KCB Senior Manager Enterprise Architect Jobs in Kenya

KCB Senior Manager Enterprise Architect Jobs in Kenya

The holder of the role will be responsible for providing a technology governance framework and set of standards to enable acquisition, development and deployment of IT solutions &services that maximize interoperation, re-use, minimize duplication, optimize se of IT assets, reduce incidents on service and overall simplify the IT environment across the Bank. The role will report to the Head of Group Enterprise Architecture.


  • Lead the enterprise architecture governance and compliance processes to ensure all areas of the organization are architecture and implementing solutions that adhere to the defined guiding principles and defined architecture roadmaps.
  • Deliver an enterprise architecture framework that drives technology, solutions development standards and provide common approaches for integration across enterprise applications, processes, and data leading to architecture artifacts, frameworks and patterns to be used as references by the development teams across the organization.
  • Creation and recommend for approval the governing principles to guide EA decision making by collaborating with the extended architecture community.
  • Govern processes and solutions and ensure that the defined Enterprise Architecture taxonomy is leveraged by the enterprise.
  • Evolve the Enterprise middleware state by continued adoption drive for SOA through setup & improvement of a SOA Governance Reference Model and roadmap.
  • Lead analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise architecture.
  • Develop guidelines and standards that will direct and inform how Information Technology investments will be evaluated for compliance with the Bank's Enterprise Architecture.
  • Align and rationalize technology decisions and investments and develop a catalogue of approved technologies for the Bank.
  • Publish periodic reports on Enterprise Architecture compliance, progress, compliance issues, and provide guidance on the treatment required to achieve compliance.
  • Provide and maintain a repository for all EA artefacts including procedures, standards and tools and continuously guide on their consumption and measure adoption.
  • Provide guidance for the IT Change Management through standardized methods and procedures for efficient and prompt handling of all changes to control IT environments leading to reduced impact and incidents upon service and alignment/adherence to Enterprise Architecture.
  • Performing analysis and evaluating internal and external business drivers that may influence change in the enterprise target architecture.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or related field of study.
  • Professional qualifications such as TOGAF,
    ITIL Foundation.
  • Project Management is added advantage.
  • 10 years progressive experience in Information Technology.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in at least two IT disciplines such as enterprise architecture, application architecture, application development, middleware and SOA in a multi-tier environment.
  • At least 5 years’ experience with Operating systems (Windows, Unix).
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a leading formal enterprise architecture framework.
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments.
  • Knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture.
  • Familiarity with graphical modeling approaches, tools and model repositories.
  • Knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture.
  • Ability to balance the long term (big picture) and short term implications on individual components and projects.
  • Ability to liaise with all levels of management and subject matter experts across the industry and within the organization to drive adoption of Enterprise Architecture.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.

    How to Apply

    The above position is demanding role for which the Bank will provide a competitive remuneration package to the successful candidate. If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the criteria given above, please log in to our Recruitment portal and submit your application with a detailed CV.

    To be considered your application must be received by Friday, 9th August 2019.

    Qualified candidates with disability are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

    NB: In the event that you are invited to interview for any positions, we will require that you provide us with the following documents:-

  • National I.D.
  • KRA Pin Card
  • Birth Certificate of self
  • Passport Photo (White Background)
  • NSSF Card
  • NHIF Card
  • Police Clearance Certificate (less than 5 Months old)
  • Academic and Professional certificates, including official transcripts
  • Certificates of Service from previous employers as applicable

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