Project Manager - Smart Services

Software & Analysis
Professional, Freelancer

Do you have a track record as a project manager in software development projects? Are you familiar with the principles of Agile working? Our Smart Services division is looking for an experienced project manager. Smart Services offers innovative solutions for large companies to structurally modernize their existing application landscapes.  We provide strategic advice on how to successfully complete a digital transformation on a technological and organizational level. Outdated applications can be renewed in order to make optimal use of the possibilities of the Cloud.  Furthermore, Smart Services integrates existing application landscapes with new applications and we develop custom software where necessary. We work on diverse and complex projects for clients in the logistics, financial, insurance and pharmaceutical industries. 

  • You will work with large and complex customers (finance, insurance, pharma, logistics) within our Application Modernization offering. 
  • You closely work together with your operation manager and the division director.
  • You’ll join a business unit where you not only will have impact on your personal development but also on the growth of the division Smart Services.
  • You take ownership of realizing project goals respecting quality, budget, time & scope.
  • You are the key contact person for your customer and develop a ‘trusted advisor’ relationship with all project & program stakeholders.
  • Together with your team & customer, you follow up project status.
  • You’re an excellent communicator and negotiator that knows how to manage customer’s expectations.  
  • Identifying new customer opportunities and helping with presales dossiers is also part of your role.
  • You proactively manage project risks & issues.
  • You put together a well-functioning team and make estimations & planning.
  • Resource management is key: taking part in collaborative hiring actions such as searching in your own network for valid candidates and interviewing new project team members.
  • You fluently speak English and Dutch.
  • You can choose at which Cegeka location you’ll work (Corda Hasselt, Ghent, Leuven, Antwerp). You are also willing to visit our customers which are located in Flanders (1 or 2 days per week).

What you need to succeed:

  • You have at least 3 years of experience as a project manager within Agile software projects in a B2B environment, managing projects of 500+ man days.
  • Experience with software integration projects is a big plus.
  • Coordinating and aligning between projects is key for you.
  • Because of your domain knowledge, social skills, flexibility and engagement, you succeed in gaining our customer’s and team’s trust.
  • You are used to having challenging customer discussions in a constructive way, where you focus on finding a solution.
  • You have a helicopter view, but don’t underestimate the importance of details.  
  • You’re familiar with planning and optimizing your available resources.  
  • Working together is key for you in order to focus on achieving the project results. 
  • Having worked with project methodologies such as Prince2, PMBOK, Scrum, SAFe is a plus.

What are we offering:

  • You will join a Top Employer.
  • You will become part of a strong and solid growth company and work on a wide range of projects by using state-of-the-art applications & technology.
  • You end up in a growth division where the market potential is enormous.
  • Intensive teamwork in an open and dynamic atmosphere where fresh new ideas and initiatives can be started.
  • Tailor-made guidance, where you indicate where your interests lie and we look together how we can help you develop further.
  • Knowledge sharing is central. We offer many initiatives for this: innovation centers, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training.
  • You will work in a very interesting industry, namely the Aviation sector.
  • In addition to the gross salary, a premium (electrical) company car with fuel card / charge card or mobility budget, luncheon vouchers, interesting group and hospitalization insurance, mobile phone subscription, flat-rate expenses allowance and a powerful laptop, we offer flexible working hours and a nice work / life balance.Create your own compensation package thanks to our Flex Reward Plan.

Aspire to more: our promise to you!

At Cegeka you get all the opportunities you need to develop further as a professional. Together we discover what you really want to do for our clients and colleagues. We would like to invite you to grow with us. In an unprecedented variety of challenging and meaningful IT projects. Make your mark on projects with interesting customers where we can make the difference. Aspire to more!

We are always working together here. Intensively, with lots of fun and commitment. It is a culture driven by family values: full of trust, people-oriented, open, loyal and respectful. We offer a lot of freedom and responsibility. We want you to be part of the next phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

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