Managing Director - South America

Managing Director - South America

Index 91798  
Branche: Automation Technology  
Place Region Sao Paulo  
Country/Region Brazil  
Department General Management  
Employer description

Our client is a German, international market leader in the field of instrumentation and process automation. The company has approx. ten thousand employees worldwide and an annual revenue exceeding 1 bn euros. Our client has been active in Brazil since 1981. Brazil is part of the South America region which also includes Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Columbia. The Brazilian subsidiary in the metropolitan region of Sao Paulo has its own production facility and more than 150 employees. For the expansion of their business in South America, our client is looking for you as a

Managing Director (m/f/d) South America

Job brief / responsibilities
  • Full profit and loss responsibility for all business in South America incl. direct responsibility for the Brazilian operation with 170 employees and local production
  • Providing positive and dynamic leadership to the management team
  • Developing and implementing the strategy in South America for continued profitable growth and further market penetration
  • Growing market share of current
  • business relations with focus on industrial applications (e.g. machinery, energy) and the process industries
  • Defining mid and long-term business plans for the region
  • Annual budget planning
  • Tight cooperation with and direct reporting to the President Americas in the US as well as to the German HQ
  • Technical degree or degree in business administration with strong technical knowledge, MBA preferred
  • Sound experience in Managing Director or General Management roles incl. P&L responsibility
  • Extensive leadership experience in an international, industrial company in South America with documented success, ideally in a German or western company
  • Good market knowledge of the Brazilian automation industry
  • Entrepreneurial, result-driven personality with conceptual strength
  • Strong customer focus with excellent communication skills
  • Very good skills in Portuguese and English, Spanish would be a plus
  • Trustworthy person living in close proximity
Your advantage

If you are interested in this position, we do look forward to receiving your documents:


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