PostNord Group

We seek to strengthen our position and enhance our Enterprise Architecture capabilities within PostNord Group IT. We are looking for a Chief Architect – Manager Enterprise Architecture who will play a pivotal role in advancing PostNord’s business through effective Enterprise Architecture management. We offer you a dynamic and innovative environment, highly skilled colleagues, excellent benefits, and a fantastic office. Apply now to the Chief Architect role!

As the Chief Architect – Manager Enterprise Architecture, you will be a part of our crucial Enterprise Architecture team. This team defines and oversees the Enterprise Architecture strategy, standards, and governance across the entire PostNord group organization. You will ensure IT solutions align with business goals and support PostNord’s transformation into a digital and data-driven business, positioning the company as a leader in the industry.

PostNord

PostNord connects companies, authorities, and individuals through its unique network, facilitating business, trade, and communication across the Nordic region. In 2023, PostNord delivered 245 million parcels and 1.1 billion letters and other mail items. Formed by the merger of Post Danmark A/S and Posten AB in 2009, PostNord operates mainly in the Nordic region and is 40% owned by the Danish state and 60% by the Swedish state, with voting rights equally distributed. The group headquarters is in Solna, Sweden.

After the merger, PostNord expanded into heavier logistics by acquiring companies in Norway and Denmark, making it the largest parcel company in the Nordic region. Employing around 135,000 people, PostNord is committed to sustainability, aiming for fossil-free operations by 2030, and plays a crucial role in Nordic society by fulfilling the universal service obligation (USO) in Sweden and Denmark.

Enterprise Architecture Organization

PostNord’s Group IT unit, and specifically the Enterprise Architecture team, are central to strategy execution. The Enterprise Architecture team defines and oversees the Enterprise Architecture strategy, standards, and governance across the PostNord group organization, excluding subsidiaries. This team ensures IT solutions align with business goals and support PostNord’s transformation into a digital and data-driven business, positioning the company as a leader in the industry.

Chief Architect – Manager Enterprise Architecture (EA)

The Chief Architect will drive PostNord’s business through effective Enterprise Architecture oversight. This involves defining and supervising the Enterprise Architecture strategy, standards, and governance processes across the entire PostNord group organization. The objective is to ensure that IT solutions align with business objectives and achieve strategic aims, propelling PostNord towards a unified Nordic IT landscape. Acting as the central hub, the Chief Architect will collaborate with various business and IT stakeholders, harnessing emerging technologies and best practices to enhance innovation and efficiency.

Responsibilities will include directly overseeing the Enterprise Architecture team, guiding them in aligning IT solutions with business goals and executing strategic initiatives.

Job Duties

  • Define and oversee Enterprise Architecture strategy and standards across PostNord Group
  • Lead a team of architects to align IT solutions with business goals
  • Maintain the Enterprise Architecture vision, principles, and frameworks
  • Drive the architecture towards a unified Nordic IT landscape
  • Establish governance processes and standards for IT solution quality
  • Promote the benefits of Enterprise Architecture to stakeholders
  • Evaluate emerging technologies and best practices for feasibility
  • Foster a culture of trust and continuous improvement within the team
  • Handle hiring, onboarding, salary, budget, and reporting

Your profile as a Chief Architect

As a Chief Architect, you are persistent, patient, and determined to achieve results. You exhibit strong leadership traits, being solution-oriented with a genuine interest in people and practicing transformational leadership. You possess the ability to make decisions and prioritize effectively. Inspirational and motivational, you adapt easily to lead, communicate, and collaborate with various teams and levels within the organization.

You are a visionary who can see the bigger picture with a forward-thinking mindset. Your strategic, creative, and analytical problem-solving abilities are key to navigating complex challenges. You thrive in managing uncertainty in dynamic and change-driven environments, demonstrating strong stakeholder management skills with a Nordic leadership style.

Social and easy-going, you are a natural relationship builder, capable of handling straightforward communication. Your approach fosters trust, empowerment, and continuous improvement within your team, ensuring alignment with business goals and driving PostNord towards a unified Nordic IT landscape.

We Are Looking for You Who Have

  • Solid experience in IT architecture, design, and development
  • Proven track record of leading and delivering complex and large-scale IT solutions.
  • Broad experience and knowledge in multiple IT domains
  • Understanding of both legacy systems and new digital concepts
  • Experience in corporations with outsourced environments
  • At least 5 years of experience in an Enterprise Architecture role
  • International experience in the Nordic region

Meritorious experience: (Nice-to-have)

  • Experience with security and regulatory environments
  • Experience from the business side
  • Expertise in various IT methodologies, frameworks, and standards
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related field, or equivalent work experience

Language requirement:
Fluent English in speech and writing. Proficiency in at least one Scandinavian language is meritorious

We offer you

We offer you a flexible hybrid workplace with a prestige-free environment where we as a team help each other to reach our goals. We encourage self-sufficient leadership for development and career opportunities. In addition to the benefits mentioned above, we offer:

  • Work in a Nordic/International and flexible environment
  • Good insurance and occupational pension conditions
  • Wellness allowance & access to office gym and swimming pool
  • Employee benefits through PostNord’s own employee foundation PostNord Plus
  • Employment according to a collective agreement

We make everyday life easier

PostNord is the leading supplier of communication and logistics solutions to, from, and within the Nordic region. We ensure the provision of a postal service to households and businesses in Sweden and Denmark. We aim to make everyday life easier and more sustainable for everyone who lives and works in the Nordic region.
We are accountable, brave and committed, effectively leading change regardless if we lead our self or others. We emphasize teamwork, sincerity and positive relationships in the workplace. We build on our success and learn from both colleagues and mistakes. People with different backgrounds work with us. You will therefore be part of a workplace with great diversity, which contributes to better results for the business. Visit us at postnord.com

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In this recruitment PostNord collaborates with D.match. If you have questions or want to know more, please reach out to:

Daniel Naseri                                                          
daniel.naseri@dmatch.se
+46 721 81 14 11

Location: Sweden (Stockholm is an advantage)
Reporting to: Frida Nellros, Head of Technology Acceleration

For union representatives, visit: www.postnord.com/fackliga

Anställningsform Tillsvidareanställning
Anställningens omfattning Heltid
Tillträde According to agreement
Löneform Monthly salary
Antal lediga befattningar 1
Sysselsättningsgrad 100%
Ort Stockholm
Län Stockholms län
Land Sverige
Referensnummer 2024/710
Kontakt
  • Daniel Naseri , +46721811411
Publicerat 2024-06-11
Sista ansökningsdag 2024-07-11

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