Partner - Enterprise Architecture

Partner - Enterprise Architecture

Location : United Arab Emirates


The Company

Our client is a leading consulting firm focused on digital strategy, tech platforms and cybersecurity.

Present in 18 countries across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, they empower their customers to transform their business and unlock the future, by combining Strategy, Design, Data and Platforms.


The Management Consulting Business in the Middle East

They operate in the Middle East with a BU that counts over 500 people.

This unit supports its clients, large enterprises, SMEs, and institutions, in developing their IT and Digital Strategy, as well as their transformation programs of their core business and of the IT.


Position overview

The executive in this role will have the responsibility to carry out and develop the entire Enterprise Architecture offer: Business Architecture, Applicative / Integration Architecture, Information Architecture, Infrastructure Architecture.

In today’s tech-advanced world, soft skills of facilitation and communication are very crucial: an Enterprise Architect needs to develop these to meet challenges in order to make Enterprise Architecture a real business partner.

He/She brings an Enterprise Architecture approach to its efforts to address business issues and define IS / Digital strategies, providing in-depth expertise on IT strategy topics, with proven sector knowledge (eg Energy, Retail, Insurance, Banking).

In charge of the Business Development targeting CIO’s (or CEO’s for mid-market).

Accountable for the development on its own offering, he/she will be delivering the missions at C-Level, supervising the delivery teams.

Carrying out a Thought leadership activity to contribute to the influence of the firm, he/she will ensure the development of consultants' skills and contribute to the recruitment of new talents.

The Executive is responsible for the CIO Advisory business.



The position reports directly to the Head of the Management Consulting Division.



  • A demonstrated responsibility for a similar scope in a Tier 1 firm.
  • An ability to combine technological expertise with its consulting value
  • Have deep knowledge of the emerging technology trends enabling the digital transformation, in terms of best practices and players and key contributors to the whole Ecosystem.
  • A personal network of decision-makers within major accounts (CIO, IS Strategy Manager, Cloud Manager) which allows new assignments to be undertaken in 3/6 months
  • Strong experience in organizational transformation, employee experience and change management
  • An ability to attract a “cluster” of consultants specializing in people & change themes.
  • Offers experience in managing a P&L with a focus on growth and animation of teams, rolling out new businesses and leading organisations of a comparable size
  • A well-rounded executive with the ability to deliver strategic but a hands-on business vision.
  • Well-organized used to work and influence in a “soft” matrix environment and to deal with ambiguity
  • Proven experience in dealing “tough but fair” with works councils
  • Fluent in English, strong intercultural intelligence.


  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit. Autonomous locally & compliant globally
  • Persistent and straightforward. Offers a high dedication to achieving results.
  • Charismatic negotiator offering the gravitas of a senior leader
  • Proven ability to challenge and develop teams and to ensure a focused, empowering and motivating working spirit
  • Pragmatic strategic thinker with the capacity to analyse and synthesize. Not focusing on the day-to-day operations but on overseeing the business from a bird´s eye perspective 

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