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Kortrijk, BE

Date:  Mar 30, 2021
Job ID:  654

R&D Project Manager

Barco designs technology that makes everyday life a little better. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). With a team of over 3,600 employees, located all around the globe, we realized sales of 1,082.6 million euro in 2019. 



Our Healthcare R&D team is looking for an NPI (new product introduction) Project Manager to strenghten the team! 
As a project manger, you'll have the end-to-end project management responsibility from the business case approval to the release for mass production. You successfully manage your projects within the agreed specifications, schedule and budget. As the primary interface between all involved stakeholders, you organize all project communicatoin & coordination. You remain in the lead to coordinate a cross-functional resolution in case of major issues after product release.
In this position you will report to the R&D Manager of the display team
Key responsibilities: 
• Project schedule for each stage gate, from business case approval to product release 
• Project budget, including development effort and project expenses, within set target 
• Product cost within set target 
• Product specifications, reproducibility and product quality 
• Organization of the project team, including R&D development engineers and delegates from other contributing departments such as procurement, operations, supply chain, quality, service 
• Following up the project status and communicating status and KPI’s to all relevant stakeholders 
• Initiating corrective actions and ensuring proper escalation when needed 
• Managing project scope and project risks. 
Your profile

  • You hold a higher degree, ideally in a technical domain
  • You combine this with 5 years or more professional project management experience  
  • You have good analytical skills, are well-organized and like to take initiative 
  • You have good communication & presentation skills (written & spoken in English) 
  • Your stakeholder management skills enable to work cross-functionally & cross-culture
  • You are open to travel occassionally (R&D teams in Italy, China)