Thursday , April 25 2024

General Motors Jobs – Senior Manager Corporate Strategy

Website General Motors

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director, Corporate Strategy, this role will be responsible for collaborating on strategic projects, communication, and coordinated execution of GM’s strategy process and corresponding strategic initiatives. This leader will be involved in evaluating and challenging the status quo and develop strategies that disrupt the business towards GM’s continued growth and transformation to be the most admired automotive company and to achieve the goal of Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. Key for this position is the focus on partnering with the Director, Corporate Strategy, on a coherent corporate strategy and executing the corresponding strategic initiatives across the company with the goal of driving success for the core business while propelling GM into future market opportunities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Managing teams, aligning cross-functional groups and driving to outcomes
  • Bringing ideas to continuously refine and improve the core business
  • Leading strategic projects; defining the scope, questions to be answered, analysis required to define the strategic direction and executing the work
  • Identifying long-term trends and outlook
  • Collaborating on the strategic direction of growth opportunities
  • Demonstrating the capabilities of intellectual curiosity, comfort with ambiguity
  • Identifying growth opportunities
  • Disrupting the status quo and driving innovation to transform the way business is conducted
  • Decision making grounded in data analytics
  • People management and development; using the apprenticeship model to develop strategic toolkit broadly in the organization

Job Requirements:

  • A passion for the transportation and technology industries.
  • Operates with a sharp eye towards understanding customer needs and ability to translate into initiatives that shape offerings to address those needs. Approaches strategy with the objective of delivering distinctive value for customers.
  • Strength and depth of experience in corporate strategy: formulation, activation, and execution coordination. Demonstrated strategy DNA developed from significant experience in strategy consulting or internal strategy leadership roles. Strong business and financial acumen.
  • Possesses high energy and resilience. Drawn to and skilled at solving complex problems. A leader with the thinking dexterity to anticipate business opportunities and to adapt the business to pursue accordingly.
  • Unafraid to experiment and seek out/gather new ideas across boundaries and external networks. A change leader who creates possibilities from new thinking. Demonstrated ability to scale and invest in new ideas that result to business impact.
  • Strong leadership skills including building relationships internally and externally, influencing others, collaborative problem solving, and effective partnership with key internal stakeholders. Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with others while driving results.
  • Proven and successful track record of developing and driving strategic and purpose-driven growth initiatives based on the identification of relevant market opportunities with or for a global organization of significant size and scale.
  • Knowledge and experience gained from leadership roles in relevant customer-oriented industries with particular focus on businesses that have successfully undergone digital transformation and technology-driven change. Automotive sector experience is not a requirement, but technology-oriented industries will be an advantage.
  • Comfort with ambiguity.
  • Goes beyond strategy definition and into effective execution. Demonstrated ability to drive ideas that continuously improve on core business and adept at optimal allocation of resources towards strategic priorities. Strong project management skills with a keen attention to detail and operations with a sense of urgency to move from ideas to action.

Job Details:

Company: General Motors

Vacancy Type:  Internship

Job Location: Detroit, MI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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