Enterprise Architect at Access Bank Plc


Access Bank Plc is a Nigerian multinational commercial bank that received its license from the Central Bank of Nigeria and was fuly operational in 1989 to provide services like saving assets, providing loans, depositing currents and managing branch network in the country. This organisation headquarters is currently located in Lagos.

Access Bank Plc is recruiting candidates for a Enterprise Architect.

JOB TITLE: Enterprise Architect



  • Leads the program to develop Enterprise Architecture and align the business with IT.
  • Maintain and govern the enterprise architecture (EA) across the organization.
  • Define the EA process and architecture review process,
  • Lead the integration of those processes with related business and IT processes.

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Creation or evolution of the enterprise architecture function/program.
  • Understand, advocate and support the enterprise’s IT strategies.
  • Identification and analysis of enterprise business drivers to derive useful business context.
  • Analysis of the current IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Analysis of technology industry and market trends to determine their potential impact on the enterprise architecture.
  • Promote the EA process, outcomes and results to the organization, including the enterprise’s IT and business leaders.
  • Creation of governing principles to guide EA decision making.
  • Development of an implementation plan for the enterprise architecture based on business requirements and IT strategies.
  • Undertake EA implementation and ongoing refinement activities.
  • Consult with project teams to fit projects to enterprise architecture, as well as to identify when it is necessary to modify the enterprise architecture to accommodate project needs.
  • Consult with infrastructure development project teams to fit infrastructure to architecture, as well as to identify when it is necessary to modify the technical architecture to accommodate infrastructure needs.
  • Identify organizational requirements for the resources, structures and cultural changes necessary to support the enterprise architecture.
  • Documentation of all architecture design and analysis work.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related numerate Science or Engineering discipline.


  • 2 or more years of experience in any of the following IT disciplines; application development, systems integration & middleware, database management, and server administration.


  • IT certifications and other professional qualifications will be an added advantage

Skills / Competence:

  • Familiarity with basic information management practices.
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture.
  • Knowledge of business re-engineering principles and processes.
  • Basic knowledge of financial models and budgeting.
  • Familiarity with basic graphical modeling approaches, tools and model repositories.
  • Ability to translate business needs into EA requirements.
  • Ability to estimate the financial impact of EA


Deadline: October 31, 2020

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