Do you want to enable Vanderlande in the journey toward building digital services and becoming data-driven?
Are you willing to put your leadership and stakeholder management skills to the test? Are you challenged by working on innovation, data and new technologies?
Vanderlande is busy developing new digital services and leveraging cloud technologies on Microsoft Azure for building our new Data Platform. The Data Platform main goal is to provide services and tools to ensure that data practitioners can focus on extracting information and insights without need to deal with underlying technical complexity.
In this exciting position you will have the opportunity to lead the change.
You will be responsible for enabling one or more domains within Vanderlande to work on the Data Platform and will be driving its development and evangelization, while contributing to the enrichment of the overall IT architecture, strategy, and landscape.
In your role, you will be leading a team of data engineers and will closely collaborate with other Vanderlande domains, and their engineering teams. For those domain teams, you will be the go-to person and you will support them in realizing business value within the continuously evolving data platform ecosystem.
The Digitalisation department is part of Corporate IT with a mission to be an innovative and trustworthy digital service provider. The Digitalisation department is responsible for Cloud Architecture & Infrastructure, Data Platform, Date Warehouse and Data Engineering, Digital Services and the coordination and acceleration of various digital activities.
As Project Leader Data Platform, you will be responsible for:
Executing the Data Platform and IT Digitalization strategy
Prioritize and own the backlog for a Domain-aligned data engineering team.
Manage the stakeholders and lead the development team with the realization of the domain-aligned roadmap.
Evangelize the usage of the Data Platform and all the related practices, services, and tools.
Coordinate and align with other Data Platform Project Leaders and Product Owners
Bachelor or Master Degree in Computer Science or other technical fields of study
Passion for IT technology and highly motivated to learn and improve continuously
Knowledge and understanding of Agile and DevOps practices
Team player in technical and business domains
Excellent leadership skills: able to provide guidance and stimulate collaboration. Willing to constantly lead the whole team to reach the intended objective.
Good level of entrepreneurship: motivated to explore new opportunities which contribute to the IT strategy
Hands-on experience with implementing data solutions on cloud architecture, preferably Azure.
Experience working within one or more business domains (e.g. Finance, R&D, Supply, …) is preferable
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, including one of the largest e-commerce leaders providing logistics, payments, hardware, data storage, and media solutions and 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 the challenging and responsible position of Project Leader Data Platform, you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries. Our organisation has been named for several years in a row as ‘Top Employer’ and ‘Best Employer’. We offer a full-time position in an informal and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development.
As well as your fixed salary you’ll receive the following secondary benefits:
27 days vacation & 13 ADV (working hours reduction) days
Flexible working hours
Home working facility
Collective pension scheme and insurance facilities for healthcare.
If you want to take on this challenge, apply now by filling in the application form and upload your resume and cover letter.
For more information contact Tjalling Kraak, Senior Recruiter +31 413 493 024.