Project Manager TES – Belgium,Brussels


We are currently searching for a Project Manager for an interesting client within the EU Institutions In Brussels.
The candidate we are searching will work on the below:


Belgium – International Organisations


Converge and synergize the architecture, deployment, and operation strategy in full respect with their respective requirements

  • Produce convergence and synergy plans and follow their implementations;
  • Influence the proposal for interfaces between the departments of the client themselves and with new international initiatives as to get them facilitating, if not neutral, the convergence and synergy policy and plans;
  • Identify areas where there is a discrepancy in the implementations of the following items in the common domain as well as the external domain: customs business processes; data structures; terms of Collaboration (ToC) and SLA for all TES;
  • Produce high-level cross architecture, as well as low level design
  • Design supporting services e.g. collection of statistical data, conformance testing tools;
  • Design data migration strategy e.g. phase-in, phase-out, conversion;
  • Plan and coordinate the conformance campaigns with the MS;
  • Plan, design and rollout TES in conformance and production;
  • Data modelling;
  • Business process modelling
  • Manage and follow up a (set of) project(s) in some or all its (their) life cycle phases (inception, elaboration, construction and transition); during the software development phase of the plan, to manage and follow up, evaluate and contribute with his/her proposals in some or all activities (architecture, specifications, development, tests – including tests with Member States or other partners14, etc.);

Set up and enforce the respect of organisation, procedures and project office tasks, raising warnings in case of non-respect of these;

  • Propose new initiatives and contribute to the IT system design and strategic planning work;
  • Coordinate the projects’ various stakeholders
  • Contribute to the program planning and delivery of artefacts according to the contract planning of deliveries; Enforce the delivery of the project(s) according to the agreed schedule, with the expected quality and with the resources provided;Structure, plan, organise and monitor the project(s) he/she is responsible for during some or all its (their) life cycle phases;
  • Escalate risk and issues, in particular the ones with potential impacts on time or resources;
  • Provide suggestions for service or methodology improvements;
  • Ensure compliance with internal standards, raising warnings in case of non-respect of these;
  • Support to transversal activities such has conference calls, produce documents, documents review, meetings minutes and quality checks;
  • Asses the quality of deliverable and services from contractors;
  • Coordinate within the client, sub-contractors and with NAs environments configuration, application deployment; as well as incident, problem, change, configuration and release management;
  • Contribute, review to and provide input to the validation of contractors’ proposals;


The consultant must have:

  • Extensive experience with large scale complex IT systems architecting, data and business process modelling, development, deployment and operation;
  • Recent extensive project management experience within IT in large-scale integration projects including in organisations linked to Customs environment, using a recognised methodology;
  • Extensive experience in negotiating technical solutions e.g. coming to an agreement on divergent views on data structures;
  • Extensive experience with conformance testing of distributed systems against agreed standards;
  • Recent extensive experience in consultation and coordination with business stakeholders for the assigned IT projects;
  • Extensive experience with enterprise architecture solutions;
  • Recent experience in managing the design and development IT design and Technical Specifications , of Tran-European / international distributed IT systems with multiple stakeholders
  • Recent experience in managing the deployment into operations of Tran-European /international distributed IT systems with multiple stakeholders
  • Recent experience in preparing and roll-out of transition and/or migration of large-scale IT systems from the one operational phase to the subsequent one;
  • Extensive experience in project management supported by a well-established project management certification e.g. PMI, PM2, -Agile, Prince2;
  • Recent experience with Project Management tools (such as MS Project, Word, Excel and Visio);
  • Expert XML, XSLT knowledge;
  • Recent extensive experience in consulting and coordinating multiple sub-contractors for the assigned IT projects;
  • Knowledge of Oracle/WebLogic/Java technology stack is required;
  • Understanding of IT SOA and Java related architecture and technologies is an asset;
  • Knowledge of ITIL Service management framework us an asset;


Real career possibilities in a fascinating IT sector, a constantly growing dynamic company and a well-established international track record;

  • A strong learning and development program;
  • A challenging environment, where collaborative working and continuous self-improvement is the key to success;
  • A good work-life balance;
  • A competitive salary package (including meal vouchers, hospital insurances, pension insurance plan, etc.) and an open ended contract.


Catalina Petre
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