IT Facilities Manager

Job description

ChannelEngine has a great opportunity for an experienced IT Facilities Manager to join our engineering team! As an organisation, we are rapidly expanding, with more employees joining us and more offices opening up, so we need someone to oversee the maintenance of our IT facilities and the related infrastructure at our locations around the globe. Our IT Facilities Manager will have the challenging task of ensuring the continued performance of the IT across our entire international tech scale-up.


What you’ll be doing

  • Running the IT support desk and building and managing a team of +/- 5 people,

  • Acting as the senior technical authority and responding to technical escalations from the support desk,

  • Determining what tools we should use at ChannelEngine and how best to implement them,

  • Sourcing and contracting international suppliers/vendors to meet ChannelEngine’s IT needs, including hardware and inventory,

  • Implementing new processes in order to create structure and reduce administrative burden,

  • Automating management tasks to streamline manual processes, such as device enrollment,

  • Running diagnostics on computer systems, responding to outages or issues, and performing maintenance,

  • Scheduling important upgrades and maintaining ongoing software subscriptions and updates.

Job requirements


What you’ll need

  • A bachelor’s (HBO or WO) degree in IT or a related field,

  • 6+ years’ experience in a similar position within a scale-up or rapidly growing organisation,

  • Minimum 2 year’s experience in building a team and managing an IT helpdesk,

  • Experience in asset management within an organisation of 200+ people,

  • Strong technical knowledge of IT systems, tools, and related processes,

  • Experience with MS Azure, Active Directory, Intune, and Autopilot,

  • Familiarity with common scripting languages such as Powershell, Bash, or Python,

  • Excellent communication skills in English; Dutch language skills would be a plus,

  • Good organisational skills, with the ability to multitask and hit the ground running,

  • Availability to work 40 hours per week,

  • Eligibility to work in the Netherlands without visa sponsorship.


Already excited about working with us?

What can we offer you?

  • Number 1: working at a company that is at the forefront of the world of e-commerce and online marketplaces,

  • An interesting industry: marketplaces are booming; therefore our company is thriving!

  • As this is a new role; you'll make a lot of impact from the moment you start,

  • A challenging and varied job: you will get energy from switching quickly between various projects and activities,

  • Grow along with a fast growing company with international plans and ambitions,

  • Work in our modern office next to Leiden Central Station, with views across the city, or of course, from home,

  • State-of-the-art tech: we work with the latest technologies, business models and tools,

  • We want our colleagues to be happy and healthy, so there are quality chairs and sit-stand desks to work at, as well as other ergonomic tools at your disposal,

  • Lots of freedom! Whether it’s being able to pick up your bright ideas straight away or deciding on your own working hours,

  • An attractive pension scheme.


About ChannelEngine

ChannelEngine is a fast-growing, e-commerce SaaS solution. We help brands, retailers and wholesalers find millions of new customers by connecting them to the biggest marketplaces around the world.


Our story began in 2013 when it became undeniable that marketplaces were going to be one of the most critical components of the global e-commerce industry. We saw an opportunity to make these powerful platforms available to every business, and now ChannelEngine offers a complete, user-friendly, marketplace management suite with seamless integration, enabling businesses to expand their reach internationally. Our clients include Bugaboo, Hunkemöller, Brabantia, Bosch, JDE, and Reckitt, to name just a few.


ChannelEngine is growing at a rapid pace and currently covers channels in Europe, North- and Central America, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. Our mission is to cover the globe. For this, we need to expand our teams with adventurous and ambitious people who want to shape the world of e-commerce with us.