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Business Thread Manager

Morson International (IT)

Posted on Jul 22, 2022 by Morson International (IT)

Not Specified, Belgium
Immediate Start
€540 - €550 Daily

To structure, plan, organise and monitor the project(s) he/she is responsible for during some or all its (their) life cycle phases. To manage and follow up a (set of) project(s) in some or all its (their) life cycle phases (inception, elaboration, construction and transition) during the software development phase of the plan, to manage and follow up, evaluate and contribute with his/her proposals in some or all activities (specifications, development, tests - including tests with Member States or other partners, etc.)
Systematic progress assessment and timely reporting on the project status (tasks progress, plan, actions, risks, issues, decisions, changes, KPI, etc.) within DG TAXUD and/or with Member States or other partners
Accurate and timely support to National Administrations' (NAs) questions and issues
To participate and contribute in meetings with DG TAXUD, contractors, Member States and/or other partners including preparing material for these meetings
To participate in bilateral meetings with any B3 stakeholder eg other units in TAXUD, or EC, MS, traders.
Escalate risk and issues, in particular the ones with potential impacts on time or resources
Propose new initiatives and contribute to the IT system design and strategic planning work, provide suggestions for service or methodology improvements
Contribute to the program planning and delivery of artefacts according to the contract planning of deliveries
Enforce the delivery of the project(s) according to the agreed schedule, with the expected quality and with the resources provided
Set up and enforce the respect of organisation, procedures and project office tasks, raising warnings in case of non-respect of these
Ensure compliance with internal standards, raising warnings in case of non-respect of these
Structure the information in ways that are appropriate to the target audience
Understand the project, including the risks and the success factors. Work with the help of solution architects/IT analysts only on complex matters
Contribute, review to and provide input to the validation of contractors' proposals
Produce and/or review documents
Assess the quality of deliverable and services from contractors
Support to transversal activities such has conference calls, produce documents, documents review, meetings minutes and quality checks.


Bachelor Degree
13 years of IT experience
General knowledge of European Customs legislation, processes and data
Extensive experience with Reference Data and enterprise architecture solutions in a distributed operational environment
Recent experience with large scale complex IT systems: architecting data and business process modelling development deployment and operation conformance testing against agreed standards preparing and rolling-out of transition and/or migration from the one operational phase to the subsequent one
Experience in project management supported by a well-established project management certification eg PMI, PM2, PM2-Agile, Prince2
Recent experience in change and release management and methods/tools hereof (eg JIRA, GIT, CASE environments )
Experience in negotiating technical solutions eg coming to an agreement on divergent views on data structures
Experience in consultation and coordination with business stakeholders for the assigned IT projects
Recent experience in international/multicultural environments
Recent experience in consulting, coordinating and managing multiple contractors in charge of IT projects, of deployment in operation
Recent experience with Project Management tools such as MS Project, Word, Excel and Visio)
Expert in XML, XSLT knowledge
Technical knowledge of the European Commission standard IT products and technologies
Strong organisational, project management and coordination skills with many international stakeholders
Ability to present and to animate collective intelligence sessions, rapid self-starting capability and ability to work autonomously
Experience in progress monitoring and reporting to all levels within the organisation and involved stakeholders
Ability to produce minutes, notes, business cases, vision documents, service level agreements, terms of collaboration, planning schedules, etc
Ability to understand the technological aspects of the project, as well as the risks and the success factors

Knowledge of EU Customs and/or WCO Data model
Knowledge of ITIL Service management framework

Reference: 1676296321

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