Functional Application Manager

DAF Trucks
  • Eindhoven
  • Detachering,  ZZP
  • HBO
  • 37 uur
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PACCAR Financial Europe (PFE) provides financial services for DAF dealers and end customers to support the sales of DAF trucks. PFE is part of the worldwide PACCAR Financial organization, has its headquarters in Eindhoven and is active in a large number of European countries with their own sales offices.

The PFE IT department is responsible for the development, configuration, testing and deployment of innovative IT-solutions, management of these systems during their lifecycle and support of the users of these systems. PFE-IT consists of 22 fte. of which 15 internal and works according the agile scrum framework.

Currently PFE is replacing its legacy backend ‘LLAS’ Contract Management System by a CMS from ‘Alfa Systems’ in the UK.. The new system will interface to an own built front end application for Quoting, Credit Mgt. and Contract Creation (‘FSCS’) and a financial accounting system (‘Exact’) at the background and is supported by a newly built data warehouse for reporting purposes.

In parallel to the roll-out of the Alfa system and the upgraded FSCS system, functionality is added and enhanced to the front end, like Credit Autorecommend and E-signature functionality.

The new systems landscape has been implemented for 9 countries so far and will be rolled out to another 6 countries.

Job Description

The Functional Application Manager has a thorough understanding of the business processes’ and how these are supported by the IT-systems. He/she therefore is the first line of support for the business regarding the functionality of the systems in his domain.

The FAM will be part of one of the Agile Teams that work on development and/or configuration to support the roll-out and/of enhancements to the systems.

He/she works closely together with (key) users, information analysts, developers, colleague functional application managers and project managers, some of them in the role of product owner or scrum master.

He/she enthusiastically and proactively promotes the correct use of the systems.


Job Profile

• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Information Management, Computer Science, Business Administration, Finance or related field;

• Capability to understand, describe and analyze complex business processes;

• High analytical skills and does not avoid to go into detail

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills;

• Able to work in a dynamic environment with frequently changing priorities;

• Fluent in English, Dutch language preferred;

• Strong affinity with IT;

• Teamplayer and able to work closely with developers;

• Relevant IT related supplemental trainings and/or experience

• The following experience is an advantage in this role :

o Agile way of working supported by Azure DevOps

o Previous work experience as functional application manager and/ or information analyst in a financial services environment ;

o Automated test tools and/or document creation tools


Job Responsibilities

•Together with users translates business requirements into user stories and

acceptance criteria as input for the agile development/configuration teams ;

•Performs systems, workflow and/or document configuration ;

•Defines and executes manual test cases and scripts ;

•Executes systemtesting and documents testresults ;

•Runs automated tests and validates the testresults ;

•Gives demo’s and trainings to users ;

•Coordinates deployments of developed software to the production environment ;

•Supports users with questions and issues ;

•Investigates issues, prioritizes them and makes sure that a timely solution is

created (by the internal development/configuration team and/or external vendors

•Takes part in teammeetings and actively participates to improve teamwork.


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PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced powertrains, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.


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