IT Manager Telecommunications

  • IT
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

IT Manager Telecommunications

Job description

What you will do:

Our company is growing and so is the need for smart IT solutions and the management of IT requests. Are you unafraid of taking the initiative? Having a sixth sense when it comes to understanding the business requirements on technical solutions? If so, then this might be the right job for you! Global Internet is looking for an IT Manager, based in Amsterdam. You will oversee the IT functions in our company and provide vision and leadership on IT initiatives and implementations. IT has a vital role within Globalinternet. We use various cloudbased platforms to deliver our service to our customers. The main focus of IT is to further improve customer experience and operational excellence.

Leading the IT department by developing and aligning the IT roadmap with the companies strategy & business objectives will be your main focus. Key element of your role will be to manage the development team throughout the entire software development project lifecycle, including overseeing the budget, reporting, planning, construction, testing, and deployment phases.


Typical projects falling under your responsibility are:

  • State of the art API integrations with customers and providers around the world

  • Continuous developments to improve our business processes

  • Further development of our Customer portal to implement more self service functionalities

Primary tasks and responsibilities:

  • Liaise with (internal) partners and stakeholders to understand business requirements and develop these into a short/long term roadmap.

  • Leading the development team with technical and strategic direction, owning management and prioritization of feature request queues and interacting and engaging with cross-organization teams

  • Monitor and analyze technology and trends that could improve the company’s products and performance

  • Part of the company management team

  • Recommend technical solutions based on a good understanding of business requirements

  • You will inspire and grow engineers through coaching, empowerment, and by challenging them to do their best work.

Requirements

With your international and entrepreneurial mindset you will be greatly contributing to maintaining the highest standards and providing excellent support to management. You have experience in the management of digital software product development & delivery. You are a pro in managing cloud solutions, business continuity, and other technology infrastructures. You have at least 10 years of IT/project management experience, with a focus on IT development. You are able to interact with business stakeholders alike and explain IT solutions in a simple and understandable way. You are driven to understand business needs and communicate technology concepts and opportunities to business leaders.


You have experience in a similar IT Management position or you’ve had a technical role at the start of your career and have moved into a different role. We are looking for someone who understands what it’s like to work in a multicultural and international environment and can liaise with colleagues, our customers and with our suppliers worldwide. To be successful In this role, you have strong decision making and communication skills and have been demonstrably successful in managing, reporting, monitoring and communicating large ICT projects.


The ideal candidate has the following experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. Computer Science, Technology, Business Management or Engineering)

  • Ability to convert business strategy and needs into efficient technology execution

  • Good understanding of project and development methodologies  

  • Motivated, self-reliant and able to work within a small, fast growing company

  • Strong knowledge of English (verbal and in writing)

  • Prior experience in telecom /salesforce Cloud is a strong asset

What we offer

You will be part of a rapidly growing, dynamic and multicultural organization, with English as the working language. Globalinternet offers a stimulating, human centric environment with opportunities to demonstrate your personal strengths and to further develop your expertise. You will have the ability to develop within the company and shape our growth strategy. You have the possibility to work for a company that truly value your ideas on how to do things better and differently.

While being part of a fast growing innovative company you can bring actual value to our clients. Remuneration is competitive and includes additional perks and benefits. Furthermore, we offer a flexible international work environment, freedom to implement your ideas and grow further within Globalinternet. Last but not least, we offer all the coffee you can consume, daily office fruit and a delicious Friday Company Lunch.


Important note: Globalinternet can only take candidates into consideration who already have a valid working permit and who are based in the Netherlands (relocation will not be facilitated)

Unsolicited 3rd party acquisition is not welcome