IT Business Partner

  • Bedrijf: Koninklijke BAM Groep
  • Standplaats: Bunnik
  • Vakgebied: ICT / IM
  • Opleidingsniveau: WO, HBO

Are you able to translate the information requirements of our business units in a pragmatic way into digital solutions? Do you enjoy turning business strategy into a smart information plan? Do you enjoy working in a constantly changing organisation which is on the threshold of digital transformation? Then read on!

Wat ga je doen?

The entire BAM organisation is in a state of transition. With its OneBam strategic objective, BAM Group IT is realising broad and international IT platforms and solutions together with our business. As technology is rapidly taking over the construction world, BAM wants to lead the way. In this digital transition; 'Doing new things' is one of the slogans on our strategic agenda. A professional IT organisation is crucial for achieving this goal. Group IT plays a key role in this and is therefore rapidly developing and professionalising.

Group IT provides the entire BAM organisation with IT services from a continuously expanding perspective. The Information Management team is part of Digital Information Management and playing a key role in the OneBAM strategy. Information Management is currently working on a transition to strengthen its position to be able to adapt to changing demands from the business and operate more decisive in executing IT projects and business transition projects.
We are starting new Information Management team at Royal BAM Group, and therefore looking for an experienced IT Business Partner for Group Functions. As an IT Business Partner for Group Functions you will be responsible for the continues development of the information provision and digitalisation of business supporting functions like Finance, HR, Communications, Health&Safety, etc. You will also be the point of contact at strategic level within these departments where it relates to the entire IT service provision.
To be effective in this role, you will build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders at management and board level of these supporting departments. You understand their interests, processes and information requirements, you know their objectives, strategic developments and priorities. You have good knowledge and experience of supporting processes and a good understanding of construction processes. You are a ‘trusted advisor’ on digitalisation to realise added value in our business operations.
At BAM, we are working towards a common “Digital Core”, containing global business applications supporting financial, HR and other supporting processess. A huge challenge for the Information Management to rationalize the defragmented application portfolio into this new One BAM Digital Core.

You will shape the Application Portfolio Management process in the BAM entity to this end. The Business Information Plan (BIP) that you prepare and continue to develop, will reflect the long-term information needs and roadmap of the Group Functions and is an important deliverable in your work. It provides support for the prioritisation and instigation of underlying projects, provides insight into the related costs and the efforts of the (IM) organisation.

The IT Business Partner will coordinate the Information Management activities and therefore work closely together with Enterprise Architects and Business Information Analysts, but also with the Unit Managers and their Application Services teams (DevOps) within Information Management as well as Strategic IT Delivery teams working on large IT projects is of high importance regarding maintaining and optimisation of the Digital Information Management chain. Since Information Management is a new function for BAM Group, you will setup Information Management function for Group Functions. You will also support Application Services in creating effective delivery towards Group Functions.

Your role will include but will not be exclusive to:

  • Create and manage team Business Information Analysts;
  • Stakeholder Management:;
  • Business Demand Management;
  • Business Application Management.

Wie zoeken wij?

We are looking for a proactive and ambitious IT Business Partner with a completed university degree, Business Administration or Informatics for example. You will have at least 10-15 years relevant work experience and demonstrable affinity with process analysis, Application Portfolio Management process and Business Information Planning and coordinating teams executing these processes. As BAM is working on an Agile Transformation, experience with Scaled Agile processes such as SAFe or LeSS and with agile portfolio management processes will be an advantage.
Continuous improvement is in your DNA. You have proved yourself in digitalising processes and commitment to innovative technology for new business propositions. You are viewed as a visionary, are analytically strong and able to translate business strategy into logical development paths. You are able to convert this into concrete, creative plans, realising support, and are able to steer the implementation of these plans in a structured manner. With your knowledge of and experience with Business Information Planning, you will also deliver a concrete contribution to the further optimisation of this process.
Due to your strong social skills you are able to form bonds with the line organisation making you a serious sparring partner within the organisation. You dare to ask critical questions and continue to query where others stop. Working independently is not a problem for you, just as working in a team. 

You are naturally connecting and building strong relationships with others, demonstrating strong emotional intelligence and an ability to communicate clearly and persuasively. Encouraging others to share the spotlight and visibly celebrating and supporting the success of the team. Also creating a sense of purpose/meaning for the team that generates followership beyond your own personality and engaging others to the greater purpose for the organization as a whole.

You have strong written and oral expression skills in Dutch, also in English, since teams will work more and more globally in the future. (Inter)national travel can be required. Place of employment is The Netherlands (Bunnik). You will report to the Global Director Digital Information Management.

Wat bieden wij?

A challenging and continuously changing environment in an organization where IT is an essential part of the realization of the business strategy 'Building the present, creating the future’. In addition, we offer excellent employment conditions and plenty of room for further personal growth and development, both within Group IT and within Royal BAM Group.
Professional and motivated employees are the pillars for realizing our strategic objectives. To help employees develop and become proficient in the right direction, BAM Business School is the center for knowledge transfer, knowledge exchange and knowledge creation.

Wie zijn wij?

Royal BAM Group nv is a construction company with ten operating companies, active in Construction and Property, Civil engineering, as well as in Public-private partnerships.

BAM has leading positions in five European home markets: the Netherlands, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Germany. Furthermore, the Group delivers projects in Denmark, Luxembourg and Switzerland, while BAM International operates in niche markets worldwide.

Sustainability and innovation are major drivers of BAM’s design, construction and facility management solutions. The Group has an aspiration to become the market leader in the use of digital technology to ensure that clients receive the highest possible standards of quality.

BAM has annual revenues of more than €6.5 billion, employs approximately 20,000 people and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

Building the present, creating the future.