Project Management Officer - Group Engineering (m/f/d)

  • Hamburg
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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Aurubis – metallurgy is our passion. We are a leading global multi-metal company and one of the largest copper recyclers worldwide. We process complex metal concentrates, scrap metals, and metal-bearing recycling materials into metals of the highest purity. These metals serve as the basis for key megatrends such as digitalization, renewable energies, e-mobility, and urbanization. Aurubis has about 7,200 employees, production sites in Europe and the US, and an extensive worldwide distribution system. Join our team and promote progress together with us!

Aurubis will continue its investments in strategic large CapEx projects to further grow its core business. In this context, a centralized Group Engineering Organization (GEO) serves as a key enabler providing expertise and enhanced execution capabilities to the group for the successful implementation of strategic projects. Smooth coordination between commercial, technical/operational and especially funding aspects is hereby mission critical.

We are looking for you to support our team in Hamburg as a


Project Management Officer - Group Engineering (m/f/d)

Your Tasks

  • Being a part of Aurubis’ Group Engineering Organization, you are in charge of having the project governance oversight on the comprehensive group strategic project pipeline. We are implementing a large number of top priority projects with high CAPEX volume.
  • Furthermore, you provide a single set of guidelines for project management best practices, project management systems / standards and tools to be used across the Aurubis Group.
  • Also, you ensure continuous improvement of the internal project management practices. You provide advisory and coaching support to staff and project stakeholders on the application of the project management practices.
  • Additionally, you will implement and maintain a project management platform to be used as a group-wide standard for project monitoring and project management for the usage of performance management and talent development approaches for the development of project team members.
  • You drive the improvement of overarching project management competency for the organization and directly collaborate with Large CAPEX project managers to secure delivery on project plan with high-level cross-functional and cross-border teams.
  • Besides that, you manage cross-functional resources (e.g., Finance, Engineering) and international cross-border teams at our sites within Aurubis to achieve adherence to the project governance system.

Your Profile

  • You have successfully completed a master’s degree or diploma in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, process engineering, business administration with technical focus or a comparable field.
  • Besides that, you have gained at least ten years of practical experience in an industrial environment with a successful track record of accomplished local and cross-border projects.
  • You possess a profound understanding of chemical or metallurgical production processes and requirements.
  • You have a solid financial / technical background, with understanding of budgeting and reporting processes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a high level of stakeholder management are among your strengths.
  • Proactive performance management, the establishment of a constructive feedback culture in project teams and the capacity to manage high stress situations are a given.
  • Willingness to travel and flexibility for (partially) international deployments to a respective project location round off your profile.

We Offer

  • More than fair pay: Thanks to the tariff of the chemical industry, you can count on a top salary.
  • In addition, we offer an employee share program, a company pension plan and a performance bonus.
  • We give you 30 days of vacation.
  • We accompany and support you in your professional and personal development. Take advantage of our digital Learning Academy and benefit from a wide range of offers.
  • We provide you with a great deal of creative freedom to shape your work and support you in networking within the company.
  • Working in a future-oriented industry: For megatrends such as digitalization and the energy transition, our metals are the be-all and end-all.
  • Recycling is part of our core business. With us, you contribute to making the world more sustainable.
  • Last but not least, we offer a wide range of mobility solutions: e.g., JobRad, HVV ProfiTicket and a StadtRad station right infront of the office.


Then we look forward to receiving your informative application documents in English with your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date via online application only.

Aurubis AG
Hovestraße 50
20539 Hamburg

Aurubis AG
Hovestraße 50
20539 Hamburg

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