• Contract
  • Suisse Romande
  • Recruiter: Karolina Frank

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CAPEX Lead – Infrastructure Projects

Our client, a global market leader in the production and process support of active pharmaceutical ingredients, both in the chemical and biotechnology sectors, is looking for a CAPEX Lead – Infrastructure Projects for a contract position based in the Valais area, Switzerland.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the compliance with all pertinent safety policies, rules and regulations.
  • Establish the project CAPEX charter including scope of work, goals and deliverables together with the relevant site level senior management and stakeholders.
  • Execute the CAPEX project according to budget, scope and on-time deliverables.
  • Ensure that the adequate project control systems needed to manage the risk, cost and schedule are timely in place.
  • Conduct regular engineering and project control reviews with the project team in order to ensure that the project execution is on track (safety, quality, cost & schedule) and to identify and implement remedial action(s) in case of any deviation from project objectives.
  • Define and implement overall project resources (internal and external) and to provide daily leadership.
  • To ensure the implementation of the state-of-the-art technical solutions and to ensure compliance with internal and external quality, safety and ecology standards.
  • Ensure the successful hand-over of the project to the user-team including the right level of training and correct documentation.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher education in Engineering (Mechanical / Plant Engineering or similar).
  • 5-10 years of engineering experience thereof 5 years in investment projects (CAPEX) in an infrastructure environment (Energy, Waste water etc.)
  • Fluent in German and English is a must
  • Successful project management and leadership experience on major investment projects in international environment
  • Excellent project management skills including contract management
  • Broad project controlling and project appraisal knowledge
  • In-depth technical knowledge in infrastructure project engineering possibly in the chemical and/or pharmaceutical industry
  • Wide interdisciplinary knowledge
  • Extended HSE knowledge
  • Strong leader, motivating team player, drives results, excellent communication skills and experience in managing matrix-based cross-functional teams.
  • Solid internal and external collaboration and influencing skills and the ability to lead diverse, cross-functional teams in the successful delivery of projects.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.

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