What will you do at Traxion? 

Joining us as Head of Development & Services you will play a vital role in increasing Traxion's business growth, client satisfaction and team engagement and professionalization. 

As the primary client liaison, you'll identify needs, forge impactful deals, and monitor project progress. In collaboration with Swiss IT Security Group you will drive the evolution of a new services model. 

You will also be leading 70+ professionals in Software Development, Security (Crypto), and IT managed services (with four team leads reporting to you). This team boasts a supportive and collaborative team culture that values self-improvement and open communication. It is your goal to empower your team to deliver exceptional services, exceeding client expectations. 

Being part of the Management team, this role offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced IT Leader to take ownership of driving business success and paving the way to make a meaningful impact on our teams and on our clients' cybersecurity journey.  


Job responsibilities 

  • Actively engage in customer-facing activities, including presales engagements and stakeholder management. 
  • Identify client needs and opportunities, converting them into meaningful deals along with the sales team. 
  • Foster strong relationships with clients, building closer relations and enhancing client knowledge.
  • Identify client needs and opportunities, converting them into meaningful deals along with the sales team.
  • Monitor project progress and track key performance indicators set within client agreements, ensuring successful project delivery at all times.
  • P&L ownership for your services, including the set up and management of budgets for projects and contracts.
  • Active contribution in defining a new target operating model for our delivery organization, to enable our delivery to be more scalable and based on services out of teams.
  • Oversee the implementation of internal projects, such as expanding the infrastructure network and implementing ISO standards.
  • Enable and coach team leads and some team members, providing tactical and strategic guidance
  • Evaluate team performance, ensuring service delivery standards are met and the teams are engaged.
  • Collaborate with the SITS Group to bring managed services to a global scale.
  • Liaise with various internal stakeholders, including HR, sales, consulting, and finance
  • Utilize tools and technologies such as AFAS and Microsoft Teams to enhance collaboration and productivity. 


Candidate Requirements 

  • Completed degree within an IT or (Technology) Business Administration related field. 
  • Over 10+ years of experience in roles such as Project / Program Manager, Service Delivery Manager, Technology Manager. 
  • Demonstrable success in P&L management. 
  • Strong experience with change management (experience in moving to a Managed Services model is a big plus).
  • Strong customer facing & stakeholder management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify client needs and convert them into meaningful business deals.
  • Experience having worked in a scaling or mature (medium-to large sized) organization (preferably technology oriented).
  • Great people management skills, empathetic, entrusting, democratic leadership style.
  • Experience managing or working with IT, Software Development and Security teams is greatly preferred.
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills in Dutch and English. 

Please note
: We are currently only able to accept applications from those who are living in and eligible to work in the Netherlands.

What can we offer you? 

  • Indefinite contract
  • Good salary + Holiday pay (8%)
  • 25 vacation days + 5 “Traxion Days”
  • Opportunity to work 32-40 hours per week on a hybrid basis to support a good work-life-balance
  • Generous bonus structure
  • Generous lease car budget (including options for electric driving)
  • Non-contributory pension scheme and possibility of extra deposits
  • Flexible education budget (for external trainings & certifications)
  • Modern equipment: laptop, flagship mobile phones, screens, headsets – everything you need to excel at your job
  • Budget to set up your working-from-home environment
  • Working-from-home allowance
  • Numerous social events organized throughout the year 


About Traxion 

Traxion is the market leader in Identity & Access Management, providing top-quality consulting services in the Benelux region for the past 23 years. Our team of 150 highly skilled specialists, representing different nationalities, work passionately to develop and deliver the best-fit solutions for our clients. As trusted security advisors, we accompany our clients throughout their cybersecurity journeys, from advising and designing solutions to implementing and managing them. 

While being part of the SWISS IT Security Group, Traxion operates as a flat structured organization, where accountability is expected, and trust is given to deliver great results. Our open communication, deep knowledge sharing, and continuous learning culture ensure that each team member is seen and treated as a highly valued contributor to our success. 

Our clients include some of the biggest names in various industries, such as Schiphol, Randstad Global, DSM, and E.ON. Whilst we continue to experience increasing profitability and growth, we are also continuously striving to improve our processes, professionalize our services, and mature our teams, making us a "successful work in progress." We have ambitious plans to become the IAM market leader across Europe, and we can only achieve this through the dedication and hard work of our talented teams. Join us to build your career with us and make a significant impact on our growth journey!

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