VP Capital Projects

Chicago Permanent $230k - $250k

Connect Search has been retained by a major US Food Group to recruit a Capital Projects Director.

Reporting to the COO you will be responsible for the development and delivery of complex high value process engineering projects.

Key deliverables will include:

  • Day to day management of the completion of project deliverables using agreed resources, dates, quality guidelines and budget.
  • Leading front end capital and asset planning processes, establishing and managing project plans and providing data to support robust investment decisions.
  • Providing project management leadership on business case design and coaching implementation project managers to deliver against agreed processes and timescales through the use of common language and tools
  • Supporting the creation, implementation and continuous improvement of a PMO function, methods, tools and standards.
  • Working with Project Sponsors and key stakeholders to ensure effective operation within project management processes so that project and business objectives are aligned throughout.

 Person Specification:

  • Engineering degree or similar and preferably a recognized Project Management qualification.
  • Experience in a food or process manufacturing environment in project management and the delivery of construction engineering projects of high complexity and value.
  • A demonstrable understanding of the main aspects of PMO and Project Management on cross functional projects, change management and operating in a lean environment.
  • Ability to operate in an ambiguous environment whilst understanding complex, interdependent issues and delivering simple, cost effective and clearly communicated solutions.
  • Strong systems skills including MS Project, Excel, Visio and the intellectual capacity to consider and utilize a wide range of tools and solutions in any situation.
  • Confidence in leading teams in a matrix structure to achieve a desired outcome whilst maintaining cultural awareness and managing and addressing conflict issues. 

If you have the ability and drive to join a high performance global business with a clear vision, progressive values and a highly empowered leadership team who expect the very best, please apply for immediate consideration.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

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Seán Lydon

Seán Lydon

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Apply by Phone

Seán Lydon

Seán Lydon

Director

+44 (0) 7702 482 898