IT Director Belgium


IT Director for an international manufacturing company

IT Director for an international manufacturing company

The overall responsibility for the proper functioning of the entire IT and support department. The IT Director proactively manages all IT processes and projects with the aim of an effective and efficient company.

Your Responsibilities
You are responsible for developing a successful IT department with regards to processes and pro-active support to the business by implementing effective and efficient automation solutions.
You plan, organize, coordinate and control the IT activities in order to provide all users in due time the necessary state of the art information and communication technology to support their activities at an acceptable cost.
You work with a team of 3 direct reports and more than 20 IT people plus contractors to analyze and define the needs of the different sites (international) under your responsibility. You will supervise the integration of the new software systems, cyber security and the installation of new networks (configuration and infrastructure).
You are responsible for IT architecture and infrastructure: you oversee the IT infrastructure and ensure its proper functioning and security. You ensure the relationship with the system hosts, guarantee the security at all levels and enforce the group's policy.
You also develop and validate the IT project portfolio and the needs of different departments together with the IT committee and other Directors. You also guide the preparation and implementation of policies, procedures and standards relating to IT.
You drive the preparation of the strategic IT plan and prepares the yearly IT budgets and financial responsibility. You will prepare the yearly macro plan, operating & investment budget and headcount. 

Your Profile
You have a Bachelor's / Master's degree in a relevant subject or you are equivalent thanks to your knowledge and experience (minimum 10 years).
You have built a proven track record in the development of functional and operational IT infrastructures within companies. 
You understand the difficulties and challenges that can occur in Manufacturing, Technical or High-Tech industry at strategic IT Level. 
You are a people manager and you are driven by an intrinsic motivation. You communicate clearly, are authentic, visible, easily approachable, patient and you stimulate cooperation. You are a role model and a true leader.
You have the intellectual abilities and the necessary maturity to function at a strategic, tactical and operational level
You stay connected to the business and always think one-step ahead. You propose and drive new projects/programs that bring the business forward. 
You are communicative: you can negotiate, convince, understand, enthuse and connect.
You combine your empathic people management role with a business view on the company: you see the financial opportunities and interests for the company and you strive for optimal use of IT to support these processes.
Because of the nature of the company you communicate fluently in French and English. Dutch is nice to have. You are open to travel from time to time (20%).

The opportunity to enhance your experience, develop your skills and contribute actively to the growth of  a High Tech Manufacturing Company where information Technology is a key enabler of success from Design through highly automated production systems.
A job in which you can enjoy yourself as much as possible in terms of IT and people management.
A company in expansion with a positive dynamic, active in the manufacturing industry and with fast-moving technological solutions.
A pleasant working environment.
Attractive compensation, including fringe benefits and a company car.

This recruitment is exclusively performed by Mercuri Urval.

Click the “Apply” button to send in your CV. For more information, contact Kevin Camps, Business Consultant, or Ann Boffé, Group Director at Mercuri Urval, Tel. + 32 (0) 2 715 09 99.


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