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Director Data & Digital


Budapest, Central Hungary, Hungary

Job ID:  37610
Estimated Travel:  0-25%
Contract Type: 
Talent Area:  IT

With more than 60 locations, and approximately 7,500 employees, we are proud to use our experience and expertise to offer customers around the world industry-leading, innovative, and sustainable packaging solutions. At Trivium, we offer several services for our customers, to help you get their product into the hands of their customers. With our wide-ranging expertise, from the technical aspects of manufacture and filling, through to staff training, we can help them every step of the way. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility.  
Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence).

Trivium is driving a large-scale business transformation across her core functions. These transformation programs require strong support from IT to implement new more data-driven decision-making, gain better insights in performance, standardize- and simplify processes and supporting systems, and automate & digitalize processes. Trivium Global IT is responsible for all IT being used across Trivium. A new department is set-up within Global IT to primarily focus on providing the required Data & Analytics, Digital, and Automation solutions to support Trivium’s transformation. This department is partly created by the existing BI team, partly with to be recruited additional data & analytics, automation, and integration experts. The new Director Data & Digital will lead the build-up and management of this new department and will work closely with the responsible business transformation teams to define and prioritize their requirements. The new Director Data & Digital will also introduce an Agile way of working and implement Trivium’s Agile Delivery methodology for all Data & Analytics, Automation, and Digital related products to be delivered.


Your responsibilities:

  • Set-up new Data & Digital department, containing:
    • Data & Analytics team (incl. current BI team + new recruits)
    • Automation team (Power Platform + ServiceNow – all new recruits)
    • Integrations (e.g. API management, data integration platform – new recruits)
  • Define and maintain overall data & analytics and automation roadmap
  • Manage the team of Product Owners, Solution Architects, and (outsourced) developers
  • Build- and maintain strong working relationship with Trivium’s transformation teams across the various  business functions & divisions (EMEA + Americas)
  • Selecting and managing outsource vendors for DevOps delivery of data, analytics and automation solutions
  • Work closely together with key technology providers like ServiceNow, Microsoft (Data / Analytics / Power Platform part), Kafka
  • Responsible for defining, deploying and maintaining Trivium’s Agile Delivery Methodology
  • Manage the OPEX and CAPEX budget associated with Data, Analytics, and Automation / Digitalization
  • Part of Trivium’s Global IT Leadership Team and ‘owner’ of the data & analytics and automation/digitalization domain (design, build, run) in the Trivium IT Strategy


Skills that make you successful in the role: 

  • Master’s in Information Technology or related technical / business technology studies
  • Relevant courses in Data Architecture, Analytics, Automation
  • Proven track record of managing medium size team
  • Minimum 15 years relevant working experience, of which at least:
    • 3-5 years as department manager / team leader if international distributed teams
    • 3-5 years in Agile & DevOps based delivery
    • 10 years in Data & Analytics and Automation 
  • Experience in international industrial / manufacturing organizations
  • Experienced with Microsoft Azure, Power Platform, Power BI and preferably ServiceNow
  • Experienced with managing technology and outsourcing vendors


What we offer:

  • A company where sustainability matters in a global working environment
  • Exciting transformation journey to support large international business transformation
  • Opportunity to build-up new Data & Digital department
  • Lean team with knowledgeable and supportive colleagues
  • Room to be creative, try new things with a winning mentality
  • Modern office in Budapest, more precisely in Haller Gardens with a Hybrid set up of working schedule
  • Bonus and perks that helps you grow




To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.