IT business consultant

IT business consultant

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7 Mar 7 Apr Rotterdam

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If optimising processes makes your heart beat faster, and you like to bring innovations to the business-IT intersection, then this is the job for you!

Job description

Are you ready to apply your knowledge and skills to make innovations and positive change happen? Do you thrive at the intersection of business and IT? Do you enjoy making small and big changes to keep improving and innovating every day? Then come join us at RSM Digitalisation & Information Services department (RDIS) as our new IT business consultant.

Job description
The IT Business Consultants team at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is the go-to partner for the digitalisation initiatives at our school. As our newest business consultant, you work closely with all the departments at RSM. You collaborate with them to innovate and digitalise both support and work processes.

Your main tasks:
  • Work with RSM departments to articulate demand for process improvements and IT innovations and help make business cases for those innovations.
  • Collaborate with information managers to complete strategic IT innovation projects.
  • Identify the right solutions for the innovation and digitalisation needs.
  • Organise business and IT to successfully implement these solutions.
  • Go the extra mile to ensure RSM is successful in these initiatives, both in the short term (delivering on projects) and the long term (optimising business value of these innovations).
  • Bridge business and IT.


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)


For this position you need to have:
  • completed at least a bachelor level (Dutch hbo-degree) education in business informatics, business administration, information management or similar;
  • business insights and IT affinity to where you understand business management challenges and provide solutions from a multidisciplinary viewpoint;
  • experience in IT project management and solution implementations and a project management certification;
  • knowledge of application management organisation and procedures (BiSL);
  • strong communication skills and the ability to effectively manage and facilitate groups;
  • excellent stakeholder management skills; and
  • excellent command of the Dutch and English language (CEFR C1).

Preferably, you also possess experience with:
  • agile methodologies, such as Scrum;
  • process-, information- and IT-architecture;
  • multiple IT-platforms (Microsoft knowledge is a plus);
  • platforms for education and learning;
  • higher education institutions and their processes;
  • process optimisation skills, such as Lean;
  • IT demand management, including designing and managing SLAs.

Conditions of employment

We offer an ambitious, international and dynamic environment, in which we compete with the top universities and business schools in the world. You will be part of a close, innovation-driven team on a vibrant university campus and will have a unique position to help bring two faculties closer together. Your ambition and personal drive will be greatly valued, and we invest in personal development.

The conditions of employment correspond with the collective labour agreement for Dutch Universities (CAO NU).

Salary is subject to training and experience and may vary from a minimum of € 3,226 (scale 10 CAO NU) up to a maximum of € 5,929 gross per month (scale 11 CAO NU), based on a full-time contract of 38 hours.

Erasmus University has attractive employment conditions, which include a holiday allowance of 8 per cent, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3 per cent, and a considerate amount of vacation days.

EUR offers all employees an annual personal career budget which can be used to advance your skills and competences. There are lots of training, development, and coaching opportunities at EUR too.


Erasmus University Rotterdam

Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) is an internationally oriented university with a strong social orientation in its education and research, as expressed in our mission ‘Creating positive societal impact’. EUR is home to 3.700 academics and professionals and almost 33.000 students from more than 140 countries. Everything we do, we do under the credo The Erasmian Way – Making Minds Matter. We’re global citizens, connecting, entrepreneurial, open-minded, and socially involved. These Erasmian Values function as our internal compass and create EUR’s distinctive and recognizable profile. From these values, with a broad perspective and with an eye for diversity, different backgrounds and opinions, our employees work closely together to solve societal challenges from the dynamic and cosmopolitan city of Rotterdam. Thanks to the high quality and positive societal impact of our research and education, EUR can compete with the top European universities.

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) is one of Europe’s top-ranked business schools. RSM provides ground-breaking research and education furthering excellence in all aspects of management and is based in the international port city of Rotterdam – a vital nexus of business, logistics and trade. RSM’s primary focus is on developing business leaders with international careers who can become a force for positive change by carrying their innovative mindset into a sustainable future. Our first-class range of bachelor, master, MBA, PhD and executive programmes encourage them to become critical, creative, caring and collaborative thinkers and doers.

RSM is an equal opportunity employer and explicitly encourages applications from candidates of all genders, ethnicities, and nationalities.


As IT business consultant at RSM EUR, you are one of eight business consultants in this team of the RSM Digitalisation & Information Services department. Next to business consultancy, RDIS delivers research software engineering and consulting, customised software, and functional application support for our business lines. Demand management, IT purchasing and ordering, information management and the privacy officer are also in this department. The whole team consists of 20 staff and RDIS is known as a professional and caring department.


  • IT
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • €4332—€5929 per month
  • Higher professional education +
  • 4078


Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

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