Digital Portfolio Manager

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Date: May 16, 2023

Location: Deerlijk, BE Shanghai, CN

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change



We are currently looking for Digital Portfolio Managers to join our Digital Program Office team. You will oversee one or multiple global digital transformation initiatives closely embedded in our global business: from shaping the idea, identify the approach to achieve the desired outcomes. It’s a great opportunity to get to know the real business needs and use latest technology to enable the real business impact. You will be able to jump to a business role or strategy role after working in the digital transformation.

The job is based in Belgium/China. The resource will be based in Zwevegem/Shanghai with a flexibility to work in a 3+2 mode, and you will report to the Global Digital Program Office Lead.





  • You will be in charge of one or multiple transformational digital initiatives, realizing the enterprise targets and making real business impacts by delivering outcomes in transformational digital initiatives.
  • You will be owning the digital roadmaps with a strong governance, managing both internal and external stakeholders and most importantly steering the desired outcomes.
  • You shape the way of working in an Agile way according to the SAFe methodology for the digital transformation initiatives.
  • You participate in the further development of our global digital portfolio management by assessing value at stake and estimated cost.




  • You have a university degree in science, technics, engineering or math, MBA as a plus.
  • You have 2-3 years of working experience in a top strategy or digital consultancy roles for at least 3 years with experience on IT/digital-related projects.
  • You have a strong analytical and conceptual mind, and a natural born problem solver in order to steer and lead the exciting and challenging digital transformation projects across function and across globe.
  • You are talented in communication, able to bring people from different views working towards the same direction and deliver the value.
  • You are highly motivated in learning new things especially digital techniques, and willing to quickly use the new knowledge into different applications.
  • You are a change champion that makes promises not only writing on the wall, but landing in order to have real business impact.
  • You speak English fluently, and excited to work with people from different cultures


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers 


Our Digital Advanced Solutions (ADS) team is a mighty group of technologists from across the globe who continuously push the envelope in Digital, Cyber resilience, data science, intelligent automation, Cloud solutions and New (Agile) ways of working. Want to learn more about our digital opportunities?


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