£500 - £600 per day
Solution Architect (Clinical Supply Chain)
Location: Cambridge or Macclesfield
Duration: 6 months
The solution architect will be primarily aligned to the Clinical Supply Chain business area and will be involved in the Programme that will transform how we supply clinical trials.
*You will have experience of working as a solution architect in the pharmaceutical or supply chain domain. In addition, we are ideally seeking an architect with some knowledge and experience of Clinical Trial design and supply. You will have a real desire to develop and grow your depth of experience in these areas and become a subject matter expert.
*You will be responsible for solution architecture - including blueprints and key design decisions for prioritised projects within the programme and any other relevant projects.
*This will include Clinical Supply specific projects and projects that have a clinical supply element, advising the responsible domain solution architect, and writing and supplying to design documentation as required.
*You will be responsible for the elements of the solution architectures within the Development and Quality portfolio.
*You will be responsible for the architecture and design of solutions that meet business requirements and are aligned to Enterprise Architecture guidelines and standards.
*You will be responsible for guiding and supporting other architects (including third party suppliers) in the development and documentation of IT architectures for complex and business critical projects.
*You will provide analysis to solution selection decisions, buy versus build decisions, and early-phase project estimates which contribute to business cases.
*You will ensure that common architecture decisions support the business and IT strategy, and that the architectures delivered are aligned with relevant architecture standards, blueprints and roadmaps.
*Experience designing end-to-end solutions that operate across all domains of IT.
*Validated skills and experience in solution architecting large projects.
*Experience of writing solution options documents, high level solution design documents (blueprints) and documenting key design decisions.
*Experience with policies, procedures and guidelines within a quality, compliant, and secure environment.
Technical Knowledge, Skills & Experience
*Validated solution architect experience in the application architecture domain and preferably one other architecture domain (integration, infrastructure, data or security).
*Solution architecture experience in the pharmaceutical or supply chain domain. In addition, we are ideally seeking an architect with some knowledge and experience of Clinical Trial design and supply.
*Experience across a variety of Operations capability areas i.e. Supply Chain and Distribution, Procurement, Manufacturing, Factory Operations or Quality, BI & Information (Master Data).
*Knowledge and understanding of the pharmaceutical / healthcare industry