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Enterprise Architect


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Digital & Technology
Work Location:  Working from home

Join us as an Enterprise Architect where you will be involved in offering the RS Group Plc a wide range of services, from business modelling, creating target architectures, acting in an advisory capacity, performing technical due diligence, portfolio planning and supporting the Office of the CTO in technology related activities.

This role is expected to be engaged in the largest transformation activities that RS has undertaken playing an important role in shaping the direction of technology investment to support business goals therefore, you must be an Enterprise Architect with hands on experience within ERP/SAP.


What you will do

  • Contribute to architectures strategies, principles, patterns, policies, and standards.
  • Apply architecture techniques to communicate alignment to business strategy Contribute to the knowledge base of the Group’s Enterprise Architecture, including models and architectural views of supporting business, application, and technology domains.
  • Produce Architecture Definition Documentation for investment and portfolio feasibility.
  • Provide consultancy support to strategic decision making using architectural models.
  • Definition of baseline and target architectures, across multiple domains, in support of strategic initiatives.
  • Assess and communicate the impacts, trade-offs, risks, costs, benefits and opportunities of proposed solution options.
  • Assure solution estimates for input to Investment Proposals
  • Provide input to the IT Strategy.
  • Understand and detail potential disruptive and competitive threats from environmental scanning activities.
  • Participate in enterprise strategy development, including environmental analysis, opportunity identification, value cases and business innovation portfolio development
  • Influence operating model design and organisation skills requirements


A bit about you

  • You are an expert in ERP and supply chain technology and can contribute and advise on the future states of our ERP Systems and supply chain technologies developing pragmatic architectures and roadmaps to guide delivery teams.
  • An extensive knowledge of SAP, additionally having implementation experience of SAP/S4 in an EA capacity
  • Implementation experience of business processes across Warehouse Management, Logistics, Production Planning and Sales and Distribution.
  • Ideally, educated to degree level or equivalent experience.
  • Exemplar communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong experience (i.e., 5 years +) of working as an enterprise architect with exposure to EA frameworks (Zachman, TOGAF)
  • Experience of business transformation


We are RS Group

RS Group plc (formerly known as Electrocomponents plc) is a leading global omni-channel industrial product and service solutions provider to customers who are involved in designing, building and maintaining industrial equipment and operations, safely and sustainably. We stock more than 700,000 industrial and electronic products, sourced from over 2,500 leading suppliers, and provide a wide range of product and service solutions to over 1.2 million customers. With operations in 32 countries, we trade through multiple channels and ship over 60,000 parcels a day.


Our vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 


We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


RS Group Brands:  RS, Allied Electronics & Automation, RS PRO, OKdo, DesignSpark, IESA, Synovos, Needlers and Liscombe.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?


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