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Sr. Manager of Strategy - Sensors


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. 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 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

TE is now one of the largest sensor companies in the world, with innovative sensor solutions that help customers transform concepts into smart, connected creations. TE’s unmatched portfolio of intelligent, efficient and high-performing sensor solutions are used for customers across several industries, from automotive, industrial and commercial transportation and aerospace and defense, to medical solutions and consumer applications.

Job Overview

The Sr. Manager, Strategy is a member of the TE Sensor Solutions (TESS) team reporting to the Sr. Director of TESS Strategy. In this high impact role, the Sr. Manager will assist in driving organic and inorganic growth process of the division.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Value-creation strategy in the current areas of business

  • Support the growth process / management operating system to drive consistent execution of the growth and margin expansion objectives
  • Identify opportunities to improve business performance, including cost optimization, sales force re-allocation, and product portfolio modification
  • Create cost models for businesses and product lines to assess profitability
  • Conduct research and analysis for potential acquisitions, equity investments, joint-ventures, alliances, licensing relationships or divestiture opportunities
  • Facilitate development of annual strategic plans for the businesses


Adjacency growth strategy

  • Identify, track, and communicate key trends across industries, segments, and competitors that affect businesses in the short- and long-term
  • Identify growth opportunities:
  • Identify profit pool shifts and opportunities to capture new profit pools
  • Assess size, growth, and profitability of these profit pools
  • Identify organic and inorganic growth opportunities
  • Rate opportunities on multiple dimensions (e.g., size, profitability, headroom for growth, fit with current business)
  • Select the most attractive opportunities and acquisition targets
  • Evaluate potential structures for investments and divestments - equity investments, joint-ventures, alliances, licensing relationships
  • Contribute to due diligence of potential partners
  • Develop execution plans for capturing growth opportunities:
  • Assess competencies needed (e.g., sales force, R&D, and engineering)
  • Estimate timeline and investments


Communication and Coordination with rest of TE

  • Periodically pressure-test the Portfolio to identify potential portfolio moves (e.g., acquisitions, divestments), working with Corporate Strategy and Corporate M&A teams
  • Identify key competencies that the Industrial Segment needs to develop
  • Help the leadership prepare for key events, e.g., Strategy week, Board meetings


Ideal candidate profile 

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.

In addition, the successful candidate will have the following qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Science or Engineering from a leading institution is required. MBA from a top graduate program highly preferred
  • 6+ years of total work experience with at least 2 years in strategy consulting, investment banking, or strategy / business development role with a Fortune 500 high technology or diversified industrial company
  • Experience in leading strategic projects and delivering results in cross-departmental teams
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and drive for results
  • Solid understanding of and the ability to identify the key levers that create business value
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; experience in making presentations and communicating ideas and plans to the most senior executives in the company and Board of Directors
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • Must have fluency in English. Foreign language skills a plus (German or Mandarin a strong plus)




  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Berwyn, PA, US, 19312

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  43097

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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