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ICT Team Manager ISM (M/V/X)


Business system software, continuous improvement and people contact are building blocks of your DNA. You are dynamic, flexible and open minded, and you get energised by the positive but challenging target of constructing a solid house of excellence. 
With your team, you support the business in the introduction, maintenance and continued support of (new) business system software such as SAP, SharePoint and others….

  • You report to the Corporate ICT Manager.
  • You are responsible for the daily management of the ICT Team ISM. You manage, coach and motivate a team of ICT Team Lead’s and ICT Specialists (approx. 15-20 persons). You bring structure in the team and improve the efficiency of internal processes.
  • You lead (as Project Leader) or participate (as System Specialist) in the full lifecycle of ICT related projects. You manage all aspects of the project:  project planning, scope, cost, timeline and risks.
  • In support of the Corporate ICT manager, you manage the selection, contract negotiations and evaluation with vendors and providers.
  • You keep up with business system innovations by following market evolutions and exploring new applications and providers.


  • You have extensive and demonstrable experience in leading and managing business software projects (SAP, Sharepoint,…). Project experience within a pharmaceutical environment is a big plus.
  • Experience in a GMP environment is a plus.
  • Proven people management experience in building, motivating & coaching teams.
  • Excellent practical skills in different software applications as MS Office, SharePoint, SAP, SAP-BI,…
  • You have experience with Project management methodology (DMAIC, PDCA, Agile Scrum).
  • You are fluent in English and Dutch (both written and verbal). Good knowledge of French and/or other languages is an asset.
  • You get energised by the positive but challenging target of constructing a solid house of excellence.
  • Having demonstrated lean/sigma experience is an asset versus other candidates for the job
  • You have strong organisational skills and a pro-active attitude.
  • You are dynamic, flexible and open minded. 
  • You’re willing to travel occasionally


  • Be part of a stable and recognised company that has the “Power to Make”.
  • An attractive salary package including fringe benefits (eg hospital insurance, pension plan, bonus plan and a great company restaurant)
  • Be part of an organisation that offers personalised technical training, personal development opportunities and prospects to internal mobility
  • A pleasant, no-nonsense, people-oriented working atmosphere with employee initiatives and events.
  • Ajinomoto aims for a safe, inclusive work environment with diverse teams