Senior Project Manager

  • Location

    Brussels, Belgium

  • Sector:

    Information Technology

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Astrid Destexhe

  • Contact email:

    Astrid.Destexhe@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    75879-ITBEL-ASD_1585124046

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-19

  • Start date:

    ASAP

For our customer based in Brussels, we are looking for a Senior Project Manager with Telecommunication experience.

Description

Role description:
- Responsible to manage very large and complex projects, to steer the virtual teams throughout the different Group departments ;
- Responsible to ensure that the business or technical projects are delivered on -time, on-scope and on-budget through the use of the Group methodology while ensuring continuous alignment between the various stakeholders.

- Scope management:
- To ensure that the needs of the internal clients are taken into account and that the business/technical solutions are delivered in line with the agreed requirements. To challenge requested scope changes and this during the duration of the project.

- Cost management:
- To define together with all involved parties the needed project budget;
- To ensure you get this budget approved by all necessary "governance bodies";
- To identify timely budget variances and to challenge them avoiding your projects exceeds their budget.

- Time Management
- To define in cooperation with your project team a clear and realistic project plan that meets project objectives and clearly identifies the expected results and the associated resources;
- To commitment from the different departments on the expected results;
- To challenge the various parties involved ensuring delivery within agreed timeframe.

- Risk Management:
- To avoid problems by identifying pro-active risks/issues and initiating timely the appropriate actions;
- To escalate timely project problems to line management and /or project stakeholders ensuring they can still take appropriate action within their organisation.

- Reporting and Communication:
- To liaise on a continuous basis with management from the impacted departments avoiding surprises by ensuring they are "at any time" fully aware of the project status.

- People Management:
- To provide day-to-day management and coaching of one or more virtual teams

Degree & Experience
- Minimum 15 years proven experience as dedicated Project Manager in complex environments
- Proven successful management for multiple End-To-End major business/technical projects involving IT development

Technical skills
- Familiar with Project Management methodologies PMI, Prince 2, Agile
- Familiar with Office Tools : Word, Excel, MS-Access, MS Project and Powerpoint
- Experience with frequent interactions with top management

Languages
- English
- Dutch and /or French