Value Chain Architect Sell & Deliver

Value Chain Architect Sell & Deliver

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Veghel, Netherlands.
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Vanderlande is the global market leader for future-proof logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market. Furthermore, we are also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses, which seamlessly integrate innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.


At Vanderlande, you can develop your career, satisfy your ambitions, aspire to new heights, while enjoying personal growth and thriving on achievement

ICT business partnering involves collaboration between ICT professionals and business stakeholders. The goal is to align technology solutions with strategic business objectives. By understanding organizational needs and leveraging ICT capabilities, this approach drives value and innovation. It ensures that ICT initiatives seamlessly integrate with overall business strategy, enhancing efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness in today’s dynamic digital landscape. 


The ICT Value Chain Architect (Sell & Deliver) plays a strategic role, connecting ICT technology with business imperatives. This professional collaborates closely with stakeholders to design, optimize, and implement solutions within the Sell & Deliver value chain. Beyond ICT aspects, the focus extends to business alignment, partnership, and roadmap synchronization. You’ll guide a team of business architects across domains such as Sell, Project Execution, Engineering, Installation, and Services, enhancing their skills and capabilities. You will report to the director of ICT Business Partnering. 



Strategic Business Alignment / Business Partnering 

  • Strategic Alignment: Act as a trusted advisor to business and IT leaders, understanding their objectives and challenges. 

  • Collaboration: Partner with value chain/domain owners to shape ICT strategies that drive value and support organizational goals. Identify and introduce ICT technology opportunitiesthat can enhance collaboration and innovation. 

  • Roadmap Alignment: Ensure ICT initiatives align with business roadmaps, fostering a shared vision. 

Value Chain Design and Optimization: 

  • Holistic Approach: Model end-to-end value chains, considering business processes, customer touchpoints, and technology enablers. 

  • Business-Driven Solutions: Design value chains that enhance customer experience, revenue generation, and operational efficiency. 

  • Agile Adaptation: Continuously optimize value chains based on changing business needs. 

Team Leadership:  

  • Lead and develop a high-performing business architecture team, providing mentorship and guidance to enhance their skills and capabilities. 


Demand Shaping: 

  • Business Impact: Collaborate with value chain owners to understand market dynamics and customer requirements. 

  • Solution Articulation: Translate ICT capabilities into compelling value propositions.  

  • Demand Forecasting: Shape demand by anticipating business needs and aligning ICT offerings accordingly.  

Roadmap Synchronization: 

  • Strategic Planning: Work with business and ICT leaders to create synchronized roadmaps. 

  • Prioritization: Balance short-term needs with long-term vision, ensuring resource allocation aligns with strategic goals. 

  • Risk Mitigation: Identify potential roadblocks and proactively address them. 

Data driven decision making. 

  • Metrics and KPIs: Define performance indicators for value chain effectiveness. 

  • Business Impact Assessment: Evaluate the success of ICT initiatives in achieving business outcomes. 

  • Continuous Improvement: Use insights to refine strategies and enhance value delivery. 

Capability Mapping and Optimization: 

  • Lead efforts to map business capabilities, processes, and information flows to identify areas for optimization and innovation. 

  • Provide recommendations for enhancing business capabilities to meet evolving project and organizational requirements. 



The Value Chain Architect Sell & Deliver is part of the Business Partnering department within the ICT organization. It comprises of three value chain architects, leading teams of business architects and covers Portfolio and Project management 



  • Education: Bachelor’s or master’s degree in ICT, Business, or related field. 

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in business architecture, with a focus on ICT and project-driven environments. 

  • Demonstrated success in leading business architecture initiatives that contribute to project success, organizational objectives, and people development. 

  • Skills:  

  • Strong strategic thinking and business acumen. 

  • Stakeholder management and collaboration skills. 

  • Value Chain Design and Optimization 

  • In-depth knowledge of business architecture frameworks and methodologies. 

  • Effective communication and presentation skills. 

What we offer​

In the challenging and responsible position of [position name], 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 scope for personal development. By joining our profitable and growing company you will be able to reach your goals and focus on your future.​

This position offers a competitive salary range of € 5287 to € 8200 gross  per month (excluding 8% holiday allowance). Through exceeding performance expectations, you even have the possibility to grow outside this scale. 

On top of your fixed salary you’ll 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).​
  • A Health & Wellbeing budget worth €300,- per calendar year.
  • Commuting allowance, including full reimbursement of travel by public transport.​
  • Working from home allowance.​
  • Collective pension scheme and discount on additional health insurance.​
  • On-site company health centres 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.


Are you interested in this position? Then apply now directly on our workday vacancy link with your resume and motivation letter!

PS: Due to operational compliance, we would not be able to process applications via mail.

For more information about the position, please contact / +31413494702.

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