The departments that fall under Group Functions orient management, departments and their sub-departments towards their various stakeholders – which include colleagues, travellers, airlines, shareholders, neighbours and business customers. That way, they contribute to Royal Schiphol Group’s overall ambitions to create the world’s most sustainable and high quality airports.
Your next career hub
The Group Functions department has a dynamic and versatile work environment. If you make this area the next hub in your career, you will contribute to innovation and the continuous improvement of our airport.
At Schiphol, it is full of the most interesting projects. Unique because of the combination of your field and the characteristics of our airport. Curious? Discover in the videos below how you can help shape our future!
The Corporate Affairs department tells Royal Schiphol Group’s story. The story is told by, for, with and about people - whether they are travellers, colleagues or neighbors. They reinforce Schiphol's reputation by telling the story well.
The Corporate Development department is responsible for developing and updating Royal Schiphol Group’s strategy. They support Schiphol’s ambition to create the world’s most sustainable and high quality airports.
The Corporate Legal department’s aim is to be the 'best in class'. To do that, they optimise, innovate and professionalise their services. That involves the use of 'legal tech' and the Corporate Legal Services project, through which Schiphol can optimally implement its strategy.
The Corporate Procurement department is responsible for Royal Schiphol Group’s strategic procurement policy. We contribute to the realisation of long-term organisational objectives, and focus on category management and contract management. We also ensure that products and services are available at the right time to keep the organisation running effectively.
The Finance department maintains control over corporate finances, capital investments and related financial risks. They are responsible for optimising financial processes and providing management, and the rest of the organisation, with insight into the process.
The Human Resources department supports the organization in an effective and efficient way in recruiting, retaining and developing the talent they need. The department works with specialists and a self-service model for the organisation.
My colleagues motivate and inspire me to take my work one step further, every day!
I started my Schiphol adventure in 2015 when I was a second-year communications student. I was immediately sold, and began as a trainee. Based on my internship research, I wrote a strategic plan, which I am now implementing as an employee.
My colleagues motivate and inspire me to take my work one step further, every day! They are open to change. This makes Schiphol a fantastic first workplace. If you have good ideas, you can really make them happen.
At Schiphol you can discover projects that are the most fun and best suited to your talents.
My supervisor and I have the opportunity to discover together what projects are the most fun and best suited to my talents. I can also organise my work with flexibility, which gives me a great work-life balance.
It’s not a place where your career will stand still.
Schiphol enables me to have an optimal work-life balance. That gives me the confidence and space to perform my duties in a way that best suits me as a person, and leads me achieve the best possible results. There are plenty of training opportunities, both to broaden your skills and on a personal level. It’s not a place where your career will stand still. I get all the freedom I need in planning my job and where I work from, so that I can find my optimal balance.
Sr. Advisor Group Strategy ＆ Development
My work challenges me.
Working on the future of Schiphol and its other airports inspires me in my day-to-day work, and allows me to use my knowledge and expertise. I’m challenged by finding a balance between society’s increasing needs for mobility, sustainability and capacity.
Being always connected to daily dynamics gives me energy.
I work as a Strategic Advisor, and my work brings me into contact with many departments at Schiphol. It's great to know that my colleagues are open to new ideas, and I also learn a lot from all aviation knowledge and experience that is present at Schiphol. Schiphol is a tremendously inspiring work environment. Even though my work is more geared toward long term goals, I always stay connected to the daily dynamics. This gives me the energy to work well with my colleagues to ensure that we remain Schiphol Europe's Preferred Airport!
You land here
Our corporate departments work for management, as well as the various business areas throughout the organisation. Their stakeholders are also very diverse, including colleagues, travellers, residents and business customers. They have a broad overview of the business, and support the business areas and their departments and therefore contribute to Royal Schiphol Group’s overall ambitions to create the world’s most sustainable and high quality airports.