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Domain:  Rail & utilities

Experience: > 3 years 

Work regime: fulltime 

For our client we are looking for a project leader for the rail catenary division.

Purpose of the job

  • you are responsible for achieving the proposed annual turnover, within the budget, so that the proposed profitability (in%) is achieved, taking into account the legal provisions and restrictions imposed (safety, specifications, quality, deliver within the time limit, interference with other projects, ...)

  • you are commercially responsible for the profitability of your project(s), throughout its term up to and including subsequent costing. You ensure sufficient customer satisfaction (= long-term customer loyalty).

Job description

  • you are the contact person for the government and you draw up a schedule to carry out the works as profitably as possible in close collaboration with all parties involved

  • you create the project file and are responsible for the kick-off of the project

  • you work closely with the person in charge of the engineering office to make sure that the preparation of the drawings & documents is done on time

  • for your project(s) you are responsible for:​

    • estimation of the (number of FTE) personnel required + required qualifications

    • search for possible subcontractors in case of insufficient capacity

    • search and contact reliable suppliers in consultation with the purchase

    • determination of the working method(s) together with the site manager

  • you organize the kick-off together with the site manager.

  • you draw up the safety and quality plan in consultation with the safety advisor and draft site files

  • you provide a long-term planning, 2 weekly (and more) planning of material and people depending on the possibilities / requirements of the customer together with the person responsible for planning, the engineering office and the site manager.

  • you ensure a correct, meticulous and timely payment and administration and make sure that all  necessary information is requested and put correctly and up-to-date in the progress statement

  • you carry out an accurate and timely invoice control of customers and suppliers and monitor costs and profit margin

  • you take care of a precise subsequent calculation of the costing of the project, to get a better view of the real cost of the contract/construction


  • you have a professional bachelor’s or master’s degree in construction or elektromechanical or equivalent through experience

  • you already have a first experience in the railway industry

  • you're easy going, team-oriented and meticulous

  • You have sound organisational insight and coordination skills

  • you are flexible, as the projects regularly take place in the weekend and at night

  • you speak fluent French. Knowledge of Dutch and English is an asset


  • a permanent contract

  • an challenging job in a fast-growing company

  • under the direct supervision of an experienced project manager you will be trained "on the job" and have the ability to further develop your own talent

  • an attractive salary package including all fringe benefits

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