SWARCO is a leading supplier of products, systems and integrated turnkey traffic solutions. The company has successfully been supplying the market with its portfolio consisting of products like traffic signals and light controllers, road markings, sensors of all kinds and most recently software driven solutions within parking, public transportation and eMobility.

A SWARCO project office in Colombia, Swarco Andina, was opened in 2018 for the planning, testing, commissioning and maintenance of 400 traffic intersections in the city of Bogotá. The growing market for smart infrastructure and traffic solutions in the region is having a huge impact on our development. Therefore we need new colleagues with whom SWARCO Andina becomes the main SWARCO office for the development of the market in the Andina Region.

Join our SWARCO Team as

Managing Director SWARCO Andina (m/f)

Location: Bogotá /  Columbia / South America | Fulltime

Your Challenge

As Managing Director you are responsible for new projects and the daily operations of the company. In this role you

  • Are responsible for profit and loss of the company
  • Be the first salesman of the entity with a clear focus on business development and order entry
  • Plan, coordinate and control the daily operation of the company
  • Define the legal entity’s strategy and assure the alignment with the divisional and corporate strategy
  • Prepare and implement comprehensive business plans
  • Oversee the adequacy and soundness of the company's financial structure
  • Review the operating results of the company
  • Plan cost-effective operations and market development activities
  • Supervise the work of executives providing guidance and motivation to drive maximum performance
  • Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solutions to ensure company survival and growth
  • Ensure a positive work environment, further develop and enhance the company culture

Your Profile

  • Previous working experience as Managing Director for at least five years
  • MBA in business administration or a similar relevant field, additional experience in technical engineering is of advantage
  • Several years of experience in project management
  • Hands on experience in developing strategic- and business plans
  • In depth knowledge of market changes and stakeholder that influence the company
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Superior quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Problem solver who is able to keep calm and efficient under pressure and in crisis

Your Benefit

  • Unique team spirit and friendly corporate culture
  • Plenty of room for personal growth and responsibility that enables you to grow with SWARCO
  • The opportunity to gain or deepen international project management experience
  • Flat hierarchies

The future of mobility begins today. Yours too?

Join SWARCO. We look forward to receiving your detailed application including a one-page motivation letter and CV in English, as well as the correspondent support documents via online form (please indicate “MD Application" in the subject):


Diana Rodríguez
Carrera 9 # 77-67, Edificio Torre Unika
110221 Bogotá

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