Project Manager

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Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Deerlijk, BE

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




The Project manager will manage the day-to-day functioning of the project team. You are responsible for planning, organizing, managing, controlling, and communicating on all phases of a project. You will report to the Project Owner, who is the Global Quality Assurance & SQM Manager. You are an experienced QMS professional who evolves into a leading corporate role at Bekaert.


About the role

Your Impact as Project Manager:

You will configure and roll out a new software platform (Project “Albatross”) for global mandatory use (All Bekaert and subsidiaries) to replace current BDMS and the Enablon tool for SHE, and will support other workstreams as well:


  • You will configure and roll out a new software platform globally to replace the current platform.
  • You develop and update the Project Plan and Work Breakdown Structure (SHE processes, document management and QMS processes).
  • You manage the performance of the team.
  • You communicate and report on all project matters and to all stakeholders.
  • You manage the vendor relationships.
  • You develop and provide the project documentation and support.
  • You close the project phases and project in a controlled and structured manner.


About You

Essential skills & competencies


  • You have a master level and have a real analytical attitude.
  • You have a good understanding of digitalization of processes, and of software solutions in general.
  • You have extended experience in (Quality) management systems.
  • Your project management skills are highly elaborated.
  • You have leadership capabilities.
  • You are absolutely stress resistant.
  • You have excellent communication skills: presentations, announcements, internal and external
  • You are fluent in English in word and in writing.


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 


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