Program director M/F/X

Programmes 1 - Permanent contract Belgium, Brussels


Naval Group is one of the international players in naval defence. For over 400 years, we have been pushing the boundaries to build the naval industry of tomorrow. Our 17,000 employees, in France and abroad, are passionate about sharing their unique know-how to imagine, design, built and maintain exceptional products and systems, such as submarines, aircraft carriers or combat frigates.

We believe that diversity and inclusion are synonymous with richness and performance. We wish to integrate a real diversity of profiles: women and men, with a social mix and a diversity of training, generations, origins, skills and talents, but also of life paths.

Our jobs are evolving, as are our employees. We are committed to the professional development of our employees through continuous training. Our employees develop their career paths according to their desires and in accordance with the needs of the group.

Mission description

Specialization/Job :

Programmes - Program Work Package Manager (WPM)

Job detail :

Program director M/F/X

In our recent and rapidly growing Belgian office (4 years old, 20 FTE) we focus at present on cyber and large software systems for Coastal Protection and Mine Counter Measures.
In 2025, we will in addition be in charge of the delivery and the maintenance of the replacement mine Counter Measure Be-Ne Program.

As part of the development of its activities, Naval Group Belgium is looking for a Program Director M/F/X
For a specific Contract or bunch of Contracts, the Program Director M/F/X is in charge of ensuring Customer satisfaction (performances, deliverables, schedule) within the agreed internal framework (industrial organization, costs).
Throughout the duration of the Program, you guarantee the technical and industrial consistency, the cost and the competitiveness of the

As such, your activities are:

- Interaction with the Customer to be the “voice of the business”, ensure its satisfaction, listen to his feedback, propose Contracts amendment,

- Ensure the overall management of the project under the cost-quality-time and technical aspect and therefore lead the relevant internal and external (suppliers, partners) entities, teams to provide compliant deliveries on time and on cost.

These assignments are not exhaustive and may evolve over time.
Naval Group is committed to the development of its employees, whether in the technical, management or project management fields. Working at Naval Group means having the opportunity to pursue a career in line with your aspirations and the needs of the group


With higher degree in software engineering, computer science, or telecommunication, you have acquired significant experience (15 yrs minimum) in the management of industrial programs for complex systems and in particular software systems for large industrial use.
You have excellent managerial skills, experience in negotiation and a very good relational.
English is mandatory;
Other languages (Dutch and/or French) are a strong advantage.

This position will be based in our office in Brussels

Substantial international travel is foreseen to France and/or the country of client

Naval Group is convinced that diversity is an advantage for the company and an asset for its performance. This is why we support gender equality and promote professional integration, access and retention in the employment of people with disabilities

Experience :

10+ years

Education level :

5 - Not applicable

Studies domains :

  • Industrial engineering/Process/Industrialisation

Languages :

  • English Fluent
  • Dutch intermediate
  • French intermediate


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Professionnal category :

Engineers and Executives

Geographical implantation :

  • Europe,
  • Belgium,
  • Brussels-Capital,
  • Brussels

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