Summary

I am currently employed by Vodacom (Pty) Ltd, the largest mobile operator in South Africa in the capacity of Manager: Enterprise Architecture. I am responsible for creating the current and future business, technical, application and data architectures that represent the strategic direction of the Enterprise.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2006 - Present

Manager: Enterprise Architecture

Vodacom

Duties & Responsibilities•Creating and maintaining a business architecture for Vodacom•Creating and maintaining a data and application architecture for Vodacom•Creating and maintaining a technical architecture for Vodacom•Analyses of the Architectures to optimize the systems deployed within Vodacom.•Applying governance to the implementation of projects.•Creating and maintaining technical, process and data modelling standards for the Enterprise.•Performing Human Resource Management duties for the Enterprise Architecture department.•Performing Financial Management duties for the Enterprise Architecture department.•Managing contracts with suppliers and vendors.

Jan 2005 - Mar 2006

Business Architect

Vodacom

Senior Specialist: Business Architecture at Cellular Network Company (Vodacom) responsible for creating the current and future business process models and frameworks that represent the strategic direction of the Enterprise. This includes defining guidelines and policies on business process modelling techniques including BPMN, UML and IDEF0. Also responsible for ensuring the business architecture is interpreted into the correct data and technical architecture. This function also included IT Governance

Jul 1998 - Dec 2004

IT Service Manager

Vodacom

IT Service Manager at Cellular Network Company (Vodacom) responsible for setting up and managing IT services including Incident Management, Change Management, Configuration Management, Problem Management and Service Level Management in line with worldwide best-of-breed practices (ITIL).

Jan 1997 - Mar 1998

Project Manager

Eskom

Project manager for Smallworld Data Acquisition Project. Responsible for populating the Oracle and GIS AM/FM databases with Eskom Distribution Network data. The electrical plant data was converted from existing data sources through processes of electronic conversion, paper conversion (digitizing) and field data capture (GPS).

Jan 1992 - Dec 1996

Performance Investigator

Eskom

•Development of Software Procedures for Performance Systems on Oracle and MS Access •Investigating Abnormal Incidents and co-ordinating Investigations involving Area Engineering, Design, Construction and other Departments.•Statistical analysis of Network Incidents for monthly reports •Quality of Supply Analysis. •Motivations for System Enhancement Projects. •Development of information systems producing reports for management containing Key Performance Indicators to assist in the management of Distribution and Reticulation Networks.

Jan 1988 - Dec 1992

Technician

Eskom

Technician With Protection Department Commissioning Proteus 400 kV Bus Zone Protection (Managers Award)•Preventative maintenance on transmission and distribution networks. •National Workgroup Member on Computer Aided Testing•Commissioning Beta 765 kV Substation Protection (Employee of the Month award)

Education

Education
Jun 2005 - Mar 2006

Technology Strategy & Innovation Management

North-West University
1982 - 1984

B. Eng

University of Pretoria
1970 - 1981

Matric

Grey College

Skills

Skills

HR Management

Database Queries

SQL/PL-SQL

Software Development

.Net, Java

Facilitation

Programme/Project Management

Enterprise Architecture Development

IT Service Management

Strategy Planning

Business Process Analysis

Certifications

Certifications
Jan 2008 - Present

ITIL v3 Foundation

Exin
Jun 2005 - Present

eTOM and NGOSS

Telecommunications Forum
Jan 2001 - Present

Managers Certificate in IT Service Management

ISEB (Exin)
May 2000 - Present

Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management

ISEB (Exin)
1999 - Present

PMBOK

Project Management Institure
Dec 2006 - Dec 2010

TOGAF 8.1

The Open Group