30+ days ago - req11298

Business Architect

Other corporate functions

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Veldhoven, Netherlands


Other corporate functions


8+ years



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Job Mission

Do you have a passion to support the vision, culture and processes of an organization? Do you feel challenged by helping define the Business Capability Plan and Roadmap at ASML? Then we would like to talk to you!
As business architect you will create and maintain a repeatable approach for determining and closing capability gaps as part of the respective Business Capability Roadmap and the corresponding Sub-Portfolio, Programs & Projects. You will also insure the realization of these work packages and assess changes needed in processes, behavior, IT support and organization.

Job Description

As OSE-Business architect you will:

- Support the ASML Strategy deployment process
- Review relevant parts of the ASML house of capabilities and assess capability maturity
- Support definition of and alignment on key improvement areas
- Support the realization and publication of the yearly Business Capability Plan
- Influence company culture and politics through your personal network, while at the same time understanding and challenging these aspects
- Define, update and refine relevant parts of the enterprise-wide Business Capability Roadmap definition process
- Secure outside-in knowledge from the peer industry and academic world
- Communicate proactively all relevant cross-sector related news
- Define portfolio view on, and ensure alignment with, the overarching Integral Capability Roadmap
- Define, update and refine the relevant parts of the dependency-checked Business Capability Roadmap including time-phased plateaus and improvement steps


-Over 5-10 years business experience in different roles in Operations including operational responsibilities, main focus on process improvement
-Over 3-5 years’ experience in managing and realizing large change processes
-Over 3-5 years’ experience with culture change and the soft aspects/people aspects of organizational development
-Demonstrated job-related knowledge and/or managerial experience
-Operational (hands-on) experience in manufacturing, logistics, planning
-Senior management roles in operations (manufacturing, logistics, planning)
-Project leader in operations improvement, knowledge of financial management
-Experience in leading cross-sector/-department transformations.

Personal skills

-Business Architecture experience (TOGAF, Archimate)
-Portfolio Management experience (preferably Management of Portfolios)
-Good knowledge of IT solutions without being an IT expert
-Natural talent to convince, inspire and motivate people
-Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships on different levels in the organization
-Ability to cooperate and communicate on all levels in an organization
-Sensitivity to political complex environments and multiple stakeholder agendas
-Pro-active mindset for continuous improvement
-Driven, enthusiastic and persistent character in combination with a healthy natural curiosity
-Seasoned professionalism with entrepreneurial spirit
-Excellent knowledge of both the Dutch and English language.

Context of the position

The sector Operations consists of Customer Service, Manufacturing and the supporting functions (Supply Chain Management, Integrated Business Planning, Corporate Real Estate and Environment Health & Safety).

The role of the Operations Strategies & Excellence (OSE) department within Operations is to add Operational Excellence by:
-designing the long term Operations Strategy
-defining the sub-portfolios and strategic programs
-delivering and deploying the selected transformations.

OSE develops and leverages Operations’ talents in ASML and strengthens the connections on strategic topics with other sectors in ASML, in particular Development & Engineering, Strategic Sourcing, Corporate functions and IT.

OSE is organized in different services and corresponding groups: ‘Design’, ‘Define’, ‘Deliver’, ‘Deploy’ and ‘Portfolio Office’.
The OSE Enterprise Architect reports to the Head of the ‘Design’ group and will have interfaces with colleagues from the other groups within OSE and throughout the entire ASML organization, on all levels.
In this function you will have no formal line responsibilities.

Other information

The best people make ASML what it is today. To attract and retain the best people, we have an extremely comprehensive, competitive employment conditions package: ASML Benefits
ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance. What is working at ASML like? Check this out at www.ASML.com
Our selection process includes an online Talent Exploration that gathers information about your key drivers, your personal values, motivators and career ambitions. The Talent Exploration enables both you and us to explore if there is a mutual match - not only for today, but also for your future career at ASML.