Functional manager – IT job in Netherlands

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Employer name, application deadline, working location, working hours per week, salary/wage, and education level requirement are as follows:

Municipality of Veenendaal

Functional manager

Apply no later than Friday, June 14, 2024

  • Veenendaal
  • 36 – 36 hours

  • 3317 – 4752
  • HBO

Job offer

As a Functional Manager you are the connector between users and technology. With your experience and strong communication, you know how to switch quickly and naturally between various levels within and outside the organization. Your knowledge, skills and solution orientation are of added value to the municipality of Veenendaal.

What are you going to do?

The tasks of the functional manager can be divided into four processes:

  • Usage management, providing access and authorization of information systems;
  • Change management, providing updates and (hot) fixes that are discussed within the agreed period (via the Change Advisory Group) and installed after approval;
  • Functionality management, supporting end users and providing up-to-date documentation, maintaining various functionalities and (continuously) training end users;
  • Needs management, providing incidental and periodic reports, attending structural (operational) meetings with key users, team leaders, information managers, fellow functional managers and architects.

    You are also responsible for:

  • The availability and continuity of the information systems within the “Purchasing to Payment” process; We have purchased a modern SaaS application for this purpose that communicates with underlying systems in Veenendaal and with our suppliers from whom we purchase products and services. Internal and external coordination: within this process and system you coordinate quotations, order requests, contracts and invoices through the application. walk over. You have frequent contact with internal users and suppliers.
  • Monitoring the messages exchanged with other systems
  • Do you focus on the further development and use of the functionality of the information systems in connection with the different users;
  • Training a buddy within the functional management team and being a buddy for one colleague;
  • You are a sparring partner for users within our organization and you translate the needs to the supplier;
  • Performs acceptance tests on the delivered systems and directs the rollout to production.

Where will you work?

The Information & Automation department has 9 clusters. Process management, Information management, Information management and Business Intelligence on the IT side. Functional Application Management, Project Management, Monitoring & Security, Service Desk, Network Management and System Management on the Automation side. Within Information & Automation, 50 employees are continuously working to guarantee and maintain the quality of IT services. Being able to work independently of time and place, having information available digitally or collecting passports and/or driving licenses for citizens are examples of our IT services. We guarantee this service by working together as a team on projects, having conversations with the customer and handling reports and changes. Taking initiative, following processes and thinking creatively are among the core competencies of our team. In addition, information security and the protection of personal data are of paramount importance.
When working together, colleagues, suppliers, regional municipalities, government agencies and service providers are our discussion partners. The Information & Automation department is currently in the middle of changing from management to a directing organization. The management role changes into a directing role where the focus of your own organization changes and becomes more between the customer and the supplier. Would you like to know more about what a management organization will mean for you? We would be happy to discuss this with you during the personal conversation.

What do we offer you?

First of all, a warm welcome to an informal organization with short lines, committed colleagues and a good working atmosphere. We offer you a position for 36 hours per week with a salary of a maximum of €4,752 gross per month (scale 9, Collective Labor Agreement for Municipalities). You will receive an employment contract for one year. If performance is good and there is enthusiasm from both sides, we will convert this agreement into an employment contract for an indefinite period.

In addition, we offer:

  • an Individual Choice Budget – combination of holiday pay, end-of-year bonus and extra-statutory leave – of approximately 17.05% of your gross salary in which you can make choices that suit your personal wishes and goals;
  • pension accrual at ABP and the option to participate in collective health insurance;
  • a job in an organization where there is plenty of room for learning and development (we have an online library with more than 150 training courses);
  • space to work independently of time and place (at home, at the office or on location), using a laptop and telephone.

What do we ask and what do you bring?

  • A relevant completed HBO education such as Functional Management, Business IT & Management, (Business) Informatics, Business Information Systems, Industrial Engineering and Management.
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience as a Functional Manager.
  • Current knowledge of technical, industry and profession-related developments.
  • You can work well together, have great empathy and are customer-oriented.
  • BiSL and TMap certificates are an advantage.

This is the municipality of Veenendaal

Veenendaal is a medium-sized municipality with a central location, good accessibility and more dynamic than ever.

You will work in an organization that has many ambitions and in which you will be challenged to fully utilize and further develop your talents. Collaboration is one of our core values ​​and the lines of communication are short.

The organization has an open and informal atmosphere. You will be given a lot of space to carry out your work as a professional because we know that you are able to make the correct assessments. This also applies to the relationship between work and private life, you are given a lot of space to ensure that this is well balanced and that you can be where you are needed. Our good employment conditions and hybrid way of working (combination of working from home, at the office and on location) make this possible.

Are you excited?

Do you recognize yourself in the profile above and are you enthusiastic? Then we would like to invite you to respond. You do this via our online application form. If a suitable candidate registers, we will immediately schedule an interview. Once we have hired a candidate, the vacancy goes offline.

Have you become curious?

Would you like to get an even better idea of ​​the position or application procedure? Please contact Ton Hazelhoff, our recruiter. He can be reached on telephone number 06 43 49 33 64 (also via WhatsApp).

More information about this vacancy?

Contact Ton Hazelhoff from the Municipality of Veenendaal (

06 43 49 33 64)

About the organization

Veenendaal is more dynamic than ever. We are well on our way to 70,000 inhabitants. The city center is being renovated. A city of action and perseverance, a city with an enterprising and social character.

more about the Municipality of Veenendaal >


Raadhuisplein 1

3901 GA Veenendaal

0318 538538

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