Business Information Manager (HR & Digital Workplace)


Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: AkzoNobel

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

Arbeidsvoorwaarden: Marktconform

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Perform strategic Business Information Management for a global organization

AkzoNobel is a complex international business with processes that are undergoing transformative change. This change depends substantially on the highest standards of Information Management (IM) across all our Business Areas (BAs). Do you have an account management and consulting profile with substantive IM experience? Are you customer focused and able to deliver big picture vision and strategy? If so, you could be the ideal person. 

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. We supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and are passionate about developing sustainable answers for our customers. 

AkzoNobel operates a sophisticated Information Management capability for all its BAs worldwide. To perform the highest standards of IM across the HR and corporate function and drive Digital Workplace agenda, we currently seek an expert and experienced

Business Information Manager (HR & Digital Workplace)
This is a key role in which you are responsible for decision making, governance and the overall development and steering of IM. You will join a multinational and multicultural company that is committed to your personal and professional development.

The position is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Key responsibilities and deliverables
Within this context you perform a comprehensive range of IM activities:

Business Relationships You develop, manage and enhance, relationships with key business/functions stakeholders, actively managing their expectations and representing IM at the BA level.

You also represent BA IM ambitions, requirements and expectations towards the IM organization, ensuring that relevant stakeholders are involved in the specification of new services and/or major upgrades.

You create BA IM strategy, TOP and budgets in coordination and alignment with the BA, and in line with agreed Enterprise Architecture capability and principles. This requires you to support strategic and innovative thinking through clear articulation of IM capabilities and proactive value propositions.

Initiative Portfolio Management
You ensure that IM demand is understood, captured and prioritized in line with business strategy and architecture, then quantified and checked for feasibility.

In addition you help to identify IM demand conflicts, recommending escalation where appropriate and developing high quality business requirements in order to ensure proper estimation of cost, time and resources.  

Further, you perform project-scoping assessment and drive IPM decisions by developing project estimates and complete financial models.

Internal Alignment
You partner with IM supply to achieve high level solutions architectures for initiatives and the delivery of services and projects, ensuring performance at agreed levels and taking action where necessary.

Service Development/Operations
You ensure IM services are documented through Business SLAs, monitor organizational readiness and supervise change deployment. You also ensure the knowledge network in the BA is properly set-up and functioning.

Performance Management
You manage, track and report on IM budget and realization, and on BU IM objectives and scorecard in alignment with global IM.

Line Management
You create, manage and maintain a diverse and high performing team that is able to deliver in line with BA IM ambitions.

Candidate profile
To apply for this position you must possess all the following attributes:

  • Ability to add strategic and business value for Senior Management
  • Proactive, innovative and able to build lasting relationships and facilitate commitment and buy-in
  • Demonstrated program and project management capability 
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in an account management role with large multinational customers 
  • 5 – 8 years of experience in a consulting role in a large consulting corporation with focus on information management strategic enablement
  • 2 -3 years of experience in run IT in an intermediate management role. 
  • Excellent written and spoken English

Application details
For further information, please contact Jacquelien Huisman, Recruiter, +31 (0)88 010 6789. We welcome your online application via, reference 140003YG.
Agency or sales calls are not appreciated.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: AkzoNobel

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO

Arbeidsvoorwaarden: Marktconform

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