Lead Enterprise Architect (Standard Chartered)

About Our Client (Standard Chartered)

Standard Chartered is a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To Standard Chartered, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as their brand promise, Here for good. 

They are committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps them to provide better support to their broad client base. 

The Role Responsbilities

They are looking for a strong lead Enterprise Architect to lead the Vision and Enterprise Architecture Standard Management team for group enterprise architecture.

The role will include: 

  • -Define Enterprise Architecture Capability and maturity model, as well as the enterprise architecture journey roadmap
  • -Define the architecture standard model for bank wide adoption, which include Business Architecture, Application Architecture, Technology Architecture, Information/Data Architecture and Integration Architecture
  • -Work closely with Domain (CCIB, CPBB, Functions and ET) chief architects and domain architects, deliver the bank wide architecture (Baseline, Near-Term and Vision) with associated strategic initiatives and roadmaps
  • -Manage the bank-wide application and technology portfolio standards, processes, and governances
  • -Adopt the industry best practices in managing enterprise architecture across the bank
  • -Accountable for group vision architecture with digital enterprise architecture and ensuring alignment of investment to architecture for both client-facing and employee-facing platforms.
  • -Accountable for group vision architecture alignment with group business and technologies strategies
  • -Improve and streamline Enterprise Architecture governance and decisions across the strategic Technology Themes and Emerging Technologies.
  • -Work closely with the domain architecture team to ensure the alignment to architectural Principles and Architecture Management Standards
  • -Work with Technology governance to issue appropriate policies, procedures and quality checks for the adoption of Technology vision across the Bank.
  • -Ensuring a full understanding of the risk and control environment within the Enterprise Architecture organization.
  • -Accountable for architecture standard models, Architecture Management Standard, Architecture Principles alignment across the bank.


  • -Global System, Employee Experiences


  • -Enterprise Architecture


  • -Enterprise Architecture Management Process

Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • -Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.
  • -Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.
  • -Lead the Enterprise Architecture Tools team to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles: Fair Outcomes for Clients; Effective Financial Markets; Financial Crime Compliance; The Right Environment.
  • -Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.

Key Stakeholders

  • -T&I IT governance
  • -Domain (CCIB, CPBB, Functions and ET) chief architects and domain architects
  • -Enterprise Architecture team
  • -Enterprise Architecture tools users (T&I)
Our Ideal Candidate
  • -Over 12 years of working experiences.
  • -Domain exposure/experience in Financial Services is required.
  • -TOGAF certification is advantageous.
  • -International exposure, ability to handle cultural diversity and developing high performers are essential to this role.
  • -Significant experience in Technology at senior level    
  • -Ability to possess sharp business acumen (including ability to assess risk and appropriate levels of return)
  • -Effective communicator, having the ability to communicate complex, often vague topics in a compelling manner.
  • -Ability to understand geographically dispersed and highly varied client requirements
  • -Excellent interpersonal skills and multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • -Ability to articulate a clear vision; ability to organise teams for successful execution
  • -Ability to build high-performing teams
  • -A role model for open communication and consistency in leadership style, good organizational and project management skills; detail-oriented
Apply now to join Standard Chartered for those with big career ambitions. 

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