Infrastructure Project Manager /Agile (Freelance Contractor)

Europe Contract / 1 year contract £700 - £800 per day

Infrastructure Project Manager /Agile (Freelance Contractor) – Banking Client – Brussels

Duration :1 year freelance contract

Rate : 700 – 800 per day

*** This position is a remote role due to Covid-19. However you MUST be prepared to work in Belgium when travel is permitted****

We are currently looking for an experienced project leader to strengthen the team.

Your part of the deal:

You will join the infrastructure project team and will be accountable for the delivery of end-to-end infrastructure projects business market needs as well as technical product evolutions

Your overall responsibility of the project includes:

Build the business case (Epic Investment Resquest) with the help of the project Sponsors

  • Define the benefits, scope (MVPs and increment), timing and budget of the project
  • Deliver the project scope on time (managing risk-issue-change request), on budget and with the expected quality
  • Ensure quality of deliverables and delivered services through a structured project management approach (project planning tools, project reporting, project management methodology, project risks management, etc) (adapted to agile methodology)
  • Collaborate with teams across various divisions, entities and locations
  • Coordinate all parties involved in the project: both inside the organization (Infrastructure, Security, Software Development, Operations, Risk, Audit, etc) and externally (for example IT suppliers or clients)
  • Maintain compliance with architecture principles, production acceptance criteria and recommendations
  • Hand over the finalized project to the maintenance and operational teams

On top of the delivery of the projects, you will also contribute to the Agile transformation that the team and the division started end 2019.

Opportunities to broaden your expertise will be offered by participating to different projects with different profiles and different level of complexity. You will also benefit from the support of our most senior PL’s.

Your Profile:

  • You already have 10+ years of proven Project Management experience in an IT infrastructure delivery environment.
  • You are experienced in managing end to end several projects or features in parallel with size varying from 50 to 3,000 man-days.
  • You have demonstrated through your career strong leadership skills with the ability as well to adapt your style according to the context and the different project stakeholders.
  • These projects were managed according to at least one of the industry standard methodologies like Waterfall or Agile@Scale.
  • Your responsibilities encompassed the different aspects of these ones (Planning, Budgets, Risks & Issues, Resources management ). Previous experience of outsourced projects management is a plus.
  • You naturally have strong negotiation and conflict management skills and you are able to influence different levels of management towards your projects targets.
  • You are fluent in English and have excellent communication skills (listening, writing, and presenting) at all levels, from staff members to senior management level.
  • ou have a natural affinity with the technical domains and experienced at least 3 of them in your past experience (e.g. Network LAN/WAN, Cyber-Security, Windows, Unix/Linux, Mainframe or Tandem). This allows you to understand the IT infrastructures & architectures in a complex environment and to synthesize the situation in an understandable way for different audiences.

Please do send across to me the most up to date copy of your CV to

*** This position is a remote role due to Covid-19. However you MUST be prepared to work in Belgium when travel is permitted****

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2103-198904
Salary: £700 - £800 per day
Salary per: day
Job Duration: 1 year contract
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Product Management, Programme & Project Management Jobs, Senior Appointments
Job Locations: Europe
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: Agile, Banking, delivery of end-to-end infrastructure projects, Waterfall

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