Enterprise Architecture Lead Permanent


A Insurance Company

About Company

A one-stop, non-banking financial services platform for your health, life, motor, travel, health insurance, investment, and pensions needs.

Job Description

An Insurance company is looking to hire an Enterprise Architecture Lead to ensure 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 the development and decision points of the program.
  • Continuously foster the sharing of the 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 requirements understanding in the architecture specification.
  • Synthesize and translate ideas into actionable requirements, articulate those ideas to others, and identify use or purpose, constraints, risks, etc.
  • Responsible for the overall architectural 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.
  • Represent the organization's view of the architecture by understanding all the necessary business components.
  • Assess the value of solution-enhancing developments emanating from fieldwork and incorporate these into the architecture models as appropriate


  • Bachelor degree from a reputable University
  • Extensive and substantial practical experience and applied knowledge on Enterprise Architecture
  • 5+ years of applicable experience
  • Office suite: Excel (VBA), R, Access.
  • Experience using any Enterprise Architecture (e.g. Archimate, Enterprise Architect [Sparx systems], Orbus software)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Desire to learn and take on the responsibility
  • Strong networking capability and influence
  • Ability to handle deadline-oriented work
  • Highly motivated
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Results oriented
  • Team player
  • 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
  • Ability to interact and elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including management, clients, other departments, and vendors


  • Location: Lagos (Onsite)
  • Job Title: Enterprise Architecture Lead
  • Hours: FullTime
  • Salary Competitive
  • Contact Eghosa Obaseki (connect@cousant.com)
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