São Paulo, Brazil
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WhatsApp is seeking a Business Lead to support the Head of Country for Brazil, whose responsibilities include WhatsApp’s business strategy, the relationship of that with Product, Policy, Comms and Marketing and the execution of those initiatives across all teams.
This person will partner closely with our Head of Brazil to build and manage projects to help WhatsApp through a rapid growth phase, manage preparation for meetings and presentations, and own strategic initiatives critical to the success of the business.
The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, outstanding communicator, experienced in working with senior leadership, and has a proven track record of excellence in driving complex cross-functional initiatives. She or he must thrive as a leader of cross-functional teams and be effective at initiating new programs in both startups and large organizations. This person will drive projects forward and must have a proven ability to simplify complex concepts, and develop and scale operational processes. Experience with and an interest in technology is preferred.
This is a full-time position based in WhatsApp Sao Paulo.
Drive strategic internal initiatives based on team priorities
Partner with senior leadership to advance projects and processes that enable teams to operate efficiently
Establish a governance with other business teams to ensure success of goals, anticipating potential blockers and exploring opportunities
Manage internal communications and meetings, including business meetings and reviews
Interface and consult regularly with cross-functional groups and stakeholders within and outside of WhatsApp
Lead preparation and briefings for external meetings and trips
8+ years professional experience in project management, management consulting, business, marketing or a related field
Ability to work in a cross-functional capacity within a dynamic, rapidly changing environment
Experience working directly with management as well as people at all levels of an organization
Experience managing multiple tasks under timelines and shifting priorities
Demonstrated track record of achieving operational excellence by introducing processes and systems
Bachelor's degree or similar