Sr. Capital Project Manager-Chemicals

Location: HOUSTON, TX
Date Posted: 08-19-2018
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Major Tasks & responsibilities:
•Account for the delivery of highly complex technology Capital Investments (>$50MM) or higher with strategic importance.•Maintain a close working relationship, with global business management in order to define, plan, budget, and execute required capital investment. Support FEL 1 and execute FEL2 through cold commissioning.•Lead an international, diverse engineering team in such way to define a project to the set Business Strategy and goals•Ensure, and be account for, the project follows the defined stage gate process.•Manage the implementation of complex capital investments. This includes concept development, extended basic engineering, process optimization, technical and economic evaluation of alternatives, scope definition and control, estimating, cost control, scheduling, ensuring schedule compliance, detailed engineering and design, compliance with engineering, safety and environmental standards and procedures, global procurement of goods and services, overall supervision of construction and preparation of information for submittal of environmental permit applications.•Identify requirements, review and secure the necessary engineering discipline, engineering services, procurement and construction support to execute the capital plans and/or the assigned projects (internal and/or outsourcing) EPC/EPCm.•Work with international contractors in an EPC/EPCm project structure.•Establish and maintain effective relationships with the many international support groups as well capital projects and their assistance in project execution
Value Added:This position provides direct supervision, management, coaching and training of an international and diverse project team. The Sr. Project Manager acts as the  task force leader. When projects are located in an outside engineering firm (EPC/EPCm), the Sr. Project Manager is the liaison between the contractor and client. In addition, the incumbent is responsible to ensure that all the required resources are identified and available for these investment projects.The know how and technology transfer from other Production Sites in Germany, U.S. and Asia Pacific is integral part of the responsibilities. The experiences made related to global procurement should be considered to efficiently execute the project at lowest possible expenditure and optimized for project investment requirements
Work Relations:•Steering Committee / Site Manager•Program Management of Mega Projects•Global Technology Experts (R& D, P& T Tech Center, Production and global plant management).•Functional project organization / Engineering Manager / Engineering experts of disciplines•HSEQ/ Legal / Communication. Permitting. QA/QC heads•Project Controlling Lead. Global project procurement and Claims management.•National and International engineering, construction and installation companies, contractors and suppliers•External Specialists: Claims management. Scheduler, contract negotiation, project controller, maintenance experts
Qualifications:•A BS (University) degree in Engineering, preferable in Chemical Engineering, with a minimum of 15 years of experience of managing investment projects•Proven track record in delivering international and national projects> $50 MM•Excellent knowledge of the respective technology preferably combined with operation and technology experience.An understanding of CapEx and OpEx business principles and procedures is beneficial in the handling of cost-related aspects of project management.•Good communication skills and leadership to steer international and multicultural and multi-location teams•Experience and knowledge of the German language is highly beneficial because of the close contact maintained with client on many projects.•Strong organizational skills•Excellent English language skills both written and oral. Similar German language skills desirable.•Take over a high degree of accountability and ownership in projects.•Willingness to travel and take international assignments.- other major financial magnitude to describe importance of the position:•This position is responsible for capital investment projects and is accountable for meeting all scope requirements, including achieving product quality and design capacity, and completing the project within the scheduled time frame and appropriate budget.
The Sr. Project Manager is directly responsible for control of the project scope,schedule and cost.•The individual must be capable of handling projects > $50MM. The Sr.Project Manager provides supervision of a project team with members from EPC or engineering services discipline, personnel, plant site,etc. assigned to his/her projects. This Sr. Project Manager fills a key role, bringing together the technical requirements to meet the customer’s business needs.•Investment volume for projects below $100 MM- other non financial magnitude describing the complexity of the position(e.g. number of clients, administrative reports, products or projects):•The jobholder’s role in the successful execution of these projects is critical to the business result.•Many problems must be addressed and solved from the first step of project definition and value engineering through detailed design,procurement, construction and plant start-up. The incumbent must balance cost, schedule and plant design to obtain results that satisfy across the board needs.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
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Full relocation package is available!
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