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Senior Manager Strategy

 


At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

The Company

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Joined with our consistent growth and strategic M&A, TE will continue delivering industry-leading total shareholder returns (360% TE TSR over FY10-17, versus 175% for the S&P 500 overall). 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. TE is positioned to continue capitalizing on the mega trends underpinning secular growth – including Digital, IoT, Healthcare, and transportation Electronification.  By virtue of these content growth opportunities arrayed across the diverse markets and broad applications we serve, TE’s business model will continue delivering above-market organic growth rates.  

TE fulfills its purpose not only through our products but in how we operate:  supporting our local communities, ensuring sustainability, and living our values of Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Innovation (we are recognized amongst the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” as tracked by the Ethisphere Institute).  Consistently regarded as a “Great Place to Work” and as one of “America’s Best Employers” (Forbes).  With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

The Job

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 role will:

  • Help develop 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. 
  • Help identify new growth platforms, growth opportunities – 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, 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 applications, customers and regions
  • 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 function, including talent acquisition, development, and retention objectives

Key Responsibilities

Assist in strategy development that enables the organization to frame and make the critical strategic decisions to grow and profitably defend the business.  Constructively challenge the organization to refine its “where to play” and “how to win” choices to drive growth, improve profitability, and sustain competitive advantage.

Lead in solving complex business problems using a hands-on hypothesis-driven approach:

  • 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
  • Support large-scale change projects
  • 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
  • Facilitate the successful development and deployment of the annual strategy development process 
  • Engage senior stakeholders across the business to help steer the direction and resolve issues
  • Perform other job-related duties as needed

Qualifications

  • 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
  • Excellent active listening skills
  • 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
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an 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

Competencies

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 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.

Location: 

Middletown, PA, US, 17057

City:  Middletown
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  74116
Alternative Locations:  TYCO ELECTRONICS 2800 FMR (038)
Function:  Strategy, Business Development & M&A


Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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