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Municipality of Leeuwarden
Apply no later than Sunday 19 March 2023
The Information Management (IM) department of the municipality of Leeuwarden is looking for an Information Architect for 32-36 hours a week.
Due to developments in the field of information provision and the resulting ambitions, there is a need for advisory capacity on tactical issues related to information architecture.
As an Information Architect, you advise on the I-strategy and municipal information policy and you do this in coordination with the head of the IM department, the Enterprise architect, the information manager, the data manager, the information advisors, the directors of the pillars of the I strategy and the CISO. In addition, the information architect coordinates this with the policy colleagues of the cooperation partners.
You report to/receive hierarchical guidelines from the IM manager and work closely with fellow architects (Enterprise architect and ICT architects), the information manager and the directors of the pillars of the I strategy (Common ground, Data, Cloud and generic facilities). .
Within this position, your focus is on the architecture of all information flows at the municipality of Leeuwarden. As an information architect, you are concerned with the connection and relationship between our applications within this architecture. There is a need for an information architect who can advise ‘hands on’ within a wide range of projects and developments within the organization. The information architect is able to switch quickly with the professional departments, between projects and within information provision. The information architect generally monitors the information architecture and coherence between the projects and developments and tests these on the basis of the Basic Start Architecture and the I-strategy.
The information architect is used to advise from the perspective of information management and information architecture on the following topics and projects:
- common ground
- Data-driven working
- Cloud transition
- Deployment and creation of generic facilities
- digital twin
- Open Government Act (Woo)
- System of basic registrations
- 3D technology
- Citizen participation
- environmental code
Who are you
As an information architect you are a communicative and analytically strong person. You have a proactive and coaching way of working. You are solution-oriented (know how to translate theory into practical solutions), organization sensitive and creative in coming up with solutions. In addition, you have:
- A completed HBO education or higher with a comparable level of work and thinking;
- Work experience in the field of information management from roles such as Information Manager/Information Architect/Information Advisor;
- Knowledge of municipal processes and experience of working within a (large) government organization
- Demonstrated consulting and writing skills;
- Knowledge of the accepted models/languages is an advantage (eg Togaf and Archimate).
Have you recently graduated or are you interested in this position but do you not meet all the required requirements? Even then we invite you to respond, let us know what you do bring!
Where are you going to work
Leeuwarden is a dynamic, bustling city and the economic engine of Friesland. The Frisian capital is a real royal city with a beautiful, historic center, a wealth of national monuments, surprising shops and cozy terraces. But at the same time with the most modern facilities for residents, visitors, students and entrepreneurs. In 2018 Leeuwarden was European Capital of Culture. A year with a lot of dynamism and with enormous positive promotion of the city and region. We will maintain this or, even better, we would like to strengthen it in the coming years.
Leeuwarden, a complete city with – since the municipal reorganization of 2018 – even 35 villages. More than 125,000 inhabitants live in the new municipality. We are an energetic organization with a variety of fascinating issues. With nearly 2,000 employees, we work in various roles and partnerships on the realization of the municipality’s ambitions and the provision of services for our citizens and entrepreneurs.
The Information Management (IM) department manages the applications of the municipality, advises and provides support in the field of information provision.
What do we offer
We offer a salary, depending on education and experience, of a minimum of €3,090 and a maximum of €5,021 (starting scale 10, job scale 10A, salary scale 1-4-2022 Cao Municipalities) gross per month with a 36-hour working week. It concerns a structural function, we offer an annual contract with a view to extending the contract for an indefinite period.
At the municipality of Leeuwarden we work in a hybrid way, you are where the work is, what suits you and in consultation with the team. Practice shows that it is usually 50/50 at the town hall and at home. We have good facilities to set up your workplace at home.
An extra attractive condition is being able to use 17.05% Individual Selection Budget (IKB) on top of the gross annual salary. In addition to a good salary, the municipality of Leeuwarden offers more attractive fringe benefits. Think of flexible working hours, a laptop, mobile phone, favorable pension fund, discounts on various insurance policies and a discount on your fitness subscription. In addition, we invest in your personal development, we would like to hear how you see this. Your ideas and initiatives are appreciated and you are given the space and confidence to shape them.
Got excited? You can respond to this vacancy via the application button. The closing date for this vacancy is March 19, 2023.
For more information about the vacancy, please contact Elsbeth van Haselen, Head of Information Management on telephone number 06 120 844 42 / 058 233 9063.
If you have any questions about the procedure, please contact Steven Jaasma, Recruitment and Selection Advisor, telephone number 06 501 932 85 (also Whatsapp) / 058 233 6164 or email@example.com.
The first round of talks is scheduled for March 23 or 24 and the talks will take place digitally.
The municipality of Leeuwarden does not pay attention to age, gender, origin, color or orientation. Your qualities count with us.
In order to be employed by the municipality of Leeuwarden, a Declaration on Behavior (VOG) is required.
More information about this vacancy?
Please contact Steven Jaasma of the Municipality of Leeuwarden (
About the organization
Leeuwarden is a dynamic, bustling city and the economic engine of Friesland. Located in a green and water-rich environment, with lakes and recreational areas in the vicinity. The Frisian capital is a real royal city with a beautiful, historic center, a wealth of national monuments, surprising shops and cozy terraces. But at the same time with the most modern facilities for residents, students and entrepreneurs. And….in 2018 Leeuwarden will be European Capital of Culture. Leeuwarden a complete city with 18 villages.
We are an energetic organization with a variety of fascinating issues. With about a thousand employees, we work in various roles and partnerships on the realization of the city’s ambitions and the provision of services for our citizens.
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