About Apex IT:
Apex IT is a global consulting firm that provides award-winning services to transform customer, employee, and student experiences. Our Salesforce and Oracle experts understand the transformative power of Salesforce and Oracle platforms in driving business growth and success. We guide businesses through the entire Salesforce implementation process, from planning and configuration to customization and integration. We provide end-to-end consulting, implementation, and migration services for Oracle Cloud applications. Whether it's Oracle ERP Cloud, HCM Cloud, or CX Cloud, our experts help businesses leverage the power of the cloud to enhance agility, scalability, and cost-efficiency. With our headquarters based in the US and a thriving business unit in India, we are well-positioned to make a significant impact on the global stage. Looking ahead, we have ambitious plans to expand our operations into Latin America, driven by the region's immense potential for growth and innovation.
Job Title: Implementation Firm Country Manager- Colombia
Reports to: President, US
Work Location/Travel: Colombia (Bogota or Medellín), occasional travel to the United States may be necessary.
As the Country Manager at Apex IT, you will serve as the representative of our organization in a foreign country, overseeing a talented pool of resources dedicated to US-based engagements. Your primary responsibilities will revolve around identifying, recruiting, and nurturing top talent specializing in Oracle and Salesforce applications. You will be responsible for managing all country operations, including recruitment efforts, budgeting, planning, and report submissions. This role may require specialized expertise and industry knowledge within the Oracle and Salesforce ecosystems to drive success.
Managing all operations within Colombia; involves responsibility for profit, revenue, cash, and resource KPI and quality targets.
- Effectively manage and coordinate all operational, recruiting, client relationship, and engagement management initiatives within the organization.
- Conduct thorough market research and analysis to identify potential resource opportunities, develop business proposals, and negotiate business deals. Stay updated with local government regulations and ensure compliance.
- Develop and execute comprehensive business plans and strategies, including budgeting, forecasting, and resource allocation.
- Skillfully negotiate contracts, oversee purchasing activities, and cultivate long-term relationships with suppliers to optimize operational efficiency.
- Establish and enforce policies and procedures across various departments, including, but not limited to, finance, accounting, human resources, and purchasing, while maintaining strict financial controls.
- Foster productive relationships with government and community agencies to facilitate smooth and timely approvals and enhance organizational reputation.
- Recruit and manage a competent leadership team, including PMO (Project Management Office), HR, and Recruiting groups, to drive organizational growth and success.
- Possesses a comprehensive understanding of information technology procedures and practices, staying up-to-date with industry advancements.
- Adaptable and flexible in response to changing needs and priorities within a dynamic work environment.
- Demonstrates strong organizational skills with a keen attention to detail, ensuring accuracy and precision in tasks and projects.
- Collaborates effectively as a team member, fostering a cooperative and supportive work environment.
- Exhibits exceptional verbal and written communication skills, enabling effective interaction with stakeholders at all levels.
- Displays excellent analytical, logical thinking, and problem-solving abilities, leveraging critical thinking skills to address complex challenges.
- Possesses a deep understanding of the engagement lifecycles related to HR, HCM, CX, and ERP domains.
- Familiarity with Agile Scrum project management framework, enabling efficient project delivery and adaptability to changing requirements.
- Proficient in a wide range of general and specialized applications, software, and hardware relevant to the organization and the industry, with the ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies.
- Skilled in utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite or related software to accomplish tasks effectively and efficiently.
- Owns the overall supervision of the country unit.
- May assist with training members of the technical staff.
- May conduct interviews.
- Assigns duties and responsibilities and oversees workflow of project staff.
- May conduct project performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
- Prolonged periods sitting or standing at a desk and working on a computer.
- Bending, sitting lifting, driving.
Position Type and expected hours of work:
- Full time work during Apex IT business hours and, at times, outside of business hours, if required.
Required Education and Experience:
- A Master's degree, MBA, or equivalent in a relevant field is highly preferred.
- Possesses 10 or more years of experience in management within an international business setting.
- Demonstrates significant experience in the ERP, HCM, CRM/CX fields, which is highly desirable.
- Fluent in both English and Spanish, enabling effective communication in a multicultural environment.
- Exhibits exceptional organizational skills and is driven by a strong desire for success.
- Thrives in high-pressure situations, maintaining composure and delivering results.
- Possesses outstanding negotiating skills, enabling effective collaboration and partnership building.
- Displays strong analytical thinking and superior problem-solving abilities.
- Demonstrates a solid track record of data-driven strategic development.
- Exhibits decisiveness and unwavering commitment to achieving objectives.
- A natural leader who inspires and motivates those around them, fostering a collaborative and high-performing team culture.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time, with or without notice.