Manager IT

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Manager IT

As our IT Manager you are responsible for our overall IT environment (Broadcast and Office IT), the alignment of resources on business processes, and for ensuring business continuity, IT policies, contracts and budget. You lead your team towards continuous improvement of the department!


A typical day at Talpa Network

  • You’re excited to get in the office this morning, grab a cup of coffee, and check what’s on your schedule for the day ahead;
  • You participate in staff and management meetings and advise the Management team on the further development and future plans;
  • You participate in project groups an IT projects;
  • You consult with the Broadcast- Production Technology & IT team, to ensure an intensive collaboration;
  • Make plans to manage and improve activities and services (for instance, emergency plans);
  • Now it’s time to go out for lunch. We’re based in de heart of Amsterdam, so enough options here or grab some food in our restaurant or a nearby supermarket;
  • Top this off with a stroll along the promenade at ‘IJhaven’;
  • You brainstorm about new methods and procedures and work on implementing these;
  • You write technical solutions for problems concerning maintenance and support;
  • You coordinate the activities of employees in the manufacture or modification of, for example, equipment and / or IT environments;
  • You visit one of our locations in Hilversum, Naarden or Amsterdam;
  • Head home, energised with new ideas on how to drive quality together with the IT team, Directors, other managers, suppliers, external advisers and freelancers.

A remarkable IT team

Our office in Amsterdam, based near the IJ, radiates who we are: a controversial media/tech company that bursts with creativity, technology and innovation. As our Manager IT, you lead an experienced team, consisting of Network Specialists, System Administrators, Service Desk Employees, who are strong communicators, share knowledge with each other and who take responsibility. 

We’re looking for a Manager IT, who is true team player and teamleader, with:

  • BS or MS in computer science;
  • Minimum of 8 years of expertise in a similar role;
  • Extensive knowledge of all sorts of IT systems;
  • Extensive knowledge of IT Security;
  • Affinity with Media/Broadcast technology;
  • Affinity with DevOps environments;
  • Broad knowledge of the latest developments in the IT landscape;
  • Knowledge of IT architecture.

Relevant? Apply!

We have a straightforward selection process, with two or three conversations, of which the first will be an informal coffee with Willem Roskam, Vice President Broadcast-, Production Technology & IT bij Talpa Network. 

Any questions? Feel free to reach out to Linde Jansen, Recruiter, at