(Senior) Manager IT advisory – Enterprise Architecture

Within our IT Advisory practice, our primary goal is to help our clients unlock the full potential of our clients’ IT resources. We work closely with CIOs, CTOs, and IT managers, providing strategic, tactical, and operational guidance to optimize their technology landscape. Our projects encompass various areas, including IT Strategy, IT Governance, IT Target Operating Models, IT Operations, IT Transformation, Enterprise Architecture, Data Strategy and Data Governance.

Valcon fosters an informal and inclusive culture with a flat hierarchy. We believe in collaboration across various business areas and managerial levels, promoting a cohesive and supportive working environment. You’ll be part of a team where learning from one another and shared success are integral to our collective achievements.

What are you going to do?

Within the Enterprise Architecture team, you will help clients with topics such as analyzing the current state of IT landscapes, defining the future state and creating road maps, guiding Cloud Transformations and setting up an architecture office with functions and governance.

We believe that architecture is a means to reach broader business objectives, including sustainable organizational success. We start with a good understanding of business processes and the underlying business needs. A pragmatic approach to architecture is key: being able to identify quick wins and show value early, in parallel with long-term sustainability.


  • Lead projects focused on: Defining a domain or enterprise architecture target state and roadmaps; Understanding and optimizing legacy landscapes; Defining Cloud Transformation strategies and supporting Cloud migrations; and Setting up an Architecture function & governance
  • Manage these projects, including daily client engagement, project planning, and execution, while ensuring timely delivery of high-quality deliverables.
  • You are able to shape, prepare and lead workshops with clients.
  • Prepare fact-based reports with a compelling storyline, including board-level reporting.
  • Manage and daily coaching (senior) consultants, providing guidance, support, and feedback on their work and professional development.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships, acting as a trusted advisor and addressing their concerns or challenges.
  • Stay updated with relevant emerging technologies, industry trends, best practices, industry standards, regulations, and advancements in IT advisory, sharing knowledge and insights with the team and clients.

Valcon core values

  • Can do
  • Together
  • Curiosity
  • Integrity
  • Joy

We offer

  • An energetic, ambitious, and international environment with a great working atmosphere
  • An environment with significant autonomy and responsibility
  • A steep learning curve and structured coaching from your own mentor
  • A thriving community, active in both business and social events
  • Market relevant employment package (salary, benefits fund, bonus, lease car or mobility allowance and laptop)


  • A completed Master’s degree
  • At least six years of relevant working experience in consulting and domain/enterprise architecture or similar roles
  • In-depth understanding of industry standards, best practices, and emerging trends in domain or enterprise architecture
  • Demonstrated leadership experience, with the ability to lead and mentor project teams effectively
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyse complex situations and recommend effective solutions
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Expert view (e.g. thought leadership) on architecture topics and/or tooling and relevant certifications such as TOGAF are a pre
  • Fluent in Dutch and English
  • Located in the Netherlands


  • A good sense of humour
  • IT savvy
  • Integrity, respect, intellectually curious and an open mind
  • Reliable, proactive, result-oriented and focused
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Work comfortably, collaboratively and productively within a team and across multidisciplinary functions



(Senior) Manager IT advisory – Enterprise Architecture

    Job Primary Location: Netherlands