Enterprise Architecture Lead

Location:  Lagos, Nigeria

Industry: Financial Services


The Enterprise Architecture Lead will be responsible for ensuring the completeness (fitness-for-purpose) of the architecture, in terms of adequately addressing all the pertinent concerns of its stakeholders; and the integrity of the architecture, in terms of connecting all the various views to each other, satisfactorily reconciling the conflicting concerns of different stakeholders, and showing the trade-offs made in so doing.


  • Continuously monitor the models and update them as necessary to show changes, additions, and alterations
  • Represent architecture and issues during development and decision points of the program.
  • Continuously foster the sharing of customer, architecture, and technical information between the local entities
  • Participate in the discovery and documentation of the customer’s business scenarios that are driving the solution.
  • Responsible for requirements understanding and embodies that requirement understanding in the architecture specification.
  • Responsible for the overall architecture integrity and maintaining the vision of the offering from an architectural perspective.
  • Ensure leverage opportunities are identified, using building blocks
  • Act as liaison between the functional groups (especially development and marketing) to ensure that the leverage opportunities are realized.
  • Provide and maintain models as a framework for understanding the domain(s) of development work, guiding what should be done within the organization, or outside the organization.
  • Assess the value of solution-enhancing developments emanating from field work and incorporate these into the architecture models as appropriate.
  • Synthesize and translate ideas into actionable requirements, articulate those ideas to others, and identify use or purpose, constraints, risks, etc.


  • BSc/Degree from a reputable Tertiary Institution.
  • Possession of TOGAF 9.1 Certification.
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in related positions with an extensive and substantial practical experience and applied knowledge on Enterprise Architecture.
  • Office suite: Excel (VBA), R, Access.
  • Experience using any Enterprise Architecture (e.g. Archimate, Enterprise Architect [Sparx systems], Orbus software)
  • Strategic, critical, and analytical thinking and pragmatic problem solving
  • Good communication, negotiation, and presentation skills
  • Good organizational, analytical and research skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Team player
Job Location: Lagos

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