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Senior Manager (m/w/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

As a member of the Appliance Business Unit Strategy team, this role will help shape the portfolio composition and competitive strategy by being a key advisor to the Senior leadership team. 
This position is a remote working job and can be based anywhere in EMEA.

  • Lead strategy projects across functions and provide thought leadership to team members
  • Developing timely, well-informed analysis of technology, regulations, competition (both existing and emerging). Anticipate likely changes and assess the strategic and economic impact of changes on today and over next (a) 5-10 years and (b) 10-20 years
  • Developing and documenting a deep understanding of different customer segments and their associated needs. Ensure segmentation is robust, actionable, and simple for the business to understand.
  • Analyzing industry structure, business models, competitive dynamics, and market attractiveness and its likely evolution to inform strategy development and priority setting
  • Bringing expertise and techniques (e.g., scenario planning, wargaming) designed to identify and make better decisions under uncertainty. Understand and quantify its impact across all business assumptions
  • Identifying the impact of changes in the external environment on strategy & determine potential courses of action.
  • Identifying and assessing inorganic opportunities – acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, alliances, licensing relationships, etc.
  • Assist in the synthesis of businesses strategic priorities and building the execution plans
  • Design and implement change projects to execute on strategic objectives
  • Lead program management office, implementing a structure to help ensure the targeted changes will be implemented and embedded in the organization
  • Manage cross-functional, often virtual, teams – to maintain steady progress, coordinating workstreams
  • Engage senior stakeholders across the business to help steer the direction and resolve issues

What your background should look like:

  • 6+ years of cumulative business experience. 2+ years in a major top tier General Management Consulting Firm, with a focus on high tech or diversified industrials clients. Additional experience in sales, operation and product management is also preferable.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required. MBA or other advanced degree from a top program is highly preferred. Undergraduate and/or master’s degree in engineering is highly preferred but not required
  • M&A deal experience is preferred but not required
  • 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
  • Strong problem-solving, and be able to structure and solve complex problems using a hypothesis-driven approach
  • Ability to structure work, manage strategy projects, and provide thought leadership to the team members
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills – ability to synthesize and effectively communicate key messages
  • A team player able to work with and through others with the ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Being hands on, staying connected to the ongoing strategy deployment and helping manage implementation when necessary
  • Well-honed understanding of the key levers to deliver superior and consistent total shareholder return (TSR)
  • 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
  • Fluency in English required additionally very good level of German or local language is needed


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  HE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  78740
Alternative Locations:  all EMEA
Function:  Strategy, Business Development & M&A

Job Segment: Business Development, Consulting, Engineer, Sales, Technology, Strategy, Engineering

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