Jobs at VSI Mexico City

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Managing Director

The role is suited to a bright, organised and hardworking individual who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. The role will control and oversee all business operations, people and ventures. You will be the highest-ranking manager in the local facility and will be responsible for the overall success of the business.

The ideal candidate will be a strategist and a leader able to steer the company to the most profitable direction while also implementing its vision, mission and long-term goals. The goal is to ensure the company is constantly moving towards fulfilling its short-term and long-term objectives and does not diverge from its strategic guidelines.

This is a unique chance for someone who is passionate about localisation in all its forms and can bring a strong voice to a forward-thinking organization. 

The role will report into HQ MD & Group MD and will deliver on the following responsibilities:

 


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About the role: 

  • Develop and execute cost-effective business strategies in line with the VSI Group overall strategy and objectives
  • Prepare and implement comprehensive business plans to facilitate achievement by planning cost-effective operations and market development activities
  • Implement and manage effective governance, controls, and reporting to ensure that the company is on track to meet its strategic and operational targets including output, quality of service, revenue, margins, and staff productivity.
  • Direct the activities of the business while ensuring bottom-line profitability Oversee VSI Mexico’s financial performance, investments, and budgets and responsible for forecast, P&L and profit optimization and overall company reporting requirements
  • Make sure company policies and legal guidelines are communicated all the way from the top down in the company and that they are followed at all times. Ensure legal compliance, including customer contracts, NDAs, and AORs
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to exceptional quality by communicating the shared purpose, mentoring and empowering the team to make decisions, providing guidance and support when required and holding them accountable for performance
  • Responsible for and oversee new business sales, client and account management, building relationships and upselling
  • Oversee the company’s day-to-day operations, delegating duties to appropriate people within the business, supervising executives and managers and providing leadership and motivation to all employees
  • Provide strategic advice to the Group COO and Board so that they will have accurate view of the market and the company’s future
  • Provide company reports and achievements to the board, shareholders, and business partners
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with all other managing directors to ensure successful co-ordination of all VSI company activities, as required
  • Demonstrates commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) priorities by promoting Group and local initiatives

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Proven experience as Managing Director or similar managerial position
  • Demonstrable experience in developing strategic and business plans and senior account and client relationship
  • Thorough knowledge of market changes and forces that influence the company; have a good business sense and are able to identify new opportunities and further expand the business and the current services
  • Strong understanding of corporate finance, governance and measures of performance
  • Excellent organisational, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills and outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience developing and executing operating plans in compliance with security, quality, cost, and delivery results. Developing and executing operations strategy in support of broader business goals.
  • Effective leadership, inspirational and collaborative management style; the ability to build and lead a team of several direct reports infuse pride in VSI’s values; able to think innovatively and outside the box about localisation services from a talent, technical and operational perspective.
  • Exceptional work ethic with ability to work independently and collaboratively as a team, act proactively and drive resolution
  • Proficient computer skills (e.g., MS Office-Excel, Word, Power point, Outlook)

Soft Skills

  • You have demonstrable management skills, are an inspirer, "lead by example" and experienced in managing, inspiring, engaging and expanding team
  • You are energetic, empathetic, pragmatic, commercial, charismatic, financially savvy and driven, and you strive for high-end service and quality.
  • You are well able to communicate and connect people at various levels (both internal and external)
  • Previous P&L ownership, accountability and demonstrated growth initiatives
  • Strategic thinker with an excellent understanding of key industry influences and the ability to apply this thinking to a variety of clients, brands and sectors
  • Flexible team player
  • Strong commercial awareness, ability to plan and negotiate
  • Continuous improvement mind-set

How to Apply

If you are interested in the role, please send your up-to-date CV along with a covering letter.

Due to the high number of applications for the position, we regret we will only be able to respond to successful applicants.