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Site contract manager

Date: Oct 21, 2018

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Company: Salini Impregilo Spa

Salini Impregilo is an industrial group specializing in the construction of major, complex projects, a dynamic Italian company capable of competing with leading global players. Operating in over 50 countries with 35,000 employees, a turnover of around € 6.1 billionand a backlog of  € 37 billion*, Salini Impregilo is a global player in the construction sector  and the leading global infrastructure company in the water segment. The Group bases its activities on a strong passion for construction which is reflected in its wealth of international projects. Dams and hydroelectric plants, hydraulic works, railways and metro systems, airports and motorways, civil and industrial buildings are the sectors in which the Group has been operating in for over 100 years.


*Consolidated Financial Results 2016


Job description:

Reporting to the Project Manager and/or immediate manager, the candidate will be responsible for the proper interpretation and management of the contracts both with the customer and subcontractors.

In particular, he/she will be involved in the following activities:

  • Provide advice, assistance and guidance to project management and functions on project specific contractual matters
  • Contract administration including proper interpretation and implementation of administrative requirements of contract documents and ensuring customer compliance with project specific contractual requirements
  • Interim and final payment requests, including obtaining full and proper payment for work executed, all in accordance with the terms of the customer contract
  • Subcontract procurement and administration according to the agreed terms and conditions
  • Formulation and negotiation of requests for Variation and Claims, including detailing and of additional costs and time requests
  • Dispute resolution





  • 10 – 15 years in a similar role in a multinational construction company, and with a civil works construction background
  • Full understanding and working knowledge of all aspects of the contracting process
  • Full understanding and working knowledge of the construction process of complex infrastructure projects
  • Experience in the key legal risk areas such as but not limited to Contractual Liability, Insurance requirements, defective performance and Warranty obligations
  • Understanding of key commercial risks and able to lead project risk review process and assessments


  • Degree in Civil Engineering or other relevant related degree
  • Specialization and good knowledge in Construction Law
  • Member of professional body


  • Proficiency in Spanish both oral and written
  • Good communication, good writing, and negotiation skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with capacity to advocate in a firm but friendly manner
  • Strong commercial skills




Salini Impregilo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications for vacant positions will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or beliefs.

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