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Head of People, Latin America, Mexico City (MX)

Status interviewing
Tags HR Change/Transformation Talent Management


Date posted

26 Feb 2024

The Company

We are partnering with a global healthcare organization that has demonstrated consistent revenue growth year over year for the past three years. It is a mission-driven organization that is dedicated to fostering innovation and meeting global healthcare needs while utilizing a cutting-edge approach. This multinational organization is dedicated to expanding its worldwide presence beyond its current presence in 150 countries to elevate global health standards and continue making a positive impact on lives around the world.

The Role

As the Head of People for Latin America, this role will hold additional responsibility as the Head of HR for Mexico. Serving on the Executive Council for the country, this position will partner with the CFO and GMs of the multiple business lines in Mexico to impact operations in country. This role will report directly to a global leader based in EMEA and is part of that individual’s succession line. This role will serve as a trusted business partner to senior leaders across the region and will be responsible for ensuring end-to-end service delivery. This newly created leadership role will partner with global leaders to implement a “one company” strategy within the region, navigating and adapting to the nuances and complexities of each country. As part of the global succession pipeline for this organization, the role will require future relocation to another geography as part of the HR future talent development plan.  

The Individual

The ideal candidate for this role will possess extensive change management and change communication experience. This individual will be comfortable operating in global matrix organizations undergoing dynamic change scenarios such as the implementation of new operating models, as well as the integration of mergers, and acquisitions. This bilingual professional, fluent in both English and Spanish, will have demonstrated an ability to successfully lead geographically dispersed teams across the Latin American region. They will have held responsibility for employee populations greater than 2,500 and enjoy a deep understanding of the unique market characteristics in play across the Spanish speaking countries in LATAM. They will possess a global mindset and an understanding that talent and initiatives have far reaching impact outside of the region.


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At a Glance
  • Job Function
    HR Change/Transformation Talent Management
  • Industry
    Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    Head of HR, International
  • Potential upsides
    Given the company footprint in the region, this newly created position offers a unique opportunity to play a crucial role in the undergoing transformation. This role offers exposure to high-level decision makers as well as development opportunities with international mobility.
  • Potential challenges
    This role operates in a region that requires significant relationship-building skills. They will need to establish and maintain relationships with union leaders, country-level stakeholders, and global leaders as well as elevating the human resources function in the region to support business goals.
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