Senior Project Manager:
Bayer AG

Bayer AG
Kansas City Missouri
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. 


Senior Project Manager 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Senior Project Manager, are to: 


  • Maintain a close working relationship with business management in order to define, plan, budget and execute required capital projects, including support of business case, Project objectives, preliminary planning and direct technical and economic input for funding preparation;
  • Manage the implementation of capital projects, including concept development, establishment of Project team, basic engineering, process transfer and optimization, technical and economic evaluation of alternatives, scope definition and control, estimating, scheduling, development of Appropriation Request, cost and schedule compliance, detailed engineering and design, compliance with engineering, safety and environmental standards and procedures, permit applications, procurement of goods and services, commissioning, qualification, validation and adapting and managing in different technologies;
  • Identify requirements and secure the necessary engineering discipline, engineering services, procurement and construction support to execute the capital plans and/or the assigned projects;
  • Supervise the activities of project engineers and discipline personnel assigned to the projects;
  • Participate as chairperson on Project Steering Committees, and be a focal point between Project Team and Steering Committee on project issues and decisions;
  • Provide management with updated analysis and projections on the status of projects focusing on management of change, schedule compliance, cost control and major project risks;
  • Develop execution strategy and actively manages risk reduction programs;
  • Assures that relevant best practices/lessons learnt are implemented in the program;
  • Ensures that technical procedures are followed and tools of industry standard are applied;
  • Has up-to-date knowledge about internal regulations and company policies.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor of Science, Engineering, OR BS and ten (10) or more years of project engineering/management experience, OR MS and six to eight (6-8) or more years of project engineering/management experience, OR Ph.D. and four to six (4-6) or more years of project engineering/management experience;
  • Professional registration and/or certifications as appropriate;
  • In-depth knowledge of project engineering management principles and practices;
  • Several years of professional work experience as Project Area Manager/Engineering Manager in investment projects (international and multicultural experience preferable);
  • Managerial abilities to supervise and lead a large group of technical people on a multi-disciplined team for major capital project(s);
  • Experience in all phases of a project from conceptual planning and design through qualification/validation and regulatory licensing;
  • Significant experience directly related to the principles and procedures of process/project engineering and experience in controlling and integrating the activities associated with design/construction projects;
  • An understanding of general business principles and procedures is beneficial in the handling of cost-related aspects of project management. Evaluation of proposals from various levels of people and groups is frequent and requires good communicative skills;
  • Excellent communication skills; customer focus; ability to deal with ambiguity and conflicts;
  • Willingness to execute projects at remote locations with 60% or more travel.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Chemical / Process Engineering or equivalent;
  • PMP Certification; Professional engineer certification;
  • Post-degree or MBA in Project Management;
  • Secondary language (Spanish, Portuguese).

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.


Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.   
Location:United States : Missouri : Kansas City    
Division:Corporate Functions   
Reference Code:14384   
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