Project Excellence Manager
We are looking for a Project Excellence Manager who will contribute to excellence and continuous improvements in capex projects in a company with a very strong Sustainability strategy.
Your role as Project Excellence Manager
The Project Excellence Manager is Perstorp’s expert within the Project Management office providing support and competencies to projects in the areas of cost estimation, cost control, schedule, project risk handling in order to best-in-class performance in key growth projects. Another responsibility for the Project Excellence Manager is to steer and coordinate internal development/ improvements in order to enable continuous improvement in internal project management and project controls processes continuous. As our global organization serves all our manufacturing sites, the position will allow for participation in international investments and development projects.
This is who we are
Perstorp believes in improving everyday life – making it safer, more convenient and more environmentally sound for billions of people all over the world. As a world leading specialty chemicals company, our innovations provide essential properties for products used every day and everywhere. You’ll find us all the way from your car and mobile phone to towering wind turbines and the local dairy farm. Simply put, we work to make good products even better, with a clear sustainability agenda.
Founded in Sweden in 1881, Perstorp’s focused innovation builds on more than 140 years of experience, representing a complete chain of solutions in organic chemistry, process technology and application development. Perstorp has approximately 1,500 employees and manufacturing units in Asia, Europe and North America. Perstorp Group is since October 2022 a wholly-owned subsidiary of PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad (PCG), Malaysia´s leading integrated chemicals provider and part of PETRONAS Group.
As Project Excellence Manager you will be part of Perstorp’s Global Technology & Investment organization (GTI). We are a team with about 100+ professionals, genuinely experienced and competent engineering and project professionals who are the heart and core of the business. Our organization is a main enabler for development of Perstorp’s business and production, with a global portfolio of over 150 projects. Main drivers for PCG:s acquisition of Perstorp were its recognized position within Sustainability as well as Technology in the specialty chemicals markets. We are very proud of this recognition and are now in a position where we can add more value, both to existing business and through the identified additional Growth projects.
The Project Excellence Manager is an experienced professional with extensive knowledge and ability within the project control competencies and tools. You have a successful track record of leading and guiding the discipline in the key project phases - from front-end engineering to start-up of investments. In your previous assignments you have acted as project controls lead in project execution, using models as EPC, EPCM or in-house. You have strong business acumen and ability to do early cost estimates. You have proven capabilities in organizing and structuring complex assignments.
As one of our core values is Care, it is important that you are role model in Health & Safety. You have passion for projects and are able to understand details and put them together in the total picture. As a person, you are able to focus on delivering challenging targets with a problem-solving attitude. Thinking strategically you also cover an overall picture so we really don´t miss anything. If you in addition are a humble and prestige less person, then our organization would be a perfect match for you.
What we can offer
A strong company culture
Our core values Care, Responsibility, Reliability and Focused Innovation are a living part of our company culture. We believe in leading with our hearts and show concern for each other and for the world around us. We want to take responsibility and keep what we promise. We constantly strive to work smarter and better. If you share these values, we think you'll be happy with us!
Great place to work and develop
Perstorp has a proven track record to develop and implement our own technologies when designing/constructing new full scale plants as well as introducing new products to the market. The established way-of-working with internal technologies allows Perstorp to have full control from the early project phases all the way through investment start-up and creates a very inspiring position with paramount importance.
Global reach with strong local presence and a stable owner
Since Perstorp is the world leader in several sectors of the specialty chemicals market, with a global presence, there are many opportunities to participate in international investments and development projects. Our new owner, PCG is stable with a long-term horizon.
- The position is based in Sweden or at one of our global Perstorp offices.
- You are welcome to contact Daniel Hansson, Director Global Investment Project Management Office at [email protected] or Magnus Blohm, Vice President Global Technology & Investments at [email protected]. If any questions about the process, please contact Aida Ploskic, Global HR Director at [email protected]
Welcome with your application as soon as possible but no later than April 12 2023. We will conduct interviews continuously during the application process.