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IT Project Manager

Job description

As a Project Manager you are part of our PM Community. You are responsible for one or several projects from a to z, meaning that you manage the delivery of the projects assigned to you in terms of scope, time, budget and quality. Project types are application development, IT infrastructure or general.

Your main tasks and responsibilities are the following:

  • Project preparation
    • Manage the creation of the first estimates on resources and cost needs
    • Supervise the preliminary study and shape the start-up of the project
    • Manage the establishment and validation of the detailed scope, planning and budget in close collaboration with business and IT 
    • Draft and follow up the project plan and accompanying documentation
    • Assure compliance with Legal Obligations (like GDPR, Security, …) 
    • Mapping and taking into account the internal and external dependencies
  • Project organisation
    • Manage the project team
    • Assure a correct stakeholder management in order to provide optimal business satisfaction; connect and collaborate with Business, IT Business Relationship Partner and IT architecture and delivery teams
    • Act as a central point of contact for all questions regarding the projects assigned to you
    • Monitor the project budget and estimates
    • Identify, manage and mitigate issues and risks, coordinate towards solutions in close collaboration with the project team and / or the IT supplier and escalate before it's too late
    • Organise / set up and lead the project status and steering groups
    • Manage scope changes and it's financial and timing consequences
    • Ensure the timely delivery of all activities that fall under the responsibility of the project
    • Define and agree on communication, training and handover towards Operations
  • Reporting & Quality Control
    • Conduct internal quality controls to guarantee the quality of the deliverables
    • Master, follow-up and report the status of the project in terms of scope, budget and capacity 
    • Run intermediate project reviews and determine improvement sessions


  • You have at least a graduate / bachelor's degree (preferably in computer science) or equivalent through experience.
  • You can fall back on a broad knowledge and understanding of ICT. You will not act as an expert yourself, but you must understand, guide and challenge the scope and the team, IT application development life cycle management and it's underlying architectural and infrastructure components.
  • You have a proven track record of at least 10 years managing multi-year and multi-disciplinary team projects of over 5M€ and/or over 10.000 Mandays.

  • You are certificied of PM principles such as PMBOK, PM², SAFe and Agile.
  • You are able to work with and have experience in communicating with external sourcing partners and suppliers.
  • You are able to orchestrate activities between different IT and business roles (architecture, analysts, delivery managers, business).
  • You are a clear communicator upstream and downstream, separates core information from details, defines concise messages.
  • You are able to negotiate with different levels in the company and are able to handle conflicts.
  • You are result-oriented, proactive, eager to learn and you take initiative.
  • You are a team player able to create a positive and constructive team attitude. 
  • You can express yourself fluently in English and Dutch or French, with preferably a fair knowledge of the second language