ICT Infra & Security Project Leader

08 May 2020

The ICT Infra/Security Project Leader is end-to-end responsible for the successful realization of the projects assigned to him/her in line with the project objectives, scope, budget & timeline as defined in the project charter.

What you will do

The ICT Infra/Security Project Leader is end-to-end responsible for the successful realization of the projects assigned to him/her in line with the project objectives, scope, budget & timeline as defined in the project charter.

To ensure successful delivery of the project, the ICT Infra/Security Project Leader coordinates and monitors all aspects of the project, including stakeholder- and change management, in line with the project methodology and deliverables as defined by imec.

This means that you will:

  • Define and maintain an up to date comprehensive committed project plan which identifies project deliverables, work breakdown structure & planning, resources, risks & dependencies.
  • Coordinate, motivate, encourage, facilitate and support the project team members in achieving the project objectives.
  • Manage/coordinate ICT Vendors (software, hardware & consultancy) who are involved in the project.
  • Ensure the required project governance is put in place and ensure project team meetings and steerco’s are organized regularly.
  • Bring key elements for decision making to the steerco, indicating their impact and presenting potential alternatives.
  • Manage and regularly report project progress, budget, risks & issues to the PMO manager & team manager, to whom you report.
  • Ensure the project is executed in line with agreed standards & methodology (e.g. quality gating, testing release to production, ...)
  • Ensure that the necessary change management actions are taken (communication, training, post go live support, ...)
  • Ensure upon project delivery the knowledge transfer and handover to operations is done before closing the project.
  • Be the single point of contact for the project for both internal and external customers.

Who you are

  • You have a master’s degree, preferably in computer science or engineering.
  • We value your extensive track record in project and change management, and project delivery. You have a background in project management methodologies (e.g. PRINCE2 & SAFe), processes and techniques that you apply in a pragmatic way.
  • You are a team player and with your no-nonsense attitude, you coordinate your team to get the job done.
  • Your strong data analytic skills enable you to interpret and make recommendations in terms of planning, budgeting, problem solving, etc.
  • As an experienced Project Leader, you are a communication superstar, building strong relationships with all kind of stakeholders across imec.
  • You have an open mind and a fluent knowledge of both Dutch and English.
  • You feel comfortable in a complex and demanding environment.
  • Familiar with the following technical concepts: OS, server platforms, storage, networking, security, 3-tier, collaboration, application delivery (server-based computing, software distribution), management systems
  • A broad technical understanding of the functional aspects as well as technical concepts and operational management within ICT
  • Willingness to quickly familiarize yourself with certain technical aspects if necessary

What we do for you

We offer you a challenging role in which you think and act strategically and in which you have a concrete impact on large programs within imec. This is your opportunity to work in an advanced high-tech environment, contributing to technologies that will have an impact on tomorrow’s society. At imec, we offer ongoing learning opportunities to help you acquire new skills or deepen existing expertise.


Your valuable contribution and that of your colleagues make imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of an attractive and competitive salary with many fringe benefits.

Apply online at www.imec.be/jobs.