Head of Digitalization
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Head of Digitalization

A broad and global challenge as our Head of Digitalization at an International dynamic company that is in the midst of strategic growth and professionalization. A job with plenty of opportunities to grow both yourself and the company. All that at a company that is big enough to let people develop but small enough to build a personal bond with everyone. BRB is part of PETRONAS. Does this appeal to you? Then read on and apply!

department IT
location Ittervoort
education HBO/WO
hours per week 40 uur per week
Head of Digitalization

Wat ga je doen

As our head of digitalization, you will be responsible for the future IT landscape within BRB. You understand our strategy and see what system optimizations we need to achieve our target growth goals. In addition, you will manage our existing IT team and you will be able to make the shift from reactive to more proactive and you can ensure more interaction between the IT team and the rest of the organization.

 In this role you will participate in the strategic development of BRB and translate the needs into a digital strategy and roadmap – taking into account and inspiring the BRB stakeholders of fit for purpose solutions which are available in the market. You have a customer focus (external and internal) within an international environment. You make yearly plans to implement the strategy, monitor the budget and manage the roadmaps taking into account all necessary compliance (cybersecurity, availability, etc).

Furthermore you wil govern and steer the implementation of BRB digital strategy, roadmap, framework and policy while complying to applicable countries statutory requirements. You are responsible for ensuring the sustainability of third party operations, integrity and reliability of the IT services.

As an experienced digitalization manager, we don't need to tell you further what the work entails. However, it is important to mention what makes this position unique!

Among other things, this is the situation in which you will be working. On the one hand part of a large international and listed company like PETRONAS, but on the other hand part of a smaller international company that functions more like a family business. Part of your job is to connect the two and get both sides on board.

With the acquisition by PETRONAS, a huge growth strategy has been agreed upon, accompanied by large investments. You are closely involved in writing the IT business cases and and responsible for the IT budget.

Postion within the company

This role falls directly under our CFO, Heidi Janssens. You will be our sole head of digitization and will lead our IT team in this role. You will also collaborate extensively with other departments and our branches around the world, as well as PETRONAS.

Wat wij jou bieden

We offer a challenging senior level position. A new position within BRB where you can really help build our future! You can help shape this role and together with your colleagues ensure more innovation and growth. 

We offer a challenging global position in a dynamic market. In this role, you can build on the strategy for our IT. Working hours and location are flexible and there is plenty of room for your own input. 

The acquisition by PETRONAS offers you the best of both worlds. The advantages of a large corporate organization, but the freedom to get started with your own ideas in an entrepreneurial environment. Besides the activities, we nurture your ambition.

But there's more to offer:

  • a good salary matching your knowledge and skills

  • payment of a possible bonus of a maximum of 2 monthly salaries

  • 8% holiday allowance, 29 free days a year and 2 more if you haven't been sick all year around

  • the possibility to buy a maximum of 5 extra holdays a year

  • reimbursement of your daily travel costs, 21 cents per km with a maximum of 50 km for a single journey

  • pension scheme with only 4% personal contribution

  • company laptop

  • free fresh fruit at our offices

  • staff events with a little bit extra. Consider, for example, an annual company party, regular drinks and BRB treats to cake regularly for celebrating the birthdays of their employees

  • Growth opportunities within PETRONAS


Wat je meebrengt

For this position, we are looking for a senior person who takes responsibility and who looks critically at proposed plans and also dares to give feedback. Someone who proactively looks at how we can best make things happen also on the long term. It is a challenge to set the right priorities, but you will succeed, possibly in consultation with others.

 We are looking for someone who has excellent communication skills and can easily connect with others. Someone who enjoys building, who likes to do many things at once, and who looks both internally and externally at opportunities to further digitize BRB. In addition, you are also a people manager and encourage your team to achieve our growth goals.

What else do you bring:

  • Masters degree or equivalent level;

  • At least 10 years of experience within the scope of digitalization;

  • Proficiency in English, both written and oral is essential; knowledge of the Dutch language is beneficial;

  • Willingness to travel;

  • A can do mentality and an entrepreneurial spirit.

Meer over onze organisatie

BRB International BV is a worldwide producer of chemicals, silicones and additives. By providing great flexibility and short delivery times, we differentiate ourselves from larger competitors. We also focus on R&D, global supply and our unique customizable products. From our facilities in Ittervoort and Echt, products are sold worldwide. Besides that, the organization has facilities in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia, South Africa, Brazil, Turkey, Canada, Dubai, Germany and Poland. Our customers are in a diverse range of industries, including automotive, oil / petrochemical, personal care and construction.

During the past 40 years, BRB International has grown from a small business to an international operating organization with over 400 employees and 16 locations worldwide.

The involvement of our employees is great. They rate us with an 8.1 and we are proud of that. Do you want to know more about us? Then visit our website.

Enthousiast geworden?

Are you attracted to this challenging new position and do you fit the profile? Then we would like to meet you! Apply for the position of Head of Digitalization at BRB International by clicking on the apply button. Do you have any questions or would you like to know more? Please feel free to contact Linda de Noronha, Recruiter via LdeNoronha@brbbv.com

Since we expect to be able to fill this vacancy ourselves, we only accept candidates who apply directly to us.

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