Delivery Management Officer

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Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: Amsterdam, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Purpose of the job

The Delivery Management Officer is responsible for managing all invoices and payments within GBS-IM Access Unified Communications (AUS) and End-User Services (EUS) globally (44MM) and the involved suppliers to ensure the invoices get processed and paid, and the spent is aligned with the budget. 


The Delivery Management Officer is responsible for both daily financial administrative operations, as well as long-term cost optimizations in direct contact with key suppliers. The function is currently on a low maturity level and needs a clear quality inject. Immediate attention points are e.g. long outstanding invoices and the unknown status of invoices both within Akzonobel as with our suppliers. The Delivery Management Officer reports to the Manager AUS.


GBS IM Services is the global service delivery unit within GBS, under the responsibility of the GPO IM. GBS IM Services is responsible for the (End-to-End) IT services provided to the BU/BAs and the end-users (33.000+) across the globe. This group is responsible for simplifying, standardizing, globalizing and automating processes. A large part of the service delivery activities is sourced from external strategic partners. In this role you are expected to work for two departments with GBS IM, AUS and EUS. Furthermore, you will work closely together with some of our key suppliers, e.g. Orange Business Services (OBS) and HCL.



Develops, implements and continuously drives cost optimizations both within Akzonobel as with our strategic partners. 


  • Ensures all outstanding invoices and disputes are handled.   
  • Supports with month-end closures, quarterly and annual budget rounds.

Interaction with other departments  


  • Build trusted relationships with the business and colleagues from both GBS IM and IM  
  • Has frequent interaction with finance, procurement and P2P department.
  • Able to (re-)establish relations with various financial departments of our key suppliers. 

What do you bring?

Experience / Education


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance 
  • 2 – 4 years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience with a multinational organization, preferably in manufacturing
  • Excellent MS Excel skills and other finance/data tools
  • Experience in reporting is preferred. 


Key Generic Competencies


  • Analytical thinker, structured, self-organized, execution driven, energetic
  • Establishes relationships, ensures alignment and cooperation (‘shoulder to shoulder’) 
  • Internal drive to raise the bar by continuously looking for ways to improve the current process
  • Networker, establishes good outside in relationships, stays abreast of external trends 
  • Proactive and results-driven, balancing “analysis” with “doing” to meet objectives  
  • High level of accuracy  
  • Lead by example and actively engage and motivate individuals  
  • Fluent in writing/speaking in English.

Become part of an outstanding company

AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability. At a personal level you will also benefit from:

  • a competitive salary (MM2) with an above average number of annual holidays;
  • participation in the AkzoNobel pension plan; 
  • travel expenses to and from work;
  • opportunities for education that will help you to grow beyond this role;
  • Fixed Bonus.

We welcome your online application via Only online applications including resume and a cover letter will be considered. If you have any questions, please contact Nicolas Beslic, Talent Acquisition Partner, and send an email to

The recruitment process includes a selection of the best applications received through the system, interview rounds and further steps. An online assessment might be part of the selection process.

An employment screening may be part of the selection process.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 24623