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 Services 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.

Your role: 

For one of our major clients in the financial sector, we are looking for a IT Project Leader.


You will be:


  • Writing comprehensive project memos, allowing the management to take relevant decisions
  • Delivering the project scope on time, on budget, and with the expected quality
  • Monitoring the expected benefits approved in the business cases
  • 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’ experience 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
  • 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

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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