BI Architect


Business Intelligence Architect

Employment info

(38 Hours per week)

Action continues with its amazing expansion plans. We are already active in 7 countries and we have strong plans to boost our international presence. One of our key priorities is to develop and implement a strong Business Intelligence Strategy; for that reason we are Hiring for our BI &  Analytics organization, within the IT department, a BI Architect.

Do you have deep knowledge in the IT industry for BI & Analytics architecture? Are you able work effectively with colleagues, suppliers and other stakeholders, to achieve common targets under time pressure? Do you have an eye of detail without losing the bigger picture? Then please keep reading!


What will you be doing in a daily basis?

As a Domain Architect BI & Analytics you will report to the Manager BI & Analytics and have a dotted reporting line to the Enterprise Architect. You will closely work, with BI & Analytics Business Consultants, BI Developers and the business stakeholders of all departments within Action and keep track on the integration of various other processes and platforms.

As a Domain Architect BI & Analytics you will design and guide the implementation of solutions with respect of the domain of Data Warehousing, Enterprise Reporting, Analytics and Data Science, overseeing the impact across the IT landscape in such way that this aligns and supports the business processes of Action. You will alert where improvements in existing functionality can be realized to support the business processes and is involved in alignment sessions with our suppliers and Product Owner(s). Where necessary the you will assist in incident resolution where this touches upon functionality of the BI & Analytics domain. As a Domain Architect BI & Analytics you will make sure that implementation of functionality is aligned with IT policies on development and standardization, within the BI & Analytics domain and within the overall Enterprise Architecture.

What makes you a good Business Intelligence Architect within Action:

  • Professional and intellectual abilities at bachelor or master university level;
  • At least 8 years of experience in a similar (BI & Analytics) role;
  • Extensive experience with relevant platforms within the BI & Analytics domain is required;
  • Self-confident, broad and developed communication skills on business, IT and supplier level;
  • Leadership skills without power and is able to motivate relevant stakeholders (from project members to board level);
  • Demonstrates a high level of pragmatism and results driven, can balance trade-offs for short term and long term strategies;
  • Is able to guide and influence decision making to comply with the architecture guidelines;
  • Stakeholder and change management skills


This is what we offer you as a Business Intelligence Architect:

Action is the place to be! We are growing in an average rate of 30% per year. Our expansion is amazing and we opening shops every day in different countries. We are one of the fastest growing  retail companies of the moment, and we are ambitious, we are going for much more! We are planning a big digital transformation to make our customers even happier by offering more and more treasures for unbelievable prizes.

Although we have more than 49.000 employees we don’t want to call ourselves a corporation:  we are still a very hands on company and we enjoy making the impossible, possible. We don’t wear ties and love to show that we are all hardworking and down to earth. What are you waiting for? Join us!

In addition we offer:

  • Indefinite contract
  • 24 paid vacation days
  • Travel allowance
  • Laptop + smartphone
  • 15% discount on all Action merchandise

For questions about this role or the application procedure, please contact Esther Sancho (Recruiter) at +31 (0) 6 82 46 80 62. (You can only apply via our online form)

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