Product Manager (ref.105)

IMDC is an international consultancy providing advice upon the development and management of water related projects in the offshore, marine, coastal and river environment. IMDC provides services to the renewable (offshore wind, wave and tidal energy), power generation (nuclear, gas), transmission infrastructure, navigation, integrated water risk management, ports & harbours, environmental and public sector markets (flood risks, coastal protection).

At this moment we work with 80 highly qualified employees on projects integrating scientific research with hydraulic engineering. IMDC has a strong reputation for the provision of high quality expert advice and innovative solutions to its clients (e.g. tailor-made measurements and forecasting systems). IMDC is part of the Tractebel Engineering Group and we closely work together to provide engineering solutions for a sustainable future.

Job description

  • Together with our clients and partners, you will identify, define and develop high end digital products that do answer the water related challenges of the coming years.
  • Together with the prospection team, you will facilitate the extension of our client panel for digital solutions.
  • As an innovation driver, you will maintain and further develop the competitive advantages of the company in digital solutions, data analysis and artificial intelligence.
  • As coordinator for digital related sales, you will ensure that further digital projects are identified and offered to our clients with an excellent hit rate and potential. 
  • As digital product manager, you will be accountable for the portfolio of ongoing digital projects including management of project results via scope, timing quality and budget management as well as for the client satisfaction.
  • As a manager of your digital team, you will be accountable for the right staffing of digital projects as well as for the information and personal development of each member of your team.
  • You will be a bridge-builder between management, project leaders, commercial roles, team members and other team leaders to ensure the overall operations at IMDC (not just your own team) gets done in the most optimal way for all employees, company-wide. 
  • You build strong communication and close working relationships with internal stakeholders, bringing proactive input to projects/developments.
  • You will organize the work (tenders, projects and other commercial efforts) among the team members, taking into account their skills and experience, but also interests and wishes to further develop. You will safeguard the workload of each team member. Together with other Product Managers, you will solve the planning and capacity equation for a good balance of private & professional life.
  • You promote a collaborative spirit among the team members and keep your team members motivated and well coached. 
  • You will promote innovation & knowledge transfer within your team by encouraging to give lunch talks, actively participate in proposing new ideas for added value, etc.
  • You will evaluate the work of your team members based on personal findings and input from project leaders and other employees. 
  • You will be a member of the Management Team and will report to the Product Director. 

Your profile

  • You value People, Sustainability, High End technology and Client intimacy as drivers for your work environment. 
  • You are extravert and client oriented. 
  • You have an agile mindset and you are passionate with digital products, data analysis and AI.
  • You have an flexible and analytical mindset and you are both a good team player and a strong people leader.
  • You have good influencing and negotiating skills to sell the right projects/products to our customers.
  • With your authentic communication style you ensure that you know how to include your conversation partners in your story, important both with customers and with employees. 
  • You show responsibility to meet planning, budget and technical requirements of the products of your group.
  • You want to use your skills to contribute to a more sustainable use of our natural water resources. 
  • You have good communication and reporting skills in Dutch, French and English. 
  • You have at least 5 years of relevant experience in a similar role. 
  • You have proven records of IT solution development, functional analysis or data sciences. 
  • You have at least a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, natural resources, data sciences or in IT development, Agile certification being an asset. 

Our offer

  • A challenging and varied position with responsibilities and where initiative is appreciated. 
  • A leader role in a multicultural, dynamic and international environment. 
  • A young and dynamic working environment where professional development is encouraged. 
  • A range of interesting, challenging and innovative (inter)national projects. 
  • Flexible hours and special attention to private/professional life balance.
  • Competitive salary package and a range of extra benefits.

Are you our next Expert in Water? Do you recognize yourself in this profile or are you interested in IMDC as a company? Please do not hesitate and send your CV and cover letter to jobs@imdc.be. Your application will be treated with the most discretion.