IT Program Manager

Job Type: Project / Program Management
Contract Type: Freelance or Employee
Job Location: Brussels
Sector: Consumer services
Languages: FR & EN


Our client is looking to strengthen their agile teams with an experienced solution architect whose responsibilities will be to develop and communicate a multi-dimensional solution architecture to deliver agreed business outcomes.

Role & responsabilities

  • Defining the planned operation and maintenance of the solution within a production environment — including changes to services, process, organization, and operating models as well as technology.
  • Ensuring that existing and planned solution components are compatible with relevant architectures, strategies, policies, standards, and practices.
  • Considering requirements for security, privacy, and testing of solutions
  • Taking account of relevant architectures, strategies, policies, standards, and practices
  • Identifying appropriate cloud services or platform that could fulfill partially or completely the desired solution
  • Developing roadmaps to migrate components to cloud services and/or platforms
  • Developing and communicating an implementation roadmap
  • Providing guidance and risk-based governance to support solution implementation including managing requests for changes and deviations from specifications.

Among your responsibilities

  • Leads the development of solution architectures in a specific business, infrastructure, or functional areas.
  • Leads the preparation of technical plans and ensures that appropriate technical resources are made available.
  • Ensures that appropriate tools and methods are available, understood, and employed in architecture development.
  • Provides technical guidance and governance on solution development and integration.
  • Evaluates requests for changes and deviations from specifications and recommends actions.
  • Ensures that relevant technical strategies, policies, standards, and practices (including security) are applied correctly.
  • Establishes policies, principles, and practices for the selection of solution architecture components.
  • Manages trade-offs and balances functional, service quality, and systems management requirements within a significant area of the organization.
  • Communicates proposed decisions to stakeholders.
  • Coordinates and manages the target architecture across multiple projects or initiatives.
  • Maintains a stable, viable architecture and ensures consistency of design and adherence to appropriate standards across multiple projects or initiatives.


  • You have strong experience (+15Y) in Program management.
  • You have practical experience with Programs in relevant engineering domain.
  • You are familiar with the principles of computer networks and IT security management.
  • You have experience in business analysis techniques and processes
  • You have experience in managing projects in a waterfall and/or agile mode.

Education & soft skills

  • You must possess at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science or in an IT-related discipline.
  • Certifications are a plus (PMP / Prince2 / Agile …).
  • You must be an analytical thinker.
  • You must be able to evaluate the likely effects of programs on the profitability of the businesses
  • You have analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • You can work alone and in a group, and time consciousness
  • You have good presentation and report-writing skills.
  • You are fluent in both spoken and written English.
  • You are professional, transparent and you have a positive mindset
  • You have real-world experience with Agile development methodologies such as Scrum

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