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Hybrid & Cloud Project Manager- 14368

General Information

Solvay is a multi-specialty chemical company committed to developing chemistry that addresses key societal challenges. We innovate and partner with customers in diverse global end markets. The Purchasing and Supply Chain Excellence function ensures Solvay has a sustainable competitive advantage by purchasing products and services through global networks at the best global market conditions.

Job Overview and Responsibilities

Solvay initiated a profound transformation earlier this year and this transformation positioned digital technologies as key drivers to make it happen. It requires us to change the way we operate, to maximize value across the organization, and adapt to a faster pace of change while ensuring business continuity.We are now building our new Digital-Technology organisation, developing our skills and competencies to reinvent progress and to create together sustainable shared value for all. Be part of our transformation and drive the change as a member of our future team. We are ONE team that holds accountability as a key standard in our relentless pursuit to deliver value for our customers and stakeholders. In our agile and collaborative work environment we have fun to continue living our moto: reinvent progress.The Project Manager is overall and end-to-end accountable for an infrastructure-oriented project, from shaping the approach to get the desired outcomes through agile delivery. The position includes coordinating project ressources, driving planning and communication, and reporting to stakeholders. The primary purpose of the role is to lead, oversee and ensure the successful delivery within value, scope, quality, time and cost constraints that may be clearly defined upfront or may require dynamic and iterative scoping, delivery and change management (agile program management).Key Outputs

  • Project approach - Lead the development of the overall approach for the project, its major outcomes over time and the definition of the means to deliver (incrementally) the desired outcomes
  • Project artifacts - Direct the creation and maintenance of the required program documentation and artifacts
  • Budget planning & control - Develop and control the project budget, and manages expenditure within agreed value delivery and spending plans
  • Project governance - Establish and ensure appropriate governance for the project 
  • Resource planning - Establish value delivery plan and resourcing for project activities, by reviewing proposals or plans, and arrange for recruitment and assignment of project personnel to various outcomes and value delivery increments
  • Risk management - Conduct risk assessment and mitigation
  • Reporting - Report as per project governance and project framework definition (status, planning, risks, issues, finance…)
  • Key Stakeholder Interactions

  • H&C Platform Lead
  • IT Platform leads
  • Digital Products leads
  • PMO leadership
  • Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in a relevant course of studies
  • Skills

  • Result orientation, influence & impact
  • Empowerment & accountability
  • Team spirit, building relationships, collective accountability
  • Strong leadership capability, executing as appropriate in the areas of responsibility
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technology solutions in business terms, establish rapport and persuade others
  • Experience in infrastructure-oriented projects in one of the following fields: hosting, network, telecom, integration, infrastructure manufacturing, cloud, infrastructure solutions
  • Experience in leading and interfacing with infrastructure suppliers/partners
  • Additional Information

  • Be part of and contribute to a Digital transformation, a once-in-a-lifetime change journey in Solvay’s Business and IT environment.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Hybrid & Cloud Project Manager- 14368

    Solvay, Brussels
    Project Manager
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