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Human Resources Director, Latin America, São Paulo (BR) or Mexico City (MX)

Status interviewing
Tags HR Change/Transformation Talent Management


Date posted

21 Nov 2023

The Company

This publicly traded, multinational organization is an industry leader in the international trade and development space. It is focused on delivering excellence to clients across multiple business lines. For more than 30 years it’s been dedicated to providing technically based solutions that are tailored to meet the unique needs of its clients. The organization is recognized globally for its innovation and quality of service. Providing impact across a wide array of markets, it is focused on unleashing the power of data-driven decision making across the globe. Our client is agile, adaptable, and focused on identifying personalized solutions no matter the size or maturity of its partner organization.

The Role

This newly created Human Resources Director, Latin America will report to the SVP of HR and serve as a strategic partner to the GMs of multiple countries across the region. This leadership role will utilize a data-driven approach to develop a strategic talent roadmap for the Latin America region. They will be focused on fostering retention, increasing engagement, and creating a broad array of talent initiatives encompassing leadership career pathing, high-potential development, and internal talent mobility. This position will be expected to constructively challenge stakeholders by asking questions which help them better understand human resource implications issues and prioritise effectively. The HR Director, Latin America will elevate the ability of direct and indirect team members, located in multiple geographic locations, to partner with the business and positively impact revenue streams.  

The Individual

The ideal candidate for the Human Resources Director, Latin America role will be bilingual, or multi-lingual (English, Spanish, Portuguese), possessing a deep understanding of the market dynamics in Latin America. This individual will have a proven track record of effectively translating regional talent insights and unique cultural intricacies to global corporate leadership. As a people leader, the HR Director, Latin America will have experience elevating team member capacity to better support the growth of the business. This leader will bring creativity, strategic thinking, and a hands-on approach to their work. Additionally, the successful candidate will possess exceptional communication skills, executive presence, and a steady hand in fluid situations to be a safe middle ground for all parties in transformational periods.


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At a Glance
  • Job Function
    HR Change/Transformation Talent Management
  • Industry
    Professional Services & Consulting
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
    Asia Pacific
  • Global revenue
    US$1-10 Billion
  • Solid Report To
  • Potential upsides
    Given the company footprint in the region, this newly created position will play a crucial role in the next chapter of the business growth plans. This role offers exposure to high-level decision-makers in a publicly traded company that values high achievers and is committed to developing its future leaders.
  • 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 corporate headquarters as well as elevating the human resources function in the region to support business goals.
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