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Digital Specialist

Datum: 12-nov-2021

Plaats: Leiden, NL, 2312 AT


As a Digital Specialist (better said: Digital Solution Architect) you will be the technical conscience of the team of Digital Specialists. It is your responsibility to build and optimise our landscape of digital solutions, aligned with the strategy and digital infrastructure of HEINEKEN Nederland and HEINEKEN International.


By continuously improving our digital landscape you contribute to the ambitions of our out-of-home, retail, and marketing departments as well as the support functions within HEINEKEN Nederland. You need to make sure that the realization of projects is within our reference architecture, by instructing suppliers, stakeholder management and applying an agile mindset.


Our organisation is going through a transformation in which we are growing into a digital- and data-driven company. Your insights, broad digital solution experience and your focus on result make you the ideal colleague to accelerate our business.


This is what energizes you:

  • Realizing the roadmap for our digital infrastructure in close collaboration with your colleagues in HEINEKEN Nederland and HEINEKEN International.
  • Collaborating pro-actively to a complex and ambitious digital transformation
  • Seeing (digital) trends and identifying impactful opportunities in the market for HEINEKEN.
  • Optimising the Domain & Solution Architecture within the Digital domain.
  • Collaborating with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders, understanding their requirements and translate into solutions.
  • Being an active champion in the digitization of HEINEKEN both for employees as for customers and consumers.


Where will you land?

Within HEINEKEN you are part of the Digital & Technology department, a group of about 40 passionate professionals. Together with you, the team of specialists has the mission to make HEINEKEN a digital and data-driven company. The office is in the centre of Leiden, opposite to the Central Station which makes it very accessible by public transport from e.g. Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht and The Hague.


Are you the specialist we are looking for?

We are looking for a Digital Specialist, with a solid technical background. This is needed to improve the technical maturity of the team in our digital transformation. You are result-oriented, analytical and a good communicator on different levels. Besides that, you recognize yourself in the following requirements.

  • Hands-on experience with domain & solution architecture for digital solutions like for example SaaS solutions, eCommerce, Cloud, Power BI, Analytics, UID, Chatbots, CMS, RPA.
  • A bachelor or master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • You know how to get through to the ‘question behind the question’ and have the communication skills to be convincing and persuasive. Besides, you are able to challenge and advice your stakeholders.
  • At least five years of experience in a strategic role in the digital domain. Experience in a large organization or in FMCG is a plus.
  • You are available 5 or 4 days per week.


What can you expect from us?

Within HEINEKEN we are very supportive of your personal and professional development. You will get plenty of opportunities to develop yourself. Next steps in your career in HEINEKEN can be within and outside of your area of expertise. Apart from that we offer you:

  • Excellent working conditions with good remuneration, 26 or 30 holidays, ATV compensation days, homeworking allowance, collective pension, sporting facilities and many extra’s.
  • An international working environment with many career paths.
  • A wide variation of training and development programs.
  • A modern workspace in the center of Leiden where we work together proudly and passionately.


Enthusiastic about starting as our new Digital Specialist?

Great! If your profile matches this vacancy, please apply. A pre-employment screening can be part of the procedure.HEINEKEN only works with preferred suppliers. Acquisition in response to this vacancy will not be appreciated.



HEINEKEN Nederland is leading the beer market for over 150 years. We are proud of our family history and Dutch heritage. This pride is reflected in our entrepreneurship and in everything we do. We are brand builders and the indispensable link between the breweries and the perfect beer, at home or out of home. We do this with over 700 colleagues that work in sales, marketing, finance, procurement, IT, legal, tax, corporate affairs and HR. Together we stand for our core values: passion for quality, enjoying life and respect for people and the environment.

Banensegment: Outside Sales, Procurement, Solution Architect, Network, Sales, Operations, Technology