IT Solution Architect, Global IT

Indrykket: 21.7.2020

Pandora A/S, København

Leverage and utilise technology solutions to enable our business capabilities
You will become part of Pandora IT, the home of around 450 passionate professional spread across 6 offices. Not only are we rolling out a global Human Capital Platform (HCM) we are also strengthening the focus on IT enablement of HR services. Pandora is looking for a highly motivated individual with a proven track record within delivering HR IT services. If you are an IT Solution Architects with a strong business focus and the ability to work with strategic initiatives within your domain to develop future business capabilities, you may be the person we are looking for. You will become part of the Solution Architecture Center of Excellence as well as an ecosystem of other architect practices. Your job is to make the overall IT and Enterprise Architecture vision come alive in the selection, implementation and refining of solutions. You work mostly in a project setting assuming the responsibility for the solution design, ensuring it fits the overall target operating model. During a project you will be deeply involved in driving the technical deliveries based on the defined business capabilities.

Your area of expertise is within the HR technology domain perhaps having prior experience from retail or manufacturing companies. Specifically experience with HR platforms such as SAP SF or Workday will be relevant.

You will be involved in projects leveraging and utilizing technology solutions to enable the organisation's future-state business capabilities as well as facilitate and orchestrate the delivery of targeted business outcomes. Furthermore you will work to:

  • Understand business drivers and business capabilities, and determine corresponding system designs to drive the organisation's targeted business outcomes
  • Work closely with both Enterprise Architecture to define target architecture(s) within the domain, as well as the broader community to deliver collaborative solutions
  • Design and lead the implementation of a Solution Architecture across HR business applications and technologies based on Pandora business strategy, business capabilities and business requirements
  • Monitor the current-state solution portfolio to identify deficiencies through aging of the technologies used by the application, or misalignment with business requirements.
  • Have an overview of solutions, trends and emerging technologies for your domain, both to know the potential to positively impact the business as well as to facilitate the evaluation and selection of new solutions
  • Consult with application and infrastructure development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture, and identify when it is necessary to modify projects to accommodate the Solution Architecture
  • Identify the organisational impact and financial impact of the Solution Architecture

Professional, positive and ambitious
You have a holistic view of the IT and business landscape. Your attitude is professional and positive, and you naturally assume responsibility for your deliverables in a proactive manner. It comes natural to you to be ambitious about your work and you like to learn. Also you thrive with not all targets being set at the beginning of a project and that things may evolve over time. You can work with multiple challenges delivering to several stakeholders simultaneously. Lastly you possess strong stakeholder management and communication skills

You have relevant experience from a similar position as a solution architect working with HR platforms. You are business focused, perhaps you have been working in the line of business at some point, and understand intimately how the business works and thinks. Communication and stakeholder management capabilities are of paramount importance to the way you approach any assignment, and you also possess a deep technical and analytical mind. We further believe that professionals with the following skills and experience are well-suited:

  • Technology agnostic mindset
  • Motivated by achieving long term business outcome
  • A basic understanding of agile methods and processes, like SAFe
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate, influence and persuade peers
  • Ability to propose and estimate the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives
  • Proven ability to work well with others
  • Minimum of three years of experience as a solution architect
  • A relevant university degree within business or IT, 7+ years within IT or similar

Your new team
You will report into the Director for Core Architecture. Core Architecture is the part of Core Technology where we deliver services to a range of function such as HR, Finance, Supply Chain, Operations, Manufacturing.

Pandora IT is full of variety and you will join an international team based in Copenhagen, Warsaw and Sydney. Core Architecture is a new function and you can help shape our objectives. You will be part of an exciting organisation and work in an international hub of can-do spirited, passionate and performance-driven people. We are 8 persons in Core Architecture and approximately 70 in Core Technology. In Core Architecture we focus on having a clear development targets and continuous learning curve.

Did we get your attention?
We hope you got all your questions answered and feel confident applying for this position, however if you have more questions regarding the position, please contact:

Michael Thushyan
Recruiter, Global Office HR
[email protected]

If you see yourself in the position and would like to become a part of Pandora’s future . We look forward to hearing from you!

We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible. You can also read more about Pandora on our corporate site

Icing on the cake
You will be working out of our beautiful Head Office in Copenhagen V, established in 2016 and designed to unite and inspire our teams. Besides our beautiful interior design we are also proud of our LEED Gold Certification for Energy and Environmental Design. This means that we use as few natural resources as possible and that we use them with respect. The result is a professional and dynamic space that is unique, comfortable and inspirational – and delivers a true Pandora experience to anyone who works here or comes to visit.

About Pandora
Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries through 7,400 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores.

Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 28,000 people worldwide and crafts its jewellery at two LEED certified facilities in Thailand using mainly recycled silver and gold. The company plans to be carbon neutral by 2025 and has joined the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce emissions across its full value chain. Pandora is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange and generated sales of DKK 21.9 billion (EUR 2.9 billion) in 2019.
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Pandora designs, manufactures and markets hand-finished and contemporary jewellery made from high-quality materials at affordable prices. Pandora jewellery is sold in more than 100 countries on six continents through more than 7,500 points of sale, including more than 2,700 concept stores.

Founded in 1982 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs more than 26,000 people worldwide of whom more than 11,500 are located in Thailand, where the Company manufactures its jewellery. Pandora is publicly listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange in Denmark. In 2018, Pandora’s total revenue was DKK 22.8 billion (approximately EUR 3.1 billion).