IT / Digital Manager


Digital Manager Royal SMIT Transformers

The Digital Manager of Royal SMIT Transformers manages the digital support for the business processes of Royal SMIT. Therefore the Digital Manager works closely together with the managers of business departments. He or she is leading a team of IT professionals (Servicedesk, Application-consultants, Business-IT consultant, Software developer). At the moment at Royal Smit a cloud migration project is ongoing and also the outsourced IT Support is to be migrated to a new contractor. Longer term challenges are the simplification of our application landscape and the harmonization of software within SGB-SMIT Group. The job is to be performed in close co-operation with the Group IT department at SGB-SMIT Group in Regensburg (Germany).

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Digital support business processes
  • Internal stakeholder management and demand coordination
  • Support Change management
  • Project portfolio management
  • Cost control
  • IT Architecture and software development
  • Supplier management in coordination with Group IT
  • Management of outsourced IT Support in coordination with Group IT
  • Data management
  • IT security, risk and privacy topics in coordination with Group IT



  • IT Management roles (5-10 yrs)
  • Industrial / manufacturing companies (2-3 companies)
  • International business environment (5-10 yrs)
  • Business processes analysis and improvement
  • Application management in SAP (SAP consulting experience preferred)
  • Understanding of Engineering software (3D CAD and PLM)
  • Cloud infrastructure


  • Business sensitivity and pragmatic
  • Identifying, testing and managing risk
  • Excellent communication skills
  • People management (professionals)
  • Knowledge of digital innovation / tooling
  • Fluent in Dutch and English


  • Master degree in business information technology or comparable

Position in organization

  • 8 direct reports
  • Reports to CFO Royal Smit Transformers
  • Direct communications with Group CIO SGB-SMIT Group (functional report)

Do you recognize yourself in this role? Then we invite you to respond to this vacancy. If you have any questions, you can contact René Westen directly via