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Senior Manager Strategy - Sensors Business Unit

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

In this critical role, the Senior Manager, Strategy will support the Sensors Business Unit 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. This role will report to the Director of Strategy for the Sensors BU. Key responsibilities will fall into four major areas: Strategy Planning & Tracking, Market / Competitive Intelligence, Growth Strategy (TAM Expansion and M&A), and Talent Development. Success in the role requires strong business acumen and strategic mindset, exceptional communication and presentation skills, ability to work seamlessly with leaders at multiple levels in the organization, and the skills and tenacity to achieve results without formal authority.


Job Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  •     Lead cross-functional BU teams in solving complex business problems using a hands-on hypothesis-driven approach:
  •     Provide project management and thought leadership to project teams
  •     Guide and coach project team members in using a hypothesis-driven approach
  •     Lead from the front by taking on complex workstreams and providing hands-on support
  •     Develop project deliverables and executive presentation documents
  •     Lead primary and secondary research
  •     Frame discussion of findings and recommendations
  •     Become a trusted advisor to BU and Segment leadership. Support research and analysis for identifying and assessing inorganic opportunities
  •     Assess new growth platforms through the identification of attractive market spaces, determining what it takes to win, assessing competitive position and business models, and then helping the organizing to align on the strategic direction and execution plan
  •     Ensure that the business strategies he/she develops clearly articulate the business choices, are well-defined, and lay out the talent and resource requirements
  •     Support the strategic planning process and deepen strategic capabilities in the organization
  •     Track execution of the long term strategy through a select set of strategy-to-execution KPIs, synthesize implications to the strategic plan and recommend potential course corrections
  •     Drive change – designing and implementing projects to execute on strategic objectives
  •     Actively develop talent, providing coaching and feedback to junior members of the team




  •  Problem Solving, Analytics, Work Structure and Management, and Communications
  •  Ability 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
  •  Proficient in creating value through the application of advanced data analytics
  •  Strong oral and written communication skills – ability to synthesize and effectively communicate key messages
  •  Excellent active listening skills
  •  Thought leadership and business expertise
  •  A strategy practitioner with a track record of problem solving
  •  Expertise in one or more business strategy and/or operations strategy areas
  •  Ability to architect and create strategy tools, frameworks, and processes
  •  People, Teamwork and Leadership
  •  Strong executive presence; not through arrogance, rather collaboration and influencing
  •  High cross-cultural awareness
  •  A strong, humble leader
  •  Orientation towards people development, tailoring projects and work priorities to help nurture talent and extended through regular coaching and feedback
  •  A team player able to work with and through others with the ability to influence others without direct authority and move toward a common vision or goal
  •  Being hands-on, staying connected to the ongoing strategy deployment and helping manage implementation
  •  Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization
  •  Strong relationship builder
  •  Passion and Drive
  •  Drive to create a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future
  •  Passion for technology
  •  Curiosity to ask probing questions and make discoveries
  •  Drive to find the right answer
  •  Commitment to excellence, ensuring objectives are met and delivered on-time

What your background should look like:

•    Bachelor’s degree required
•    MBA or another advanced degree from a top program is highly preferred
•    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
•    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 (TSR)
•    Operational track record of dealing with strategic business issues including micro-economics, 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


•    Willingness to travel (up to 20%) to work with TE colleagues, attend conferences, meet with potential M&A targets, etc.  


US Based: Position can be located in Chicago, IL, New York, NY, Washington, DC, Houston, TX, or Philadelphia, PA with travel to Berwyn, PA.


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.


BERWYN, PA, US, 19312

State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  73644
Alternative Locations:  Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Houston, TX, Washin
Function:  Strategy, Business Development & M&A

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Consulting, Developer, Business Development, Management Consulting, Manager, Technology, Sales, Management

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