Senior Project Manager/Director

Job Title: Senior Project Manager/Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Beringen Paal, Belgium
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-11-27
Reference: BH-119382-1
Contact Name: Suzanne Edmond
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 27, 2019 16:32

Job Description

Senior Project Manager/Director – Global Chemical Operator – Belgium with international scope – Competitive salary and package

My client is a dynamic and innovative global chemical company who are currently going through a period of growth and investing heavily into their global mega-project portfolio.

To support this growth they are looking for a charismatic & credible Senior Project Manager/Director with a proven track record of delivering mega projects through the full project lifecycle in the chemical/petrochemical sector.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a complex brownfield mega project in Europe and have quick succession into one of their international world scale JV greenfield investment projects.

This is a rare industry opportunity to be part of something new and huge, whilst playing a pivotal role in building new growth projects with strategic focus. You will have a background in mega projects as the owner or PMC and have a strong understanding of the different stage gates of a project to take it from FEL through full EPC to completion.

It is vital that you have experience of managing large multi-disciplinary project teams, including EPC teams and have had full accountability for the scope of a full project.

Main responsibilities:

  • Define scope & project objectives to cost, quality and time to meet the requirements of the contract
  • Ensure design is constructed safely, efficiently and in an economical way to schedule
  • Communicate effectively key messages to the steering committee and stakeholders with corrective actions and solutions
  • Establish the contractor agreement and ensure full legal compliance
  • Drive contractor performance, challenge and support them to strive for solutions and manage all activities
  • Effectively manage risks, taking corrective action through a pro-active approach and mitigation plans
  • Drive a high safety culture
Required experience:
  • Skilled in building and developing project teams
  • Fast-paced, proactive leader
  • Experience leading large multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary project teams as the PMC or owner
  • Degree qualified in engineering/project management or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of EPC contractors
  • Experience with European brownfield expansion projects
  • Must be flexible on future working location and travel