Senior Manager Business Applications

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The team

The IT team is responsible for maintaining and improving IT services in the broadest sense. It is a virtual team, with participants inside Merus and at selected partners. Inside Merus more and more people are getting involved in IT, hereby establishing more presence in the business. Some people have part time IT work, especially in areas where our primary process and IT connect. You will be responsible for this virtual team and its continuing presence at Merus.

The role

Merus has been growing at a fast rate in the past years, and is expected to grow even further in the next years. In your role as an IT Manager you will plan, do, check and act on current IT operations and making sure that future demand is planned for. Expect to fill your working day with:

  • Work with the senior management to establish a strategic business application roadmap to ensure the priorities of a rapidly expanding company are met;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business stakeholders at all levels to support business objectives and strategy throughout the business application landscape;
  • Identify gaps in business application needs across the organization and support implementation of effective solutions;
  • Keep all stakeholders informed about outcomes and deliverables at all levels of the organisation;
  • Develop and maintain vendor relationships and ensure that regular reviews and feedback are provided;
  • Develop and maintain IT security controls on all business application systems
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices, and by participating in professional societies at both a technical and financial front;
  • Build and lead a competent team of IT professionals (both internal and external) in charge of business application systems.

About us

Working at Merus provides you with opportunities to grow and develop a career that offers both individual and company success. You will have the chance to make an impact within the oncology field by helping to develop bispecific antibody therapies (Biclonics®) to fight cancer. Merus’ headquarters are located in the Netherlands, with a US headquarters of its subsidiary Merus US Inc. in Cambridge Massachusetts. We also have many collaborations around the world. As of 2016 we are listed on Nasdaq Global Market and over the last 10 years we have taken several candidate drugs into clinical trials. For more information, please visit When hiring new employees, we look for people who will fit in well with the collaborative, rigorous, and entrepreneurial spirit of our company.


We would like to get in touch with you if you meet the following requirements:

  • Solid knowledge of computers, networking, business applications and interfaces in general.
  • Able to understand and talk to technical specialists, ask the right questions and connect the dots.
  • Understanding of how Microsoft infrastructure software works, preferably including Office 365.
  • Technical background with hands-on experience in systems management. Certifications do not have to be current.
  • Demonstrable experience in management roles, preferably in IT, in small or mid-sized companies.
  • Management education, certification, or other proof of gained knowledge in management.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills in English.


Apply directly via the 'Apply' button or for more information about the application procedure, please contact Merus Recruitment via telephone number +31(0)30 – 253 8800. Please send in your application by June 30, 2019 at the latest.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: Merus

Locatie: Utrecht

Opleidingsniveau: HBO

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