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Head of Technology

  • Location Groenlo
  • Business unit Retail

At Nedap Retail, we're at the forefront of RFID in Retail with our iD Cloud platform for inventory visibility. As our journey continues, we're on the lookout for a visionary Head of Technology to guide our product management and software development teams, ensuring our technological landscape not only meets today's demands but is also future-ready.

The top 6 responsibilities in your role:

  • Strategic Leadership: Integrating company goals into actionable plans for the technology department and actively participating in management discussions to shape the future.
  • Team Leadership: Inspiring and mentoring both product management and software development teams to ensure alignment with the company's vision.
  • Roadmap Development: Collaborating closely with the product management team to transition from immediate product features to a long-term strategic roadmap.
  • Technological Guidance: Staying abreast of technological trends and identifying opportunities to leverage emerging technologies for competitive advantage and future developments, alongside collaborating with architects to ensure product architecture meets the demands of our growing user base.
  • Architectural Collaboration: Work hand-in-hand with our architects to ensure our product architecture meets the demands of our growing user base. 
  • Engaging the World: From the general manager to your direct reports, from our leadership team to our customers, your voice will be crucial in ensuring cohesive decision-making and building trust in our tech vision. 

Your team

You are responsible for our product management and software teams (a total of about 35 employees). The Team Captains are responsible for the day-to-day operations. You will directly supervise these Team Captains. As Head of Technology you are also part of the Alignment Team of iD Cloud. The Alignment Team consists of the General Manager and the Heads of the other departments within iD Cloud (e.g. Sales, New Business, Marketing).

Our offer

Of course, we offer excellent primary and secondary conditions. For example, you are responsible for your own working hours and vacations. No one keeps track of this; we rely on your own responsibility in this regard. In addition, we offer you the means to fulfill your responsibilities. Financially, things are also well organized here. In addition to your salary and vacation pay, Nedap has a 13th month, a profit distribution and the possibility of shares. We also have a very attractive pension scheme. But above all, we invest in your development! Nedap has no pots for your development. In addition to our extensive induction program and personal development program, we are happy to look at your potential with you.

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Required experience and skills

You will be engaging with stakeholders at all levels to foster cohesive decision-making and build trust in our tech vision. That means you will communicate with different types of people. So you need to have good communications skills and be comfortable in both technical and commercial settings. As Head of Technology, you know what direction SaaS is going and what new technologies are out there. Your vision is essential. You are capable of translating the strategic goals of the iD-Cloud team into technical goals for our product Management and software teams.

In addition, you recognize yourself in the following:

  • You have at least 8-10 years of experience in technical of technology/software leadership roles;
  • You have working experience at SaaS organizations;
  • You are fluent in English and preferably also in Dutch;
  • It is an advantage if you have background with computer science or in architecture roles.

Preferably you are full-time available. Hybrid (remote) working is common within Nedap. As Head of Technology you are visible in the organization. At least twice a week you are present at our headquarters in Groenlo. In addition, working from our Creative Valley office in Utrecht is also possible. Furthermore, you are willing to visit customers internationally a few times a year.

Technologiebedrijf Nedap in Groenlo

About Nedap Retail

Store employees spend a lot of their time searching for products and managing stock. Our RFID technology for article security and in-store inventory management makes it very easy to monitor and control all processes in the store in real time. Employees no longer have to waste time searching for items, meaning they can devote greater attention to customers.

Application procedure

Curious about the position of Head of Technology? Please send your motivation and CV via the application button to Marten Adolfsen. You can also email me for more information at As part of the application process we may ask for a Certificate of Good Conduct (VOG).

  • 1 . Your application
  • 2 . First interview
  • 3 . Next meet & greet
  • 4 . Offer
  • 5 . High five!
Step 1
Your application

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