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Information Architect



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Information & Communication Technology


NZD130.00 - NZD140.00 per hour

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Lauren Symmons

My client is seeking specific experience to assist in the development of its ISSP to clearly define the future technology platforms and environments required to enable the organisation to meet its strategic priorities.  

The ISSP will feed into the long-term vision, goals and objectives of the organisation, as well as developing a comprehensive and integrated view of annual work planning, decision making and performance monitoring. This ultimately feeds into how they create increasing value for its customers and New Zealanders over the medium to long term, within the available funding.

The ISSP will also describe the investment and implementation approach to move from their current state to the defined future state and develop a high-level business case and roadmap to articulate key milestones on the journey towards the defined future. It is expected that the roadmap will consider a range of factors: technology requirements (for example network and infrastructure, integration, interoperability and applications), information management, service requirements (functional and non-functional in response to business needs), enabling policy and process changes, people capability and capacity, and will include a plan for renewing/replacing legacy systems.

Responsibilities of the role
The Information Architect will provide technical architectural expertise specific to the information environment (eg the data, information and knowledge accessed, created and stored , together with the manual and IT applications, tools and processes that create and utilise it), and work under the direction of  management and in conjunction with  technical and business staff. This role will report to the ISSP Project Director.
  • 10+ years of substantial professional experience as an Information Architect across complex organisational environments & ambiguity with a proven ability to deliver architectural services and work products
  • Working knowledge and experience of best practice enterprise architecture frameworks with specific reference to the information environment
  • Strong theoretical base in information architecture and ISSP, with an ability to apply best practice principles with practical context and constraint, and use creativity to develop right-sized solutions

We need an agile, flexible, resourceful person who is able to deliver under pressure.  This person will need to know how to contribute as part of a successful and driven team.

If you are looking to get involved with a high profile, challenging piece of work, simply apply now. Alternatively send your CV through to

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