Managing Director

Managing Director
Location: Charlotte, USA
Are you an inspired executive looking for a new challenge? Do you combine keen leadership skills with a pragmatic and efficient management style? Are you good at driving improvement on every level, solving problems without creating unnecessary friction? Do you excel at the negotiation table, turning confrontation into rapport? Can you deal with the day-to-day activities of a business while keeping your eye on the big picture?
If this describes you, you may be the future Managing Director of our rapidly expanding Food Certification Company

Job Description

Reporting directly to our CEO, you will take the lead on our business units in North and South America and operating globally:
– Audit & Certification
– Supply Chain Management
– Product Inspections
Your high-level tasks will require you to:
• Evaluate the teams in place, identify skill gaps and development needs, design the plan on fulfilling them, and take the lead on implementing it;
• Implement a culture based on KPI, growth and profitability in your teams;
• Build and maintain relationships with our key accounts, particularly in the produce sector;
• Prepare and deliver the budget and 5-year plan in terms of top line, gross margin, and EBITDA;

In order to succeed in this role, you must have:
• A minimum of 10 years of experience operating a business unit or large operations with full P&L responsibility and business development;
• Outstanding commercial skills and business acumen;
• Strong international exposure (LATAM and USA would be ideal);
• Portuguese & English;
• Excellent communication and reporting skills;
Familiarity with the food certification industry is a strong plus.