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Data Architect Manager


 Group Overview:

  Headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, we operate construction and manufacturing businesses, design &  development centers and a host of facilities in the Middle East and other countries.


  alfanar is involved in:

  • Electrical, Electromechanical and Civil Engineering Construction

  • Manufacturing and Marketing Electrical Construction Products

  • Allied Engineering Services


 Our Main Divisions:

  • alfanar electric

  • alfanar Construction

  • alfanar Building Systems

Job Purpose

Design and implement data architecture solutions by ensuring that the organization's data assets are effectively managed, integrated, and utilized to support business objectives and decision-making processes.

Key Accountability Areas

Data Strategy:

  • Developing and implementing a data strategy that aligns with the organization's goals and objectives.

Data Modeling:

  • Designing and creating database schemas, data models, and data dictionaries to ensure data integrity and consistency.

Data Governance:

  • Establishing and enforcing data governance policies and procedures to ensure data quality, security, and compliance.

Data Integration:

  • Identifying and implementing data integration solutions to integrate data from various sources into a unified view.

Data Warehousing:

  • Designing and maintaining data warehouses and data marts to support reporting and analytics requirements.

Data Migration:

  • Planning and executing data migration projects to ensure smooth transition of data from legacy systems to new platforms.

Data Analytics:

  • Collaborating with data analysts and business intelligence teams to design and optimize data analytics solutions.


  • Working closely with other IT teams, stakeholders, and business users to understand their data needs and provide effective data solutions.

Technical Expertise:

  • Staying up to date with the latest technologies and trends in data management and analytics to drive innovation and efficiency.

Role Accountability

HR Proficiency:

  • Ability to recruit, recognize and cultivate high performers and expose them in order to create a robust second line of management.
  • Ability to recognize low performers and guide them to improve or release them.
  • Ability to treat subordinates equally without any discrimination.
  • Assessment criteria of subordinates is performance that leads to planned results.
  • Ensure availability of delegation of authority matrix to have sufficient delegations as per company policy.


  • Must take full responsibility for his operation as per the job description and the required deliverables from this position, taking into consideration the general company guidelines.
  • Able to anticipate problems and make the necessary proactive steps to prevent them
  • Ability to take necessary and proper timely decisions.


  • Deliver the required results in timely manner with required quality and cost.
  • Making a Tangible Difference:
  • Must make a tangible difference to his area of operation. and exceed business expectations.

Business Planning and Performance:

  • Able to transform the corporate goals into business plans.
  • Able to Plan, follow-up and execute those plans, whether they are annual or development plans.
  • Monitor the plan performance and initiate action to strengthen results and take the corrective action accordingly.
  • Provide periodic work progress reports.
  • Responsible for monitoring and controlling budgets and expenses to achieve the optimum cost efficiency.

Organizational Development:

  • Develop the organizational structure according to the current requirements taking into consideration future and development plans.
  • Ensure availability of job descriptions for all job roles and deployment.

Business Process Improvements:

  • Develop, coordinate well-defined written systems, policies, procedures, and seek automations opportunities as much as possible.
  • Should be conversant and able to navigate through IT solutions especially those relevant to his job and business.
  • Promote the automated systems and using them fully, to spread its culture.


  • Quality is considered as alfanar’s prime competitive advantage as such, managers are expected to act accordingly.


  • Adapt to new and alternative techniques, technologies, management structures, and business models.

Health, Safety and Environment:

  • Ensure a safe, secure, and legal work environment as per the standard regulations.

Academic Qualification

Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering

Work Experience

5 to 10 Years

Technical / Functional Competencies

IT Architecture Methodologies
IT Industry Trends
IT Strategic Planning
IT Architecture Standards and Procedures
IT Architecture

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