Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Director, CCPS Projects (chemical engineering degree is required) / The American Institute of Chemical Engineers / New York, NY

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers/New York, NY

Position Summary:

Provide project leadership for CCPS and related AIChE initiatives, leveraging regular contacts between CCPS sponsor representatives, DIPPR sponsor representatives, and AIChE international members. The Director, CCPS Projects will advance CCPS programs and offerings and work with the CCPS Executive Director and other team members to implement strategies to meet organizational goals.


•Lead CCPS project execution process and oversee CCPS project execution.
•Lead key CCPS projects / programs.
•Manage project budgets, monitor project progress and address issues as they arrive.
•In conjunction with the CCPS Technical Director, assign appropriate staff, and recruit project chairs and subcommittee members, for project activities
•Lead / support improvement of key CCPS business processes.
•Become a Level 1 Process Safety Trainer and support AIChE Process Safety Management training portfolio.
•Participate in CCPS membership recruitment and member service activities. Specific recruitment targets will be assigned
•Along with CCPS Executive Director, represent CCPS and AIChE with government organizations, other associations, and the press.
•Conduct in-house sales of key products and services as identified.
•Solicits grants from appropriate sources; organizes grant projects and tracks required grantor documentation
•Other projects as assigned by the Executive Director.

Supervisory Responsibilities: (only applicable if there is staff supervision)
This position will oversee the large body of CCPS staff consultants and technical personnel supporting / managing CCPS project activities


•BS in chemical engineering or related discipline required. MBA or equivalent experience desirable.
•Relevant industrial or consulting experience of 20 years or more, including demonstrated expertise in the technical, management, and regulatory aspects of process safety
•Strong project execution and management experience
•International work experience desirable
•Knowledge and experience with contracts, licensing agreements and intellectual property protection.
•Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills.
•Negotiating skills (business arrangements; project contracts; licensing, etc.)
•Experience in building and sustaining customer relationships.
•Good understanding of AIChE and CCPS, as well as the workings of their volunteer structures, or prior experience working within a similar environment.
•Strong oral and written communication. Cultural sensitivity required. Foreign language skills a plus.
•Experience in marketing and sales a plus.
•Advanced knowledge and proficiency of computer tools, including experience with MS Access, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, and web productivity tools.

Work Environment:

This is a demanding position which requires a personal commitment to the missions of CCPS, AIChE, and other AIChE technology alliances and the ability to handle a diverse project load. Some telecommuting may be available. The position is expected to require up to 35% travel, including international travel.

Interested candidates may email their resume and cover letter to the link listed on this page. Please note the title of the position in the subject line of the email.

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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