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    Lead Project Manager

    Reference No.: LPM
    Location: London, United Kingdom (Europe)

    Job Title: Lead Project Manager          

    Location: Synthomer plants in Europe                                

    Overall task: Project Management - Planning and implementation of investment projects

    Purpose of role:

    To manage the development and delivery of the project to meet key targets of time, cost, quality and SHE agreed by the steering team                                           

    Entrance requirement for this job Education:                            

    Professional or Chartered Engineer. Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering, EIC or Mechanical Engineering            

    Required experience:   

    5-10 years in chemical/process industry with relevant project management experience            

    Special skills:              

    - Strong leadership and decision making qualities 

    - Proven Project management capability in Chemical or Process industry 

    - Fluent in English and German (oral and written) 

    - Open and effective communicator 

    - Motivation and Energy to deliver and improve 

    - Mobility for projects in Europe            

    Areas of responsibility and tasks

     Main Accountabilities:   

    - Ensure Safety, Health & Environmental protection are given the highest priority throughout the project   - Ensure compliance with Synthomer Project Excellence Framework

    - Put in place appropriate project resources and organisation to deliver the project

    - Manage the project risk register and agreed mitigation actions

    - Lead the project team and foster a culture that is focused on teamwork and collective ownership for delivery of the project success criteria

    - Preparation and submission of required financial approval documents

    - Ensure local/HSE Management carry out necessary activities with the Regulatory Authorities to ensure the project meets all the required approvals

    - Manage all activities to meet the project plan / schedule and milestone delivery

    - Delivery of Engineering solutions to meet requirements of Functional specification (URS)

    - Define and approve an appropriate execution strategy

    - Define and approve an appropriate contract & purchasing strategy

    - Delivery of Basic and Detailed Engineering design packages

    - Approve all design changes and additional expenditure within agreed limits

    - Lead Project Execution Team Meeting

    - Oversee the control of the project expenditure and programme within the sanctioned budget

    - Equipment selection & design meets company / site expected standards

    - Ensure Process safety concept is incorporated into the overall project specification

    - Overall management of Construction activities & permits

    - Overall management of Mechanical completion and commissioning activities

    - Ensure project Technical Documentation is compiled and issued

    - Ensure Construction, FAT/SAT and Commissioning activities are correctly managed and the project is successfully handed over to the customer

    - Produce the project closure report and share key learning with the project community Manage the closure of the project

    Please send an up to date CV (saved under your name) and covering letter to UKHR@Synthomer.com  

    If you have not heard from us within six weeks, please assume your application has been unsuccessful


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