Group IT Director


As head of the IT department, you are an inspirational & result driven leader with very good communication skills. As a diplomat, you are capable to interact with key stakeholders throughout the group in order to get the full organization moving into the same direction. The new Group IT Director will, together with his team, shape the IT strategy that supports the ambitious growth plans of the group.

What do we expect from you?

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • You ensure that all activities within the IT department are in line with the stow mission, vision & strategy

  • You steer your IT team into the direction of timely delivery of the projects to ensure proper business support

  • You are responsible for the IT budget & the financial follow up of projects

  • You are a mentor & coach to your IT team in order to make sure they reach the strategic goals of the organization & their individual goals.

  • You have a good view on important concepts of technical platforms that need to be respected in the group

  • You collaborate strongly with your internal team & all stakeholders such as C-level, external vendors & all business leaders

  • You are the owner of the full IT Roadmap & lead the Project board in collaboration with the Group Applications Manager and the Group Business Analyst Manager.

  • Together with the PMO, you will ensure proper reporting and dashboarding on the full project portfolio.q

  • You will steer the full IT team of the group (20 people & growing) and approximately 5 people will report directly to you.

  • You will work on the further evolution of the IT team & the IT structure.

  • You will report directly to the CFO.

Spiere, Belgium

What do we expect from you?

Skills for success

  • You have a Master degree with a minimum of 10 years experience in a similar function.

  • You have very strong Project Management skills

  • Having strong communication skills & collective thinking, you are a people manager with experience in steering & coaching a team.

  • You aim to have a strong collaboration with teams from business and you know how to team up with stakeholders to work together towards a common goal.

  • You are a born diplomat.

  • You are decisive and have strong capabilities to deal with escalations. In difficult and stressful situations, you strive for consensus to come up with solutions.

  • You have strong affinity with technology from a conceptual point of view and you are driven by innovation & digitalization.

  • Agility is one of your ‘key’ strengths

  • Working knowledge of SAP and/or S4HANA

  • You are willing tot travel 20% of your time to mainly European countries.

Wanted experience

more than ten years of experience

What do we offer you?

Attractive salary in an international work environment.