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Mark Konings

Freelance Product Owner / Project Manager

Can work in or around Antwerpen

  • 51.199993
  • 4.431101
  • Suggested rate 750 € / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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This freelancer is available part-time (4 days per week) but hasn't confirmed their availability in over 7 days.

Part-time, 4 days per week

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Location and workplace preferences

Antwerpen, België
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Antwerpen and 50km


Project length
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Automobile
  • Consulting & Audits
  • Retail (Small Business)
  • Digital & IT
  • E-commerce
+20 other
Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people


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Verified email


  • Dutch

    Native or bilingual

  • English


  • German



Skills (20)

Mark in a few words

Als gecertificeerd Project Manager / Product Owner en GDPR Data Protection Officer heb ik reeds 15+ jaar ervaring opgedaan bij een breed aanbod aan kleine en grote (inter)nationale ondernemingen. Vooral projecten in de digitale transformatie, ontwikkeling en opzet van nieuwe marketing departementen en ontwikkeling van kleine en grote software implementaties hebben mijn voorkeur.

Welke diensten bied ik aan:
- Consultancy als project manager voor digitale (transformatie) projecten.
- Coaching voor digitale agencies en interne marketing afdelingen.
- Consultancy als Product Owner voor software en marketing implementaties.
- Coaching voor agile transformaties van bestaande of nieuwe afdelingen / teams / tribes.
- GDPR consulting als Data Protection Officer en GDPR analist
- GDPR compliancy coaching voor ondernemingen die eigen juridische diensten hebben.

Wat maakt mij uniek (niet mijn eigen woorden)
- Sterk communicator met sterk gevoel voor structuur (contactpersonen: Essent, TVH)
- Niet vies om zelf ook de handen vuil te maken. Zowel coördinerend als operationeel sterk. (Contactpersonen: Essent, BMW, ING, Tesa)
- Weet waarover hij spreekt (Contactpersonen: BasicFit, KBC, Comparex)
- Aangename persoonlijkheid die weet van aanpakken (Contactpersonen: TVH,, Vlaamse overheid, Suzuki Belgium, Remeha)

Voor zowel korte als lange termijn opdrachten geef ik het uiterste voor een zo goed mogelijk resultaat. Directe communicatiestijl en hanteer de rege Practice what you preach.


mateco Holding

Product Owner / ScrumMaster a.i. @ Mateco / TVH  - As a freelancer

Kortrijk, Belgium

April 2021 - Today (1 year and 3 months)

During this assignment, I empower 2 out of 10 amazing development teams to deliver the best software solutions for Mateco / TVH and improve the new ERP system every single day. Next to that, we make sure that all the countries are onboarded on this centralized ERP system. Challenges that keep me motivated every single day.
- Empowering 2 agile development teams (1 remote) of 15 amazing team members.
- Make sure the devs have everything they need as a ScrumMaster.
- Facilitate meetings, sessions, webinars, and agile meetings.
- Create, maintain and execute the product vision, strategy and milestones together with management.
- Own the backlog, roadmap, and delivery and keep close contact with all stakeholders.
- Coordinate cross-team topics and projects with the other Po's and teams within Mateco.
- Train and share knowledge in the PO community to keep improving every single day as a team.
- Providing privacy-related services and advice in order to compare the GDPR regulations. Why Mateco? Because of the complexity on multiple levels like cross-team functionalities, remote vs on-premise teams. Usage of different technologies within the ERP. The hard alignment on the business requests.

Mcore Consulting

Small Business Owner  - As a freelancer

Antwerp, Belgium

January 2018 - Today (4 years and 6 months)

We focus on three domains where we deliver solutions and make our clients stand out of the competition. With our hands on, no bullshit approach we are your interlocutor in growth and change to reach the next level of marketing, IT consultancy and GDPR compliancy. Marketing We are the one-stop-shop for creating, building, maintaining, and growing your marketing goals. From Advertising, Branding, Search engine optimization, social- and content marketing, with more than 10 yrs experience, we keep challenging our clients to get the best results. Next to that, we support companies in building their own marketing departments based on the latest knowledge. We take care of the knowledge/expertise sharing to grow to the next level. IT development Whats marketing without a great front- backend system? Nothing... So we also support and develop front and backend systems that suit the needs of our clients. We develop automating solutions for marketing and order processing to keep the focus on the essentials of growth. We breathe agility. As a product owner, ScrumMaster, Developer (PHP, Java, and Flutter) and regression test developer we make sure your project will be shipped. With the right requirements and best quality. On-time and within budget. If not, we communicate! GDPR consultant GDPR is a must. If you want it or not, you have to make sure you process personal data within the legal boundaries. We support companies to make sure they have a vision on the data processing and provide advice and audits to make sure they are GDPR compliant. If needed we also support in getting there with our expertise on business processes and IT. you see, all 3 elements are closely connected to perform the best possible solution for every company. From awareness to stability to legal compliance to growth.. Mcore Consulting is your next partner in reliable solutions that need to be delivered. In for a chat ? --> [email protected] or +32 487 331 345.


GDPR consultant - Data Protection Officer  - As a freelancer


April 2021 - January 2022 (9 months)

Providing services as GDPR consultant for several companies in Belgium and the Netherlands to make sure they are GDPR compliant.


GDPR Consultant a.i. via DPO4YOU  - As a freelancer

Ghent, Belgium

April 2021 - December 2021 (8 months)

As a GDPR consultant, I am responsible to provide correct advice, coordination, and implementation of the GDPR regulations within Fluvius. With the mindset of possibilities instead of limitations, I provide advice on action steps and guidelines in the day-to-day operation of the business processes. Through awareness sessions, training and education I transfer the knowledge with the aim of applying it within the organization itself.


CRM Product Owner / Project Manager / Business analist MIG6 IT  - As a freelancer

2550 Kontich, Belgium

January 2020 - December 2021 (1 year and 11 months)

During this assignment my main tasks is to implement the MIG6 market requirements into the current ERP system. This in collaboration with business process analysts, several in-house & remote development teams and a test automation team. CRM product owner / Project manager
• Responsible and executing of business analysis and scope prioritization with 6 BPA's and 10 business departments
• Setting up + optimize business processes for MIG6 implementation with impact analysis and converting into development parts
• Responsible & Accountable for delivery quality output of 5 remote dev teams of ± 6 devs/team (PHP, Java, Servicemix, E2E testing and Energycomm)
• Functional & technical testing of the delivered output with demo's to BPA and business.
• Communicating to middle and higher (steerco) management
• Responsible & Accountable for the technical migration and transition part of mig6 (SuiteCRM, Servicemix, Jbilling, ActiveMQ)
• Supporting release management in deploying hotfixes, uatfixes and regular releases for Mig6 and Mig4


Product Owner CRM teams a.i  - As a freelancer

Antwerp, Belgium

July 2019 - January 2020 (6 months)

• Responsible and executing of business analysis and scope prioritization with several business departments.
• Responsible for the development of the new self service app by our internal teams + external vendors.
• Responsible for the coordination of external vendors in the API development.
• Responsible for the online marketing campaigns / onboarding of the new self service app.
• Migrating data from previous apps into 1 central backend + onboarding remarketing


Digital Product Owner a.i  - As a freelancer

2550 Kontich, Belgium

January 2018 - July 2019 (1 year and 6 months)

- Setup requirements and targets with stakeholders to create a multiyear roadmap.
- Prepare functional and technical analysis of the end-user requirements + UX.
- Coordinate external teams in development of the new mobile app.
- Execute development- / acceptance testing.
- Coordinate the multi-layer API development by internal development teams.
- Create launch strategy for the end users of the new app.
- Setup automatic monitoring and service channels for implementing new features or support of the mobile app.


GDPR consultant  - As a freelancer

Antwerp, Belgium

April 2018 - April 2019 (1 year)

As GDPR consultant I guide companies to analyzing and implementing the AVG regulations. I show them the way in the big forest of rules, guidelines and restrictions. I supervise both B2C and B2B companies with various analyzes, adapt existing and create new processes. I help to create GDPR -peace, for companies and its clients.

Project Manager

Antwerp, Belgium

May 2016 - December 2017 (1 year and 7 months)

Coordination of ±10 online marketing / web development projects simultaneously. Working for KBC Banking, Acerta, BMW, Comparex, Tesa, DKV Insurances, BasicFit, and more.
- Create, validated, and coordinate strategic marketing KPI's.
- Report (dashboards, presentations) to senior & middle management stakeholders
- Hands on activities in SEO, SEA, Content marketing, Marketing automation and UX)
- Coordinate external teams for affiliate marketing and development
- Coaching team members in the knowledge of online marketing, web development and project management.


Process Quality Manager

Antwerp, Belgium

August 2015 - May 2016 (9 months)

Aanvullend op de Senior Project Manager functie begeleid ik online marketeers in hun rol tot Junior en Medior Project Managers bij QueroMedia. Hierbij deel ik kennis en bewaak ik strategische doelstellingen. Aanvullend optimaliseer ik interne bedrijfsprocessen voor ISO certificering en volg ik veranderingen in het online marketing landschap op voor interne toepassing. Ondernemingen die in mijn portefeuille vallen zijn:
- Tesa (Benelux)
- Basic Fit
- DirectLease
- Neckermann Vliegvakanties
- Calodar
- Igopost relatiegeschenken
- Eurogifts relatiegeschenken
- Decathlon
- Makro / Metro
- Allianz verzekeringen
- KBC Bank en verzekeringen
- ING Bank
- ...


SEM Project manager | Senior Online Marketing Consultant

Antwerp, Belgium

November 2010 - May 2016 (5 years and 6 months)

Beheer van <15 internationale online marketing projecten met ruimte marketingbudgetten. Op basis van strategische plannen werden deze online marketing projecten uitgevoerd middels SEO, SEA, Social Media, Email & content marketing. Daarnaast beheer en opzet van nieuwe online processen en uitbreiden van het diensten assortiment. Maandelijkse rapportages, statusmeetings en KPI bepaling zorgden voor een continue groei. Takenpakket
- Coördinatie van internationale online marketing projecten
- Strategische rapportages en plannen in samenspraak met stakeholders
- Optimalisatie van interne processen zoals SEO, SEA en Development.
- Maandelijks overleg met directie over projectvoortgang.
- Sales ondersteuning in de prospectiefase
- Opmaak en beheer van teamplanning op week en maandbasis.
- Ondersteuning collega project managers

Luckerath B.V.

Online marketing & ICT

Ostrava, Czechia

July 2005 - November 2010 (5 years and 4 months)

Na het behalen van de ISO 9001 certificering heb ik mij toegespitst op het opstellen van een (online) marketing afdeling en internationalisering van de website in 8 talen. Daarnaast organiseerde ik evenementen, beheerde ik de IT infrastructuur en rapporteerde ik aan het MT. Op jaarlijkse basis werden marketingplannen opgemaakt, geëvalueerd en gerealiseerd. Op regelmatige basis werd er gependeld tussen de vestigingen in Geel (BE), Tilburg (NL) en Ostrava (CZ). Takenpakket:
- Beheren van online marketing projecten in 7 talen.
- Aansturing van diverse leveranciers in de ontwikkeling en uitbreiding van de website en aanverwante systemen.
- SEO matig optimaliseren van de website en opstellen van Email Marketing activiteiten + linkbuilding.
- Design van (Flash) banners voor publicatie in online en offline media.
- Maandelijks Adspend budget van ±3.500 euro.
- Opzetten en onderhouden van email marketing activiteiten.
- Maandelijkse rapportages aan Management Team + strategische aanpassingen indien nodig.