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Senior Manager (f/m/d) - Strategy & Business Development

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 Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Joined with our consistent margin expansion and strategic M&A, TE will continue delivering industry-leading total shareholder returns (280% TE TSR over FY10-19, versus 190% for the S&P 500overall). For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.


Our Data & Devices (D&D) end-markets are going through a period of exponential change and rapid growth supported by secular megatrends in Data-Center, Edge Access and IoT. Our customers are building devices and infrastructure which are redefining the information technology world. Our products push the envelope to meet the ever-changing need of an increasingly connected and data-driven world. Our approach is to provide high-performance products and solution know-how to customers. We are looking for an exceptionally driven, conceptually strong, highly analytical Senior Manager of Strategy, with a strong technology background.


We are looking for a Senior Manager (f/m/d) – Strategy & Business Development for our location Germany or Switzerland 


The Senior Manager of will help shape D&D’s portfolio composition by growing the business from $1B today to $2.5B by 2025. Individual will be the trusted advisor to the D&D’s executive leadership.  It will require exploration of new growth areas, profit-pool identification through deep understanding of the customers/ecosystem requirements. Then, building & validating strategies, and execution approach including target / partner cultivation. It will require extensive interaction with external stakeholders (customers, partners) and close cooperation with internal stakeholders (sales, product-management, engineering, operations, finance). The routes to growth can span organic, inorganic/M&A and hybrid/partnership approaches.


This is a visible role requiring a high degree of independent strategic thinking, tolerance to ambiguity, and execution discipline. This role will report to the Sr Director – Strategy.


Key Responsibilities:   


  • Identify potential growth areas for TE D&D based on deep understanding of mega-trends and TE DNA
  • Validate growth areas surgically, understanding the structure and conduct of the industry, conceptually forecasting it to future
  • Identify / quantify fit with TE business model / DNA and value add by cooperating with cross-functional teams
  • Develop approach to action the identified growth areas
  • Cultivate relationship with possible partners / targets
  • Engage with customers and align with the sales function to develop new business pipeline for chosen initiatives, either organically or via partnerships. Alternatively, in areas where inorganic development is required, work with key stakeholders to develop the rationale and business case to support and execute M&As
  • Demonstrate strong program-management mindset to drive growth initiatives by providing direction by establishing priorities, assign/pursue tasks, ensure accountability, and drive systematic follow-through. Own, maintain and drive progress dashboards. Prepare reports in relationship to meeting financial goals, identification of new opportunities, new customers, and pipeline

Competencies & Background

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.

•    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $xxx – xxx (subject to change dependent on physical location)
•    Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
•    Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits
•    A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  HE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  79807
Alternative Locations:  Switzerland
Function:  Strategy, Business Development & M&A

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