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Head of local IT

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Date: 08-Mar-2019

Location: Brussel, BE, 1620

Company: Vaillant Group

Vaillant Vaillant Group


 Taking care 
 of a better climate. 

Taking care of a better climate – inside each home and the world around it. That‘s our vision. We pursue it as a global leader for residential heating and hot water solutions with innovative, eco-friendly technologies and the energy of over 12.000 people in more than 20 countries. The trust of our 30 million customers worldwide speaks for itself. Change the world by changing your career: join Vaillant-Group.

Head of local IT (m/f)
Vaillant-Group | Drogenbos | Belgium

The “Head of local IT” will develop and implement the local IT strategy and subsequent projects to support the Belgium business objectives. Besides that he/she will also be responsible to implement Group IT initiatives.


  • Identification of IT needs and opportunities and risk in close cooperation with the business leaders in the market and group IT. Translation of those needs in a concrete local IT Strategy that supports the strategy of the companies;
  • Facilitate local and group IT prioritisation process. Ensure and coordinate the roll-out and successful implementation of IT projects that resulted from the strategy;
  • Build and control the local IT budgets;
  • Develop, improve efficient, effective and stable IT processes and tools (hardware and software) that support the business and ensure continuity;
  • Develop and implement a data management governance system. Ensure data quality in all aspects of the business together with the business owners;
  • Build and lead the IT team, transfer knowledge and foster collaboration within the IT team and other departments;
  • Coordinate the full local IT project portfolio, lead specific core projects such as Telephony, After Sales mobile application, Sales Esker OCR, legacy systems;
  • Manage the interfaces with group IT. Preparation and execution of meetings with the respective business owners;



  • Higher education or university in IT;
  • Proven experience in a IT role at this or similar senior level for min. 5 years. Experience and knowledge of all IT aspects;
  • Dutch, French and English language skills on a professional level;
  • Proven project management skills, strong organizational skills;
  • Strong knowledge of Group relevant IT applications (CRM, Telephony etc);
  • Ability to work with budgets, analytical skills, business orientation;
  • Easiness of establishing relations, ability to build strong collaborative relationships;
  • Proven people Manager; Ability to lead teams in different cultural settings and with different cultural backgrounds;
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Highly organized and able to work well in growing organization;
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving.


  • A position in a company where colleagues are the closest thing to family and where people are happy in their daily work;
  • A position with a lot of variety, contacts and autonomy;
  • We offer you the key to a successful relationship through open communication;
  • The drive to create a digital future;
  • A function in a pleasant environment within a leading company in its market;
  • To join an international group which is taking care of a better climate;
  • An attractive salary package with extra-legal benefits;
  • Take your chance, make things happen!



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