Manager, Information Architecture Employment Opportunity – Stanbic Bank

Job Title:   Manager, Information
Architecture

Organisation: Stanbic
Bank

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

About US:

Stanbic Bank Uganda
Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn
owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking
and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking
group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group
ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank
in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of
banking services through two business units; Personal and Business Banking
(PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).

Job Summary:
The Manager, Information Architecture will mainly ensure information
architecture is strategically managed, implemented and enforced in the
organisation, thus supporting the implementation of solutions/controls, so that
data is converted into meaningful information that will enable and steer
effective decision-making. Work with business and technology teams to create
strategic data models and assist in the understanding of the flow of
information across the organisation and liaise with technology teams to define
the information architecture. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Technology and
Architecture:

·       
Identify
user data and information requirements by researching and analysing user needs,
preferences, objectives, and working methods in order to inform an appropriate
architectural landscape.

·       
Plan
information architecture by incorporating the data architecture design and
provide inputs into the holistic data architecture design in conjunction with
required architecture, technology and data teams. 

·       
Operates
across the organisation to establish an overall information architecture
framework and govern the implementation thereof to ensure a consistent
realisation of the business and technology strategies for 3-5 years into the
future.

·       
Asses
systems against the information architecture to ensure system and information
architecture alignment and integration, liaise with relevant stakeholders
should risks or incompatibilities arise. 

·       
Design,
implement and continuously update information structure workflows and
collaborate with internal technology project stakeholders to ensure effective
project delivery. 

·       
Liaise
with and ensure alignment of all information architecture outputs with the
organisation’s overarching enterprise architecture.  

Client:

·       
Translate
strategic business and functional requirements into usable and enterprise
information architecture. Ensure customer experience is incorporated into all
enterprise information architecture designs. Engagement with external
customers, relevant stakeholders within standard bank and other
architects. 

Data:

·       
Determine
how data and information is obtained, labelled and categorised through metadata
standards whilst ensuring that appropriate metadata standards are utilised and
maintained. 

·       
Review
data management artefacts and analytic solutions and ensure that such artefacts
and solutions are viable both within the holistic Information Architecture in
place as well as meet business, technology and user requirements. 

·       
Provide
input into the definition of standards, practice and information structure
development and oversee data maintenance by unpacking data structures. 

·       
Provide
expertise in the comprehensive planning, development and execution for business
data solutions. Provide business with valid, well considered insights with
regards their Data and Information Management construct. 

·       
Provide
input into the design of the data information management lifecycle and manages
the data information lifecycle by identifying challenges and bottlenecks and
review and amend on a continuous basis. 

People:

·       
Liaise
and collaborate with the entire EDO team, providing support to the entire
department for its information architecture needs. Collaborate with subject
matter experts to select the relevant sources of information and translates the
business requirements into information architecture outcomes. Presents findings
and observations to team for development of recommendations.

·       
Act as a
subject matter expert from am information architecture perspective and provides
input into all decisions relating to data engineering and the use thereof.
Educate the organisation on information architecture perspectives on new
approaches, such as testing hypotheses and statistical validation of results.
Ensure ongoing knowledge of industry standards as well as best practice and
identify gaps between these definitions/data elements and company data
elements/definitions.

Risk, Regulatory,
Prudential and Compliance

·       
Ensure
industry legislative and regulatory knowledge is incorporated into solutions
and display a keen understanding of impact and implications to information
framework and how they are to be addressed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Stanbic Bank Manager, Information Architecture job must
hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Programming, Information
Systems or equivalent in any related field

·       
5-7
years of relevant technical IT experience in enterprise / systems architecture;
Data Integrity; IT Applications

·       
IT
Applications:

·       
Knowledge
and understanding of IT applications and architecture.

·       
Knowledge
and experience working with and implementing internationally recognised
frameworks; such as TOGAF, Zachman etc. 

·       
Proven
track record of comprehensive analysis and architectural skills to drive
delivery of architectural constructs and artefacts in line with business
strategy

How to Apply:

All candidates are
strongly encouraged to apply online at the link below.

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