Project Leader Tech Campus

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Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Deerlijk, BE

Company: Bekaert NV

Bekaert ( is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



The Bekaert Technology Center is a dynamic environment where research and development for the entire Bekaert Group is centralized. In order to optimally support these activities, we are looking for a Project Leader Tech Campus.

You will lead the ‘Tech Campus’ & ‘Customer Experience Center’ project & report to the Bekaert Innovation & Technology Site Manager.



  • Build, in close collaboration with the different stakeholders (business leaders, BLC teams, Scheldestroom & Industrial projects,...) a shared vision for the Tech campus as a strategic enabler for Research & Development/Technology, Innovation, Digital, Sustainability and Customer Experience.
  • Explore external references/benchmarks and organize external reference visits
  • Identify, connect and collaborate with external expertise partners (construction, lab, sustainability, energy, change management, ...) and build an integrated project plan for renovating the site (with specific attention for sustainability).
  • Lead workgroups with on-site to create an innovative and exciting workplace and workspaces that stimulates cross-team collaboration and (agile) project work, exchange of ideas, experimentation and learning, …
  • Follow up of cost / budgeting / capex
  • Communication to all levels



  • Civil Engineer construction (industrial building, labs,…) with experience/interest in sustainability
  • Strong stakeholder management, influencing & communication skills
  • Experience in similar projects (nice to have) and demonstrated excellent project management skills
  • Result oriented (practical & go-getter)



You grow, we grow... Better together. Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.

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