Corporate Strategy Senior Program Manager for Customer Growth Initiative

TE Connectivity

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TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.   

 

  • TE Connectivity is a global, Fortune 500 company (stock: TEL) which serves multiple industry segments. We are expanding our strategy and M&A community to achieve our aggressive growth plans.
  • The Strategy community is highly regarded in TE. Our members are alumni of the most respected names in consulting, investment banking, and finance, and have top-notch academic credentials.
  • As part of this community, you will be a trusted advisor to top leadership and general managers. You will get the opportunity to develop your business skills further and gain the CEO/GM’s perspective.
  • We are looking for a Program Manager who will be responsible for driving a large multi-year umbrella growth initiative, consisting of multiple cross-TE projects.
  • TE has an outstanding track-record of placing strategy talent in functional as well as operating roles across the company, with career options that lead to general management roles.

 

 

 

The Corporate Strategy team shapes TE’s portfolio composition and competitive strategy.  The Senior Program Manager will be a key member of the team and will be responsible for program management (leading, planning, tracking, reporting, quality-control, and course-correction) of all projects and initiatives related to an umbrella initiative to grow TE’s customer base. The Senior Program Manager will have ultimate accountability for the success of the program and the individual projects, and will work with multi-functional teams, composed of members from Marketing, Channel, Strategy, IT, and business units. 

 

 

Year one success factors

 

  • Deliver against committed progress for the projects.
  • Meet revenue and cost commitments for the initiative.
  • Create alignment, enthusiasm, and positive energy among the various stakeholders and participants.

 

Ideal candidate profile

Success in the role requires strong business acumen and strategic mindset, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, exceptional communication and presentation skills, ability to work seamlessly with leaders at multiple levels in the organization, excellent team-work and influencing skills, and the tenacity to achieve results without formal authority.

 

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

 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a leading institution. MBA from a top program a plus.
  • 10+ years of work experience across several functional areas, particularly marketing & sales.
  • Project/Program Management expertise and knowledge, e.g., PMI courses on planning and tracking. Certifications, e.g., PMP, are a plus.
  • Understanding of how complex, global, multi-business-unit companies operate. Understanding of TE’s end-markets are a plus.
  • Experience in leading in cross-departmental teams in change-management projects and delivering results.
  • Ability to operate successfully in a matrix environment, navigate complex situations and influence senior leadership. Comfort in ambiguous and high-pressure environment.
  • Demonstrated managerial courage with the ability to push back on peers and senior leaders.
  • Ability to inspire and lead internal and external colleagues.
  • Willingness to travel to meet TE colleagues, customers, partners etc.
  • Must have fluency in English. Foreign language skills a plus (German or Mandarin a strong plus).
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