Product Owner Cloud Center

What can you individually contribute to a corporate organization? In many cases, you collaborate with many colleagues towards one goal. In your role as Product Owner Cloud Center, this is different! You contribute to setting the course to focus on the Cloud for the entire organization. Thanks to you, we are developing towards a Cloud-first strategy, and we are grateful for that!

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32-40 hours per week


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Product Owner Cloud Center

What will your role be

As Product Owner Cloud Center, you are the driving force behind the digitization of Royal De Heus. Your main goal is to create support and establish an international Cloud Center of Excellence that supports all locations worldwide. This means that you are not only involved with the technical aspect but also constantly in contact to create buy-in.

In general, your role comes down to the following pillars:

  • Vision and strategy: You develop and implement the roadmap for a Cloud Center of Excellence.
  • Stakeholder management: You have frequent contact with stakeholders such as (IT-)managers to discuss and implement Cloud solutions within the business units.
  • Sprint planning: You manage the backlog and ensure it aligns with business priorities. Additionally, you and the team explore the latest Cloud trends and translate these into opportunities for Royal De Heus.
  • Finally, you oversee the progress of Cloud projects, report on, and present the results.

What do we offer?

A complex, worldwide infrastructure of over all locations worldwide within a personal organization. And within that, the space to be effective from your role for the course of Royal De Heus! Additionally:

  • A salary between € 5.500,- and € 7.500,- based on 40 hours per week;
  • Lots of room for long-term growth, in a direction that suits you;
  • The possibility to work 40/36/32 hours per week;
  • The ability to work from home 2 days a week;
  • 25 vacation days based on 40 hours + the option to buy 10 days annually;
  • A company fitness arrangement;
  • Good travel expense compensation, pension accrual, and vacation allowance.

About Royal De Heus

You are going to work at the headquarters of Royal De Heus in Ede, one of the largest family businesses in the Netherlands. De Heus is an international company focused on animal feed. We produce and supply animal feed products for various animals, including poultry, pigs, cattle, and pets. Internally, you experience a down-to-earth and entrepreneurial atmosphere. Do you have a good plan? Let us hear it! Are we convinced? Go ahead and implement it! This provides plenty of room to further develop your potential.

De Heus has dozens production locations, including ten in the Netherlands. The headquarters is in Ede. The Global IT department consists of about forty colleagues. The teams in the Netherlands and Vietnam are leading the way in Cloud, with the other locations following at various levels. Both Dutch and English are spoken on the work floor.

What do we ask of you?

Because you will have many conversations and need to create buy-in, it is essential that you have a natural talent for seeing and hearing your fellow human beings. Thanks to your empathy and ability to argue, you are excellent at translating strategy into benefits for your conversation partner.

Specifically, we are looking for:

  • An enthusiastic and charismatic communicator with experience in organizational awareness;
  • Deep knowledge of Agile methodology and Microsoft Azure;
  • Fluency in English and the ability to effectively interact with diverse cultures;
  • The skill to inspire and motivate teams and stakeholders.


All interest will be inventoried until Friday, June 21. Subsequently, Sjaco Versteeg from Aatop ICT will select the best matching profiles. Are you convinced you are the right candidate for this position? Send your resume and motivation to

The application process consists of two interviews and an assessment. If we are both enthusiastic, we would be happy to make you an offer to join De Heus as a new colleague.