Vacature Platform & Analytics Lead - Cross Border Solutions (ENG)

  • Den Haag
  • HBO/WO
  • IT - platforms and solutions
  • Professional
  • Geplaatst op 9-12-2022
"Motivating, coaching and helping the team grow in their focus on quality development while maintaining a clear sense of direction."

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Rutger Vos

Rutger Vos

Wat ga je doen?

PostNL CBS strives to be a data driven organization. As the Platform & Analytics lead you are responsible for the optimization of the insight in logistic, customer, quality and financial data and predictions. You take ownership of the BI platform, lead the back-end and data science team and initiate and coordinate data projects within CBS. Motivating, coaching and helping the team grow in their focus on quality development while maintaining a clear sense of direction is key in this role.

Summarized this role will have the following scope:

People Management:

  • Lead the team of BI Analysts, Data Engineers and Data Scientists (currently 8 FTE), and the external workforce (currently 4 FTE);
  • Support in ensuring employee happiness and a healthy work environment, with balanced workloads, high employee engagement and satisfied team members;
  • Select new professionals to expand and reinforce the team;
  • Promote professional development, work atmosphere and working conditions;
  • Organize individual and team meetings, coaching, education and training, increasing the overall level of professionalism;
  • Plan and execute performance interviews and assessments of team members;
  • Resource management on the BI&A capacity.

Knowledge and information:

  • Stimulate knowledge sharing and management;
  • Keep up with external developments and invest in knowledge;
  • Notice trends and patterns in questions from business;
  • Expanding internal relationship network.

Project Management:

  • Initiate and coordinate several initiatives that will both help BI&A as the usage of data within the whole of CBS. The topics vary from master data quality, data lineage, master data management, training sessions, etc. 

The team and environment:

At PostNL our business unit “Cross Border Solutions” (CBS) makes it easy for people and businesses to communicate and trade across international boundaries. CBS aims to become the most respected service provider by supporting the cross-border e-commerce market through creative and innovative distribution solutions. In this international business unit we have 13 offices worldwide with 1.200 employees, being agile, customer focused and reliable. CBS serves customers over 190 countries. In CBS the department called “Business Intelligence & Analytics” (BI&A) provides insights for the entire CBS organization. Data is becoming increasingly important at all of the initiatives of CBS. At CBS BI&A we are using the data of numerous sources for our logistical, commercial and financial business. We aim for the whole of CBS to have the knowledge and tools to be capable to make data driven (fact based) decisions. This BI&A team has 22 members in total. You will join a motivated and enthusiastic team in a dynamic, high-pace environment. You will work together with colleagues from many different fields and will serve them with the use of our innovative AWS environment. There is plenty of room for your curiosity, to develop yourself and to grow in topics of which you think will improve CBS. The team is flexible and together we decide what topics to work on next. 

Onze ambitie

We aim for the whole of CBS to have the knowledge and tools to be capable to make data driven (fact based) decisions.

You have an entrepreneurial mindset, are result orientation and connect easily. You are happy when you can work together with specialized people to help them grow to their full potential and to help our stakeholders find the best fitting data solutions.

In summary you can find yourself in the following background:

  • A Bachelor or Master degree of any kind;
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a comparable lead role or as Platform Owner, Product Owner, Product Management, Business Intelligence Analyst, Data Analyst or (Lead) Engineer;
  • A passion for people management, talent management and performance management;
  • A passion for Data product development; 
  • Knowledge of Agile / scrum methodologies;
  • Strong in English, both verbal and written.

Wat bezorgen we jou?

  • This position is on scale 12 with a gross monthly salary between € 4.505,- € 6.550,- 
  • Our full-time working week is 37 hours; 
  • We will offer you an environment in which you can work with, and learn more about the latest state of the art AWS technologies; 
  • You can use flexible working hours to determine an optimal work / private balance. We place great value on your vitality; 
  • Hybrid way of working, enabling you to partly work from home (max. 50%) and from our brand new office head office, just in 5 minutes’ walk from station Den Haag – Holland Spoor;
  • We are growing our agile teams where you will have the freedom to take ownership in growing with and as a team. You and your fellow team members, shape the way you collaborate, continuously learn and grow with a shot of daily fun, challenging puzzles to solve while moving the needle. 


  • 1. Sollicitatie

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  • 2. Telefonisch contact

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  • 3. Gesprekken

    Afhankelijk van de functie heb je één of meerdere gesprekken met onze recruiter, je toekomstige manager en directe collega’s. Het eerste gesprek zal meestal online via video zijn.
  • 4. Aanbieding

    Je ontvangt per e-mail een arbeidsvoorwaarden aanbod.
  • 5. Nieuwe baan

    Je ondertekent je contract digitaal. Welkom bij PostNL!