Sr Manager Business Development, BTO Footprint (Remote)

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Job Overview


The BTO, Senior Strategic Operations Manager is responsible for leading regional (EMEA) footprint consolidation process optimization.  


Responsibilities Summary:

  • Oversee strategic footprint business initiatives from definition through successful execution under the guidance of senior leadership
  • Build and lead a high caliber Project Management team that can deliver sustaining projects aligned with enhancing business unit operating income and strategic goal attainment 
  • Manage a complex portfolio of strategic initiatives including: footprint consolidation, localization, tariff risk mitigation, capacity expansion and inorganic operations integration
    • Develop strategic intent into robust projects consisting of a clear scope/statement of work, recruit/manage cross functional teams aligned with goal attainment, decompose strategic expectations into manageable work packages, drive task ownership/accomplishment through influence rather than direct line reporting and manage communication through project member/stakeholders
  • Create and maintain cross-functional relationships to enable leadership success
  • Lead portfolio of projects to drive completion of tasks, work through bottlenecks, assess risks and raise issues to leadership
  • Communicate with executive in decision-making, program management, and initiative implementation
  • Determine and document correct standardized methods/processes/report tools/governance approach for the footprint activities
    • Improve current processes and coordinate organizational procedures for optimized efficiency and productivity
    • Follow the stage gate process and ensure all gate documents are prepared and submitted for approval.
    • Establish the tools and frameworks so that projects team can manage for optimal return on investment and budget for projects are accountable for delivering against established business/project goals
    • Track lessons learned and manage best practices.
    • Conduct closeout meetings and post-closures reviews.
  • Assume day-to-day responsibility for projects and tasks

What your background should look like:


Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong business acumen and proven strategic leadership skills
  • Proven experience in migrations, integrations, and closures 
  • “Big picture” thinker with a high degree of organizational skill and a team-focused leadership approach
  • Proven expertise in leading change and process improvement
  • Familiar with European Works Council contractual requirements 
  • Strong multitasking, prioritization, verbal and written communication, and presentation skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal relationship skills with the ability to work with high-level executives and manufacturing operators alike
  • Must possess managerial courage, organizational agility
  • Ability to effectively interact, influence, collaborate and negotiate on tactical and strategic issues with all levels of management and adjust to situations that involve conflicting goals.
  • Ability to effectively empower others and delegate
  • Strong leadership skills to manage teams in multiple locations.
  • Strong analytical ability and problem solving to mobilize teams to achieve business outcomes.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, MS PowerPoint and Project
    • Confident in working with large datasets where trends are identified with graphics & pivot tables
    • Preferred ability to author/modify SQL/Visual Basic
  • Solid time management skills; ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize workload, delegate where appropriate and keep resources aligned with critical priorities
  • Strong demonstrated competency in leading & developing subordinates
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex relational situations in an effective manner
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills at multiple levels within the organization
  • Strong verbal, written and listening skills
    • Bilingual: English (required), German/French (preferred)
  • Project management expertise, PMP Certification Preferred



  • Knowledge of TE’s business, products and processes
  • Master’s or graduate level degree in related field preferred, Bachelor’s level degree required in Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, or another related field.
  • Must have at least 7 years’ experience with increasing responsibility within operations/manufacturing
  • Experience in operations and business financials, with a proven track record of continual improvement in operations and business growth.
  • Travel domestic and international up to 30%
  • Experience/Expertise in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement methodologies strongly preferred


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Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

Toulouse, N, FR, 19312

City:  Toulouse
State:  N
Country/Region:  FR
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  110582
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Strategy, Business Development & M&A

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