Serco is a specialist at delivering vital services on behalf of European, National and Local Governments.
Serco Europe employ’s a large workforce in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK.
Our European operations have ca. 2,000 employees delivering critical services to public institutions throughout Europe.
For the EU Commission in Brussels we are looking for a Project Manager with at least 13 years of relevant work experience.
Nature of the tasks
Manage the implementation of information systems to meet identified business needs, acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, and quality
Give proposals for project strategies, planning, definition of tasks and deliverables, review of project deliverables, quality control, risk analysis and management, status reports, problem reporting and management systems, follow up and organisation.
Guide the team in charge of project activities and review their deliverables.
Participate in functional working groups and progress meetings.
Estimate costs, timescales and resource requirements for the successful completion of each project to agreed terms of reference.
Prepare and maintain project and quality plans and tracks activities against the plan, provide regular and accurate reports.
Monitor costs, timescales and resources used, and take action where these deviate from agreed tolerances. Ensure that delivered systems are implemented within these criteria.
Manage the change control procedure gaining agreement for revisions to the project from project sponsors.
Provide effective leadership for the project team ensuring that team members are motivated and constantly developing their skills and experience.
Knowledge and skills
Good knowledge of project management standards and methodologies
Usage of project management tools e.g. MS Project
Good technical knowledge on the projects aspects
Practical knowledge of reporting methods
Ability to give presentations
Ability to apply high quality standards to all tasks
Ability to participate in multi-lingual meetings, good communication skills.
Capability of working in an international / multi-cultural environment, rapid self-starting capability and experience in working in a team, understanding the needs, objectives and constraints of those in other disciplines and functions
Education and experience
Minimum 5 years of relevant studies or 10 years of work experience after the secondary school
Minimum a total of 13 years of professional experience after studies in one or more of the following :
Strong knowledge in :
Project Management, PM2, Agile Project management.
Methodology : RUP Agile, PM2 or PRince 2 Agile
Excellent written and oral command of English and French
Place of Work : Brussels, Belgium
Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.
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Full details on application - Relocation assistance provided, if applicable.
Please note that this position is also open to freelancers (independent contractors).