IT Manager

Hybrid (The Netherlands) 3 days in the office/2 days from home
Full time
Start date:
About the job

Your future Role

  • Would you like to work at a company that is at the forefront of the sustainability game and where the sky is the limit for growth opportunities?
  • Do you value work-life balance, flexible working hours, working from home, an informal working environment and good relationships with colleagues?

Don't wait any longer. We are looking for you!

Your future Company

Circularise is a supply chain traceability start-up founded in The Netherlands in 2016. We believe that end-to-end traceability holds the key to overcoming major challenges that society faces in areas such as Circular Economy, Environmental Pollution and Carbon Emissions. Therefore, it’s our mission to bring traceability to global supply chains and to accelerate world’s transition to a Circular Economy.

Circularise is disrupting industries by changing how companies trace their products and materials and share information about them, enabling sustainable practices at an unprecedented level. We achieve that with a blockchain-based open protocol that enables sharing of information about products and materials while retaining privacy over sensitive information.

We are not your typical startup and would love to invite you to get involved. You can learn more about Circularise at or check out our whitepaper.

Why choose us?

Circularise has an open, informal and growth-oriented culture. A place where you get a lot of freedom and responsibility right away and your opinion counts from day one. You get to work with an amazing group of people.

We offer you an environment in which you can grow and your impact will be of great value. 

  • Competitive salary; depending on experience & salary the range for this role starts at €60,000 with a maximum of €65,000
  • Hybrid position with flexible hours alongside an amazing diverse team
  • Travel Allowance
  • 25 paid vacation days (+7 official Dutch holidays)
  • Help shape a fast-growing scale-up into becoming the next Tech For Good unicorn
  • Be part of a new industry standard
  • A place to work where your input, creativity and personality is celebrated;
  • All the tools you need to be a high performer including state of the art  MacBook to work your magic;
  • We're a hybrid company, but our HQ is located in The Hague (in case you miss your colleagues)

As an IT manager, you will work closely with the rest of our team to ensure that Circularise is using the most up-to-date technology to run our business. We are seeking an IT manager who will be responsible for ensuring that the hardware and software used by our company is compatible, secure, and scalable. You will also be responsible for managing our internal network and providing support to our team members.

  • Plan and oversee the installation and maintenance of computer systems, hardware, and networks
  • Develop and implement policies related to network security, disaster recovery, and IT infrastructure
  • Staying up to date with new network technology and reporting this information to the leadership team on a quarterly basis
  • Working closely with other department managers to assess the growth needs and maintenance of the company’s networks
  • Analyze resource utilization and develop strategies to optimize performance
  • Establish, measure, and define IT goals and maintain an IT roadmap
  • Monitor and analyze the success of IT initiatives and projects and continually develop and evaluate new technologies and tools for the company
  • Manage development projects to integrate new technologies into existing systems
  • Perform ongoing support and maintenance of all hardware, software, and network components
  • Establish a security policy to protect company information and resources
Job Qualifications and Skill Sets
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, computer science, or a related field
  • A minimum of 5+ years of experience in IT management
  • In depth understanding of programming, computer science and digital security
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • Knowledge of industry-standard computer hardware and software systems
  • Experience with network administration (Cisco certification a plus) 
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Excellent project management skills and strong ability to prioritize
  • Firm grasp on IT infrastructure and operations best practices
  • Experience managing on-premises servers, storage area networks (SAN), and network-attached storage (NAS) devices
  • Familiarity with software platforms including Google Workspace, Google Cloud, Auth0, SIEM (e.g. Splunk)

Our recruitment process

We break our hiring process into the following stages:

  1. Initial Introductory Call  (15-30 minutes)
  2. A technical interview to assess your capabilities
  3. A cultural fit interview to assess whether your working style/fits with our values & culture
  4. Final interview with one of our Co-Founders to determine whether you are up to the challenge

Everyone belongs at Circularise

We strive to hire people from all walks of life. Circularise is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and candidates without regard to race, colour, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Each person is evaluated on the basis of personal skill and merit. We are continuously working hard to develop and build a culture of inclusivity & diversity.

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