KONE, Inc Director, Modernization Business Development in Mexico City, Mexico

Director, Modernization Business Development

Job ID: 33882

Country: Mexico

Region: Centro Mexico

City: Mexico City

Job Posting Category: Modernization

Employment Type: Full-time

Contract Type: Permanent

Application Closing Date:

About us

KONE Americas is part of KONE, one of the global leaders in the elevator and escalator industry. KONE provides its customers with industry-leading elevators, escalators, doors and innovative solutions for maintenance and modernization to deliver the best People Flow™ experience.

KONE Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KONE does not discriminate in hiring or any other personnel action due to a persons’s race, sex, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, disability, age, religion or veteran status.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with KONE, please e-mail humanresources@kone.com. Only those needing assistance due to a disability should utilize this email address. All other applicants are required to apply to the website www.KONE.com/jobs.

We are looking for

This position is responsible for development and implementation of the strategy to achieve Industry Leading profitable growth in Modernization Business. Scope includes the development of improved systems/tools, processes and talent needed to enhance our competitive ability in the modernization market. Partner with KONE Americas (ENA) and global leadership to ensure alignment by identifying and sharing best business practices.

Skills, Education and Experience

Entry Level Requirements

(Experience) At least ten years progressive sales and General Management (managing people, budgets, planning, etc.) in the vertical transportation or related construction or building services industries

Professional Requirements

(Education) 4 year college degree

Business Understanding

(Specific Skills, Knowledge & Behavior)


  1. Comprehensive understanding of modernization related sales and marketing strategy development and implementation.

  2. Comprehensive understanding of KONE’s processes, procedures, policies and contracts/product offerings

3 Familiarity with modernization related customer needs and

competitor modernization/product offerings and


4 Laws and regulations regarding safety and environmental

governmental regulations.



  1. Demonstrated ability at leading and sponsoring organizational change in areas of direct responsibility but also influencing without direct authority.

  2. Ability to effectively evaluate business performance and identify initiatives to drive positive business performance.

  3. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages, and volume.

  4. Ability to calculate and evaluate financial performance, and develop profitability analyses, cash flow analyses, and return on investment recommendations.

  5. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

  6. Effective oral, written and presentation skills.

Able to manage multiple concurrent tasks through effective organization and time management.

  1. Exhibits a high level of Integrity

  2. Demonstrates superior work ethic

  3. Possesses a can-do and positive approach to their work

  4. Consistently challenges the status quo

  5. Turns problems/issues into opportunities for success

  6. Demonstrates managerial courage

  7. Attacks opportunities with vigor

  8. Possesses high energy level

We offer

At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.