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Lead Business Developer / Implementation expert of data modelling
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
€ 5.516 - € 7.880
36-40 hours per week

At a glance

Are you the implementation expert of data management and do you like finding clever solutions for complex problems? Do you have experience in data modelling and do you like to motivate and coach colleagues in their development? Then you are the person we are looking for in the Controlling Domain!

This job offers the unique combination of working on content in a multidisciplinary team and being a hierarchical manager for junior and medior business developers (7 FTE). Together with the Domain Lead Controlling, you will lead the business side of the Controlling Domain in the Finance Grid. Through your pivotal role, you will help us accelerate the optimization and improvement of our processes.

Your job

You will combine working as an expert Business Developer/Analyst with the role of Lead Business Developer. We are a relatively small grid which will allow your expertise plenty of room to blossom.

The majority of your time (60%) is spent on your primary Business Developer role. You are an expert Business Developer/Analyst with a focus on Data Modelling. Day-to-day, you are involved in the creation and functional analysis of Finance data; specifically, those involving management information. You will lead projects within the scope of your team and cross-teams and you will closely cooperate with the Product Owner of the team in setting and executing on the vision. Together with your colleagues from Business Control, Financial Control and the Grid, you take end-to-end responsibility for the delivery of Controlling requests. These are very diverse, which means you must be able and willing to quickly switch between various areas of expertise. You translate business requirements into designs in collaboration with your IT colleagues in the team. Connecting with and delving into the data challenges of Controlling are essential skills for a successful Business Developer. Within your role, you are responsible for improving data quality, resolving any data delivery issues and ensuring a timely delivery of data while constantly communicating with stakeholders to keep them in the loop.

The other 40% of your time will be dedicated to the responsibilities as a Lead Business Developer, where you manage the team of 7 FTE junior and medior business developers in the Controlling Domain. In that role, you will coach colleagues in their job and ensure that they grow their business development/analysis craftmanship. Together with the Domain Lead Controlling you are responsible for the HR part of the domain. You will also be part of the domain leadership and steer the domain together with the IT Lead, Domain Lead, Product Owners and Chapter Leads.

Working environment

You will work in the Controlling Domain of the Finance Grid. The Finance Grid is part of Finance and Risk Business Grids Department (FRBG), itself a part of the Finance function of the bank. The FRBG Department enables the bank-wide Finance and Risk strategy by for example creating insights from data and keeping the systems in compliance with the latest regulations.

Our Department, Grid & Domain foster a cultural divers, safe and ambitious environment. We employ colleagues from all across the globe (e.g. India, Turkey, Italy, Czech Republic) and from different walks of life. We believe that a divers and inclusive team makes the working environment more pleasant and the results better.

Our teams work according to the agile scrum methodology and the teams are really at the core of the Domain. The Domain consists of four teams in total: two Data Domain Store (DDS) teams, a Reporting team working with Power BI and a Performance and Budget team working with Tagetik. You will work in one of the DDS teams. Standardization, rationalization and innovation of the management information processes and are important change topics in addition to the recurring monthly processes.

Your profile

You are a driven person who has a passion for the combination of thinking and doing. You have ‘improvement’ firmly imprinted on your mind, get energy from working with data, performing analyses and figuring out processes. You have affinity with coaching and leading others. You like to share your knowledge and help other professionals to develop themselves. Of course, you will also help with the monthly closing processes if necessary. Next to this, you will be a linking pin between your and other departments within ABN AMRO. As a result, you are aware of new developments, and you know what is going on within the organization and the impact it can have on Controlling. You are a strong communicator and are able to see the bigger picture. You are also able to properly transfer this knowledge to our users by delivering clear products and documentation. Given the demanding environment that is controlling, you need to make a good distinction between what is important and what is not by setting priorities and saying ‘no’ nicely if necessary.

Do you think you will be a good fit for our team?

Check your profile:

  • HBO/ University education;
  • Drive to improve self and the team;
  • Organizational sensitivity and able to adopt different styles to optimize effectiveness;
  • Analytical, able to understand complex matters quickly;
  • Proactive posture, constructively challenging;
  • Strong and clear communicator;
  • End to end project implementation experience as a Data/Functional Analyst for a Financial Project;
  • Proficient in performing data analysis using SQL;
  • In-depth knowledge on Data warehousing , data modelling and datamanagement. Hands on with any ETL tool is an advantage;
  • Communication skills, able to translate stakeholder requirements into functional design and explain them to IT developers;
  • Able to perform functional validation, testing and managing stakeholder’s expectations;
  • Knowledge on Azure & Azure Data services are a big advantage;
  • Affinity with IT & Innovation to be able to fulfil a bridge between business and IT;
  • At least 7-10 years of work experience in the field of data- and change management, preferably within Finance/Controlling. Having managerial experience is a definitive advantage;
  • Knowledge of Agile/ DevOps/ portfolio management is a plus.

We are offering

A challenging environment offering you the possibility to develop yourself, both context wise regarding the Controlling and data field of expertise, as well as on managerial and leadership level. You will work in the heart of the bank where the bank is steered.

You will be given the opportunity to implement the Controlling vision within ABN AMRO. We are happy to learn from your experiences and apply your best practices. You have the opportunity to further expand your expertise and/or develop yourself in the full scope of the position. From innovation to implementation, from coaching to management and the entire field of Controlling will be at your feet to explore.

Next to that, we offer:

  • The opportunity to be the best you can be, work flexible hours and lots of room to grow both personally and professionally;
  • A good work life balance;
  • Required investments to boost your personal skills and progress your career;
  • A personal development budget of EUR 1.000 per year;
  • An annual public transportation pass;
  • A market conform salary;
  • A solid pension plan.


Are you interested? Then feel free to respond to this vacancy now. For more information, please contact Okke Faber ( / 06-36027535). We would like to meet you!

Equal opportunities for all

The success of our organisation depends on the quality of our people and the ideas that they have. Truly surprising insights and innovative solutions for our clients result from an interplay of cultures, knowledge and experience. Diversity is therefore extremely important to our organisation. To ensure that everyone at ABN AMRO can develop their talents, we encourage an inclusive culture in which all colleagues feel engaged and appreciated.

Disclaimer external recruitment agencies

External recruitment agencies need to have a signed agreement with ABN AMRO BANK N.V., executed by a Talent Acquisition Specialist, when submitting a resume to a vacancy. No unsolicited services or offers, please.

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