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Strategy Innovation & Architecture Advisor III - ABN AMRO Bank

Locatie: Utrecht

We are looking for a:

Strategy Innovation & Architecture Advisor III

To develop and maintain target IT architecture from an International perspective, describing related baseline architectures and analysis of gaps both on a structural and ad hoc (project) base in a way that facilitates decision making and proper alignment of IT assets. Management of internal and external stakeholder concerns by demonstrating how proposed infrastructure set up contributes to the reliability, security, flexibility and cost efficiency of the organization

Your working environment

ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance, N.V. (ABF) located in Utrecht and Den Bosch (the Netherlands), is internationally cross border organised and has operating companies in Germany, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. ABF is a specialised business company within ABN AMRO.

ABF provides Leasing and Commercial Finance/Asset Based Lending solutions to customers in all segments: SME, corporates and large corporates including international clients. In the Netherlands, this is mainly to ABN AMRO clients, in other countries this is mainly to non ABN AMRO clients. In the smaller end of the segments, the focus in on having a digital offering, with standardised and harmonised products and processes. In the larger segments, the focus is on a coverage model, with a modular product offering that allows for bespoke solutions.

The CIOO Technology Services & EUC department consists of a variety of specialists in Information Technology. The span of the department includes ICT Infrastructure and ICT Service Desk roles.

The department operates "Cross Border" to centralise the ICT function of Infrastructure, First & Second line support to the business in a standardised and harmonised approach. This centralisation is not physical as members of the CIOO Technology Services & EUC team are located in multiple offices within NL, UK, DE & FR.

Your job

    • Acting as a Sparring partner for changes performed by the team
    • Proposing changes in line with infrastructure strategy
    • Contributing to the maintenance of life cycle management
    • Delivering future state architectures and roadmaps
    • Helping and supporting management with preparing and maintaining budget
    • Contributing to the definition of global standards.
    • Managing stakeholders across multiple local and International departments.
    • Translating business functional requirements into infrastructure requirements
    • Has significant knowledge of multiple (new) technologies, products, business processes or architecture
    • Creating easy to read and structured documents and visualisations and keeping those up to date
    • Thoroughly understands the security requirements for their domain. Ensures and increases security of their domain. Understands security controls and risk policies and the links this to business value
    • Translating risk policies to architectural guidelines
    • Maintaining (strategic) supplier relationships with one or more suppliers in their own domain
    • Experience with the principles of agile development is highly preferred
    • Willingness to occasionally work outside of normal business hours to support other ICT activities, projects, or countries.
    • Ability and willingness to work and travel internationally

Your profile

  • Higher Level Education
  • Minimum 4 Years’ Experience in a multiuser ICT environment preferably in a Financial organisation.
  • Experience in a complex environment (internal and external stakeholders, different time zones, different cultures)
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Agile working methodologies
  • Knowledge of the different aspects of IT architectures (hardware, middleware, connectivity, security, cloud)
  • Knowledge and experience in architecture implementations and related methods, tools and frameworks (TOGAF and Archimate)
  • Knowledge of trends and new applications in

What we offer

Working at ABF means working with committed and energetic colleagues in a challenging environment. Furthermore, the IT department of ABF is designed in a way it offers lots of opportunities to build your career with clear career paths. In addition to an appropriate salary and ample training opportunities, we offer you a comprehensive package of employment conditions based on the ABN AMRO CLA. It concerns a job for at least 36 hours.


Do you feel attracted to this challenging environment and do you think you have it in you to be successful in this position? Then tell us your story. We are curious! Respond now to this vacancy. 


Information and application:


Please send your application for Strategy Innovation & Architecture Advisor III at ABN AMRO Bank in Utrecht including your CV via our website.

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Job posted

09 maart 2019
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More information:

For more information contact Paul Platel, Director Technology Services +44 7812 636631) or  or Arjan Zwaan, Recruiter (+06-48430295) / We are happy to meet you!

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