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Project Developer R&D

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Date: 12-Jun-2021

Location: Sassenheim, NL

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose

The Project Developer R&D is responsible for delivering and realizing solutions to enable the execution of projects, managed by the project manager.


The Project Consultant reports into the Functional Domain Lead Innovate in the Center of Expertise IM (CoE IM). The CoE IM is responsible for providing sustainable, efficient, robust and secure IT solutions. In addition, the team will be responsible to train, educate and ensure the right capabilities are available to meet the business project and major change needs. In addition, the CoE IM is responsible to match resource demand with supply, to ensure delivery of required resources and that target utilization rate of the resources is met.

Key Accountabilities

  • Contribute to the realization of the solution in close collaboration with the project team, the project manager, solution architects and business stakeholders;
  • Execute and coordinate major changes, as part of the change management process;
  • Adhere to the policies, standards, CIO Office guidelines and IM processes;
  • Identification, analysis, mapping and documentation of information needs of current and future processes/systems;
  • Managing project products and configuration management for deliverables such as process flows, specifications and functional/technical designs;
  • Facilitate user acceptance testing, user training and workshops;
  • Cooperate and collaborate with GBS-IM on Service Introduction management;


  •  Bachelor degree in computer science, computer engineering, or a related field of study;
  • Expert in a .Net, Web, API & SQL development technologies and system integration;
  • Demonstrable IT project execution and delivery experience within one or more relevant functional or technical domains;
  • Broad and deep knowledge and experience with relevant technology platforms such as Product Vision, Intelligent Authoring, Azure DevOps, BizzTalk, Visual Studio, SQL;
  • Experience with reading & writing ArchiMate, BPMN, DMN, ERD models in Sparx Enterprise Architect or similar tool;
  • Experience with process industry business processes or similar;
  • Experience with agile methodologies;
  • Experienced in both consulting and business process roles.


Key Generic Competencies


  • Professional with broad and/or deep knowledge in own field of expertise;
  • Dedicated to reach and maintain high quality standards in project delivery;
  • Strong communication- and interpersonal skills; working experience in an international environment is a pre;
  • Strong stakeholder management skills;
  • Proactive attitude regarding problem solving using knowledge, experience and analysis of available information;
  • Ability to remain neutral toward technology, vendor and product choices, more interested in results than in personal preferences regarding a technology type or a specific vendor;
  • Ability to balance the long-term (or “big-picture”) and short term implications of individual decisions;
  • Ability to see the full picture (“helicopter view”) as well as being able to focus on necessary details;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Dedicated to reach and maintain high quality standards;
  • Ability to influence internal and external parties;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English;
  • Knowledge of the process industry.


Application details


We welcome your online application, reference 9561. Please note that applications sent by mail will not be considered. If you have any question, please feel free to contact our Talent Resourcing Partner Jeroen Sevenstern phone +31 (0)6 51706499.


An employment screening may be part of the selection process.


Agency or sales calls are not appreciated


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: 9561