Lead Enterprise Architect (TA)

Closing date for applications: 19/08/2022
Specialist role
Technical Architect
Summary of the work
The Enterprise Architect role co-ordinates the development of architectural requirements and leads the population/development with coherent and consistent architectural views. The individual is responsible for establishing the scope of the enterprise in question, setting down architectural principles and vision and for ensuring the rigour and integrity, together with associated deliverables.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
1 year with the option to extend for a further 1 year period ( 1+1)
East Midlands
Organisation the work is for
Leicester City Council, Digital, Data and Technology
Maximum day rate
Please specify required day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
• The individual will work with other DDaT team members including Business Analysts, Product Managers, Technical Architects, Solution Architects, Procurement, Development and operational teams. • The individual will report to the LCC CIO. • DDaT is a new team that is developing over the next few months and the individual will provide significant guidance as it grows.
What the specialist will work on
1. Develop an Enterprise Architecture strategy and identify enabling platforms to facilitate the consolidation of various line of business applications.2. Identify, recommend and implement common CRM, Case Management, Orchestration, Portal and Data platforms.3. Develop an LCC Enterprise Architecture capability.4. Create corporate Technical Requirements to ensure all DDaT procurements (Buy) and developments (Build) meet with existing or establish new architecture standards.
Address where the work will take place
Leicester City Council, 401 Anstey LaneLeicesterLE4 0EJ
Working arrangements
The role is primarily home-based with a requirement to meet one a week at Anstey Lane offices. The role could be undertaken on a part-time basis e.g. 2-3 days per week.
Security clearance
Not Applicable
Additional terms and conditions
All day rates must include expenses.
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Transparent - the ability to transfer skills to internal DDaT technical staff. -Collaborative - to engage and bring other service areas along with the DDaT strategy. -Nurturing - the ability to develop an effective internal DDaT Architecture capability. -The ability to simplify highly technical subject matter for a less digitally-aware audience. -Strong facilitation skills.
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 65% Cultural fit 10% Price 25%
Essential skills and experience
  • Implementing common Corporate CRM and Case Management platforms using components of Microsoft Dynamics and Power Platform
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics and Power Platform; including Dynamics 365, Customer Service, Portals, Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents
  • Implementing orchestration to support the development of micro-services
  • Experience of helping customers manage siloed data across multiple systems to build analytics, insight and AI capabilities
  • Experience of migrating key siloed data to shared platforms in the most cost-effective manner
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Other Microsoft applications and infrastructure including SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, and Azure
  • Experience of identifying key features from Microsoft releases which could be of benefit to the organisation

Closing date for applications: 19/08/2022

Lead Enterprise Architect (TA)

Closing date for applications: 19/08/2022

Specialist role:

Technical Architect


East Midlands


Leicester City Council, Digital, Data and Technology

Maximum day rate:

Please specify required day rate

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