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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 experience

Apr 2006Present

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 2005Mar 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 1998Dec 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 1997Mar 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 1992Dec 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 1988Dec 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

Jun 2005Mar 2006

Technology Strategy & Innovation Management

North-West University
19821984

B. Eng

University of Pretoria
19701981

Matric

Grey College

References

Vernon Fryer

Terry Vandayar

Andrew Brummer

Peter Brooks

Jannie van Zyl

Jaydev Chiba

Alvin Rajoo

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

Portfolio

Certifications

Jan 2008Present

ITIL v3 Foundation

Exin
Jun 2005Present

eTOM and NGOSS

Telecommunications Forum
Jan 2001Present

Managers Certificate in IT Service Management

ISEB (Exin)
May 2000Present

Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management

ISEB (Exin)
1999Present

PMBOK

Project Management Institure
Dec 2006Dec 2010

TOGAF 8.1

The Open Group