Director of Architecture - L&Q Group
Up to £115,000+ package

The new Director of Architecture will join L&Q at a very exciting time of investment, growth and transformation to provide a better service to customers old and new.

L&Q are rethinking how they work. They are seeking an architectural expert to drive and shape technology transformation and digitally enabled change. The successful candidate will be a Senior Leader, able to contribute to the wider Technology and Digital Leadership Team.

L&Q is a regulated charitable Housing Association and one of the UK’s most successful independent social businesses. L&Q have a pragmatic approach; combining strong business sense, sensible, credible standardised technology choices, linked to defined operational outcomes and solid customer service.

The Role

• As a part of the Technology Leadership Team, will work with business and technology stakeholders at every level, shaping and leading substantial technology and digitally enabled change

• Will report into the Group Technology and Digital Director, and lead a team which includes Solution Architects as well as a Data and Integration Architect

• Will maximise the best practice of technology across the business whilst aligning L&Q’s goals and ambitions

• Will drive architectural excellence in business driven functionally through exploitation of digital solutions embracing the full Microsoft solution Stack

The Candidate

• Energetic, flexible and business aligned, whilst able to thrive in an ambiguous environment.

• Effective communicator able to share and embed pragmatic architecture processes, controls and governance into Technology and Digital vision and delivery

• Forward thinking and able to drive innovation, architecture definition, strategy, governance and assurance

• Providing architectural leadership within the broad area of Technology – identifying and recommending new technologies, tools and techniques to translate into robust ‘agile’ delivery

• A cloud and digital native with strong knowledge of Microsoft Stack (Azure, D365, O365, Analytics, etc.)

Closing date for applications: 5th February 2019

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