Identity & Access Management – Authorisation Specialist

Information Technology Utrecht Full-time Netherlands

Job Description

The exponential growth of technology has made IT one of the critical success factors for every business function within JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS. At Global Information Services (GIS), we believe that it is amazing what can happen with technology.

Our Mission: to be the trusted business partner to unleash growth and master execution through digital innovation.

You will be part of the Identity and Access management team, which is part of the Global Technology Security and Compliance CoE. You will report to the Global IAM Manager and your role will be to safeguard the IT role authorisation principal and SoD matrices defined for the IT authorisation landscape for JDE. The Authorisation Specialist will work with business role owners to continuously evolve and improve JDE’s authorisation model to ensure that our business associates can perform their duties on day 1 with security and compliance as per design.

As an Authorisation Specialist, you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the design for authorisation requests for new roles or changes in existing roles are in line with JDE’s IT authorisation principal and matrix in collaboration with business owners
  • Advising business and IT application owners on setting up authorisation models and matrices
  • Collaborating with relevant owners and ensuring that documentations are up to date with any decision in changes on authorisation matrices
  • Ensuring a clear process is in place to update authorisations for IAM processes, such as joiner, mover and leaver processes
  • Guaranteeing there are no Segregation of Duties (SOD) violations during role design or updates
  • Supporting role owners during regular role attestation campaigns.


To be successful in this role, we are looking for a talented candidate who has the ambition to support the change at JDE. In this job opportunity, we offer an exciting career challenge for a creative problem solver, who can help achieve our goals as a seasoned authorisation specialist and add significant value to the safety of data in JDE worldwide.

Our preferred candidate would have:

  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree, in IT or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in designing IAM role authorisation concepts within a globally operating company
  • Experience with SAP, Salesforce and other ERP systems
  • Hands-on working experience with Identity governance and privileged access management solutions, working experience with Saviynt is a plus
  • Hands-on working experience with SAP GRC AC, PC, RM modules
  • The ability to speak and write English in a professional level
  • Well-developed people- and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills.

Additional Information

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The future of work is hybrid, with both office and home playing an important role. At JDE, we value meeting colleagues in the office to unleash the possibilities of coffee and tea together and we enjoy our focus time when working from home. Join us and you will experience both. Because it’s amazing what happens over a cup of coffee.

JDE is a subsidiary JDE Peet’s, the world's leading pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands. For more than 265 years, JDE has been inspired by the belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. Today, JDE unleashes the possibilities of coffee and tea in more than 100 countries, through a portfolio of over 50 brands including L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, OldTown, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.

What’s it like to work at JDE?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – A coffee & tea for every cup.

At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. Every day we are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.