Your profile :
Demonstrated IT architecture leadership experiences in a large, global corporation with multiple business lines
A strong, pragmatic approach to leading architecture and solutions, with a proven record in technology strategy planning and delivery, preferably in a complex global corporation
Broad and strong understanding in all areas of IT architecture
A broad understanding of business processes in Supply Chain and Corporate environment, strong knowledge in relevant IT solutions eg. ERP systems
International experienced, including engaging, aligning and managing people across multiple cultures and countries
Experience with architecture frameworks (e.g. TOGAF), including the relationships between business, information, application and infrastructure & technology assets
Experience in transition to cloud services (IAAS / PAAS, e.g. AWS; SAAS, e.g. Salesforce.com) and digital technology foundations (e.
g. API management, Big data)
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to influence engage, align people in cross-functional roles at all levels
Ability to communicate technical possibilities effectively and efficiently to both technical and non-technical management and staff
Ability to successfully drive change
Our desired qualifications :
Demonstrated capabilities in defining and managing enterprise strategy and architectures
Preferably 8+ years of senior IT managerial experience within a large, global corporation with multiple business lines (this can also be gained in management consulting roles)
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
Good presentation skills
What we offer
Unique company culture of Dutch heritage and international presence
We offer great work life balance, and competitive salary & benefits package so you can enjoy it
Diverse training and mentoring programs to help you grow on your own professional journey
Exceptional support of cross disciplinary movement within the company to broaden your knowledge and growth paths
Learning opportunities (on job training, conferences, training certifications when they add value to your professional growth)
A friendly and informal working environment, yet professional team members as sparring partners
Autonomy and trust to create longer term impact that helps bring better nutrition to the world
In this position, you will be providing leadership for applications, technologies and services that are relevant for the business units.
You will collaborate with the Enterprise Architect, other Platform Architects & Solution architects to drive the further development of the platform architecture capability.
Here are your key responsibilities
Be responsible for the architecture capability within FrieslandCampina Supply Chain and Corporate business platforms
Guide the definition and implementation of target architectures that best fits business platform objectives
Drive supply chain technology innovations, proactively following the key market trends, analyzing and driving best practices to support evolving business needs
Drive and harmonize technology transformation
Provide inputs to the enterprise technology strategy
Contribute to drive success of enterprise architecture deliverables
Mentor and coach solution architects and business analysts on architectural capabilities
To succeed in this strategic role, you should bring in strong organizational, leadership and (stakeholder) management skills.
You are able to demonstrate a track record in successfully leading architecture transformations in a large global enterprise.
You should be able to speak both business and technology language, in the meantime being financially savvy.