Medior Project Manager - Doel

Requisition ID:  2473


Tractebel is a global community of 5000 imaginative experts engineering a carbon-neutral future. Through our game-changing solutions for complex energy, urban, nuclear and water projects, we help our clients create a positive impact towards a sustainable world, where people, planet and profit collectively thrive. 


Work environment

The Department is responsible for all the projects related to the studies and the modifications of existing Belgian nuclear power plants (Doel/Tihange).  For the modification projects, these go from the pre-feasibility studies up to final commissioning of the installations, covering feasibility, design, procurement and on-site realization activities.
Within this Department you are responsible for projects (studies and/or modifications) related to the nuclear power plants (NPP) in Belgium. 


  • You manage and drive the design and/or implementation of the project.
  • You have a strong background and experience in the development, design and realization of power plants projects.
  • You coordinate and manage the project team.
  • You have experience of projects preferably in nuclear sector.
  • You manage the project procurement activities (tender documents, tendering, negotiation, contracting and invoicing) for packages and insure that the Client’s requirements/targets are met.
  • You attend steering committees (internal and external) and prepare the associated documents to convince the management and the stakeholders.
  • You manage and monitor the time schedule, the budget, the performances, the HSE (according to a ‘zero accident philosophy’) and nuclear safety aspects, the quality and the profitability of the project.
  • You take care of the technical-commercial optimization of the project installations.
  • You take care of the requirements of the O&M Client’s teams and monitor Client’s satisfaction.
  • As far as project is started, you take the required actions to meet the KPIs of the project.
  • You control the strict application of the scope of supply and manage the project scope variations related to the project, if any.
  • You define the tasks and delegate them amongst the people involved and you empower them to carry out the tasks.
  • You take care of internal contacts with the competence centers and support departments (procurement, legal, finance, IT, risk management, communication, …).
  • You organise meetings with the Client and develop a partnership approach with the Client.
  • After consulting the experts, you determine the outline for an optimal technical design.
  • In coordination with involved stakeholders, you determine an optimized purchasing strategy for the project.
  • You coordinate the lead engineers of each discipline and you verify the adequate integration of the various specialties in the project.
  • You take care of the technical and commercial contacts with the Clients and partners, if any, and you define commercial actions when appropriate. 


  • You are civil engineer or industrial engineer; or equivalent by experience.
  • You have proven experience (5 to 8 years) in project management (incl. contract management), of which at least 2 years as a project manager or deputy project manager and have technical background in power plants; nuclear knowledge is an asset.
  • Your mother tongue is Dutch or French. Knowledge of both country languages and English is preferred.
  • You are Client minded.
  • You are pragmatic, dynamic, resistant to stress, rigorous, good team manager and able to develop a strategic vision.
  • You are flexible, good at planning concurrent assignments and you are a good organizer, even in unexpected circumstances.
  • You have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • You are geographically located in the Brussels HQ with frequent visits to the Belgian NPP sites (Doel and/or Tihange) and occasional visits outside Belgium. In function of the project, you could be located mainly on the Doel – Tihange site.


Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ES Tractebel L2
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Junior (experience < 3 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree