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Enterprise Applications IT Delivery Manager

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Position overview

The allnex Enterprise Applications IT Delivery Manager is responsible for developing, supporting and maintaining the allnex Enterprise IT Applications platforms comprising of the allnex ERP systems, the hybrid cloud environment and the application and integration platform developed on top of these platforms. The main allnex ERP is based on a single, global SAP template. The cloud and integration platforms are centered around the Microsoft Azure and Dynamics technology. Both technologies are the main components of the allnex roadmap towards becoming a data-driven, digitalized chemical company.

The allnex Enterprise Applications IT Delivery Manager will be heading up a global team of about 35-50 people responsible for a.o. functional and technical solution design, domain architecture and development and support of the technical solutions and applications.

Important focus areas will be to develop the platform related aspects of the allnex digital roadmap incl. the S4 migration roadmap and the hybrid cloud strategy. To make this happen, the allnex Enterprise Applications IT Delivery Manager will develop and further operationalize the development and support teams in the allnex GBS locations (LV, MY) while gradually implementing agile development methodologies. He/she will also develop the appropriate balance between internal and outsourced technical capacity. Given the upcoming digital evolution, he/she will also contribute to the implementation of an architectural process within the allnex IT function in collaboration with the other business- and IT teams.


  • Lead and manage the functional and technical teams that are developing and supporting the allnex enterprise applications built on top of its digital platforms. 
  • Liaise with the allnex IT Business Partners and where needed with the allnex business organization to understand the main functional requirements to be provided by the applications in scope and to integrate solutions in the business capability roadmaps.
  • Support solution design and provide resources to develop technical solutions for specific business problems in line with the IT roadmaps. Develop appropriate sourcing strategies for the applications teams.
  • Develop roadmaps for the different components in the digital platforms to ensure scalability matching allnex’ growth ambitions and continuity of service and continuous improvement. This includes ensuring a secure environment through close collaboration with the allnex CISO.
  • Ensure adequate support levels aligned with allnex’ IT budget and measured by the available KPI’s, using industry standard ITIL processes.
  • Support the allnex Enterprise Architecture team with adequate technical and functional architects.
  • Ensure compliance of the IT applications with respect to risk and regulatory requirements. Examples are ‘Segregation of Duties’ (SOD) and role definitions in collaboration with the allnex compliance officer, Microsoft licensing, information security policies like password rules etc.

Required skills and experience

  • Master degree in information technology or a scientific or engineering direction with a major IT component, which can be substituted with successful work experience in comparable roles.
  • Specific experience with SAP technology, Microsoft cloud platforms (Azure, Dynamics, ..) and data-integration technologies is a must.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in overseeing and managing technical and functional teams with profound experience in the SAP and Microsoft portfolio of applications.
  • Excellent and proven experience, understanding and affinity with IT system and data architectures combined with a thorough understanding of the business process supported by the systems, as demonstrated by a curriculum of several relevant business project implementations.
  • Good understanding of and experience with standard industry accepted practices in the implementation of IT projects and the management of IT services. Demonstrated experience with running projects in an agile way is a must. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must.
  • Demonstrated people management and project management skills
  • Team motivator, able to work with people in different layers of the organization. 
  • Affinity with regulatory and process compliance.
  • Excellent team player with a positive can-do mentality, able to overcome typical challenges in a business-IT environment with budget and resource constraints.
  • Ability to manage technical and data-resources in a complex technical and (global) business environment.

We offer

We are proud to offer an international working experience with a tight-knit network of employees, making it easy to connect and learn from people all across our different functions. On top of that we are a truly innovative company with a strong team spirit, openness to new ideas, and great opportunities to grow and develop your career.

Equal Employment Opportunity
allnex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to an environment where all colleagues contribute for the benefit of our employees, our products, and our communities.

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