Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chile
Salary: Competitive
REF: 56557
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Project Manager



Contextual Information


The Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing a project or group of projects at any one time with a value of several millions depending of project size (approximately 80% of the value is standard product and 20% is project specific).  The placement of subcontractors with a value of up to £4M requires experience of evaluating subcontractors’ ability to deliver and thereafter ensuring that they deliver on time and to budget and quality standards.


Close liaison is required with colleagues in Germany to ensure relationships are continuing to strengthen and information is flowing in both directions between staff in Germany and the Chile.  It is also essential to build and maintain effective working relationships with subcontractors in order to ensure effective joint working

Your Tasks:

  • Responsible for the management of the project lifecycle for allocated Chile projects from sales negotiation to service handover through building and leading effective project teams and ensuring effective delivery (budget, programme and quality).
  • Responsible to ensure the project is performed within the given budget and to track and report project financial status, forecast of activities and milestones


  • Responsible for down-selecting suppliers and placement of projects to ensure quality subcontractors are selected and projects are delivered effectively in cooperation with the Haed Quarter


  • Assist in the procedural development of the company by developing project management processes and procedures to ensure internal and external customer requirements are met


  • Provide support and expertise to less experienced members of the Projects team


  • Contribute to the profitability of the company through effective project delivery and outstanding customer satisfaction


  • Responsible for Health & Safety on project sites during the project delivery stage by ensuring all staff are adequately trained on site, processes and procedures are in place and they are being adhered to


  • Build strong effective relationships with key people in the company to ensure effective project delivery


Your Profile:

  • Engineering graduate or equivalent experience/professional development in the field of engineering (any discipline)
  • Project Management certification (PMI/IPMA)
  • Experience of managing complex sub contracts and high value projects
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Effective networking skills and significant experience of customer interaction and effective customer feedback
  • Ability to influence at all levels and excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • English spoken and written skills must be excellent