Senior Business Architect

IT | Schiphol Oost | Regulier

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As a Business Architect you work for the Information Management Office (IMO) Cargo of KLM. The objective of the IMO is to support the relevant business in achieving its objectives through continuous optimization of processes, organization and information provision, and monitoring the continuity of information.

Development of architecture in four aspect areas (business, organization, information and technology) based on business strategy and its application in change processes and making proposals for optimizing business processes and systems.

Wat ga je doen?

  • On basis of business strategy, defines the architecture for business, organization, information and technology aspects.
  • Participating in the business strategy process with the goal of covering aspects relevant to technology development.
  • Directs and initiates innovation
  • Drafting/maintaining the Business, Organization and Information Architecture
  • Assuring consistency between Business, Organization, Information and Technology Architecture
  • Monitoring the interfaces between business processes and the scope of corporate programs/projects
  • Identifying & validating SOA Business Services.
  • Responsible for drafting Business Process Models and the development of the required competences. We define Business Process Models as:
    • Business Architecture principles
    • Business Process Model
    • Application Architecture Model
    • Business Data Model
  • Drafting overall Information Plan and reviewing change processes
  • Identifying internal/external opportunities (SWOT) and formulating recommendations for the Business
  • Maintaining knowledge of the business-IT interface
  • Drafting/maintenance of overall Information Plan
  • Coordination of the information planning process
  • Review of change processes
  • Overseeing the cohesion and quality of the WHAT-requirements
  • Responsible for standard processes and uniform application of standard tooling
  • Development and maintenance of a professional interface
  • Analysing existing processes, methods and procedures for opportunities for improvements

Waar zijn wij naar op zoek?

Distinguisging Characteristics


  • Acts as general authority in the field of Business Architecture within the business unit
  • The work activities take place in a business area that is a business-critical area for KLM, in a dynamic interdisciplinary or inter-division environment with impact on conflicting interests of a wide variety of stakeholders, and influence the business as a whole
  • The scope and impact of the work are significant; as such, it involves advising the highest levels of the business management as well as frequent consultations with internal and external stakeholders
  • Contributes to the development of new methods & techniques and Technology/IT innovation within KLM
  • Position involves the direction of an international project team consisting of employees with diverse skills and activities carried out in part externally, in an AF/KL environment or another business unit in which conflicting interests must be addressed


Furthermore we ask


  • University degree (IT/business management-related field)
  • Knowledge and understanding of IT processes (e.g. ITIL, BISL)
  • Knowledge of SAFE, Agile, Scrum
  • Knowledge of business and IT processes within focus area and familiarity with these processes at business level
  • Knowledge of system development methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of organizational and management principles, analysis methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of data and information architecture
  • Experience in project management
  • Oral and written command in English


Max. EUR 6.025,- gross per month

Wat bieden wij?

  • A challenging job in an international environment
  • Good payment conditions and secondary benefits
  • Fulltime position
  • Large discount off airline tickets
  • Excellent pension plan
  • Travel expense allowance and free use of bus network at Schiphol
  • Many options for personal development
  • Good career opportunities

Are you ready for take-off?

If the above profile matches your interest, you can apply for this position by clicking on Apply. You will be notified regarding your application within 2 weeks after this deadline.



12 August 2018

Meer weten?

If you would like more information about this position, please contact:


Roger Roelofs, Senior IT Recruiter a.i.

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