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Corporate Strategy Manager

Job Posting Title: Corporate Strategy Manager  
Job Code: 30004369    
Segment: 0  
Business Unit: GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE (10002006)  
Building: Bensheim (Office) (511)  
Band/Level: 4  
Relocation: Yes - Domestic  
Travel: 10% to 25%  


Corporate Strategy Manager


As a member of the Automotive Strategy team, you will help shape the Automotive Business Unit’s port-folio composition and competitive strategy by being an advisor to the Automotive General Managers and the leadership team of the Automotive Business Unit with a focus on EMEA. Together with the regional strategy lead, the manager will work closely with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders to create shareholder value by helping address the most important strategic questions across the Automotive Business Unit.



Key responsibilities:


  • Support the Global and Regional General Managers as well as Global Product Managers of the Automotive Business in developing strategies that drive above-market organic and inorganic growth, working closely with leadership to ensure both cross-functional involvement and real-time input as the external environment (e.g., technology, customer needs, regulations, competitors, etc.) evolves.
  • Manage projects to help identify new growth platforms, growth opportunities within business units and across businesses – through the identification of attractive market spaces, determining what it takes to win, assessing competitive position and business models and then helping the organization to align on strategic direction and execution of the plan.
  • Ensure that the business strategies being developed clearly articulate the business choices, are well-defined, lay out talent and resource requirements and are implementable.
  • Drive successful strategy delivery, which results in industry-leading growth and profit margins.
  • Identify, synthesize and communicate key trends across industries, segments, regions and competitors.
  • Help support the strategic planning process and deepen strategic capabilities in the organization.
  • Support research and analysis for identifying and assessing inorganic opportunities.
  • Drive change – designing and implementing projects to execute on strategic objectives.




  • Bachelor’s degree in (Industrial) Engineering (if not, experience in engineered-products industries or similar qualification)
  • MBA or another advanced degree from a top program is highly preferred
  • 4+ years of cumulative business experience; 2+ years in a leading Management Consulting firm
  • Automotive industry experience is highly preferred
  • Individual should be a strategy practitioner well versed in the theory and tools of strategy formulation as well as the practical implementation of strategy within a complex organization
  • Well-honed understanding of the key levers to deliver superior and consistent total shareholder return
  • Operational track record of dealing with strategic business issues including microeconomics, industry structure, operations strategy and finance
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle – with experience applying these skills in managing teams and leading projects
  • International experience is a plus but is not required
  • Language: English and German fluency required
  • Travel: willingness to travel 10-20% based on business demand

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Corporate Strategy Teams develop long-range objectives and strategic plans for our corporation by identifying internal and external strategic issues that could affect growth and profitability. They support the creation and implementation of business plans, strategy, and initiatives to meet customer's and business needs.

What your background should look like:


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.



State:  HE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  73262
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Strategy, Business Development & M&A

Job Segment: Engineer, Consulting, Business Development, Developer, Management Consulting, Engineering, Technology, Sales, Management

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