies and standards, working proactively to achieve stable, viable designs, and ensuring consistency of design across Programme within the rest of the client’s Architecture. o Inform management of major technical issues and make recommendations on their resolution. Skills/ Experience Required ESSENTIAL • An Enterprise Architect on large scale and complex estates, with a comprehensive knowledge of data centre hosting environments and solution development / assurance • Design and assurance of test lifecycle and physical test environments • Thorough understanding of cloud based hosting solutions along with SaaS cloud software solutions for large scale estates • Commercial experience of large scale IT service outsourcing • Able to work across mixed and disparate teams and groups • Able to provide expert guidance and opinion • Able to deal with all levels within an organisation • Able manage delivery of a consistent set of Architecture requirements. Formal Qualifications Required DESIRABLE: TOGAF, ITIL, COBIT, MEGA (EA tool)




Classification of the contract

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Estimated length of contract: 12 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Sarah Prodywus

Organisation name Capita Resourcing

Address , SL6 1DP

Is outside UK No


Extension number:


How to apply

To apply for this role, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser; Capita is managing this Contract on behalf of the Client via an approved framework. All interested suppliers, companies and organisations please note; Capita Resourcing is the managed service provider and all contracts will be based on time and materials. Applications should be from the lead individual who is intending to complete the services including a full CV or experience profile which meets the described requirements. Please proceed to application: URL reference Contracts Finder on any application or correspondence. This contract is open for direct supply only, application from recruitment agencies will not be considered – If you would like to register to become a supplier to Capita Resourcing email your details to;