Project manager expert - Anankei

Brussels
2020-04-10
2020-06-01

For our customer in the telecom sector, we are looking for an experienced Project Manager with minimum 15 years proven experience in complex environments and with proven successful management for multiple End-To-End major business/technical projects involving IT development.


Role description
- Responsible to manage very large and complex projects, to steer the virtual teams throughout the different departments of the Customer.
- Responsible to ensure that the business or technical projects are deliverd on -time, on-scope and on-budget through the use of the methodology of the Customer while ensuring continuous alignment between the various stakeholders (within impacted teams) with many stakeholders in different business units

- Required Responsibilties

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 cooperaton 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

Vereisten

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
- Specific affinity with content in specific areas
- Experience with frequent interactions with top management

Attitudes/Behavior
- Proven leadership skills to manage effectively virtual project teams & multiple stakeholders in senior management positions, both business and technical
- Dealing with uncertainty and able to show expected composure in a continuous changing environment
- Dealing with ambiguity and conflict management
- Autonomy
- Initiative taker
- Result driven
- Solution oriented
- All-round, able to manage all types of projects, business and technical

Languages
- English
- Dutch and /or French