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Head Of Solution Design
Reference: 2093
Location: London / Scotland 
Job Type: Permanent 
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00

Head of Solution Design needed for a Worldwide end user

Within the role you will be responsible for creating and delivering an ongoing, long term IT solution design vision and strategy across the domains of applications, technology, digital and security in line with Group Information Systems requirements, in order to deliver effective IT solutions.

Duties within the role include:

• Determine the long term roadmaps (3 years forward) for technology, applications, digital and security to support the business and Information Systems strategy.
• Control the technical design authority. Approving application, digital, network, security and end user computing solutions. Has veto rights and ultimate decision-making authority over proposed technology and application designs and solution design within Business Systems.
• Maintain the live solution design to ensure continuous improvement and alignment with business need. Providing guidance and direction on suitability, cost-effectiveness, performance, resilience, interoperability, operability, portability, scalability, flexibility, security and maintainability of technology solutions. Ensures technology debt is identified and plans in place to reduce / remove.
• Translate the target solution design and roadmap for all key stakeholders to ensure that the technologies deliver maximum benefit to the business. Presenting to the business is business language and gaining stakeholder support as appropriate.
• Formulate the overall solutions investment budget across Business Systems, including strategic program investment and ongoing infrastructure renewal, maintenance and upgrade projects and authorises the selection of major components of the technology solution.
• Accountable for the establishment, promotion, adoption and compliance of all aspects of the information security policy.
• Shape and define global and regional strategies as a member of groups such as the Global Technology Council and regional Digital Capabilities group.
• Collaborates with GIS in developing and implementing global strategies, policies and standards for security and solution design to safeguard information and infrastructure.

For this exciting opportunity you will need:

• Solution design development, including applications and technology, in a global organisation. (SAP included)
• Experience delivery of significant application or technology change program in a multi-national organisation (SAP included)
• Experience in SAP Solution Design is essential
• Leadership of senior teams.
• Management of significant project capital budgets.
• Leading contribution to IT or business strategy and commercial experience
• Demonstrated experience in coaching, training and development of staff.
• Capability to understand and translate business requirements into IT developments and improvements.
• A track record in delivering innovation.

For further information and a full job spec please apply via this advert or simply contact Edward Carter Solutions 01268 444444

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