Solution Manager - Trade Promotion Management

  • Keulsekade, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Full-time

Company Description

At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS we are inspired by our belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love.

What’s it like to work at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS: A coffee for every cup.

Working with us means you’ll be making an impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. We work as a team, celebrating success and supporting one another. Our associates work with a diverse group of like-minded people, in an innovative environment committed to doing the right thing – all across the world. What you do here will get noticed.

Job Description

The exponential growth of technology has made IT one of the critical success factors for every business function within JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS. In order to enable IT as a competitive advantage , we are currently transforming our IT department towards “One Platform” which allows us to quickly facilitate change and growth potential through the standardization. and hyper customization of technology. This transformation is managed by the Global Information Services department (GIS ), which operates  in the expertise areas : Service & Operations, Enterprise Solutions, and Strategy & Planning.

For the Enterprise Solutions team, we are currently looking to hire an experienced Solution Manager with a wide range of experience in implementing and optimizing account planning and promotion management systems, within a global enterprise. 

As a Solution Manager at JDE you will be responsible for: 

  • Enabling the future objectives for the Trade Promotion roadmap and architecture;  
  • Delivering strong and repeatable results on standardization, harmonization and optimization of our E2E sales technology; 
  • Maintaining a close collaboration with business counterparts.
  • Becoming a “top-of-class” team in the field of Trade Promotion Management;  
  • Creating the best cost for value delivered;
  • Maintaining our agility to easily upgrade, integrate and maintain our systems;
  • Supporting the Agile and DevOps transformation at JDE. 


To be successful in this role we are looking for a talented candidate who is ambitious to support the change at JDE. In this job opportunity we offer an interesting career challenge for a creative problem solver, who is able to operate as a seasoned business adviser and add value to the way we operate our trade promotion technologies within JDE. 

Our preferred candidate would also have: 

  • A bachelor or master’s degree in IT or a related field of study; 
  • Between 5 and 10 years of experience in implementing TPM solutions or related commercial technologies; 
  • Hands-on experience with advising stakeholders on technology in a retail sales environment; 
  • A keen sense for emerging technologies in sales like: field sales solutions, SFA tools, Image recognition tools etc.; 
  • The ability to speak and write English on a professional level;
  • Well-developed people & stakeholder management skills;
  • Good analytical and conceptual skills. 

Additional Information

Next to an attractive salary, we offer a variety of secondary conditions of employment.

This includes:

  • Year-end bonus;
  • Rewarding pension-plan;
  • Additional free time (ADV);
  • Remuneration for travel expenses;
  • Remuneration for health, life- and other insurances;
  • Fitness allowance;
  • Discount on company products;
  • Flexible, international work environment.

Your application at JDE
If you are interested in this career opportunity at JDE, hit the “I’m interested” button and upload your application. After receiving your application we will do our utmost to give you quick feedback. Part of the recruitment procedure at JDE will be an online assessment, followed by a first and final round interview.

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