IT Manager

Functie IT Manager
Aanvraagnummer 90841
Expertise Master Degree, IT Infrastructure, Applications Deployment
Regio Den Haag
Startdatum Rond 01-06-2018
Duur Vast dienstverband

The organisation from our client is built upon more than a century of experience in the automotive industry, having started in 1907 by selling Mercedes cars from an ‘Auto-Palace’ showroom in The Hague. Today the company is a leader in vehicle distribution, car retail, vehicle leasing, fleet management and related financial and mobility services and the distribution and sales of parts and accessories. Many of these activities operate from property owned by the in-house real estate division of the company. New forms of mobility, including charging infrastructure for electric cars, represent a significant area of investment for the company.

The Car Distribution & Retail division plays a leading role in the import and distribution of cars in the Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary and the Czech Republic. Our company imports and distributes the following brands: BMW, Ford, Hyundai, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mazda, MINI, Mitsubishi, Opel, Peugeot, ŠKODA and Volvo.

Job Description

  • Senior IT Management role in an international environment
  • You will be involved on both strategic & operational level
  • You will report directly to the CFO


  • Define IT strategy for the ACDR organization in accordance with corporate strategy
  • Translate IT strategy in Roadmap for coming years
  • Ensure execution and follow up of strategy and roadmap
  • Evaluate business application modification requests and coordinate business process modifications
  • Lead IT projects in office and production environments in multiple countries
  • Build and maintains relations with senior leaders within the division and external suppliers
  • Build, guide and develop the ACDR IT Organization
  • Manage external suppliers and costs
  • Pro-actively assess and communicate project- and investment risks
  • Execute hands-on IT activities for users, for example trouble shooting when needed
  • Create business plans / manages the IT-budget including regular analysis and changesDefine and communicate IT related procedures, policies, and standards

The Successful Applicant

Education and experience required:

  • Master degree
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in relevant positions in business IT field, five of which in a leading, end responsible role

Professional skills & key competencies:

  • Knowledge of IT infrastructure and applications deployment
  • Loves the combination of developing strategy and hands on operation activities
  • Proven track record of successfully leading multinational IT projects
  • Experienced people manager with a passion for developing people
  • Organizationally sensitive relationship builder and natural communicator
  • Entrepreneurial, result driven and creative mind-set
  • Pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Ideally knows Dynamics NAV logic and terminology
  • Language skills: Fluent professional Dutch and English, Willing to travel

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