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IT Program Manager @ G4S



  • Program & Portfolio Management:
    The IT Program Manager is responsible for all IT projects in Belgium, Luxembourg and France and operates as a bridge between the business and IT.  Hereby he/she is responsible for monitoring the project portfolio (average budget 10 mio EUR) and the management of large transformation projects from A to Z (budget, scope and implementation). You determine project priorities and verify that projects are in line with the business strategy. You present the project roadmap to the executive committee.
    You also ensure that the projects are carried out correctly and efficiently so that they are delivered on time and within the set budget. You have budget responsibility and are responsible for liaising with external parties.

  • Strategy setting:
    From your role, you help determine the local IT strategy and vision for Belgium, France and Luxembourg in consultation with the Regional IT Leader and the executive committee. You gather the needs to shape the company vision and ensure an operational translation into a concrete IT roadmap. You also defend it in the executive committee.
    You set priorities, define the roadmap and think about further evolutions regarding the application landscape and IT system.


  • Stakeholder Management:
    The IT Program Manager will act as the right hand of the Regional IT Leader NW Europe and maintains an overview of the various projects, internal knowledge sharing and reporting to management.
    The IT Program Manager operates as a business partner and identifies the needs of the business, translates the group strategy into local needs for Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands where there is a lot of freedom to choose applications/systems that meet local needs. 
    You ensure that the defined business cases and projects are in line with the group strategy.

    Tasks and responsibilities 

  • You are the lynchpin between business and IT and translate business issues into optimal business solutions with the right IT support;
  • You adequately align business and IT strategy with the stakeholders involved. You collaborate with them and with your IT colleagues to understand the common needs of the business.
  • Consequently, you map these needs in order to then be able to design the right IT solutions.
  • You arrive at solutions that are an optimal balance between business needs and the (global) IT strategy; 
  • You translate the group strategy into local needs for Belgium, Luxembourg and France;
  • You are responsible for up-to-date portfolio roadmaps in close cooperation with the various stakeholders. You are also responsible for the analysis and reporting on the portfolio of G4S Belgium, France and Luxembourg;
  • You organize projects that make a strategic contribution to G4S in terms of business processes, technology and/or product development;
  • You monitor the lead time, costs, budgeting, quality, project organization and any legal aspects of the projects;
  • You participate in the executive committee and report on project progress and priorities on the IT roadmap.


  • You hold a bachelor's/master's degree in business administration or business informatics;
  • You have at least 7 to 10 years of work experience in IT project, portfolio and or program management;
  • You have experience with stakeholder management;
  • You have experience with different PM methodologies (Prince II, Agile);
  • You are able to deal with complex ICT-related projects and manage (international) teams;
  • You have experience in shaping an IT vision and roadmap;
  • You have experience with the analysis of business processes and systems;
  • Your focus is on results and you dare to make decisions;
  • You can switch well between different teams within various organizational units, nationally and internationally;
  • You work easily in an international team composition;
  • You work mainly from Vilvoorde and are willing to travel regularly to Luxembourg.


G4S is one of the largest employers in the world and has a large structure with family character. G4S is a leading company in the guarding and security sector with a very wide range of goods and services (different types of guarding, technological solutions, operation of shelters and transition houses, fire and security guards).
It is also an international company with various international contacts. 

As an IT Program Manager you will take on a role that has an impact on the continued growth of G4S. You can help put your stamp on the IT strategy and projects.
You operate in a key role which gives you a lot of ownership and close contact with stakeholders at various levels. The position is crucial as you will be jointly responsible for the implementation of the IT strategy in Belgium, Luxembourg and France.

G4S offers an attractive salary with fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, group and hospitalization insurance, net expense allowance, company car with fuel card, ….. There is also the possibility to follow education and training with lots of growth opportunities over time.
The base of operations for this position is the Vilvoorde office, with on-site projects in Belgium, France and Luxembourg.

G4S is spread all over Belgium and with 4,500 employees, this is not always obvious. To increase connectivity between employees and make their lives, besides the job, as easy as possible, G4S provides a number of extras:

  • G4S For You: an online communication platform for internal communication;
  • G4ME platform: a platform to do your own planning, request your leave or report your illness;
  • V4You: through this platform you can participate in sporting team challenges or set sporting goals purely for yourself;
  • Career Development Center: training centers in Asse and Wommelgem can play an important role in your personal development;
  • Bsit: G4S ensures that the flexibility they ask of their employees is doubly rewarded with human scheduling and the possibility of hiring a babysitter when needed, through the cooperation with Bsit.
  • Teleworking
  • Benefits @ work: platform full of interesting discounts. Allows you to save big on fashion, electronics, tickets & leisure, home & garden and so much more.


Project Manager, Program Manager, IT Manager

IT Program Manager @ G4S

G4S (HQ: London) is the world leader in integrated security, specializing in providing security services and solutions, making it one of the world's largest employers.
G4S' operations began in Belgium in 1962. The company then expanded rapidly, providing transportation of valuables and electronic security in addition to surveillance.

Through its extensive corporate network of more than 800,000 employees across 90 countries, G4S leverages global best practices in communities around the world. With $20 billion in revenue, they are supported by efficient processes and systems that only scale to deliver on our local promise: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. In Europe, they have an extensive network of offices and more than 48,000 employees.

The headquarters in Belgium is located in Vilvoorde. There are also operational branches in Wommelgem, Asse and Erpent. A total of 4,500 people are employed in the Belgian organization.

G4S aims to serve and protect customers, communities and people around the world and to be the world's most trusted service partner.
Through its unparalleled customer relationships, G4S provides proactive solutions, advanced smart technology and customized services that enable customers to focus on their core business.

G4S offers a wide range of services to meet customers' needs.

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