Application manager

Application manager

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Would you like to work on digital transformation by being part of a rapidly maturing Data environment within a global market-leading logistics company? If the answer is “yes”, then look no further than Vanderlande!

We’ll give you the opportunity to:

  • Be part of a very talented and versatile global team that gives business support to the entire company and helps our company to become more and more data-driven.

  • Support Business Domain Data Stewards with applying the Microsoft Purview features and functionalities and help their jobs get easier by providing them with the right tooling

  • Play your role in the continuous maturing data governance within the global organization and improve digitalization and automation within the company.

Your team

As an Application Manager you will be part of the Data Governance team, which is part of the Central Data Organization that in turn reports to the CIO. This fairly new department shows the ambition and direction set by Vanderlande to become a data driven company.

The Central Data Organization focuses on the further professionalization of Vanderlande’s information needs to facilitate and support the company’s worldwide objectives. In a fast-growing, complex international environment we focus on one way of working, by optimizing and embedding our processes through further digitalization and automation.

The Data Governance team is accountable for the governance, monitoring and improvement of data (quality) in the organization globally by enforcing policies, processes and procedures, in collaboration with the Business Domain Data Stewards, by means of a federated approach, supported by state of the art Data Management solutions, in our case Microsoft Purview.

Your position

As an Application Manager you will work closely with key users and inspire them to benefit the most out of the system. Furthermore you will follow developments in the market and keep improving the system based on those developments.

Within you role you will provide technical and functional support for the business users. You will work closely with the team members of the Central Analytics Organisation and Central Data Organisation to further integrate Microsoft Purview within the data landscape of Vanderlande.

In this role you will also have the possibility to extend your knowledge to the Microsoft Azure Platform to further support the business.

As an Application Manager you will focus on the following attention areas:

  • Responsible for the execution and improvement of services and ensure that the Solution and resources are capable and available

  • Represent the solution and  primary customer contact for solution related queries, issues and inquiries. Communicate on major issues.

  • Become the subject matter expert for Microsoft Purview and work together with Business Domain Data Stewards for further improvement of the application

  • Work with Business Customers, ICT leaders and corporate architecture to ensure the delivered solution meet the cost quality and delivery targets.

  • Direct and coordinates the efforts of people to accomplish the task

Your profile

If you have a HBO degree in ICT or data related field and experience on Data Management Solutions (Microsoft Purview is a benefit) in an international and multi-cultural environment and you excel at the topics mentioned below, then we are looking for you! You have:

  • Technical and Functional understanding of Data Governance and Data Management functions and solutions.

  • The ability of refining and implementing the data governance application.

  • Ability to cooperate & collaborate with e.g. Data Governance Stewards, Business Domain Data Stewards and Product Manager Analytics.

  • Strong communication (English) and problem-solving skills.

  • Experience in training, presenting to stakeholders.

You should have experience with:

  • Data governance, data management functions as represented in the DAMA DMBoK framework.

  • Implementing and and maintaining a data management application (like e.g. Stibo, Tibco, Informatica)..

  • Transferring knowledge about the data management application to all layers in the organization through setting up and giving training courses

  • Agile/SCRUM way of working

  • Managing data using API’s

Our company

Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports – from London Heathrow to Singapore Changi – and in the parcel market, for main players such as UPS and FedEx. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of solutions for warehousing giants such as Walmart, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

If you aspire to a position of responsibility – and want to make a difference by facilitating the delivery of what matters most to consumers, passengers and businesses – then the next step on your path to global opportunities is to join Vanderlande. As part of our network and unique culture of freedom and flexibility, you will be connected to our dedicated people, build strong relationships and rise to the challenge of industry-leading projects.

You will grow, take ownership and make every day better as you continue on the road to success with your spirit of adventure – and fulfil your ambitions for personal development through our Academy. Vanderlande will give you the necessary knowledge, tools and support, so that together we have the confidence and ability to exceed our customers’ expectations in over 100 countries.

To achieve our collective goals, you will have a hands-on role working in a positive environment to deliver tangible, state-of-the-art products and improve the competitiveness of our highly visible customers. As an integral part of our team, you will have the enthusiasm and be driven to reach our destination before your next journey with Vanderlande begins…

What we offer

In this challenging and responsible position, you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to industry-leading projects and be connected to our dedicated people and customers. We offer a position in an informal, international and professional working environment with a lot of opportunities for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.

  • On top of your fixed salary, you will receive the following secondary benefits:

  • 40 vacation days (20 statutory days and a flexible budget worth 20 days).

  • Flexible working hours.

  • A hybrid workplace (40% working from home and 60% in the office).

  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.

  • Working from home allowance.

  • Collective pension scheme and discount on health insurance.

  • On-site company health centers with a gym, physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

  • Vanderlande Academy and training facilities to boost your skills.

  • A variety in Vanderlande Network communities and initiatives.

  • And a great company restaurant and coffee bar with barista.

Diversity & Inclusion

Vanderlande is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Your application

If the role of Application Manager appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Misha Wittkowski) on +31 413 49 3230.


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