Posted: 3 March 2023

Project & Investment Controller – DSM Heerlen

Location: Heerlen, Nederland
Hours: 32-40
Salary indication: 82.000 - 117.000 per month

The goal of GbS is to help DSM reach the “One DSM” vision and targets as stipulated in the CSD, where: The managing board and EC (Executive Committee) set the overall direction and steers and controls the company, supported by the staff departments. The business groups form the basic building blocks of our organization (the engines of our company), performing the primary processes of manufacturing and marketing & sales. The business groups are strengthened by regional organizations that support local growth, innovation, acquisitions and talent development. The business groups’ operations are optimized via the use of shared services and functional excellences.




Key Areas of Accountability / Responsibility

Operations Controlling

  • Executes all tasks and controls relating to the costing & pricing processes within the Group Service Units
  • Function Cost Reporting according to Crystal definitions
  • Monitor and interpret CAPEX and OPEX budgeting & forecasting and provide explanation to management
  • Lead Product costing design & output analysis
  • Establish financial processes to support lean, agile, scrum way of working
  • Lead process to distribute/allocate DSM function costs globally as part of the annual budget cycle


Investment Plan Controlling

  • Executes all tasks and controls to set up Capital Expenditure plan and revised plans
  • Accountable for:
  • Set up of the yearly and multi-year investment plan and its revision together with management
  • Monitoring approval status of individual projects and adherence to budgets
  • Securing complete and accurate cash flow forecast
  • Revising CEP (Capital Expenditure Program) in line with input from management or corporate
  • Organizing periodic monitoring meetings together with DBS management and Director finance
  • Financial support & challenge to key projects
  • Gatekeeping of the overall process


Investment projects (individual project as part of the plan)

Executes all tasks and controls to set up investments within the CER authorization process

To review, document and propose re-launch of capital investment process including but not limited to:

  • Authorization Matrix & Process
  • Budget & Forecast Process
  • Roles & Responsibility Matrix
  • Finance Alignment

Accountable for

Set-up of an adequate project reporting structure

  • setting up CER approvals and respective budget accounts according rules defined in the PMP process
  • rest as in Project Controlling

Project Controlling

Executes effective project control and prepares reliable project reporting

Accountable for:

  • setting-up an adequate project reporting structure
  • timely creation and maintenance of the approved project budget in the project administration
  • maintenance of all day-to-day financial project data

Responsible for

  • implementing and organizing an effective project control and administration process
  • preparing all financial statements and management reports as input for decisions between the phases, ensuring that financial and progress reporting are consistent
  • monitoring the purchasing process including the payment process, especially alignment with the sourcing and purchase to pay requirements regarding external commitments
  • monitoring the completeness of project costs in the project administration including timely time writing
  • advising the project director on potential cost control actions
  • preparation of the financial project completion document
  • execution of the financial close of the project

Projects or Special Assignments

  • GbS Next Gen
  • Digital Procurement Program
  • Establish the global capital investment & project reporting and monitoring process, aligned with the Edison endeavor of Strategy & Planning


  • Master degree in Economics or Business Administration
  • Project Management courses like PMP, Prince, IPMA
  • Excellent understanding of MS Office environment
  • Excellent English in word & letter
  • Excellent SAP skills, Workflow
  • 8-10 years’ experience in a similar position
  • At least 5 years’ experience in working for an international company

Interesting? Get in contact with Tijmen >  via de button “Solliciteer nu” op deze pagina. or 0618698563


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