Project Manager

The Epic Owner plans and steers implementation of large and complex IT development initiatives across different teams (business and/or technical) within budget, in line with continuous delivery practices and to the desired outcome.
He / she sets up effective collaboration and communication between all stakeholders, according to agile governance principles.
He / she is responsible for the planning and steering the implementation of epics with impact on multiple (enabling) tribes.

Establish e2e delivery plan for epics/features:
- Align release planning with involved teams considering effort estimates and capacity.
- Propose appropriate delivery slices and release slots, favoring frequent releases.
- Communicate planning and commitment to all stakeholders.

Steer implementation & manage risks:
- At all times, maintain clear view on epic timelines and risks.
- Bring risks and proposed solution to relevant stakeholders and ceremonies for swift action.
- Communicate status to all relevant stakeholders.

Epic governance:
- Manage epic budget, follow-up on expenses and prepare Capex releases.
- Verify if necessary steps are or have been taken for compliancy with financial, security, privacy governance…
- Ensure with stakeholders if appropriate change management plan exists.

We expect the contractor being able to work in an Agile environment.
- The contractor is working within a large team with significant turn-over (back-log, high workload, high expectations, high visibility). We expect the contractor to take initiatives and to be able to manage pressure.

- Minimum 10 years proven experience as dedicated Project Manager in complex environments.
- Experience in the Telco industry is a plus.

- Clear oral and written communication on technological and commercial matters, also to executive audiences.
- Experience with IT project management, requiring coordination between multiple teams/domains.
- Maintain helicopter-view with sufficient technical knowledge and anticipate potential issues.
- Ability to plan ahead in function of available resources and dependencies.
- Experience with working in large organisations and bridge business and technical departments
- Experience with Agile way of working.
- Familiar with MS Office Tools : Teams, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
- Able to manage all types of projects, business and technical.

- Solution oriented, stress resistant and performing well under tight deadlines
- Stakeholder management: effectively facilitate complex stakeholder negotiations and trade-offs.
- Assertivity and ability to deal with ambiguity and handle conflicts (interpersonal skills, diplomacy, serene debate).
- Facilitate large meetings, workshops, and presentations to senior management
- Work autonomously and prioritize own time when working on multiple tasks for multiple teams.
- Proactivity on issues & risks and strongly results driven.
- A strong sense of urgency and capacity to prioritize.

- English is a must.
- Dutch or French (knowledge of the 2 languages is a plus).

What can you expect from us?
Mind-blowing workplace culture. You will be integrated in a professional, dynamic and collaborative team.
 100% Remote opportunities
We want you to have the flexibility to work where you feel most comfortable and productive.
International Career
You can expect professional growth and to be connect with the world.
We are represented in 2 European countries: Portugal and Belgium.
And with projects in many other countries: Netherlands, Luxembourg, Singapore and in the United States of America (and a lot more is coming…)

Extra Benefits & Perks
If you wish to work with us and you are outside European Union (good news…) we are a Tech Visa Company, We will help!
As a plus, we provide Health and Life Insurance.
Bridge351 is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to build a diverse and inclusive culture and celebrate authenticity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or any other legally protected characteristics.