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Enterprise Architect

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Our Service Operations segment have a fantastic opportunity for an Entreprise Architect to join our IS&T team.

The right candidate will report directly to the Chief Information Officer for UK & Ireland, and will be a key part of our IS&T team transformation.

The role is a work a home one, but travel to our Salford office is required (at least initially).

Join Sodexo and you become part of a worldwide, extended family. Team spirit is strong and encourages people to stay long-term. You can bring your whole self to work every day and we can't wait for you to join the team!

Role Responsibility

  • Recommends and participates in activities related to the design, development and maintenance of the Enterprise Architecture (EA)
  • Researches in collaboration with Group EA overall ICT solutions on the market for particular technical and functional requirements and business needs
  • Conducts and/or actively participates in Global and Regional governance forums (internal and external) relating to Enterprise Architecture, Security and Compliance
  • Advises and recommends EA strategies, processes and methodologies
  • Participates in the design and implementation of IT service management standards, tools and methodologies
  • Lead the framework for the implementation of the IT security strategy
  • Conduct continuous assessment of the ICT security practices and systems and identify areas for improvement
  • Conduct security audits and risk assessments on the ICT estate in the Region
  • Deliver new security technology approaches and implement next generation solutions
  • Oversee the management of the IT security team, giving leadership to the team and developing staff
  • Ensure Group and Regional Security policies are adhered to
  • Ensure all new ICT projects and systems improve or adhere to existing security policies or recommended industry practise
  • In conjunction with other IS&T teams develop and implement business continuity plans to ensure service is continuous when a change programme is introduced or a security breach occurs or in the event that the disaster recovery plan needs to be triggered
  • In conjunction with other IS&T teams’ device strategies and implementing IT solutions to minimise the risk of cyber-attacks
  • Managing the IT security budget and communicating this with the appropriate parties
  • Reporting to the CIO and being an active member of the IS&T leadership management team

The Ideal Candidate

  • Graduate calibre with Framework qualifications i.e., TOGAF/CISSP etc
  • Tertiary level of education in ICT
  • Effective communicator
  • Analytical in their approach
  • Excellent problem solver
  • 10yrs relevant experience in Information Security or Enterprise Architecture
  • In depth knowledge and experience of Enterprise Architecture and Information Security
  • Able to explain technical processes and systems to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Experience of working with technical teams both internally and externally.
  • Experience of collecting complex business requirements and producing functional and technical specifications.
  • Experience of leading teams to deliver required solutions.

Package Description

Competitive Salary, Company Bonus and Flexible Benefits Fund 

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process


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