Enterprise Architect - København SV, Region Hovedstaden Denmark - 42140


Job #: 42140
Title: Enterprise Architect
Job Location: København SV, Region Hovedstaden - Denmark
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: Bonus and pension
Employer Will Recruit From: Worldwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Enterprise Architect - Denmark

The Company is a global healthcare company,  headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.  

The Company employs more than 45,000 people in 80 offices around the world, and market their products in 169 countries.


Global IT is the place to be if you are looking for a job in a truly global and innovative IT organisation with a strong purpose. Join a team of 1,600+ people distributed across 75+ countries to improve the lives of 29,000.000 patients and facilitate the work of 45,000 colleagues.

Global IT is a proactive business partner, developing new digital solutions in an agile collaboration with the business. We enhance IT infrastructure, systems, and services and we keep the company secure from IT threats.

Global IT is the frontline in   The Company’s efforts to bring digital solutions to the patients – setting direction for   The Company in the Digital Health era. They do this in close collaboration with colleagues across   The Company as well as with patients, health authorities, and external business partners.

Global IT manage critical IT systems, services and projects, including security, quality, sourcing and vendor management, and user support. Furthermore, they ensure efficient, secure, stable and compliant operations in their global production facilities, research units, and sales organisations.

Global IT aspire to be the greatest IT organisation in the pharmaceutical industry – both in terms of what they achieve and how they do it. A healthy work-life balance and a fun, engaging, and learning oriented working culture enables them to achieve great results – turning digital technologies into business value to the benefit of the patients.




The department

  • The vacant position as Enterprise Architect for Product Supply and Manufacturing will be a part of the department Enterprise Architecture.
  • The department helps boost the digital and data transformation of  The Company by translating the business vision and strategy into effective technology plans. It is a success when the IT technology landscape is fit and allows  
  • The Company to deliver on their strategic aspirations.
  • The Enterprise Architecture team is recently created and currently consists of 6 highly skilled employees with different international background, and still growing.
  • You will be reporting to the Head of the Enterprise Architecture, who will count on you to act as ambassador for the team and for the ambitious vision for enterprise architecture in   The Company .
  • The key stakeholders are Senior Management in IT, Lines of Business, Project Managers, and IT domain architects throughout the company.


The role

The work as enterprise architect spans across business and technology and

•             Create ambitious visions, architectures, and roadmaps for digitalization and technology in collaboration with stakeholders

•             Define the technical playing field for IT solutions and keeps the play flowing through an active architectural community

•             Ensure the capabilities and technologies evolve in an agile but controlled way, are used for maximum impact, and are always on the forefront of business needs

Each architect in the team has a dedicated focus area, and together we tie it all together in a coherent and solid enterprise architecture spanning from infrastructure to data, solutions and business architecture.

Your focus area will be Product Supply and Manufacturing, and you will work very closely together with the domain architects and leaders in our Product Supply department.

The position takes its outset in Copenhagen. There is however, great flexibility and mindset and virtual presence is just as important to our global community.


The candidate


You are a passionate technology leader, ambitious about modern technology and how to use it for business value. You have a broad understanding of product supply and modern manufacturing IT and IT in general and is always curious to learn and follow new technology trends.


Educational background

An educational background at minimum bachelor level is preferred, but for this role, the professional experience and mindset is the most important.


Professional qualifications

You are fluent in English and have solid experience in working with enterprise architecture:

•             You are experienced in business architecture e.g., manufacturing processes and capabilities and application architecture e.g., MES, PLC, Historian, ERP especially for the manufacturing domain

•             You are experienced in information architecture e.g., MDM, Metadata Management, Data Governance

•             You are experienced in creating target architecture for manufacturing and have knowledge regarding new technologies that can promote manufacturing capabilities

•             You have experience facilitating meetings and workshops involving both technical and business experts

•             You have experience leading an architecture community of practice

•             You can provide guidance regarding good architecture (principles) both on enterprise and solution architecture level

•             You can identify potential synergies across the value chain and have experience managing architecture in a bi-modal setup


Personal qualifications

This position requires a high degree of independency, self-awareness and cross-cultural awareness and understanding, and you will need a high level of personal integrity and accountability. You must be energetic and comfortable working in a fast moving and rapidly changing environment.

You are:


•             Able to work with people at all levels and can explain advanced technology in a way everybody can understand

•             Aware that the enterprise architecture comes to life through other departments, so collaboration is the key to success

•             Able to organize an overview of complex dependencies and structure a plan the sequence task to create solutions

•             Pragmatic and prefers an 80% solution to no solution, but once the decision is made has the stamina to help push it through

•             Extremely ambitious about technology but does not let ambition get in the way of simplicity

•             Able to establish collaboration with domain architects where the basic work split in most work is, that domain architects do most of the domain architecture and the enterprise architect ensures that the domain architecture fits within the overall Novo architecture and guardrails


Success criteria

You are a success in this role if you:

•             Implement architecture with high positive impact on   The Company business results

•             Demonstrate the ability to facilitate solutions in a holistic way

•             Demonstrate the ability to establish cross organisational collaboration

•             Demonstrate proactive stakeholder management at all levels






University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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