Head of Project Management – Major Shutdowns (M/F/D)

Referenznummer B3540


Your potential new employer is a major brand in energy and oil, with thousands of employees worldwide. The global player enables mobility and further energy supplies for millions of people every day and is aware of its key role when it comes to sustainability. This is why energy is rethought completely new and plays a major role in the future of the company. Be part of the ambitious mission and drive the future of energy that keeps the world moving.  

Location: Western Germany

Start: As soon as possible



  • As part of the leadership team, responsibility for the management and implementation of major shutdowns onsite
  • Specification, planning, preparation and execution of all activities related to major shutdowns
  • Set up of project organization such as selecting appropriate resources, to create integrated, cross-functional project teams and external contractors to design and implement shutdown projects
  • As single point of contact coordination of all stakeholders involved (internal and external)
  • Leadership and motivation of project teams
  • Responsibility for achieving budgets and deadlines as well set KPI’s
  • Sustainable optimization of processes aiming to increase efficiency and effectiveness of current and future shutdowns
  • Implementation and assurance of a smooth information flow across all sites and stakeholders
  • Evaluation of malfunctions and derivation of preventive measures for continuous improvement
  • Assurance of all health, safety, security and environmental guidelines and measures, e.g. report accidents
  • Regular reporting to the management



  • Successful engineering degree and more than 20 years of professional experience with major shutdowns projects
  • Long track record in the field of refinery/ petrochemical/ chemical industry/production industry
  • Excellent technical know-how related to site shutdowns
  • Mastery and demonstrable delivery of large projects (budget > 50 Mio.€)
  • Knowledge in planning and budgeting maintenance work including estimated material and personnel costs
  • Experienced in Stakeholder Management as Single Point of Accountability
  • Dynamic leadership personality who understands all aspects of project management on a large scale
  • Strong sense of responsibility and resilience
  • Willingness to travel
  • Ideally familiar with Primavera P6, SAP, Acumen and Roser
  • Proficient communication skills in both English and German


You are welcome to send us your resume with the reference to number B3540, without an extensive covering letter.

Carolin Fröschle  |  Telephone: +49 711 310584-37   |  Email: