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Are you a determined individual who likes a challenge? Do you have the drive to meet your goals and those of the company? Are you as strong a team conductor as you are a committed project supervisor? Then jump on our client’s ambitious opportunity as their Project Leader! The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Consulting, Application Management and Managed Services. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. It has three major offices located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France. For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for an IT Project Leader.

Your role: 

·         Writing of comprehensive project memos, allowing the management to take relevant decisions

·         Delivering of the project scope on time, on budget, and with the expected quality

·         Monitoring of the expected benefits approved in the business case

·         Managing virtual teams across various divisions and entities, including third party suppliers in India

·         Building and maintaining strong working relationships with your customers, providing advice, guidance and options with regards IT investments

·         Developing and maintaining project plans and forecasts, including resource requirements, costs, risks and their mitigations and dependencies with other projects

·         Defining deliverables, assigning their production to project team members and monitoring progress and quality of those deliverables

·         Managing the staffing of assigned projects and monitoring budget spent

·         Leading the risk, issuing and changing control processes for assigned projects and tracking action items

·         Managing the project according to the company’s internal standards (methodology & tools)

Your profile: 

·         3 to 10 years in a Project Management role or equivalent experience in the core activities of the function (i.e. Plan, control and monitor a project execution)

·         Experience in managing major and critical projects (> 2000 mandays), including team coordination

·         Experience with (functional) projects in financial sector

·         Min. 1-year assignment within the same project

·         Fluency in English both spoken and written

·         Pl experience with it mainframe application development

·         Strong leadership skills to adapt your style according to the situation and to the different stakeholders

·         Good business and technical understanding (gained over several application development projects) and the interpersonal skills to influence decisions taken with the project sponsor/client

·         Excellent communication skills at all levels, from staff members to senior management level

·         The ability to learn quickly in a complex environment and to synthesize the situation

·         Strong negotiation skills, conflict management and influencing skills at different levels of management

·         Effective delegation of tasks and responsibilities while maintaining overall control

·         Assertiveness to drive tasks to completion

·         Experience with outsourcing partner/offshoring

·         Knowledge of settlement business domain

·         Certification in prince 2 and/or PMI (or similar IT frameworks)

We offer: 

·         A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.

·         A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).

·         A dynamic culture focused on personal development.

·         A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

 

If you think you have what it takes, then send us your CV as soon as possible to join-us@contraste.com  Or search for us online at www.contraste.com to find out more information.

 

Interested ?

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