Enterprise Architect - Management Consulting

Wellington /
Consulting – Management Consulting /
Permanent Full-Time
KPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network and is one of the world's leading professional services organisations. We provide audit, tax, and advisory services to private individuals, SMEs, multi-nationals, and Government agencies.
KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities.

The KPMG Consulting practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Consulting.

The opportunity:

    • This role is an exciting opportunity to work alongside a team to provide innovation, strategy, and architecture guidance to our clients. We enable digital leadership and innovation in both the public & private sector to help them deliver large and small digital transformation initiatives.

Day to day you will:

    • Develop and implement architectural vision, strategies and roadmaps aligned with delivering strategic business outcomes.
    • Develop architectural artifacts and views to support solution development, planning and prioritisation, including patterns, reference architectures, technology roadmap, governance, etc.
    • Generate investment briefs/business case input and providing Enterprise Architecture support for prioritisation of investments and strategic initiatives.
    • Review and/or provide guidance for comprehensive quality assurance reports defining and describing the business and technical solutions architecture, reference architectures, methodologies, governance and activities required for maintenance and support.
    • Build relationships and be able to effectively communicate highly technical information to numerous audiences (e.g., CIO / CTO / CDO, Office of the CIO, Senior Executive Management, Client Community, Peers and Junior Associates); effectively develop relationships with key stakeholders.
    • Provide input and assistance with the preparation of Business Development (BD) artifacts for proposed client solutions and services
    • Act as a thought leader in Enterprise Architecture, remaining abreast of current and emerging planning issues and trends, including innovative approaches and opportunities to support the achievements of business objectives

What you'll bring to the role:

    • The ability to operate both independently and within a team to drive the delivery of complex architecture projects and programs of work.
    • Lateral thinking and a desire to work with clients to drive change in an environment undergoing complex transformation.
    • Demonstrated experience as an Architect.
    • A proven ability to lead complex architecture activities and make recommendations on broad architecture decisions.
    • Outside of the box thinking to achieve pragmatic approaches to solving problems.
    • A high level of skill in working and building collaborative and effective relationships with broad and varying stakeholders.
    • A proven track record in integration technologies utilising SOA and SOA frameworks.
    • Certified in TOGAF
    • Previous experience in Consulting firm is preferred.
    • Maori cultural competency
Life at KPMG

We offer rewarding careers to talented individuals and a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstance. As a KPMG employee, we will offer you:
- Hybrid Working – a mix of working in the office and at home to enhance your work/life balance
- Flexible leave options, including the ability to purchase additional annual leave
- Access to ‘Whanau@KPMG’ – 18 weeks’ paid flexible leave for all new parents - primary and secondary carers
- Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, with bespoke learning pathways for all employees.
- Discounts on a range of lifestyle goods and services.
- Opportunity to join any of our Inclusion, Diversity and Equity networks as a participant and ally.
- Opportunity to join our Social club and enjoy activities such as cooking classes, painting, quiz nights and more.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We strive to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people nationwide.

A COVID-19 My Vaccine Pass is required to access KPMG premises and to attend events run by KPMG. We also work within the requirements of our clients regarding vaccinations and other guidelines, when entering client premises and attending client events.  For more information on our COVID-19 Protection guidelines, please visit our website.

To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, you should be a New Zealand citizen / resident or Australian citizen / permanent resident; or alternatively you must hold a valid work visa for New Zealand. Please check the New Zealand Immigration website for the most up to date information.

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