40 hours

IT Manager


It's an amazing time to join O’Neill as we are riding the wave of change. Rise to your potential and help us take our legacy into the future. 

IT Manager
40 hours fulltime

We are seeking a hands on and proactive team player to lead our IT team. You will be responsible for our IT architecture and infrastructure to ensure the day-to-day business and making our company ready for tomorrow’s requirements (e-commerce infrastructure, EDI/customer interfacing infrastructure and operations BI/ data infrastructure). You will report directly to our CFO/COO. 

Key accountabilities:

Develops the IT strategy and manages the execution of the IT strategy and operational plans, such that:

  • The IT strategy and operational plans fits the strategic vision of O’Neill;  
  • Building an efficient and robust IT platform to run business processes efficient and effectively;
  • Compliance to regulations is ensured;
  • The IT strategy and operational plans are realized in a timely manner;
  • IT investments and budgets are determined and managed correctly.

Initiates and advices on IT innovation, such that:

  • IT changes that aim at increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes are provided;
  • Internal and external maintenance of the technical and functional infrastructure is well organized;
  • Knowledge of the latest ICT developments is current.

Maintains the high service level of the department, such that:

  • Problems, claims and complaints are solved in an early stadium;
  • The organization is well informed about relevant IT related issues;
  • Train the Key user organization to secure system- and process knowledge in the organization;
  • The Intern service level agreements are determined and well managed.

Manages the employees of the IT department, such that:

  • Result oriented goals with each team member is made, performance is monitored and if needed adjusted;
  • Employees are facilitated and coached in their development;
  • Systems, procedures and processes are organized in such a manner to enhance the performance objectives and safeguard protection of data (including privacy).

Ensures the security of data and privacy, such that:

  • Security protocols and disaster recovery systems to mitigate breaches to the integrity of data resources within the organization are set up;
  • Security of information technology assets, data, network access and backup systems are ensured;
  • Security risk and vulnerability assessments for defined business applications or IT installations are conducted;
  • Fulfillment of legal and contractual information security is ensured.

Who are you?

  • Bachelor degree;
  • 7-10 years of management experience in a (international) IT environment;
  • Experience with project management;
  • Knowledge of ICT processes and ICT maintenance;
  • Experience in Retail, Fashion and/or Online business;
  • Good level of Dutch and English communication skills.

Who will you work for?

O'Neill was founded in Northern California with one simple mission—to surf longer. Over seven decades later, that mission remains at the core of our brand, inseparable from the history of surf itself. Powered by ongoing innovation, we continue to reinvent the O'Neill wetsuit—the original wetsuit, a game-changing invention—and design functional and versatile surf- and snow-gear and lifestyle apparel that enables our customers to enjoy their playground longer. As a brand created to enjoy nature, we see it as our responsibility to actively preserve it and contribute to a cleaner, more sustainable world. Our Ocean Mission is how we stay close to Jack O'Neill's original words: "The ocean is alive, and we've got to take care of it".

What do we offer?

  • A challenging position in an international, dynamic and young environment;
  • Short communication lines and a creative place to work;
  • A Health & Wellbeing program, for example HIIT & Yoga opportunities in the office and an Individual Wellbeing budget to spend;
  • 25 holidays, with an option to ‘buy’ 5 extra;
  • Staff discount.

We look forward to receiving your application!