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Manager, Channel Strategy and Business Development (Remote)

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’s vision is: “Creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future.” This vision is driving us to build the kind of company that customers turn to first to meet their connectivity needs. We have made significant progress towards achieving our vision and strengthened our company to better serve our customers. Today, we have the broadest offering of highly engineered solutions in our industry. Our engineers work side-by-side with many of our customers, serving as an extension of their own product development organizations. Our supply chain is in closer proximity to our customers’ factories, allowing us to deliver faster with shorter lead times. Most importantly, no matter where our employees work in the company or their function, all of us are committed to providing our customers with an extraordinary experience that sets TE apart.


Our customers include automobile, telecommunication, computer, industrial, aerospace, and consumer products manufacturers that operate both globally and locally. Our customers also include contract manufacturers and third-party distributors. We serve customers in over 150 countries and maintain a strong local presence in each of the geographic regions in which we operate.

TE sells directly to customers and through Channel Distribution partners around the globe. In the Channel business, we work closely with our partners to provide our end customers with our products and solutions across our various end markets.


Manager, Channel Strategy and Business Development provides cross-functional support across TE’s range of businesses. This position will:

  • Provide business development leadership. Develop and standardize methods and processes to identify, win, and track business opportunities across a multi-tiered value chain.
  • Lead the definition, evolution, and execution of the Channel BU’s ongoing market, customer, and competitive insights standard work.
  • Support the definition and execution of the Channel BU’s go-to-market strategy.
  • Identify and lead or support additional growth initiatives.
  • Communicate ideas, findings, recommendations, and plans to the organization to influence behaviors and business decisions

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Execute actions and own work streams to completion, leading or collaborating with cross-functional, cross-BU teams.
  • Support the strategic planning process and strategy reviews.
  • Establish and lead, support, or oversee ongoing reviews, report outs, and other function and team responsibilities.
  • Key projects may include:
    • Developing methodologies to uncover business development opportunities.
    • Leading outside-in discovery of product / market opportunities.
    • Generating and executing standard work to provide ongoing market, customer, and competitive insights.
    • Developing and executing go-to-market strategies.
    • Optimizing customer service models.
    • Supporting and developing key sales & marketing initiatives.

What your background should look like:


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, science, or engineering from a leading institution; MBA preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in various roles (e.g., strategy, business development, strategic marketing, sales) in a corporate environment.
  • Preferred 2-3 years with corporate strategy/business development group.




  • Cross-functional leadership: arrive at a conclusion using compromise, persuasion, rationale, and diplomacy. Ability to lead change throughout an organization.
  • Conceptual and analytical problem-solving: think critically, using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Managing multiple tasks / projects: work in a fast-paced environment in a self-directed manner.
  • Thought leadership and decision-making founded on strong analytics, strategic thinking, creativity, and business judgment.



  • Business development practitioner, well-versed in identification, pursuit, and conversion of business opportunities, preferably in the context of a multi-tiered value chain.
  • Market insight development.
  • Strategy practitioner, well-versed in the theory and tools of strategy formulation as well as the practical implementation of strategy within a complex organization.
  • Systems savvy: advanced capabilities in Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of analytical software (e.g., Tableau) and coding language preferred.


Desirable experience:

  • Experience with direct and indirect channels to market. Industry knowledge and experience working with distributors.
  • Marketing strategy, segmentation, value proposition, VoC, go-to-market (direct and indirect).

Location and Travel

  • Position is 100% remote based anywhere within the US in eastern and central time zones preferred.
  • Travel is 10 - 15% domestic and international


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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: $111,600 - 120,000 (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


Berwyn, PA, US, 19312

City:  Berwyn
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  87882
Alternative Locations:  Remote
Function:  Strategy, Business Development & M&A

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Business Development, Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, Sales, Technology, Engineering

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