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IT Project Leader

Job Title: IT Project Leader
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brussels
Industry:
IT
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 68298-ITBEL-SED
Contact Name: Sebastien Guerard
Contact Email: Sebastien.Guerard@volt.eu.com
Job Published: December 15, 2016 15:58

Job Description

Job Title: IT Project Leader
Language: EN
Country: Belgium - Brussels
Agreement Type: Contractor (time and material) contract
Duration: 26 weeks


KILLING CRITERIA (MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS : if not fulfilled, application not retained) :
* 3 to 10 years experience in an IT 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/Banking sector within Application Development area
* speak/write English fluently


We are currently looking for an IT Project Leader.

You are responsible for the end to end delivery of your projects, including :
▪ Writing of comprehensive project memos, allowing the management to take relevant decisions
▪ Delivery of the project scope on time, on budget, and with the expected quality
▪ Monitoring of the expected benefits approved in the business cases

Your main activities :
▪ Manage virtual teams across various divisions and entities, including third party suppliers in India
▪ Build and maintain strong working relationships with your customers, providing advice, guidance and options with regards IT investments
▪ Develop and maintain project plans and forecasts, including resource requirements, costs, risks and their mitigations and dependencies with other projects
▪ Define deliverables, assign their production to project team members and monitor progress and quality of those deliverables
▪ Manage the staffing of assigned projects and monitor budget spent
▪ Lead the risk, issue and change control processes for assigned projects and track action items
▪ Manage the project according to the internal standards (methodology & tools)



Your Profile:

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

▪ 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
▪ speak/write English fluently


Additional Requirements

▪ 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
▪ 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

Assets
* Experience with outsourcing partner/offshoring
* Knowledge of Settlement business domain
* Certification in PRINCE 2 and/or PMI (or similar IT frameworks)