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Solvay (company)


Posted on : 08 March 2017

Project Description

  • Join us, the people who ask more from chemistry.  
  • More than designing solutions for our customers, we are inventing a new model of sustainable chemistry. 
  • You are a catalyst for change, inspired by fresh thinking and teamwork.  

  • Contribute to the strategic development of the technology pipe of Specialty Polymers beyond 2025 by selecting, organizing and coordinating programs into new "territories" such as smart materials.
  • Develop and communicate a clear vision about the strategic intent of the programs. Identify, formulate and be accountable for clear deliverables on the related projects. 
  • Develop and manage a collaborative ecosystem with both internal and external stakeholders while maintaining a strict control of information and IP. 

  • Screen and structure project opportunities according to H3 methodology and guidelines 
  •  Establish internal and external network (SSP RD&T, corporate R&I, universities, start-ups) 
  •  Accountable to define and deliver key deliverables of projects and programs 
  •  Lead technical teams (both internal and external) 
  •  Present and review pipeline of projects with senior management 
  •  Ensure strict control of IP and confidentiality 

  • 15 years experience in research and development with technical expertise in one or several areas (preferred in organic chemistry, polymers, material sciences, physical chemistry…)
  • Excellent communication skills (preferred experience of engaging external stakeholders) / Ability to communicate clearly the big picture to both management and teams
  •  Creative  thinking and ability to think out of the box
  • Strong  project and / or team management skills (planning and organization skills)
  • Business   orientation and marketing skills is a plus

We offer 
  • Our company is a major global player in chemicals with 90% of sales in business among the top 3 global leaders. 
  •  An attractive salary package within a global, highly motivate work environment.