Junior/senior IT Manager

Brussels VIB-VUB Center for Structural Biology

06 Sep 2022


VIB-VUB Center for Structural Biology

Technical Support


The VIB-VUB Center for Structural Biology (CSB) is a leading international research laboratory that hosts about 100 scientists structured in 9 research teams that share management, administration, and infrastructure. To optimize, integrate and support our growing IT infrastructure, we are looking to hire a talented IT Manager to join our team in Brussels. If you're a responsible and dedicated IT manager, our labs are a great place to grow your career.


  • Planning, coordinating & supervising the IT efforts of our labs to ensure efficiency
  • Setup and maintenance of a lab wide content management environment (ECM) with SharePoint
  • Overseeing the daily management and maintenance of systems from individual PC, iMac, or Unix computers to networks and their security while striving to improve quality & professionalism
  • Monitor performance of information technology systems to determine cost and productivity levels, and make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure
  • Developing & implementing policies & best practices for 100+ user community
  • Identifying and acting on challenges & opportunities for continuous improvement


  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with leading and managing IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies
  • Experience with SharePoint based applications
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network, and systems administration, databases, and data storage systems hard- and software.
  • Strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Excellent project management skills and strong ability to prioritize
  • A firm grasp on IT infrastructure and operations best practices

We offer

  • Full-time position with an open-ended contract
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • A central position and exciting job in a dynamic, innovative and motivated team of scientists in an international research environment
  • Room to learn and grow in your position

How to apply?

Motivated candidates are asked to apply online.

VIB values diversity - in backgrounds and in experiences. The institute needs people from all backgrounds and ways of life to help build a thriving scientific environment. VIB is therefore looking for candidates who are not only strong in their own aptitudes but care deeply about supporting each other's growth. VIB's collaborators are people with different strengths, experiences and backgrounds, who share a passion for science that generates impact in science and in society. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also nationality, age, disability status, sexual orientation, religion and many other parts of ones identity. All of VIB's employees' points of view are key to its success, and inclusion is everyone's responsibility.