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Sr. Mgr. Corporate Strategy (f/m/d) - Automotive EMEA

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 Automotive Strategy team, you will help shape the Automotive Business Unit’s portfolio composition and competitive strategy by being an advisor to the Global Automotive General Manager and the leadership team of the Automotive Business Unit. The Senior Manager, Automotive Strategy will work directly with the Director Corporate Strategy for the Automotive BU to create shareholder value by helping address the most important strategic questions across Automotive Business Unit, including:

•    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 he/she develops clearly articulate the business choices, are well-defined, lay out talent and resource requirements, and are implementable. 
•    Successful strategy delivery should result 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.
•    Support and enhance talent management for the strategy organization, including talent acquisition, development, and retention objectives.


What your background should look like:

•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred (if not, experience in engineered-products industries) or similar qualification. 
•    MBA or another advanced degree from a top program is highly preferred 
•    6+ years of cumulative Automotive 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 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

Managing and Measuring Work
Motivating Others
Building Effective Teams
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 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 rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Performance-Based Bonus Plans
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
  • Employee Resource Groups

Bensheim, HE, DE, 64625

City:  Bensheim
State:  HE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  59736
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Strategy, Business Development & M&A
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