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Beursschouwburg is recruiting!

The Beursschouwburg building has six floors with two halls for performances and concerts, a black box for film screenings, a roof terrace, a café on the ground floor, offices, storage rooms, an apartment and meeting rooms. An additional challenge concerns the follow-up of the upcoming renovations. The building belongs to the Flemish Government. For investments in the building complex and owner related expenses, we collaborate with the Cultural Infrastructure Fund (FoCI) of the Flemish Community, recently integrated into the Department of Culture, Youth and Media (CJM).



Beursschouwburg is looking for a building and prevention manager who will ensure that the buildings and installations remain operational and that the staff, artists and public can work and attend activities in safe and optimal conditions.



You coordinate the planning for the building maintenance and repairs: utilities and telecom supplies, periodic inspections, maintenance contracts, ...

You are the liaison in negotiations with services such as the Cultural Infrastructure Fund (Flemish government), city services, and contractors. You are able to conduct these meetings in a diplomatic manner and report back on them.

In consultation with the general and business management, you will draw up a long-term plan for the management of the building.

You develop and implement the global Prevention Plan.

You ensure that the organization continuously meets the legal obligations regarding safety, the environment, health and welfare (emergency plan, fire fighting, intervention pack, collective protective equipment, etc.) and ensure that the developed prevention plans and procedures are observed and improved where necessary (e.g. based on audits).

You are a point of contact within the organization regarding safety and well-being at work.

You are able to advise your colleagues. You help raise awareness about safety and well-being issues.

You coordinate the internal PBW committee (prevention and protection at work) as well as the firefighting service.



You have a bachelor's degree in engineering or construction or you’re able to demonstrate an equivalent level through experience.

Preferably, you have an additional diploma as a prevention advisor or are willing to follow the necessary training courses.

You are willing to attend training courses (Prevention Advisor, CAD, BA4, GBS, Public Contract Law).

You are familiar with the use of applications and building management systems.

You are fluent in both Dutch and French

Knowledge of legislation and relevant practices regarding safety and the environment is a plus

Experience with risk analysis is a plus

Experience with construction projects and public contracts is a plus



a permanent contract (4/5ths with the possibility of moving to full time)

a pleasant workplace in an artistic and stimulating environment

a salary according to your knowledge and experience, in accordance with joint committee 304; salary category A

the opportunity to attend training (both personal and work-related)

100% reimbursement of your work commute by public transportation or by bicycle

meal vouchers, a 13th month and hospitalization insurance.


Beursschouwburg aims to reflect the society it serves. Candidates are selected on the basis of their qualities and skills, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, origin, religion, age, or disability.



Send your motivated application (letter, video or other format to introduce yourself) before July 25, 2021 to Beursschouwburg vzw, A. Ortsstraat 20-28, 1000 Brussels to the attention of Ellen De Bin or to Selected candidates will be notified by mail before July 30 and will be invited to an interview. Interviews will take place in the second half of August, during the day or in the evening.