Head of Architecture, Design & Security

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    £550.00 - £600.00 / Day
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    1 month ago
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  • Deadline:
    June 13, 2021

Spencer Clarke Group are working closely alongside Waltham Forest Council to provide them a with a Head of Architecture, Design & Security join their team on a Contract Basis!

Rate  £550 to £600 per day (inside ir35) Negotiable dependent upon experience

Contract Length – 6 to 12+ months ongoing

Rate  – £550+ to £600 per day (inside ir35) negotiable upon experience    

Your Role:

  • To be the Lead Officer for the Council’s architecture development, governance, and implementation. 
  • To be the authority for architecture concepts, designs and strategy.
  • Ensure Data Governance complies with all legislative and regulatory requirements, see data as an asset and provide information both corporately and to Council Tax payers as appropriate via technological channels.
  • To be accountable for the cyber security and information security for the council.
  • To be accountable for PSN and PCI DSS compliance and Cyber Security Essentials for the council.
  • To support the development of the Council’s Data Strategy.
  • The postholder will be responsible for leading, developing and managing the architecture practice for the Council’s digital and technology landscape.
  • The postholder will lead the team of architects within Digital and ICT.
  • The postholder will report to the Assistant Director of Digital Innovation and Delivery and will be required to deputise as required.


  • Experience of developing reference architecture and architecture practices
  • Experience of designing HLD and overseeing LLD for complex business systems
  • Experience of working in architecture function in public sector organisation
  • Experience and understanding of architecture frameworks such as TOGAF
  • Experience of working with business analysis techniques and approaches such as Agile/Lean.
  • Thorough understanding of the security elements of infrastructure architecture.


  • ITIL
  • Developing HLD and governing LLD for complex systems
  • Agile and Lean skills and ability to teach skills, influence and change culture
  • Ability to analyse the market and understand opportunities in the real world
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships across organisational boundaries and stakeholder groups including internal and external partners to enable the smooth delivery of Digital Services.
  • The ability to explain technical issues to non-technical colleagues, and to write clear reports and other formal documentation for solution evaluations and deployments is essential


  • Working as a Technical or Solutions architect for over 5 years.

If you wish to be put forward for this role, please apply and contact Khalsa Singh @ Spencer Clarke group – ks@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk


Here at Spencer Clarke Group we provide workers with their own dedicated and experience consultant who provide extensive market knowledge!

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Market leading referrals of up to £500
  • Free DBS checks
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency workers



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