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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.5 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, the company has almost 13,600 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Senior Project Engineering Manager


About the Role:


The Senior Project Manager will lead and direct large/high-priority CAPEX Engineering projects requiring considerable resources and high levels of functional integration. 


You Will:

  • Project management:
  • Prepare the project planning and financial forecasts/estimates for all phases
  • Drive day-to-day execution of assigned strategic project and manage project resources to create a successful project delivery
  • Manage Project according to the globally CapEx/PM processes
  • Participate to the development of global CapEx/PM best practices 
  • Ensure adherence to Quality & EHS standards 


People management:

  • Assemble and manage the project team
  • Monitor project team performance 
  • Coach, mentor and motivate project team



  • Deliver appropriate executive level communication to the project steering committee or Program Manager and stakehold-ers 
  • Collaborate with customer organization to ensure consistent and aligned needs are met
  • Provide consultation and participate to workshops, peer-reviews and Post Implementation Reviews in other Projects


You Have:

  • BSc/MSc degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Project Management certification (PMI, PRINCE2) an advantage
  • Fluency in English and Hungarian.
  • Experience in leading large green/brown field projects (10+ years) preferably in food/chemical industry
  • Experience in complex/matrix organizations
  • Experience in working with diverse cultures and multi-discipline specialists
  • Experience in contracts management and supplier selection processes


Our Benefits:

  • Great compensation package including bonus and cafeteria
  • Continuous learning
  • Career development opportunities
  • Access to exclusive perfumes

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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