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Contraste Europe - Project Manager

Ref.: 180209/01

To join a highly qualified team, we are looking for a Project Manager working on application migrations.



Your role

  • Project initiation: Scoping of the project together with the Solution Architect.
  • Determine and consolidate:
    • all required activities to achieve the project objectives;
    • delivery constraints;
    • project dependencies;
    • delivery risks;
    • resource requirements;
    • project estimates (resources and infrastructure);
    • budget requirements;
    • timings and other elements into a coherent planning.
  • Project execution:
    • Mobilization of the resource teams (with commitments on resource availabilities).
    • Set up and use of the necessary communication channels, with internal project stakeholders, with the clients, technical teams and other project teams.
    • Manage the project within scope, budget, quality and timing.
    • Coordination of the project activities across the technical teams.
    • Tracking and communication of project progress, project risks etc.
    • Management reporting and client reporting.
    • Project book-keeping (booking of actuals, review of Etc, KPI's, etc.).
  • Project closure:
    • Delivery and closure of the project, ensuring appropriate transfers to and acceptance of the deliverables by the operational (BAU) teams.
    • Ensure all information sources/deliverables will be ready for BAU (e.g. updates of CMDB, service catalogues, SLA's, DR info, etc.).
    • Obtain formal sponsor acceptance for the official closure of the project.
  • Project Managers will also be involved in project management related activities such as:
    • Performs assigned tasks within schedule in accordance with established standards and guidance.
    • Communicates clearly and concisely project results through quality presentations to immediate management and project stakeholders.
    • Participate or provide accurate input for audit processes, working for satisfactory results.
    • Works with team members to articulate, compare, and implement solutions and alternative approaches based upon project management principles.


Your Profile

  • Technical skills focused on Windows Operating systems and Microsoft eco systems (AD, Exchange, SharePoint, ...) as well as virtual environments based on Citrix.
  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience with management of IT infrastructure projects or initiatives as a Project Manager, a Technical Team Leader, line Manager or equivalent function.
  • Minimum 2 to 3 years of experience with delivery of mid to large size IT infrastructure projects of medium to high complexity.
  • Excellent documentation and presentation skills.
  • Strong client- and service-oriented mindset.
  • Excellent knowledge of Project Management practices and methodologies (e.g. PMBOK or Prince2), planning tools, etc. with relevant certificates and accreditations (or equivalent knowledge and experience).
  • English speaker (Level B2 minimum), Dutch/French optional but not required.
  • Understands the objectives related to the project from a cost, schedule, technical and quality perspective. Individual is able to make project trade-offs in complex sand/or politically sensitive situations.


We Offer

  • A challenging position in a fast growing company with an international presence.
  • A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit maintained by lots of internal events (teambuilding, ...).
  • A dynamic culture focused on personal development.
  • A wide range of training and career development opportunities.

Company description

The Contraste Europe Group builds strong relations with its clients. It offers a range of IT services: Consulting, Application Management and Managed Services.
The Group's companies act as competence centers in selected domains, building a solid expertise network.
The Group's sector focus is with finance, utilities, public institutions and non-commercial organisations.
It operates in Luxemburg, Belgium and France.

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