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Senior Infrastructure Project Manager

Wilrijk, Antwerpen
REQUEST [2167351945]
TITLE Senior Infrastructure Project Manager - Networking
REFERENCE 2167351945
LANGUAGES Dutch,English
END DATE 30 Jun 2023
  • thorough technical knowledge of IT Infrastructure - Networking
  • proven experience as Project Manager in a complex, international, matrix environment
  • knowledge of MS Projects, ServiceNow specifically, M365 in general
  • at least 60% onsite presence required

Job Description

The company will invest 70 MEUR (720 MSEK) over three years in production capacity and expanded R&D facilities in Antwerp, Belgium. The investments include an extension of the Compressor Technique business area’s smart factory, as well as production technology.
To support this extension of the facility from an IT infrastructure perspective and to support the ongoing network refresh project (+1MEUR) we are looking for an IT Infrastructure Project Manager.
The position will be located in Antwerp – Wilrijk. Onsite presence of at least 60% is required. This position reports to IT Operations Manager. 


  •  Partner with stakeholders to understand the objectives associated with a project and to ensure requirements are properly documented.
  • Take ownership and actively manage the project throughout its entire lifecycle following standard project management processes and methodologies.
  • Engage all different IT Services areas involved (regionally and globally) to ensure the best solution is put forward and appropriate resources are assigned.
  • Communicate status of the projects to key stakeholders on a regular basis and with total transparency. Make sure risks are proactively identified, documented and mitigated throughout the life of the project.
  • Promote the use of good project management practices in our company not just by “leading by example” but also by playing consulting or trainer roles to any organization that might require support with their own projects or project management processes.
  • Contribute, in cooperation with other Project Managers, to the continuous improvement of standard project management processes and tools.
  • Partner with other service teams and third-party vendors, sometimes in close cooperation with Strategic Sourcing.


  • Extended experience of successfully managing technical IT projects, especially in IT Infrastructure - Networking.
  • Proven track record of cultural awareness while collaborating with your peers in the other regions.
  • Experience in effectively managing, motivating and empowering people
  • Strong business acumen and internal knowledge of policies.
  • Comfortable with working in a highly matrix global environment
  • Ability to implement standards and operating metrics.


  • Communicative & Collaborative
  • A thorough technical knowledge of IT Infrastructure - Networking
  • A broad knowledge of different technologies used and available in the industry to give a good overall understanding of IT.
  • Working knowledge of value and use of Standard IT processes and methodologies (i.e. ITIL, PMI and SDLC).
  • Knowledge on Project Management tools :
    • MS projects
    • ServiceNow ITBM
    • Others

 Educational Requirements

  • University degree or equivalent experience.
  • Certified Project Manager a plus
  • Certification within ITIL (Foundation) is a benefit
  • Technology certifications are a plus
  • Fluency in Dutch & English, spoken and written is a must

 Personality Requirements

Competency is more than ever a combination of knowledge, experience and attitude. Key behaviours of our candidate are:
  • A customer centric individual who understands customers’ needs and seeks to fulfil or exceed expectations
  • A team player and natural diplomat who interacts and unites team members, customers, all stakeholders
  • A quality minded influencer that comes with solutions to make things happen and who can transform his mission into strategy, turn the strategy into action
  • A methodical and structured achiever who can plan, organize, prioritize, assess, adapt and deliver the promise
  • A resilient person who can cope with change in an ever faster moving digital landscape and who can spread this attitude of self-sufficiency
  • An innovative "there is always a better way" person with a positive, flexible and responsive mindset who embraces and promotes the digital transformation (regardless of age)
  • Open-minded with a global mindset, curious to understand and learn new perspectives
  • A person who complies with our DNA => Commitment – Interaction - Innovation

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