Business Transformation Manager

Company description

Tessenderlo Group is a diversified industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, energy and providing industrial solutions with a focus on water. The group employs more than 4,700 people, is a leader in most of its markets, and recorded a consolidated revenue of 1.7 billion EUR in 2019. Tessenderlo Group is listed on Euronext Brussels and is part of Next 150 and BEL Mid indices.

The philosophy that ‘Every Molecule Counts’ defines the unique attitude to sustainability and continuous practical innovation within each department of Tessenderlo Group. As an international company with Belgian roots, Tessenderlo Group also promotes personal and local entrepreneurship, creating opportunities for all of our employees to take on challenging roles and real responsibilities. On top of this, our people are encouraged to further develop their competencies through regular training initiatives and are rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits packages.

Job description

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For the continuous improvement of the Industrial Solutions BU and Tessenderlo Group as a whole, the Business Transformation team, located in Brussels, is looking for an additional Business Transformation Manager.

Together with BU and Group management the Business Transformation Manager identifies, structures and executes major improvement initiatives within the Group. 

As such you:

  • Support business idea generation in a fact-based and structured manner.

  • Support Group and BU’s strategy definition.

  • Structure and coordinate market and business intelligence gathering.

  • Initiate and structure processes to improve the performance of the businesses.

  • Lead and coordinate project work in strategic areas, acting as project manager for specifically attributed projects.

  • Actively stimulate the sharing of best practices between BU's.

In this role you will work closely together with the Group and BU management teams.

This is an ideal position for a strong performing business professional.


  • Masters’ degree in Engineering (civil is a plus). Or Masters’ degree in Economics or Business Administration . 

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a high performing organization in a similar industrial role or as management consultant.

  • Complex project management experience.

  • Combination of fact based analytical skills and a pragmatic can-do attitude.

  • Motivated to work in a diverse global industrial group.

  • Financially literate, with solid business acumen.

  • Eager to learn and develop within a fast-changing environment.

  • Able to communicate in an impactful manner, using most appropriate support materials.

  • Comfortable to interact with all levels of the organization.

  • Organizationally savvy.

  • Good communication skills in Dutch-English or French-English, both written and verbally. Knowledge of other European languages is a plus.

  • Willing to travel, mainly within Europe.

General Business
Experience level
Mid-Senior Level
Tessenderlo Group
Business unit
Tessenderlo Group