Our Operations department is a unique combination of teams that provide end-user services and support.

As Project Manager Building Technology you are part of the Facility Security Management team and you are responsible for setting up and delivering one or more projects within your field of expertise.


  • Project management from a to z:
    • Project initiation and planning (study phase)
    • Determine the high level scope of a project, the schedule & the budget
    • Estimate the effort and cost of the implementation by experts, team members and an external contractor
    • Determine the detailed scope, planning & budget and communicate this information to the project team (kick-off)
    • Manage and follow up the risks and problems with the project team and if necessary escalate to management and customer in time and find solutions together
    • Represent the customer at the delivery of the project and capture the “lessons learned”
    • Ensure the necessary transfer, documentation and training to the other teams involved (including the support teams)
    • Maintain a helicopter view of current projects
  • Conduct studies:
    • Design a detailed study in accordance with applicable standards in consultation with the contractor
    • Determine the functional specifications for existing and new solutions or to replace existing technology solutions
    • Validate the offers submitted by the suppliers
    • Draw up specification texts, measurement statements and study plans for the customer's tender
  • Reporting and follow-up:
    • Regularly inform the Business Project Manager about the progress of the project
    • Provide a monthly update through a Project Status Report to various stakeholders
    • Ensure a monthly follow-up of the actual cost, effort, progress
  • Draft and manage framework contracts
    • Write the technical part of the specifications in the context of framework contracts
    • Evaluate the submitted offers and select the supplier
    • Act as a contact person for customers and suppliers in connection with guidelines and agreements based on the framework contracts
    • Monitor market developments with regard to cabling and network infrastructure
  • Third line support
    • Intervene in case of problems and escalations of incidents (eg serious cable breaks, ...)
    • Analyse the situation
    • Contact the parties involved
    • Initiate the necessary actions and ensure that the problem is resolved

Our offer

Within our open business culture, you will work behind the scenes on the digital transformation of NMBS/SNCB. You have a job with social impact and room for personal input. In addition to a good work-life balance and a competitive salary, your package includes:

  • Possibility to work from home 3 days a week + flexible working hours
  • 35 days of leave
  • Company car + public transport pass
  • Target bonus
  • Hospitalisation insurance (including dental care) for the whole family, group and invalidity insurance (cafeteria plan), without own contribution
  • Meal and eco cheques
  • Net allowances for remote work and carwash + internet budget


  • Bachelor degree in electronics / electrical engineering or equivalent through experience
  • You have at least 10 years of experience in a similar position
  • You have a thorough technical knowledge of
    • structured cabling
    • fiber optic cabling
    • installation of power boards (low voltage) and associated infrastructure
    • housing (racks, patch panels, ODF, ...)
    • civil works and installation works (indoor & outdoor)
    • ARAB / AREI
    • VCA and safety on sites with regard to installation work
    • structured cabling and fiber technology with specific focus on installation, maintenance and product knowledge
  • BA4 / BA5 certification is recommended
  • PM² certified
  • Good knowledge of Dutch, French and English, both orally and in writing
  • You have strong communication skills, are customer-oriented and have a sense of initiative
  • You are willing to make regular trips to other SNCB locations (stations, workshops,…) all over Belgium and sometimes also across the border in neighboring countries.
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3 reasons to choose Ypto 

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Challenging projects

At Ypto, you never stand still. Every day is different and offers the opportunity to be challenged to innovate in order to find the best solution for our customer.

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Social impact

Through your work, you contribute to the future of Belgian railways and have a tangible impact on millions of people.

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Growth opportunities

Initiative, trust and self-management are key. You will have the support of your colleagues to develop and the opportunity to grow.

Application procedure

Did you apply for a position at Ypto? Or are you curious about how our application procedure works? We follow the four steps below each time. Depending on the position, an additional interview or assessment may be required.


CV screening

We take a close look at your CV and check whether it matches the profile you are looking for. We may call you briefly to ask about your motivation and experience.


Interviews and questionnaire

If the outcome of this screening is positive, you are invited to a (video) interview with your direct supervisor and your HR Business Partner. During these interviews, we discuss your motivation, knowledge, experience and skills as well as the content of the job. We also talk about the online questionnaire you filled in prior to the interview.


Reference analysis

Finally, we contact the references you will have provided. This way, we can make you out better.


We have a match: welcome to Ypto

Have you been selected? If so, we will be happy to draw up an attractive proposal and welcome you to our organisation.

Spontaneous application

Would you like to work with us on the future of SNCB but cannot immediately find the right vacancy? Then feel free to submit a spontaneous application. Who knows, you might soon be part of our team!