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Senior Project Manager for EPCMv projects in process plant engineering (m/f/d)

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Grambach bei Graz


Process - Technology - Environment.
More than 30 years of experience and successful implementation of large-scale projects in process industry have made VTU an important player in the planning of industrial plants. Under the motto "Engineering Excellence", we design high-tech plants of the future together with our customers and create sustainable value as an optimal partner.

We are passionate about innovation - become part of a highly committed team.
For the successful implementation of projects (medium to large projects) in the process industry, we are looking for an experienced project manager.
As a Senior Project Manager, you will use your organisational skills, communication skills and assertiveness to drive projects forward. In addition to overall budget responsibility, you will be responsible for successfully managing the project team, developing project and schedule plans, and communicating with all stakeholders involved.

Your tasks include:

  • Responsibility for the successful execution of medium to largescale projects
  • Defining the project execution strategy to achieve the project objectives
  • Leadership and steering of the entire project team
  • Main contact person to the customer project manager during the entire project phase, ongoing customer communication
  • Initiation of cost, risk and schedule controlling as well as responsibility for project reporting
  • Taking responsibility for safety in the project, ensuring compliance with EHS requirements
  • Ensure compliance with company procedures, standards and guidelines as well as the required quality in the project (QM & QC)
  • Set up and establish scope, change & risk management at all levels in the project
  • Manage workflow and internal communications to ensure relevant stakeholders are informed of project progress
  • Negotiate with customers and partners (suppliers) and be responsible for contract design/management

Our requirements:

  • Completed technical studies with focus on process engineering, biotechnology, chemistry, plant or mechanical engineering or equivalent education
  • Training in project management or PM certification is an advantage
  • Several years of relevant experience in the implementation of EPCM plant engineering projects in the process industry (biotech, pharmaceutical, chemical or similar).
  • Excellent technical and economic understanding of project processes and interrelationships
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Strong team orientation combined with commitment, flexibility and hands-on mentality
  • Strong assertiveness and enjoys working with different disciplines
  • Very good knowledge of English, knowledge of German is an advantage
  • Willingness to travel (mainly in Europe)

Our offer:

  • Varied and challenging tasks
  • Freedom for personal initiative as well as flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Appreciative working atmosphere
  • Flexible working hours (no core time) as well as home office
  • VTU Academy with internal and external training opportunities
  • As well as further attractive benefits
    • Preventive benefits and health measures (e.g. accident prevention for all work and leisure accidents, company pension insurance plan, vaccination campaigns, use of consulting services)
    • Modern, state-of-the-art work equipment is available from the first day onwards
    • Modern office environment as well as good accessibility of the location by public transport or via the highway
    • Employee and team events
    • Etc.

For this position, we offer a competitive salary package in line with the qualifications and experience, including a company car.
An Employment is possible at one of our locations in Austria.

If you have any questions or would like more information about the position, please contact us directly by email or phone.


VTU Engineering GmbH
Wolfgang Zelle - Executive Director Human Relations
+43 664 88171720

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