(CEN) URBANIZATION SOLUTIONS ADVISOR

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: San Pedro Garza García, NLE, MX, 66265

Company: CEMEX

Job Description

Contribute to the scale-up acceleration of Urbanization Solutions businesses from an emerging practice towards established regional franchises, with analyses and studies of strategic nature (e.g., industry, competitors) and evaluation of projects, investment opportunities, and M&A transactions on a global level.

Main Responsibilities

  • BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE & MARKET INSIGHTS: analyze new trends and technologies, markets conditions, competitors’ strategies and performance, and identify opportunities to grow CEMEX’s Urbanization Solutions business unit; help consolidate knowledge and lessons learnt; generate business acumen across the organization
  • ROADMAPS & BUSINESS PLANS: contribute to market deep dive analyses; participate in work streams of internal Urbanization Solution consulting projects; support PMO of Business Plans and other strategic initiatives
  • PIPELINE & GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES: assess business development opportunities across geographies and within the whole Construction Value Chain; assist analysis review (Private-Equity alike)
  • M&A: Participate in M&A processes, contribute to the development of revenue models (supporting valuation) and evaluate transaction rationale
  • MANAGEMENT PRESENTATION: Develop materials for top management, ExCo, Board meetings and Urbanization Solutions events
  • INTERNAL COORDINATION: help develop and disseminate an Urbanization Solutions culture with the support of internal and external ambassadors; act as an advocate when coordinating with other areas of CEMEX (e.g., innovation, sustainability)
  • Help develop junior team members by supporting their day-to-day activities

Position Challenges

Create a positive dynamic around Urbanization Solutions within CEMEX; become excited by the challenges of growing a business; be entrepreneurial and resourceful; apply a high level of critical thinking in every recommendation; tolerate dealing with several workstreams in parallel; constructive attitude in a high demanding work discipline.

Qualifications

  • Experience in Finance, Planning or Innovation. 
  • Master's degree preferred, 0-2 years of experience (Analyst) / 3-6 years of experience (Advisor)
  • Problem solving skills: outstanding analytical skills, critical thinking and ability to deal with complexity
  • Interpersonal skills: Team player with strong communication skills and sensitiveness to customers’ needs
  • Personal characteristics: Intellectually curious, resourceful and mature individual with strong sense of responsibility and commitment to excellence. Ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Language skills: Fluent in English
  • Computer skills: Advanced user of Microsoft Office (incl. Power Point and Excel)
  • Desirable: experience in industries such as: Performance materials (admixtures, mortars), Circularity (waste management, plastics industry, sustainability), Industrialized construction

Internal/External Relations

Internal:

Main interactions are with Regional Urbanization Solutions teams and Corporate Strategic Planning; Other important areas: Regional Planning Teams, Business Planning, CX Ventures, Global Research Group, Sustainability, Investor Relations, Legal

External: 

External consultants and financial advisors; companies within Urbanization Solutions ecosystem (e.g. partners, minority investments)

CEMEX Diversity and Inclusion Statement

At CEMEX, we recognize the diversity of the world in which we live and in which we do business. We respect diversity, we address the inclusion and non-discrimination of any talented person, regardless of gender, physical ability, age, sexual orientation, culture, ethnicity, religion, political affiliation, marital status, pregnancy / maternity / paternity and nationality. We promote a culture of equity for the construction of a sustainable business and the well-being and development of CEMEX employees.