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IT Technical Project Manager


Hoboken, BE

Business Unit:  Information Systems

Over Umicore

Umicore is een wereldspeler in materiaaltechnologie. Een stabiele internationale groep en tegelijkertijd een op en top Belgisch bedrijf met vier vestigingen in ons land. Wij ontwikkelen technologieën en produceren materialen voor hoogwaardige zonnecellen gebruikt in satellieten, herlaadbare batterijen, led-toepassingen, katalysatoren...Via recyclage halen we kostbare metalen uit onder meer laptops en gsm's.

About our Business Supporting Functions (IT and others)

A global organisation. It’s not just those in our industrial sites and technical centres that are vital to Umicore’s growth. Across our business supporting functions we ensure that we continue to grow and evolve – whether it’s by making sure our decisions are commercially viable, enhancing our reputation, building new customer relationships or finding the right people who can build on what we’ve already achieved. The variety of our work means we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

In this function of Technical IT Project Manager you will be responsible for the planning and realization of IT Technical Infrastructure  projects,  involving and liaising with  the development and application teams to understand the identified business needs, acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, scope and quality. You identify, assess and manage risks to the success of the project.  

You ensure that realistic project and quality plans are prepared and maintained and provides regular and accurate reports to stakeholders as appropriate. You manage the change control procedure, and ensure that project deliverables are completed within planned cost, timescale and resource budgets, and are signed off. 

You provide effective leadership to the project team and take appropriate action where team performance deviates from agreed tolerances.You ensure the smooth sailing of these projects from start to finish.

You assist in transition the infrastructure services to a managed service model

You will be involved in the daily infrastructure operations, to ensure the operational goals while implementing new projects, and ensure the hand-over to the support organization.

You will assist the technical team, in reporting and automating the daily operations.


Who we are looking for

  • You have a degree in information technology, applied computer science, or related field.
  • You have minimum 10 years of profound experience in managing Infrastructure technology (storage, server, backup).
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in project management.
  • You’re a people motivator.  
  • You’re flexible in working hours  and willing to travel.
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English.
  • You have a strong sense of ownership and accountability.
  • You are willing to go for the extra mile; you are persistent in getting the things done

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

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