Project Leader I&O (Infrastructure & Operations)




IT Project Management Office (PMO)

Project description:

Our customer is actively searching for Project Managers with experience in leading projects in a large organization.

Projects can be of the following types:
- Business: normal evolution of the infrastructure requested to support a business project
- Pure infrastructure evolution: evolution of the infrastructure to increase the global level of service, life cycle management, technology evolution, cloud initiatives…
- Security projects: manage the impact of security constraints on the infrastructure.
- Mainframe related projects: coordinate the impact of life-cycle evolution on the development assets, replatforming or rehosting initiative
- Other Projects


  • Accountable that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks and define the appropriate mitigation actions
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Be familiar with processes like Change Management, Test Management, Communication, and Handover to Operation.

Technical skills:

  • Experience in project Management within large IT organisation
  • Experience in Implementation of Cloud projects or Office 365 in a large IT organisation
  • Good knowledge of IT platforms: Windows / mainframe is a MUST
  • Prince2 certification is a MUST
  • University graduate or equivalent
  • Dutch or French but very good knowledge of the other language AND English

Soft skills:

 Communication and reporting skills are very important.
 Client orientation, planning & organisation and negotiation skills are also required.
 Ability to take the helicopter view to summarize the status.
 Reflect reality & stress the attention points
 Proactivity and risk mitigation
 Stimulate collaboration between different teams
 Be able to have technical discussions with the infra teams and to translate towards other departments

Contact person:

Contact name: Yves De Vocht