Project Leader

The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services such as: Advisory, Solutions, Applications and Infrastructure. The Group’s sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations. We are operating on three countries located in Belgium, Luxemburg and France.

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

Category

Application Services

Function

Consultant (Specialist)
Project Coordinator
Project Manager

Language(s)

Dutch
English
French

Reference

190611/0441

Location

Brussels - Belgium

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.

 

Your profile

Languages:

  • English: Good knowledge
  • Dutch: Good knowledge
  • French: Good knowledge

Personal skills

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing complex projects that are strategic in nature and national in scope.
  • Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to execute projects on time and on budget.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a small team setting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both official languages is an asset.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence etc.).
  • Pragmatism & result orientation is a must
  • Sensitivity to the organization (stakeholder management).
  • Quick learner.

Business experience required

  • Proven experience in Project Leading in application development for project size around 1.000 mds
  • Planning & estimation skills
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards etc. And their impact on project activities is vital
  • Insurance or Finance sector / Application development
  • Insurance business knowledge (preferably Individual Life)

Technical experience required

  • Good computer skills, proficient with Ms office applications
  • Application Development background
  • Prince2 or PMI

Functional experience required

  • Planning & Estimation techniques
  • Project indicators (Earned Value Analysis)
  • Highlight reporting
  • Project Board reporting : Executive Communication

Your role

The candidate will work in the Individual Life Division. He/She will be responsible of projects of size between 500 mds up to 2.000 mds. The candidate will be responsible for the leading of projects to their successful implementation in a software development department.

This includes (but not exclusively):

  • communication & synchronization with the business project leader & project board members.
  • collaboration with the architecture teams & the team leaders of the different domains impacted or involved in the project for the scoping & estimation of the project.
  • adequate communication & reporting to the management (both IT & Business) on the project progress.
  • planning & follow-up of the project resources & deliverables.