More than 700 inspired IT professionals make a fundamental contribution to the core activities of SD Worx in a growing and international context.
In fact, our employees are the driving force behind the entire IT process : from strategic business ideas to the delivery of solutions.
And they also provide seamless support for our business clients. For this reason, IT Services continues to invest in enhancing the expertise of its employees.
The IT PMO department in which the project controller is actively engaged, embraces the following vision :
applying continuous improvements to portfolio, project and service processes
in order to ensure that projects and services succeed;
to provide local and international uniformity and transparency;
at the market standards level;
allowing leaders to prioritise in order to maximise the value and impact of the business.
As a key member of the IT PMO organisation, you are jointly responsible for the following objectives. We invariably expect a certain level of maturity and experience within this context.
managing and facilitating the IT Projects Portfolio;
managing and facilitating the IT Services Portfolio;
engaging with stakeholders;
managing methodology standards;
managing operational excellence and continuous improvement in PMO processes;
providing assistance in the delivery of programs and projects;
assisting project leaders.
The primary focus of this position is to acquire and provide insight into all portfolio, project and process related data.
Typical activities include :
monitoring the progress of all SD Worx IT projects using key figures / key indicators (including the project triangle);
preparing project and program status reports for the Management Committee;
receiving timely updates from project managers;
auditing data and the accuracy of macro planning;
negotiating with project / program managers on quality vs budget, time-to-market, change requests for major projects;
actively preparing budgets;
Process focus is a second important aspect. Experience (and preferably certification) in a project management methodology is a must.
The job comprises :
co-operating on the continuous improvement of PMO processes;
providing support and coaching for project managers in PMO methodology, processes, procedures and templates;
ensuring that project managers and teams use the correct version of architecture, process life cycle, tools and measuring instruments;
proposing, planning and developing long-term improvement and change programs.
A third key aspect is communication and stakeholder management. This consists of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with all stakeholders and ensuring that the appropriate communication and alignments occur on time.
The role has an international focus and requires regular interaction with Belgium, Germany, UK, France and the Netherlands
Others tasks related to this position include :
managing our tool (as Changepoint manager) for all ITS related projects and services;
conducting training courses on PMO methodology.
We expect you to have :
a diploma in higher education;
experience in process methods; A certificate in a methodology is a plus.
experience with IT program and / or project work;
experience in coaching and training;
the following soft skills :
an analytical and problem-solving capability;
creative and dynamic attitude;
strong communication skills;
administrative skills (a part of the job)
Languages skills : extremely proficient in English. Other languages such as Dutch, French and / or German is a plus;
experience with a PPM tool such as Changepoint and / or Clarity (CA PPM) is a plus;
Office 365 with in-depth knowledge of PowerPoint, Excel Pivot tables, team collaboration tools;
experience with a reporting tool.
What we offer
We guarantee an innovative organisation, where your personal development goes hand in hand with the delivery of cast-iron results for SD Worx both at a national and international level.
Naturally we provide an appropriate salary and fringe benefits such as a company car and insurance plan etc. Our Flex Income Plan additionally enables you to create a benefits package that precisely matches your personal requirements.
Place of work
In one of the group’s country headquarters.