IT Project Manager (Waterfall, Hybrid and Agile)




Project manager

Working Style

Partial remote

The minimum number of working days on site should be discussed with the recruiter


Belgium Brussels


No extra time allowed

Job Overview

At the Bridgestone IT PMO, the IT Project Manager:

Our  Information Technology organization is increasing its capacity and  capabilities to play an even more integral role in the definition and  execution of key elements of Bridgestone EMEA expansion plan and agile  transformation.

· As a member of the IT PMO, you will support Business leadership as new project initiatives are released.

· You  will serve as a catalyst for building high-performance project/product  teams composed of internal IT resources and external infrastructure and  application integration partners.

· Well defined project management and project financial experience is required for this position.

· You will be an IT PM to define, shape and lead Waterfall, Hybrid and Agile initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities and Activities

· You help define the best possible methodology (Waterfall, Hybrid or Agile) for the Manufacturing Security projects you manage

· You deliver Manufacturing Security projects (on time, cost, quality), in close partnership with key stakeholders

· You  develop a project delivery approach complying with Bridgestone EMEA’s  IT Solution Delivery Framework (SODA – Solution Oriented Delivery  Architecture), monitor progress vs. plan

· You identify project staffing requirements and source the required expertise from Capability teams or external providers

· You  lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process – prioritizing the  work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the  team

· You  lead the selection (RFP) of delivery partners (System Integrators),  manage relationship with IT delivery and infrastructure partners  involved on the project

· You manage a multidisciplinary, multicultural and geographically distributed team

· You manage risks and changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs.

· You  measure project performance, incl. project budgets and gate approvals,  from Planning through Closing stages or per sprint/iteration

Job Requirements


· A  bachelor’s or master’s degree in information systems, business  administration or a related field, or equivalent work experience.


· 10 or more years of experience in IT and business/industry

· 5 or more years in diverse roles with increasing leadership responsibilities across major projects and programs

· Demonstrated experience in leading diverse teams

· Strong analytical skills including how to model processes & support business change

· Experience working with agile mechanisms (Epics, Themes, Stories)

· Stakeholder experience & relationship management skills

· Experience in Manufacturing and CyberSecurity domains is valued

Knowledge and Skills

· Exceptional leadership  and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to develop,  inspire and motivate staff, and create a sense of trust across teams.  Outstanding written and oral communication skills, able to distil  complex technical and business ideas into understandable terms for all  stakeholders and teams

· A  high level of empathy and the ability to vary styles of interaction to  match the needs of a variety of business and technical audiences, as  well as temperaments and personalities. Build and maintain strong  relationships with key stakeholders, managing expectations, reporting  and assurance.

· Ability  to understand complex business problems and commercial frameworks and  apply logical and systematic approach to the planning and coordination  of appropriate solutions.

· Ability  to forecast and create roadmaps, adjusting with new information and  changing business priorities, to achieve program goals

· Attitude of continual learning and assessing self-performance to apply new learnings and knowledge 

Specific knowledge for the area (nice to have):

· Manufacturing processes

· OT & IACS environments

· CyberSecurity frameworks (ISO27001, NIST, …)

· Cloud infrastructure, Azure

Competencies/Key Behaviors

The IT Project Manager must demonstrate a high level of proficiency in all the competencies and key behaviors.


Qualified candidates for this important position will therefore need to demonstrate the following:

·         Promotes and enhances company culture: Champions the organization’s shared values and beliefs

·         Effectively manages across cultures: Achieves effective collaboration, alignment, and communication across multiple dimensions of cultural diversity

·         Demonstrates self-awareness and emotional intelligence: Recognizes one’s personal strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and limits.  Understands emotions and their effects

·         Intellectually curious in support of learning agility:  Actively  identifies new areas for learning; regularly creates and takes  advantage of learning opportunities; uses newly gained knowledge and  skill on the job and learns through their application

·         Embraces and leads change and innovation: Encourages different and innovative approaches to address problems and  opportunities; facilitates the implementation and acceptance of change  within the organization

Required skills






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31 Dec 2023

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