Global Digital Communications Project Manager

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Date: Sep 29, 2023

Location: Zwevegem, 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



About the role

We are seeking an innovative and results-driven Global Digital Communications Project Manager to lead our efforts in enhancing internal and external communications through digital channels. The ideal candidate will be responsible for implementing cutting-edge digital communications tools and platforms to optimize webcasts, website functionalities, and reporting systems.


 Your Impact as Global Digital Communications Project Manager


  • Screen, analyze, drive decision taking, and implement digital communications tools and channels to further professionalize internal and external communications including webcasts, website functionalities, and reporting platforms.
  • Be a leading innovator in the ‘digital finance’ transformation, enabling efficient collaboration on important reporting deliverables.
  • Ensure a strong digital presence for Bekaert through managing internal and external social media platforms.
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of engaging content on the company's website, including "About Us" and "Investors" pages.
  • Analyze and evaluate the necessary tools and requirements to expand the group's disclosures of non-financial information.
  • Collaborate with relevant teams to ensure accurate and comprehensive non-financial disclosures.
  • Translate the new branding, purpose, and ambitions of Bekaert into visually appealing and persuasive presentation materials.
  • Develop creative materials and tools for various communication channels that align with the company's identity and strategic goals.


About You


Essential skills & competencies


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in digital communications, either within a company or as a consultant.
  • Fluency in both Dutch and English is a must.
  • Hands-on expertise with webcast, ADOBE AEM, Workiva, and Microsoft software.
  • Explicit interest in sustainability strategies and reporting requirements.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to synthesize data effectively; eye for detail in developing materials for different communication channels.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills to advise and influence business stakeholders on value messaging and strategic topics.
  • Self-driven problem solver with a passion for delivering results and adapting well to changing environments; brings fresh perspectives while aligning with corporate guidelines.


What is in it for you?


  • A Competitive salary with Benefits.
  • 20 vacation days + 17 ADV days.
  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department.
  • A great opportunity to play your part in an international growth story.
  • A chance to grow along with your responsibilities (national or international).
  • Cool colleagues all over the world.



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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