IT Infrastructure Project Leader

IT Infrastructure Project Leader

Job Title: IT Infrastructure Project Leader
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brussels, Belgium
Salary: €600 - €650 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH8264
Contact Name: Aaron Heera
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 29, 2018 15:56

Job Description

My client is one of Belgium's leading Financial services companies and they are looking for senior project leader to strengthen its team.
The successful candidate will join the IT infrastructure project team and will be accountable for the delivery of end-to-end IT infrastructure projects, in various technical domain such as Network, Security, Windows, Unix/Linux, Mainframe and Tandem.

The overall responsibility of the project leader includes
* Define the scope, timing and budget of the project
* Deliver the project scope on time, on budget and with the expected quality
* Ensure quality of deliverables and delivered services through a structured project management approach (project planning tools, project reporting, project management methodology)
* Indirectly manage teams across various divisions and entities
* Coordinate all parties involved in the project: both inside the organization (GTS, GBS, Operations, Commercial, Network etc) and externally (for example IT suppliers, clients etc)
* Maintain compliance with Architecture principles and recommendations
* Hand over the finalized project to the maintenance and operational teams

On top of the delivery of the projects, the senior project leader will have also to contribute to initiatives to:
* Ensure year-to-year cost reduction of running similar infrastructure projects
* Contribute to the stability of knowledge within the team

5+ Years of Project Management experience in IT environments
Experience in managing multiple projects of various sizes
End-to-end management of projects with size varying from 1,000 to 5,000 mds
Strong negotiation skills, conflict management and influencing skills at different levels of management
Ability to manage a project plan and budget
Fluent English

This is a 1 year assignment and the candidate needs to be based in Belgium.