Global IT Manager Enterprise Architecture

  • Keulsekade, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Full-time

Company Description

JDE is a subsidiary JDE Peet’s, the world's leading pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands. For more than 265 years, JDE has been inspired by the belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. Today, JDE unleashes the possibilities of coffee and tea in more than 100 countries, through a portfolio of over 50 brands including L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, OldTown, Super, Pickwick and Moccona. 


What’s it like to work at JDE?
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 – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.


At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.
 

Job Description

As Global IT Manager Enterprise Architecture, you will be responsible for JDE’s master architectural plan for technology. This scope covers our global enterprise-, application- and data architectures. In this role, you will lead the architectural principles, standards and best practices, as well as maintain governance to ensure the adoption and alignment to the architecture strategy.

As Global IT Manager Enterprise Architecture at JDE, you will be responsible for:  
•    Creating, driving and communicating the value proposition of the global architecture strategy
•    Planning and leading  the implementation plan for the enterprise architecture
•    Analyzing JDE business and operating models versus market trends in the technology industry
•    Assessing disruptive forces impacting the organization by identifying technology-enabled innovation opportunities 
•    Providing consultative advice to business leaders and organizational stakeholders
•    Supervising and coaching cross-functional teams delivering the global EA roadmap.
 

Qualifications

If you have the courage and confidence to venture into new cultures & territories, and you're brimming with an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. We roll up our sleeves, pitch in, and get our hands dirty to break new ground. Committed to playing at our best, we think bigger and move faster, always rising to the challenge that matters most and celebrating the wins that count.

We are looking to hire a seasoned Enterprise Architect with a proven track record in driving change in business enterprise technologies within a globally operating company. 
 
Our preferred candidate would have: 
•    An Academic degree in information-technology, extended with an  MBA or other advanced business degree
•    Over 10 years of experience leading the EA practice in the FMCG or Retail industry.
•    Knowledge of technology ecosystems: SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, SOA, APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics
•    Familiarity with information management practices: system-development, life-cycle-management, IT services management, agile and lean methodologies, infrastructure and operations, and EA and ITIL frameworks
•    Experience as a trusted thought leader who can influence and persuade senior business and IT leaders
•    Excellent interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, facilitation and negotiation
•    Knowledge of business models, operating models, financial models, cost-benefit analysis, budgeting and risk management
•    Understanding of the different types of agile principles, methodologies and frameworks - especially those designed to be scaled at the enterprise level
•    The ability to balance the long-term (“big picture”) and short-term implications of individual decisions and organization goals.
 

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 interviews. A pre-employment check can be part of the recruitment process.

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