Capital Delivery Lead

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Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Gateshead, GB

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.


Capital Delivery Lead

£Competitive Package + Benefits including pension (AkzoNobel double employee contributions with a maximum employer contribution of 12%), 50% discount off paint, private health schemes, life assurance and more.

Felling, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE10 0JY


With experience of managing capital projects in a COMAH facility, you are now looking to develop you career in a business that offers roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. This role with AkzoNobel is just the opportunity for you. Awarded Top Employer status, we are a company that forms successful partnerships with customers, and we are now recruiting a skilled project manager to manage and deliver the capital investment programme for our production facility in Felling.


As Capital Delivery Lead you will motivate your team as well as oversee contractors to implement our capital investment programme. This will involve delivering high cost, high rigour, strategic projects. You will make certain that corporate and regulatory policies, procedures and regulations are followed, and that work is carried out safely. You will review and approve method statements from contractors for activities too. We will look to you to manage stakeholder communication, monitor the progress of works and ensure projects come in on-time and within budget. You will also develop and maintain a rolling 5-year capital investment plan as well as support the selection and prioritisation of capital investment opportunities. Important will be the ability to make sure technical standards are maintained, that projects are executed safely and 
successfully, while guaranteeing future reliability is achieved.


For this role, you must have experience of delivering capital projects in a COMAH facility. Ideally a graduate in an engineering discipline and with a professional qualification, you will be used to utilising SSOW structured processes too. A team player, you will be good at building relationships as well as able to inspire and develop others. Comfortable prioritising activities you will enjoy working in a collaborative environment as part of a highly dynamic team. You will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Who are AkzoNobel?                                                                                                                              

Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe.  Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.


If you want to be part of an organisation that is truly passionate about what they do and how they do it then we would love to hear from you. 


Our culture recognises life outside of work and how important it is, we want our people to be energised and inspired, we are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 21814