Social Domain Application Manager – IT job in Netherlands

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Municipality of Tilburg

Social Domain Application Manager

Apply no later than Sunday, March 31, 2024

  • Tilburg
  • 32 – 36 hours

  • 3317 – 4752
  • HBO

Job offer

In Tilburg we strive for an inclusive society, where equal opportunities for everyone are central and where residents receive the necessary support. In 2023, for example, 18,000 people in Tilburg received social assistance benefits, 4,500 children received youth care and 12,000 residents received a Wmo indication. This, together with many other matters, is arranged within the Social Domain of the Municipality of Tilburg. Support in the areas of work, income, healthcare and youth care is central here.

As an Application Manager you are responsible for the management and maintenance of, among other things, the application “Suites for the Social Domain” from supplier Centric. About 400 colleagues work with this application every day and you ensure that it functions safely and smoothly. Through your expertise, we ensure, for example, that Wmo applications can be submitted, benefits can be paid and that around 3,000 documents such as decisions, reports or invitation letters can be created and sent every day. Do you have experience in Application Management and are you interested in optimizing and managing our application within the Social Domain? Then read on!

What are you going to do
As a Social Domain Application Manager you play a central role in the optimal functioning of our systems and processes. One of your most important tasks is to ensure the continuity of the application within the Social Domain. This means that you ensure that all systems continue to run smoothly and that the municipality’s desired working methods are maintained. It is essential that you have a good understanding of how all components are connected and how the processes run within the Social Domain. This insight allows you to effectively anticipate possible bottlenecks and make improvements where necessary. Further you go:

  • Proactively manage and improve the application “Suites for the Social Domain”
  • Maintaining model documents, including legal technical adjustments;
  • Handling TopDesk reports;
  • Maintaining contacts with software suppliers;
  • Actively participate in optimizing processes and translating optimizations into understandable functional descriptions for colleagues at different levels;
  • Drawing up extensive manuals, testing systems and providing support to users.

Where will you work?
You will become part of the Data, Information & Technology department, a close-knit team that strives for an efficient and modern working environment. Here you will work closely with seven application managers for the Social Domain, a Senior Application Management Social Domain and Application key users. You will end up in a varied team, consisting of both young and experienced professionals with a high level of knowledge. You will be given the space to realize your personal ambitions and goals. Whether it concerns obtaining certifications, exploring new technologies or deepening your knowledge, we support you in your personal growth.

Our organization is characterized by a pleasant working atmosphere with many possibilities, short lines of communication and an open culture. We organize quarterly drinks where we relax together and colleagues are always ready to help each other, which contributes to a strong sense of collegiality.

Within this position you have the freedom to organize your time and day, including the option to work from home.

What are you bringing?
You are someone with excellent communication skills who acts as a consultant within our organization. You are hands-on and proactive, with a strong sense of ownership. You are able to be the connecting link between users and applications within the social domain, where you actively solve problems and propose optimizations. In addition, you have:

  • HBO working and thinking level, achieved with an education, course or relevant work experience;
  • (General) ICT knowledge or affinity therewith;
  • Experience with the basics of suite management;
  • A good command of the Dutch language;
  • You are available 32 to 36 hours per week (4 x 9 hours is also possible)

What do you get in return
The Municipality of Tilburg offers an inspiring working environment where diversity is valued and authenticity is encouraged. As part of a leading government organization, you get the opportunity to contribute not only to Tilburg, but also to your own growth thanks to our extensive range of training courses through the Tilburgs Leerhuis.

We also offer you:

  • The position is classified in salary scale 9. Based on full-time employment, this is a minimum of €3,317 and a maximum of €4,752 gross per month. Depending on your experience and current situation, we will make you the best possible proposal within this bandwidth;
  • 194 hours of leave and the option to purchase a maximum of 187 additional hours of leave (based on full-time employment);
  • An individual choice budget of 17.05% on top of your salary. That you can use it throughout the year for, for example, extra leave, an extra payment, study, holiday pay or the purchase of an (electric) bicycle;
  • An employer contribution to the costs of health insurance;
  • A good pension scheme with ABP and a discount on disability insurance through Loyalis;
  • If you perform well, you will in principle receive a permanent contract after one year;
  • A good work-life balance with a working week of max. 36 hours, partial working from home and flexibility in terms of working hours;
  • A standing/sitting desk, office chair and accessories to fully and properly set up your home workplace;
  • A laptop and mobile phone;
  • Do you travel by public transport? Your travel costs will then be fully reimbursed (2nd class).

Are you ready to play a crucial role in supporting and improving the Social Domain within the Municipality of Tilburg? With a dynamic working environment, room for personal growth and a close-knit team that appreciates your efforts, we offer you the opportunity to make an impact. Then apply via the button below!

To ask?
The vacancy is open until Sunday March 31. Would you like more information about the position first? Would you like more information about the position first? Please contact Mark Jacobs, senior from the Suites for the Social Domain team, on tel. 06-21000100. For questions about the application procedure, please contact Robert Aangeenbrug, Recruiter, on tel. 06-86555046, quoting vacancy number DIT23-25.

The Municipality of Tilburg wants to be a reliable partner (employer) for citizens and employees. That is why we ask you to provide a valid Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG) as part of the process to come and work with us.

Sharing the vacancy is welcome, even please! Acquisition is not appreciated.
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More information about this vacancy?

Contact Peter van den Nieuwenhof of the Municipality of Tilburg (

+31 6 50054835)

About the organization

In Tilburg we work demand-oriented. The customer’s question is central. We are constantly working on that. This means that we want to continually adapt the organization to changes in society and to the wishes of the citizen. Our ambitions are high: a municipality that stands for openness and results, where you work with pleasure and pride. It is not always known, but Tilburg is at the forefront of many developments. There is always room for improvement and that is what we strive for.

Working at the municipality of Tilburg means a good balance between work and private life and an excellent package of employment conditions. You can expect that from a large and modern employer. You get a lot of space. For example, to plan your hours at your own discretion. Even if it is necessary and convenient to work from home. In addition, no less than 30% of all employees work part-time. Excellent employment conditions tailored to your needs.

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Spoorlaan 181

5038 CB Tilburg

14 013

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