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Senior CAPEX Project Manager

Lessines, Belgium


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Senior CAPEX Project Manager

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Job ID SR0048460 Date posted 04/20/2020 Location Lessines, Belgium

The senior capital project manager is leading and executing from definition to handover critical capital projects directly linked to the site strategy. He is delivering ‘’best in class’’ projects that meets strict safety, quality, capital and schedule requirements.

The senior capital project manager has a proven leadership, project management mastery, strong technical skills and the ability to deal with complexity.

The senior project manager ensures projects are successful by taking full responsibility for:

  • Managing projects of varying complexity that span organizational boundaries and is responsible for their successful delivery
  • Ensure that projects are conducted at the highest quality, within time and budget, and that the risk level is managed.
  • Coordinate and supervise project execution related activities, from initiation to close out (hand-over)
  • Responsible for meeting the project scope, status, controlling
  • Provide the expertise in project management
  • Interface with major projects/initiatives at the specific plant.
  • Ensure compatibility and consistency with existing organization and industry standards (PMM, cGMP, GEP, etc.)
  • Act as a generalist (beside expert knowledge)
  • Coordinates all stakeholders
  • Facilitation of problem-solving sessions and or other planning sessions
  • Responsible for regular adjustment with business strategy
  • Leading project teams and assure escalations, quality of deliverables, preparing formal fact based technical reviews and discussions with appropriate functional leaders including recommendations (with risks) and/or options
  • Ensure adequate functional resources are available and raise / escalate if they are not


  • Drive projects identification, scoping, prioritization, coaching, reviewing, tracking and reporting
  • Develop, clarify and manage the scope of the project, define contract deliverables and achieve targeted outcomes
  • Ensure that appropriate management support is built for these projects
  • Assemble project team, identify needed resources, assign responsibilities and develop timeframes to facilitate successful completion of project activities
  • Creates the request for budget and justifying the project to the different level of the organization


  • Responsible for the adequate utilization of all quality systems as defined by Takeda Procedures within the projects organization.
  • Ensure that appropriate safety measures are taken to prevent all risks of injury
  • Execute projects & programs according to the PM standards
  • responsible for having RFI, RFP, orders and contracts in place


  • Establish and maintain visibility of the status and issues on all actives projects.
  • Ensure key measures and targets are developed for all projects
  • Communicate status of projects in a clear and concise format
  • Responsible for internal communication to the project team, stakeholder and Management
  • Presents the projects to different levels and for different reasons (including key, internal & engineering reviews
  • Responsible for Project cost control and controlling and reporting
  • Close interactions /w cost control and schedule persons

The senior project manager is also supporting site strategy and works with peers to

  • translate the business strategic roadmaps into projects/programs
  • Identify and monitor dependencies between projects/programs
  • estimate projects

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