Strategy & Enterprise Architecture Lead

BIT by Sonae MC
Doing business, building future retail!

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerPorto, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
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  • routeSenior
  • routePortuguese
    Preferred spoken language

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Sonae is Portugal’s largest retailer with a success story of more than 30 years. We are looking for talented technologists to help us in Sonae BIT, to revolutionize the whole shopping experience both in physical and digital touchpoints with our customers.

If you want to make a difference and add value in a retailer company, join us! We’re looking for someone to join our 300+ IT team and lead both IT Strategy & Enterprise Architecture areas.

What will be expected of you?

  • Be the challenger: monitor retail and technology trends and foster the adoption of the ones that are relevant for our businesses, working closely with all the necessary teams to make it happen
  • Work as the guiding light: work closely with Top Management on defining the end game and the long-term plan to achieve it, as well as on monitoring and reporting its execution and the impacts on our Enterprise Architecture
  • Act as the maestro: promote open communication between all the teams with responsibilities regarding both IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture subjects. There are great bass, drums and guitar musicians, but the band only plays good music if you are in
  • Lead by example: be fully committed with your team, always finding a way to motivate and promote its evolution

We are firmly convinced that technology can re-shape the retail business, bringing more convenience and exceeding customer’s expectations. But for that to happen, we need bright and visionary people to lead this transformation. Can we count you in?

Main requirements

  • More than 5 years of experience in IT management functions, preferably related to IT Strategy and/or Enterprise Architecture domains
  • Previous experience with IT Retail digital solutions
  • Degree in Computer Engineering, Management or equivalent
  • Proactive attitude and agility of reasoning
  • Strong team spirit, leadership capability, dynamism and communication capacity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Portuguese and English
  • Ability to work at a tactical and strategic level simultaneously

Nice to have

  • Lifelong learner, curious, confident and team player
  • High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation
  • Passion for making things happen and getting excited about identifying and delivering simple solutions to complex problems at pace


  • We believe that the root of our success lies in our people, so we will be truly committed with your professional success and happiness
  • You’ll be in the forefront of innovation every single day
  • We offer a unique workplace, combining the typical benefits of a large corporation with an informal and energetic startup environment
  • 22 vacation days plus 5 days in a year
  • Possibility of remote work
  • Life and Health insurance
  • Car, PC and phone included

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