Clariant is a globally leading specialty chemicals company, based in Muttenz near Basel / Switzerland. On 31 December 2017 the company employed a total workforce of 18 135.
In the financial year 2017, Clariant recorded sales of CHF 6.377 billion for its continuing businesses. The company reports in four business areas : Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings.
Clariant’s corporate strategy is based on five pillars : focus on innovation through R&D, add value with sustainability, reposition portfolio, intensify growth, and increase profitability.
Manages from medium to large scale GBS complex projects, including Process Transition Projects. Maintains and further develops standards and procedures in the area of Global Service Management and Project Management.
Leads end-to-end business process definition and improvements for Service Management processes incl. technology design.
Manage transition scope and coordination of all internal, external stakeholders
Own the transition and KT Knowledge transfer planning and execution
Build up and integrate the migration methodology and competence, lead TM / PMO Team
Monitors overall progression and status reporting on global scale
Manage Transition Issue and Risk Management
Support resource and financial reporting such as weekly time reporting, forecast, budget utilization, etc.;
Maintain and improve standards and procedures according to internal and external guidelines;
Run projects, monitor projects' progress and manage resources (incl. change management / risk mitigation);
Execute project controls and quality management actions;
Master degree - preferably Finance / Accounting or comparable degree;
4+ years in project / transition management role;
Extended knowledge of project methods and implementation experiences;
Knowledge of PMO tools and experience in implementing project tools;
Good understanding of business processes (OTC, PTP);
Work experience with Lean Sigma (DMAIC) methodologies desirable;
Leadership skills and ability to influence and motivate others;
Good coordination skills in managing different assignments simultaneously;
Good communication skills, people-oriented attitude, stress-resistance and patience;
Proficiency knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Access) and SAP ERP or WINS experiences.
English : Fluent written and spoken
German language would be a plus