PMO CTO Office

  • Location: Brussels
  • Type: Perm
  • Job #20116

Our client is distinguished by its independent "mutual" organization, a legal structure that allows us to share profits with customers in the form of rebates. 

For more than 100 years, they have placed great emphasis on the human aspect, a key dimension in their relations with their employees. All of their employees manage their files from A to Z and thus have the opportunity to acquire a great deal of know-how. They also listen to their clients and work closely with them.

To strengthen the Technology Department, they are currently looking for a:

 

Project Management Officer 

 

Position

Under the authority of the CTO Office Manager and in accordance with the guidelines of the Chief Technology Officer, the Project Management Officer (PMO) contributes to the demand management processes and manages the project portfolio within the scope of the Technology Department.

You will monitor projects (scope, costs, deadlines, milestones, progress, changes, risks), consolidate this information, analyze it and make recommendations to facilitate decision-making by the appropriate management bodies.

You will be responsible for the following areas : 

Project management

  • You will monitor the execution of projects (planning, milestones, risks, budget, dependencies).
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of methods, tools and standards for project execution.
  • Work in coordination with the quality assurance expert to ensure the use of standard project management methods (inspired by the Prince II methodology and taking into account the software delivery life cycle).
  • Be responsible for the implementation of the Planview project management tool configurations required for proper reporting (project and portfolio);
  • Assist in the use of the reporting tools.

Portfolio management

  • You will contribute to the annual definition of the baseline portfolio and the quarterly re-evaluation, focusing on projects with an IT component.
  • Oversee the standardization in the collection of request and submission of changes to existing projects ('change request') and ensure a good understanding and qualification with the involvement of the Technology Department stakeholders.
  • Facilitate arbitration and make recommendations to ensure alignment with strategic objectives and organizational priorities.
  • Be responsible for the development and monitoring of the Technology Department's capacity planning in collaboration with the resource managers and project leaders and ensure that business demand is matched with available and budgeted capacity ('supply').
  • Consolidate the contributions of the Technology Department management and share the results with the Strategy Office. 
  • You will have a consolidated view on the milestones and dependencies of all projects in the portfolio within the Technology Department.
  • Produce the consolidated report for information to the stakeholders of the management bodies and make recommendations to facilitate decision making. Be proactive, clear and concise.
  • Prepare the governing bodies for the Technology Department's project portfolio.
  • Lead the realization of the benefits of the Technology Department's IT driven projects.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the portfolio management processes.

 

Profile

Professional training and certificates

– You have a Master's degree or equivalent by experience.

– You have a good command of French and Dutch, both spoken and written. And you have a good knowledge of English, both spoken and written.

– Certification in Project Management (PMP, Prince II) is an asset.

– Certification in Portfolio Management Office is an asset.

 

Functional competences

– Achieve optimal results by stimulating/influencing teams and giving them the necessary responsibilities and resources.

– Ability to listen – to colleagues or business partners – and to take into account the interests of others and empathies with their views.

– Have a good understanding of the technical and organizational dependencies within the business and use this to the benefit of the business.

– Have an analytical mind.

– Be proactive, clear and concise.

– Be able to make recommendations based on facts and data.

– Be able to communicate effectively with business and technical stakeholders at all levels of the organization.

 

Specific experience and knowledge

– Solid experience in portfolio management, project execution and coaching of project managers.

– Ability to take a holistic view of the company's project portfolio and to critically assess their contribution to the overall strategy.

– Have a good overview of project management.

– Be able to facilitate project meetings while being diplomatic with teams with different objectives.

 

Offer

You will be part of a typical and specific company culture: employees and former employees appreciate the positive and pleasant atmosphere and the collegial approach.
In addition to teleworking and flexible working hours, you will work in their characteristic buildings in the heart of Brussels, close to the the Central Station.
You will receive a permanent contract. In addition, you will receive an attractive salary package with extra benefits such as meal vouchers, cafeteria plan and insurance, and as appreciation for your work, various tailor-made bonuses.
You will have the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge through their wide range of training courses.
The company attaches great importance to a good work-life balance for its employees. 
 

 

Interested ? Let's have a chat about it : sofia.genin@experis.be 

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