OSI Systems, Inc

Panama Project Manager

2 weeks ago
Rapiscan Systems Ltd
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Rapiscan Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of OSI Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets security and inspection systems worldwide. Our products are used to inspect baggage, cargo, people, vehicles and other objects for weapons, explosives, drugs and other contraband. Rapiscan Systems security and inspection devices can be found in a wide range of locations such as, airports, border crossings, railway stations, sea ports and terminals, government and military installations and nuclear facilities.


The candidate will be a ‘hands on, can do’ person responsible for the in country Program Management of the Panama Tocumen project dealing with all Internal and External Stakeholders.


  • Implement the project management process for executing the Tocumen project working with the key internal and customer stakeholders.
  • Take ownership of all aspects of the Project and develop a financial baseline, ensuring project achieves business goals including profitability, revenue, and payment milestones.
  • Communicate with the customer to manage contract requirements between the customer and the UK team.
  • Manage the following aspects of the Project:
    • Contract Deliverables and Contract Milestones between UK and Tocumen Airport.
    • Risk management plan development and mitigation strategy.
    • Sub-Contractors and Distributors, as required.
    • Take ownership of all on-site elements of the project.
  • Document the Project including:
    • Maintaining the Project Gantt or Schedule.
    • Reporting and consolidating all other Project related documentation including that from Civil or other Sub Contractors and Distributors.
  • Confirm System complete to BoM prior to Shipping and on arrival at Site including Install Tools and Spares Packages and in full compliance with the documentation requirements.
  • Work with the identified Installation and training resources to ensure that all availability, travel, planning, labor and other resources are in place to complete the Project.
  • Work with the customer interfaces and program manager to ensure the following actions are completed.
    • Manage Customer expectations including installation timeframe.
    • Ensure completion of Project v Plan including Estimate to Complete.
    • Work with other installation OEM Vendors as required.
    • Manage handover to the Customer including completion of Final Acceptance.
  • Attend customer meetings, provide meeting minutes, and coordinate between the customer and the Head of International Aviation Programmes.
  • Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork.
  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.
  • Ensure that direct report(s) are trained and evaluated on their knowledge and adherence to the company’s values, Code of Ethics and Conduct, and applicable compliance policies.
  • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem.
  • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the businesss.


  • Degree educated preferably Electrical or Electronic Engineering.
  • PMP or similar APM professional qualification or PRINCE2 qualified.
  • Ideally with additional ‘skill-sets’ i.e. H&S, ILS or QA/QC or Process background.
  • Proficient in the use of PRIMAVERA and MS projects planning tools essential.
  • A good communicator with excellent written and oral communication skills. Able to articulate both the Product and Process to any Customer or Project Stakeholder.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, electronic equipment or complex multi-disciplined equipment or systems ideally with knowledge of inspection systems.
  • Ability to develop robust plans, assess risk, develop and drive mitigation plans.
  • Have managed installations of equipment Projects ideally outside of the UK or mainland US and prepared to travel and remain at Project Sites or location for prolonged periods.
  • Dealt with Multi Agency, diverse Sub Contractors and/or complex Government End User/Customer at Site and throughout a Project.
  • Experience in running Baggage Handling Systems projects from contract award to delivery.


OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.


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