Defense Hand Over Program – Senior Program Manager (I05762)


1 month

French Dutch English
760€ - 950€ /day

14/11/2022 - 31/12/2022

Brussels, Belgium

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Context and description


In the context of a major business transformation programme, we are looking for a senior Program Manager  to reinforce the management team.

As a senior manager you will join a department of about 60 people (in evolution) to manager the hand-over, refactoring or greenfield development of new business or more technical projects.

You will be responsible for entire IT development projects (from the customer’s request to the release of the applications).

This involves all the lifecycle phases of the projects from the definition of the mission to putting the needed applications into production.

This includes the coordination of one or more teams, the monitoring of all the projects/program’s activities, the reporting to the Global Program Manager and the Department Director, the escalation management, the stakeholders management,…to be able to deliver and  implement the projects with respect to the planned deadlines, budget and quality.

He/she will also be responsible for organizing and leading one or more teams to achieve defined objectives with skilled, committed and motivated staff.

In particular, he/she will have the following skills:


·        Good knowledge of Project & Program management methodology (Prince 2)

o  Scope, planning, risks, budget, quality, stakeholders management.

·        Familiar with AGILE methodologies

·        Experience with Change Management

·        Good ability to abstract complex material

·        Ability to integrate easily into an existing structure

·        Good knowledge of lean processes and process improvement in general

·        Experience with team management (team lead) – be able to develop your team in terms of personal and technical skills

·        Solution & Customer oriented – Develop strong and long-term relationships with stakeholders (business and project stakeholders,  our partners)

·        Sense of responsibility

·        Ability to learn

·        Planning and organizational skills

·        Ability to lead, control and adapt

·        Problem-solving skills

·        Negotiation skills

·        Interpersonal skills

·        Able to adapt his/her communication and interaction style

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills with the business and development team

Mission & Working hours

We are based in Brussel (right in front of South Station).

This will be an initial contract – The mission is long term and can be extended beyond 2023.

5 days from Monday until Friday (7h36 per day). Homeworking is possible (3 days a week).



• French or Dutch: active knowledge (understanding / speaking / writing technical documentation / reading) of one language.

• English (writing documentation): active knowledge



Program Manager - Expert


French - Native

Dutch - Native

English - Native


Agile - Confirmed

people management - Expert

Kanban - Beginner

Change Management - Expert

Project Management - Expert

Process Analysis - Expert

Prince2 - Confirmed