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Construction & Civil Engineering (top 3 NLD)

Expert in high profile Enterprise ERP Architectures, SAP and transformational global ERP solutions? Are you interested in working in a constantly changing organisation that is going through a major (international) digital transformation? Then we advise you to read through!

Digital technologies are rapidly transforming the construction world and our client. Our client wants to set the tone in the digital transition in the construction world; ‘Doing new things’ is a motto from our strategic agenda. A professional and international IT organization is crucial to achieve this. As a result of this and the strategic objective, our client created a new initiative in architectures and implements client wide ERP solutions and functionalities.

For this reason, the need has arisen to hire an Enterprise ERP ArchitectAs the Enterprise ERP architect, you are responsible for the global architecture and (technical) roadmap of our ERP solutions. Together with the representatives of the business you validate, challenge and help improve the high-level business requirements and set the functional and technical principles, guidelines, standards and global architecture of our global ERP solutions. Because SAP solutions are widely used within the organization, the emphasis is on SAP technology. You define the architecture of the ERP solutions and monitor the implementation of it in a complex and international ERP programme.

Roles and responsibilities
Together with the IT professionals, business representatives, end user community, vendors and the transformation programme you design possible ERP architectures and scenarios. You draw up project architecture documents, such as a PSA (project start architecture). You maintain contacts with customers, enterprise architects of our client and project stakeholders regarding these deliverables.

You are responsible for the architecture organization of the programme, which includes a design authority. You create architecture deliverables with the aim of ensuring the transfer of them to stakeholders within our clients IT and in the business.

You base the ERP architecture on new technological possibilities and developments, using the right ERP module/functionality for the right purpose. You make sure that the ERP architecture is integrated in the overall application landscape of our client and is aligned with the requirements, scope, principles, guidelines and standards of our clients IT.

You facilitate the ERP architecture decision making process by working directly with the programme management, the solutions team, the SAP competence center and the enterprise architecture team. You work closely together with them to solve architectural problems, mitigating IT solution risks, and escalating IT architecture issues/risks when appropriate.

Job Requirements
To be able to fulfil this role well, you speak the language of the business and are well able to build productive relationshipsYou have experience with the dynamics of a commercial and/or project-driven organizationYou possess the ability to operate at board level as well as local business level. Also, you can communicate complex insights to both technical and non-technical audiences

You have at least 5 years’ experience in a similar position within a multinational organizationYou have done SAP S/4 Hana full life cycle implementationsPreferably you have 10+ years’ experience in SAP architectures and you are S4Hana certified.You possess S4Hana FICO and PO knowledge and experience.Preferably you have experience of CPM, MM, PS, SD and ETM.Also, you possess in-depth knowledge of business processes regarding Finance; Logistics; Purchasing; Plant and commercial project structuresExperience with reporting standards within construction is desirable as is knowledge of IT controls, compliance security and master data management.

You possess strong Enterprise Architecture leadership skills and strong senior stakeholder engagement experience. This includes in-depth knowledge of and experience with Enterprise Architecture.Preferably you have knowledge of Togaf, DYA, Archimate and BizzDesign. Also, you know how to apply Enterprise Architecture in Agile delivery and in a continuous improvement environment.

As a person you have a hands-on mentality and are pragmatic, a self-starter and meticulous. You like to help people and you work fast, proactive, professional and solution-oriented.

You have minimum Bachelor/Master work and thought level, preferably training in Business Administration or Computer Science.Frequent international travel will be required.

A challenging and constantly changing environment in an organization in which IT is an essential part of the realization of the new business strategy ‘Building the present, creating the future’. In doing so, we offer excellent employment conditions and plenty of scope for further personal growth and development, both within our clients IT and within our clients “group”Company InformationOur client is a construction company with ten operating companies, active in Construction and Property, Civil engineering, as well as in Public-private partnerships.

They have leading positions in five European home markets: the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Germany. Furthermore, the Group delivers projects in Denmark, Luxembourg and Switzerland, while our clients International division operates in niche markets worldwide.

Sustainability and innovation are major drivers of our clients design, construction and facility management solutions. The Group has an aspiration to become the market leader in the use of digital technology to ensure that clients receive the highest possible standards of quality. Our client has annual revenues of more than €6.5 billion, employs approximately 20,000 people and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

Work VISA & Dutch Immigrations:

As requested by our Client we fully facilitate VISA procedures at the Dutch Immigrations office for Knowledge Migrant and their families, via our trusted partner Expat Management Group. For further information please see our Expat Information page.

For further information please contact:

Sacha Martina 
Phone: +31(0)6 30 15 15 82

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