Action Technology Department

As an IT professional, you want to make an impact. By being innovative, improve processes, solve complex problems, and work with the latest technologies. Action is the fastest-growing retailer in Europe, which means that no two working days are the same. Your knowledge and expertise can make a real difference, in a diverse and challenging role filled with development, growth and lots of action!

Want to learn more? Check out our vacancies here Action Technology bids you a warm welcome! 

Our growth is your growth

The IT industry is in continuous development. The same goes for retail. We open on average two new distribution centres and 300 stores a year, giving credence to the name Action. Not forgetting our existing collection of stores (2000) and distribution centers throughout Europe. It takes discipline, teamwork and adaptability. Together, we work on Action’s continuous expansion and together, we celebrate our success.

Technology is the foundation

Many companies operate their IT department as just an addition to the business, but at Action, the Technology Department is a true business partner. Our Executive Board has a Technology Director, and for good reason. Our IT professionals work with focus and collaborate directly with the business. Working together to quickly find solutions and improvements. With our reliable services, consistent innovation and the expansion of our IT architecture and infrastructure, we truly make a difference for Action.

You will work with professionals from various backgrounds: Programme Managers, Web, BI and Integration Developers to Service Delivery Managers and Application Analysts. We enjoy close collaborations with all our Technology partners on a daily basis. You will take part in knowledge-heavy collaborations that will boost your career and your development.  As a team we deliver solutions and improve and our services on a daily basis, always with the aim of supporting Action’s growth even better.


You make an impact

Technology plays a vital role in Action’s growth and exponential development. Technology represents accuracy, speed and resourcefulness. During the pandemic, for example, within the space of 5 weeks we developed a brand-new click & collect system. It was used by nearly all our 2000 stores across nine countries. With around ten million weekly customers just imagine the amount of transactions our IT systems need to be able to handle.

Our Technology Department consists of over 500 internal and external IT experts who innovate and expand our technologies in a smart and future-proof way. We are continuously working to improve our systems and make our processes faster and smarter. From order to cashier systems and from product buying in Asia or Europe to transport and our distribution centres; our IT systems support all of Action’s processes. This is what makes your job so interesting and relevant.   

International character

Action is currently active across nine countries: the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Poland, Czechia, Austria and Italy. Our Technology Department operates from our international headquarters in Zwaagdijk; you will work remotely as well as at the office. During your introduction period in particular, you will find it very beneficial to get to know our company and culture from within. You will collaborate closely with the colleagues from: Digital, Marketing, Buying & Merchandising, Supply Chain, Store Operations, Real Estate and Finance, and our teams for Data Analytics & Business Insights, Portfolio & Project Management, Architecture and Development & Operations and Security.

Why Technology at Action

Regardless of whether you are a Solutions Architect, Service Delivery Manager, BI consultant/developer, UX Designer or Technology Project manager, if you want to deploy your talent to:

  • contribute to Action’s success;
  • enjoy a challenge; 
  • take on responsibilities; 

Action will offer you:

  • a dynamic, fast-growing work environment;
  • modern technologies and challenging projects; 
  • a lot of responsibility and growth opportunities; 
  • a company culture where teamwork and respect are considered top priorities; 
  • the opportunity to make an impact at a stable, super successful company. 


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