Program Manager - Senior

Location: Belgium
Job Type: Contract
Specialisation: Information Technology
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 77171-ITBEL-ASD_1601556823
Contact: Astrid Destexhe
Email: email Astrid
For our customer based in Brussels, we are looking for a Senior Program Manager Fiber

The program manager leads and manages company- wide large program teams in order to ensure timely delivery of major business initiatives, with
respect of approved scope and budget

Required Responsibilities:

- Deliver the program (and underlying projects) on time, on scope and on budget
- Coordinate and facilitate change within the different involved departments and escalate if required according to the program/project governance rules
- Set-up a program and project teams covering all impacted teams in the assigned domain of responsibility both for business
and technical teams (end-to-end approach & governance)
- Define a clear and realistic program plan based on the internal customer roadmap
- Identify the deliverables and associated resources for the involved delivery teams as well as the timing
- Prepare the program budget and ensure its realization by closely following up and, if required, taking timely corrective actions
- Follow up program/project progress on a frequent basis (through the organization of the regular follow-up meetings) to enable close monitoring,
thorough communication and proactive problem detection
- Proactively detect potential issues by monitoring the executing of the program/project tasks and trigger the appropriate actions
- Liaise on a continuous basis with management of the impacted department(s) to ensure that everyone is fully aware of the deliverabes
(content+timing) his or her team is in charge of
- Report on program/project progress and issues
- Provide day to day management & coaching of the program team
- Ensure that all methodologies and procedures are known and applied by all team members
- Ensure full alignment of the planning with company-wide related initiatives

Degree & Experience:

- Being an experienced program managers with 5+ years' experience as Program and Project Management within complex environments and managing budgets of 7+ Mio€ annually (10+ projects)
- Proven experience in IT Domain
- Proven experience in steering, setting pace and injecting life into the program, projects and teams, coordinating all aspects
- Proven experience in telco domain

Technical skills:

- Having a good knowledge of both Agile and Waterfall developments
- MS Office Tools ( Word, Excel MS-Access, MS-project, Powerpoint)

Languages:

- English
- French and/or Dutch