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Syensqo TSA GBS PMO Lead and Project Manager in Lisbon, Portugal

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TSA GBS PMO Lead and Project Manager


Lisbon, Portugal (https://www.google.com/maps/place/Lisbon,Portugal)

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Syensqo is all about chemistry. We’re not just referring to chemical reactions here, but also to the magic that occurs when the brightest minds get to work together. This is where our true strength lies. In you. In your future colleagues and in all your differences. And of course, in your ideas to improve lives while preserving our planet’s beauty for the generations to come.

We are looking for:

Syensqo is creating its internal Global Business Services (GBS) to cover Finance, Procurement and Human Resources activities. We offer you to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment and to contribute to this group’s transformation.

Join us in one of our 3 service centers: Lisbon, Curitiba, and Bangkok and be part of this transformation journey from the start.

We are currently looking for a highly skilled PMO Lead to be responsible to set-up and continuously manage the Program Management Office in GBS. Develops tools and practices to support project efforts. Additionally, he/she may support mentoring, training, and certification activities for project managers within its area of responsibility. He/She will guide and monitor the activities of projects or multiple related projects or programs; develop project plans, schedules, budgets and deliverables. In addition, he/she may be responsible for E2E managing a project / program to develop a process, product, technology, system, solutions, or services: from Initiation to Closure.

We count on you for:

  • PMO:

  • Defines and applies project management methodology, best practices and standards

  • Monitors the competing constraints of scope, schedule, budget, quality, resources and risk

  • Provides a consultative role to projects and or programs by supplying templates, best

  • practices, training, access to information and lessons learnt from other projects

  • Provides project / program management with regular performance status, variances to plan

  • and identification of areas for corrective actions

  • Monitors compliance to project management standards, policies, procedures and templates

  • Project Management:

  • Apply standard E2E approach in the transformation projects, to ensure the plan realization

  • Formulates the E2E Transformation project plan, in accordance with the goals and timing, set

  • by management; specifies the manning of the project, resources required, anticipated costs,

  • risk assessment and quality standards to be used.

  • Controls the project budget and project progress, evaluates all project initiatives as to

  • feasibility, costs/benefits and added value, takes corrective actions when necessary and

  • generates adequate reporting.

  • Leads the E2E Transformation project, within the project budget and program strategy, in

  • terms of quality, money, time, information and organization, monitoring progress and

  • managing external resources.

You can count on us for:

  • Be part of and contribute to a once-in-a-lifetime change journey

  • Join a transversal and dynamic team

  • Opportunities for growth and learning

  • Encouraging a diverse and inclusive workplace culture that values and respects individual differences and backgrounds

You will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree.

  • Proven experience of minimum of 10 years of progressive work experience in mid to large scale

  • Project or program management experience

  • PMP certified would be a plus

  • Scrum Master certified would be a plus

  • Technical expertise in areas within GBS preferred

  • Excellent PMO and project management skills

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities

  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and external vendors

  • Proficiency in project management tools and software (e.g., Microsoft, Google)

  • Ability to connect people and connect with people

  • Good communication

  • Proactive with a high level of initiative and autonomy in the day to day organization

  • Jira tool knowledge is a plus

  • Fluent in English (both written & spoken)

You will get:

  • Competitive salary and benefits

  • 16, or more, weeks of maternity/paternity and co-parenting leave, according to local regulations

  • Training platform for all employees

  • Free language courses (24 languages available)

  • Free well-being sessions (physical and psychological)

About us

  • While we have identified potential internal profiles for this role, we are committed to a fair and inclusive selection process. In order to comprehensively evaluate all qualified internal people, we are actively encouraging applications for this position.

  • Syensqo is a science company developing groundbreaking solutions that enhance the way we live, work, travel and play. Inspired by the scientific councils which Ernest Solvay initiated in 1911, we bring great minds together to push the limits of science and innovation for the benefit of our customers, with a diverse, global team of more than 13,000 associates. Our solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices and health care applications. Our innovation power enables us to deliver on the ambition of a circular economy and explore breakthrough technologies that advance humanity.

  • At Syensqo, we seek to promote unity and not uniformity. We value the diversity that individuals bring and we invite you to consider a future with us, regardless of background, age, gender, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, ability or identity. We encourage individuals who may require any assistance or accommodations to let us know to ensure a seamless application experience. We are here to support you throughout the application journey and want to ensure all candidates are treated equally. If you are unsure whether you meet all the criteria or qualifications listed in the job description, we still encourage you to apply.

As you may already know, Syensqo is the newly established standalone company resulting from the recent spin-off of Solvay. While both organizations are in the process of finalizing the transition, some email communications related to your recruitment process may continue to come from Solvay.




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