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Project Manager

About the role

Location: Belgium - Kallo, Belgium - Antwerp

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


As project manager, you are responsible for managing investment projects for Kallo and Antwerp in line with Borealis specific procedures and Engineering Design Standards in order to deliver the project according to its targets. You will report to the Technical Development and Engineering Manager Kallo/Antwerp and work in close cooperation with multiple internal and external stakeholders.


Let’s rise to the challenge! These will be your main tasks:


  • You are responsible for the overall project management and leadership, from scope definition to closing. You ensure the delivery of the project according to the objectives in HSE, quality, timing and cost.
  • You can handle multiple Low and Medium Complexity Projects, or High Complexity Project within Technical Development and Engineering.
  • You act as a role model for HSE performance for the project.
  • You report and communicate towards the Steering Committee with respect to scope definition, cost, progress and safety performance.
  • You establish effective contractor and procurement management, i.e. closing contracts, driving and monitoring contractor performance, ensuring legal compliance, etc.
  • You perform effective risk management for the project by identifying and managing potential and actual risks. You take corrective action and enhance pro-activeness and mitigation plans.
  • You ensure stakeholders satisfaction through continuous stakeholder management to achieve the project objectives.

About you


Are you an experienced professional in the chemical industry with strong project management skills?

Then we might have match! Ideally, you have Master’s degree (Engineering, Chemistry) or equivalent by experience. A good understanding of chemical processes, products and equipment is an important asset for this role. You have a thorough multi-discipline technical knowledge. In addition, you have a good knowledge of the Borealis business environment as well as international engineering contractors and construction companies. An intermediate level Project Management Training is required (with external certification is seen as a benefit). Your knowledge of Dutch and English (business level) is good. 

Furthermore, you are a successful project manager with at least 5 years of experience and a strong focus on HSE and leadership. You strive to exceed and are able to motivate others to do the same. Thanks to your excellent communication and negotiation skills, you act as a facilitator and you are able to manage internal and external stakeholders. You have strong organizational and problem solving skills to drive your project to success. Finally, risk and budget management have no secrets for you.

About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Karolien Vercauteren, (03 570 52 56). Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics. We leverage our polymers expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries. In re-inventing for more sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people and excellence as we accelerate the transformation to a circular economy and expand our geographical footprint. www.borealisgroup.com | www.borealiseverminds.com | careers.borealisgroup.com


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


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