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Technology Strategy Lead - Enterprise Architect


Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job ID:  69293

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure? To strengthen our Belgian Technology Strategy team, we are looking for a Technology Strategy Lead – Enterprise Architect.


Within the global UCB IT organization, the Enterprise Architecture group is playing a crucial role in making strategy executable through IT capabilities.


You will contribute to the definition and safeguarding of a technology landscape that supports and/or enables UCB’s overall strategies and objectives. You will contribute to increase the enterprise agility by streamlining and reducing technical complexity. You will develop guidance to accelerate solution delivery and reduce cost by optimizing technology (re)use. Anticipate, support and enable technology opportunities and innovations. And, promote technology best practices throughout the organization.

We are looking for a unique individual to strengthen our team.


The role is based in Belgium, Brussels Region.


Your main responsibilities


As the Enterprise Architect, you will:


  • Develop strategic IT architectures, recommendations,  actionable roadmaps, and provide guidance to teams on strategy execution.
  • Identify technologies, methodologies, and assets to enable UCB’s strategy at different levels of our value chain.
  • Provide guidance and advice ranging from the development of IT models, vendor market analysis, drive RFI/RFP processes, and the creation of deployment models.
  • Manage the view and evolution on UCB’s technology assets and IT product/project portfolio.
  • Operate in an Agile environment and contribute to an agile architecture approach, foster a culture of change across the organization, and be an ambassador for innovation.
  • Represent the team in relevant external events and forums.


You see yourself immediately when reading…


  • University Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related.
  • Love working with various IT and non-IT stakeholders across the company.
  • Passionate about strategy, technology and data architecture.
  • You organize information effectively, are able to communication architectural concepts, and share your passion for technology by telling compelling stories to people with different personalities, expertise and backgrounds
  • Fast paced, changing environment doesn’t scare you. On the contrary, you work well with ambiguity, challenge conventional wisdom; and can effectively evaluate ideas and make sound architectural recommendations thanks to your can-do attitude
  • Fluent in English, other languages are a plus


Why you should apply


Do you want to contribute in bringing real value to patients living with severe diseases while driving innovation forward?

Join UCB’s dynamic, inspiring and innovative environment. You will be recognized for impactful performance via a competitive compensation and benefits package and you will enjoy ample personal development opportunities.


Tell us what makes you the perfect match to our team and join one of the most dynamic & forward looking IT organizations in the world.


About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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