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Country Manager Assistant & QHSE and Legal Officer

Date: 08-May-2019

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Company: Panalpina

Req ID: 160048
Job Function: General Management
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Level: Professional
Sub-department: Management

Office Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Travel Required: No

Start Date: 1st May

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions for eleven core industries. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers' supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Energy and Project Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector.

The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries, and it works with partner companies in over 90 countries. Panalpina employs approximately 14,500 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.

We are looking to hire a Country Manager Assistant & QHSE and Legal Officer to act primarily as local point of contact of QHSE and Claims management.



1. Follow and execute all processes about Claims

2. Claims administration: response to claims, sent provisions to Finance, ARC manteinance, communication with broker, KPI’s.

3. Follow up vendors claims.

4. Check in IMS processes and procedures related to claims to update information


* Implementation of the Country / BU HSE standards and guidelines.

* Carry out worksite inspections and HSE training & emergency response drill

* Provide HSE induction training to new employees, foreign colleagues & visitors.

* Responsibility to ensure that corrective actions resulting from accidents / near misses, audits, inspections & risk assessments are implemented.

* Collect inputs through consultation & participation from the staff to improve the Health, Safety & Environmental performance through the Behavioural Safety Programme.

* For the roll-out of HSE awareness campaigns/Safety & Sustainable Action week and communication to employees.

* To keep HSE notice boards updated.

* Ensure legislation compliance evaluations are completed at least annually.

Assitant role:

* Agenda: planning & follow up of meetings and events.

* Management Meetings: meeting scheduling, minute review and sharepoint update. Follow up of pending actions.

* Mobile expense reporting: expenses and travels.

* Weekly report: follow up with local management and sharepoint update.

* Facilities Management: purchase of offices supplies and maintenance.

* Travel Management: responsible of travels request for CM and his/her visits. Also is back up, during leaves of abscent, to actual Travel Manager resposible for all employees.


-Bachelor’s degree preferably with a diploma in International Commerce, Administration or related disciplines. Candidates that are still students could be considering.

-Previous experience in executive assistant position

-Excellent management of Office package

-Knowledge of QHSE standards


-Organizational skills (prioritize, plan, assign and control)

-Ability to communicate openly and confidently

-Team player

-Learning on the fly


-Fluency in written and spoken English