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Department Manager M/W/X

Ref 2758398

Geactualiseerd op 25 juni 2022 via EQUANS BELUX

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Company description

EQUANS, the new name of ENGIE Solutions in Belgium, is a multitechnical service provider within the ENGIE group. As an international market leader, we help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.


Our ambition? To offer cities, industries and companies in the tertiary sector tailor-made solutions. We do this in 6 areas: electrical, HVAC, cooling, mechanical & robotics, digital & IT and facility management. Our 9600 employees are committed every day to ensuring:


  • more attractive cities
  • more efficient and greener companies
  • more sustainable and comfortable buildings


Within the division Services South & Airports, in the business unit Smart Buildings, the Brussels Airport department is one of 4 departments next to Services South 1, Services South 2 and EQUANS Services Luxemburg.

The Brussels Airport department is responsible for the maintenance & operation and small/medium projects in the majority of the buildings and installations located on the site of Brussels Airport. Major customers on this site are Brussels Airport Company and Skeyes. Our teams are responsible for - mainly - HVAC technics, plumbing, electricity and baggage handling. 

Description of the function

For its department in Brussels Airport, EQUANS is looking for a Department Manager.

Discover this unique opportunity and apply now!

  • general management:
    • you are responsible for the achievement of financial operational and safety targets
    • you develop the strategy of the department and based on this strategy you plan, develop, organize and coordinate all activities
  • financial management
    • you have full P/L responsibility of the department Brussels Airport
    • you develop the budget and the long-term financial objectives
    • you detect deviations to budgeted cost, turn-over and results and initiate and follow-up corrective actions
    • you are responsible for the invoicing and cash collection
    • you prepare and present the Quarterly Business Review of your department
  • commercial management
    • you are managing the relation with the customers on the site of Brussels Airport, together with the operational teams
    • you make sure that the customer satisfaction is good, and you propose proactively new solutions to the customer
    • depending on the opportunities, you develop the position of the department on the site
    • you decide on margins and conditions during contract negotiations
    • you detect and initiate small & medium projects depending on the requests or needs of the customers
  • operational management
    • you have final responsibility of all execution activities, you decide or validate actions taken, where needed
    • you assure that quality, environmental and safety objectives are met by the team, you initiate corrective actions if targets are not likely to be met
    • you develop and maintain processes for continuous improvement
    • you stimulate interactions with other teams/departments of EQUANS in Belgium
  • people management
    • you lead by example
    • you organize the staffing of the department
    • you detect training/recruitment needs and initiate them with HR
    • you stimulate your teams in creativity, new ideas and innovation, as well in new technologies
  • H&S management
  • you report to the Division Manager

Profile description

Are we a match?

  • you have at least a master's degree in electricity or electromechanics
  • you have at least 15 years technical and operational background/experience
  • you are a strong people manager with at least 15 years of experience
  • experience in interactions/negotiations with unions is an advantage
  • you have a strong focus on customer satisfaction
  • you are hands-on, an organizer
  • you are an entrepreneur
  • you have well-developed leader skills, and you are a team player
  • you are result driven
  • you are stress resistant and flexible (attitude)
  • you are trilingual Dutch/French/English

Benefits of the position

Want to tackle tomorrow's multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of EQUANS. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining EQUANS is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, concessionary travel, hospitalization- & group insurance
  • interesting training and career opportunities
  • ...


We are looking forward to meeting you!

Additional information
Workplace Brussel, België
Contract type : AOD
Other information :

Does this description fit you, and would you like more information? Contact our HR colleague Eva Rowies -

  • Brussel
  • Beheer van ondernemingen en diensten
  • Voltijds
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