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Brazil business is part of Latin America region, which is divided in 3 sub-regions including Central & South America and Mexico. The business is effectively designed around global SBG’s with a strong functional and country matrix. Honeywell continues to pursue aggressive growth strategies and add complementary acquisitions to enhance the strong brand names and reputable products.
All 4 SBG’s are present in Brazil with manufacturing and technology footprint. At present, Honeywell Brazil revenue is close to 400m USD around 10 locations and 1,000 people.
Honeywell is currently recruiting for the role of President Brazil. This is a new and strategically important position for the company within this region.
Create a synergistic and cost effective group platform to support the further growth and development of the four SBG’s. This will include effectively allocating resources within the region to drive growth as
well as building group functions such as Finance, MIS, Human Resources, Legal / Tax / Treasury, Advertising / Communications etc.
Will have geographic (not business unit) P&L responsibility for activities in the region and be accountable for capital utilization.
One of the key responsibilities of the job will be to formulate together with the SBG’s the strategic plan for Brazil growth and to build a superior Brazil business.
Organize and coordinate all business activities in Brazil across Honeywell’s businesses and leverage the breadth and depth of the company’s product and solutions portfolio to create a total value proposition to
customers and employees across the country. The president will have to be actively working with businesses to improve operational performance.
Serves as the most senior leader in country to advocate and evangelize the overall corporate mission and goals with multiple constituents particularly government and public agencies.
He/she is expected to continuously enhance the company’s image and reputation, and improve its marketplace position. In short, build Honeywell’s brand as a supplier and employer of choice.
Develop, protect, and nurture customer relationships.
Provide firm overall stewardship of the company’s activities in the region, interacting closely with the functional leaders in Latin America, the senior management team at corporate headquarters, and the Heads
of the four SBG’s based in the United States.
Help articulate, influence and sell strategy across the business in Brazil and globally.
Identify and coordinate resources within and outside the company needed to support strategic commercial developments. The successful candidate is expected to provide coordination and alignment of cross-business resources to support cross-business growth initiatives.
Work with other emerging market Leaders to define strategic synergies.
Drive teamwork initiatives and “best practice” values and vision throughout the organization.
He/she must be a strong team builder and leader who is capable of attracting, recruiting and developing local talent. Develop operating system to build a solid One Honeywell team.
30 Develop Business strategy for Brazil
35 Manage country operation
35 Oversight and control over all company iniciatives in the country
Qualifications & Experience
Bi-lingual Portuguese and English. If non Brazilian must be resident of the country with total command of local financial, regulatory and tax matters and fluent (spoken and written) in Portuguese.
Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Economics or Engineering, acquired at a top university, plus a post-graduate degree in management or an MBA will be desirable.
Demonstrable record of leadership. He/she must be a well-rounded businessperson who is highly commercial in outlook; mature an with the flexibility of style that he/she can work through influence and
coaching when appropriate but also be willing and able to take a much more direct approach when circumstances required.
Knowledge of Brazil, either through extensive travel or residence status.
Senior executive, most probably from an industrial background with demonstrable track record of success in strategizing, growing and developing multi-division P&L businesses in Brazil or Latin America.
Demonstrated experience with business development and technology transfer responsibility across cultures and geography employing varied approaches including alliances, joint-ventures, acquisitions etc.
A global thinker who possess the ability to critically assess alternative opportunities and exercise proper business judgment with an owner’s perspective.
Experience negotiating directly with public and private companies, partners, institutions, distribution agents and other stakeholders in the industrial/infrastructure business.
Create value-added, win-win relationships with multiple constituents.
Must have strong communication skills, as the position will require extensive communication with US-based top management at Group and divisional level and ability to: (i) relate to product Group Management
agenda; and (ii) influence agenda to grow the business in the region and globally. This person will be expected to lead as a hands-on manager.
Proven track record of effective multi-culture management skills and ability to manage senior level relationships within the region including key members of the business community and government leaders on international, national, state and local levels.
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