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EssentJunior Strategic Initiative Leader IT

Application deadline 08-02-2016


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Den Bosch
08-02-2016 (For Past)


Den Bosch
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Jouw functie

Within our IT organisation, a new and exciting opportunity is available for a high potential who would like to give his/her career a boost by contributing to several strategic initiatives and acting at an international and senior level within our IT organisation. Are you a self-starter who's looking for a first or next step in your (IT) career and are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves within an international and complex organisation? Then this role is just for you!

The Junior Strategic Initiative Leader acts as a central support for the IT strategic initiatives. You are responsible for organizing and supporting the IT leadership in their strategic initatives. This includes alignment with various stakeholders in the Business Units, RWE and the internal IT organization. In support of the Manager CIO Office you will be responsible for the overall delivery.

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Responsible to ensure activities get successfully executed by all stakeholders (business & IT).
Responsible and supportive to communicate with key stakeholders in both Business & IT.
Actively support the different worksteam leads (Architecture, Sourcing, Business Alignment) in achieving their milestones.
Responsible to plan, host & manage the different workshops.
Responsible to translate decisions, workshop outcomes into the necessary documentation (Word, Powerpoint).
Support the creation of executable IT roadmaps based upon the Business, Architecture & Sourcing strategy.

Deliverables (to name a few)
Planning, tracking and tracing, weekly progress updates
Steering committee and workshop documentation
Roadmap documents

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Jouw werkveld

Essent's customers count on you. Because Essent delivers. Smart, practical solutions that make life easier . Today and in the future. That's exactly the reason why customers become customer. About 2.6 million in the Netherlands alone. Being part of RWE, there is also a wonderful international market. That makes two perfect reasons to start your career with us.

Best in class
We want to be the best performing energy provider for our customers. That sounds soft, but requires hard deliverables. The approximately 3,200 employees of Essent are looking on a daily basis for simple but genious ideas that inspire our users. That is our promise. For the ideas of the future, we expect a lot from the generation of the future. Professionals with a drive to get the best out of themselves. Only then, we believe, that one great product is born. Or that one service that nobody expected to be possible. We offer you space to come up with these excellent ideas. Because as an employer: Essent delivers.

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Jouw profiel

Completed WO education with excellent academic track record (business, engineering, informatics, etc)
Proven experience in leading activities with impact (projects, student committees, etc)
Between 0 and 3 years of relevant work experience, ideally acting in an advisory role 
Strong skills in analyzing and processing information and translating this into relevant and meaningful outcomes/presentations
Ability to act at and communicate with senior business and IT stakeholders
Willingness to travel to Germany and the UK on an as-needed basis (Germany on average 1 day a week, UK on average 2 days p/month)
Fluency in the English language is a must
Pro-active, result focused, strong communicator, ambitious, enthusiastic

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Ons aanbod

Essent offers a challenging and very responsible job in a dynamic market that is constantly changing. Besides excellent terms of employment Essent pays much attention to the balance between work and private life. There is also ample attention to your professional and personal growth. The salary of this position is between 2613 and 3733 gross per month.

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Onze organisatie

Essent is een Nederlands energiebedrijf en als onderdeel van RWE actief op de internationale energiemarkt. Die markt verandert constant. Klanten zijn kritisch, de concurrentie verhevigt, er is veel aandacht voor klimaatverandering en de technologische ontwikkelingen gaan razendsnel. Al deze veranderingen vragen om inventiviteit, transparantie, sympathiek leiderschap en het waarmaken van onze beloftes. Werken bij Essent betekent dan ook volop kansen om jezelf te ontwikkelen in een uitdagende internationale omgeving waar iedereen zichzelf kan zijn.

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More information?

For further information, please contact Essent. For further information about RWE click here!

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Working at Essent

Technology / Industry
Energy sector
Headquarters Holland
Employee abroad
Employee in NL