SANTANDER CONSUMER FINANCE is looking for an IT Business Partner (Direct & Durables – Leasing), based in our UTRECHT office.


At Santander ( we are key players in the transformation of the financial sector. Do you want to join us?

Santander Consumer Finance focuses on business development related to consumer finance products, sales channels and commercial agreements with dealers, vehicle manufacturers or retail distribution establishments, as well as commercial functions associated with direct sales (branches, call centers or digital channels) and indirect sales (through third parties) of consumer finance products.

Santander is proud of being an organization where there are equal opportunities regardless of gender identity, culture and disability. Our mission is to contribute to help more people and business prosper. We embrace a strong risk culture and all of our professionals at all levels are expected to take a proactive and responsible approach toward risk management.


As an IT Business Partner D&D, you will be playing a pivotal role in bridging the gap between technology and business strategy. Your primary responsibility will be aligning technology solutions with the needs of your assigned business units. You execute this by managing a multi-disciplinary development team, internal- and external stakeholders and vendors.

The importance of your activities is managing the different incentives and expectations, varying from all internal and external areas impacting the company, in line with the roadmap. Together with the team you commit, design and deliver these solutions in a way that drives the greatest possible value and impact, to ensure profitability, compliancy, carrying out the strategies and executing excellent resource management.

We need someone like you to help us in different fronts:

  • Your responsibility is to collaborate and build strong relationships both inside and outside the IT Team with the purpose of aligning the priorities and deliveries to be performed.
  • Delivery performance is executed by managing a multi-disciplinary, multicultural team of IT project managers, business analysts, testers and developers.
  • You also manage multiple service providers.
  • You bring cross-functional teams together to drive meaningful results to prosper and excel in delivery of the solutions necessary.
  • You establish value management as a strategic organizational capability, ensuring that the business’s products, services, and resources are tailored to meet the specific needs and expectations of the company, within the given frameworks.


  • 5+ years of experience managing a department with members requiring different management styles.
  • Experience in either consumer finance, payments industry or preferably the car leasing industry.
  • Multiple years of program management or change management experience.


  • Bachelor/Master 's degree in n a relevant field


  • Strong communication and management skills, technical to functional translation skills and vice versa.
  • Strategic thinking, analytic and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to build strong relationships and understanding the needs and agendas of others.
  • Skilled at achieving alignment, considering different stakeholders and initiatives and managing expectations.
  • Solution-thinking mentality
  • Fluent in Dutch and English


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Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.