Information Systems Manager

Functie Information Systems Manager
Aanvraagnummer 91365
Expertise Office 365
Regio Almere
Startdatum ASAP
Duur Vast dienstverband

Our client Yakult Europe B.V., daughter company of Yakult Honsha Co. Ltd, Japan, is the European headquarter of Yakult, located in Almere. That is also where production takes place for all European countries.

At this moment, Yakult is sold in 38 countries and operates from 28 business operations outside Japan. Yakult started its European Operations in 1994, in the Netherlands, and gradually expanded their sales and marketing into 10 other European countries. Next to the European head office, Yakult has 6 sales and marketing companies (OpCo’s) situated in the following countries: The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, United Kingdom, and Italy.

Recently the board of directors of Yakult Europe B.V. decided to implement Office 365 in order to optimise information sharing , communication and collaboration between departments, project teams, country-operations and the European head office.
In order to support and execute this decision we are looking for an Information systems Manager.

Your main responsibilities in this function will be:

  • Management of the implementation of Office 365 in the Yakult Group in Europe.
    With the support of external consultancy and 2 colleagues in the IT department
  • Analysing needs of users throughout the company (Yakult Group in Europe) for effective information sharing, communication and collaboration and advise and implement ways and procedures to support this.
  • Taking initiatives to have an safeguard optimal usage of Office 365
  • Management of our Windows Active Directory environment with office 365/Azure AD connections.
  • Supporting and advising colleagues in relation to the various questions and services.
  • Have an active role in the connection of other Information systems, e.g. Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, Enterprise Edition and others with the Office 365 structure and possibilities.
  • Together with the other 2 colleaques in the IT department manage the It environment for the Yakult Group in Europe.


  • Education level HBO (information Management)
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with Microsoft products such as Office 365, SharePoint, One Drive, Teams, Skype for Business and others (Power Bi, Yammer, Delve).
  • Kwowledgable with SQL-server, jScript, reporting services
  • Good communication skills in English and Dutch and preferably another European language
  • Preferably also knowledgeable in the use of workflows
  • Good social skills in order to work in our multi-national environment.
  • Inquisitive, enthusiastic, energetic, and service minded.

Yakult offers a good remuneration package and further education possibilities. You can work in an international working environment with frequent contacts with colleagues within the Yakult Group in Europe.

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