AMEO General Manager Strategy & Global Portfolio Planning

General Motor
October 01, 2023
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As the The General Manager Strategy and Portfolio Planning you will be responsible for all Product Planning, Business Planning, and Market Research activities at General Motors Africa & Middle East Operations.

In this role you will drive optimal portfolio execution with program teams and cross-functional stakeholders while evaluating brand strategies, customer needs, brand showroom, product cadence and financial objectives.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead execution of studies and framing of recommendations, working with cross functional stakeholders (Marketing, Finance, Engineering, Design, Manufacturing, etc)
  • Work in collaboration with other Planning areas (Global Planning Integration, Forecasting, Market Research, Competitor Intelligence, Propulsion, Features & Technology, Advanced Concepts)
  • Lead and facilitate executive level reviews
  • Identify portfolio gaps/opportunities and track horizon plan development for portfolio needs / definition
  • Provide segment-focused portfolio and competitive comparative assessments as proof points to be used by various internal customers and stakeholders
  • Participate in research clinic planning, clinics and results development ensuring understanding of customer perceptions
  • Knowledge/Education:

  • Broad understanding of all AMEO countries/markets, competitive OEMs, customers, and dealers
  • Strong understanding of the GM Global Vehicle Development Process (GVDP) gates, deliverables, content lock-in dates, and business case KPIs and the relationship of market/country inputs on each
  • Experienced in program management principles and the various challenges experienced by program teams during critical phases of the GVDP
  • Strong understanding of automotive products including drivability, all vehicle features & benefits, powertrain
  • Skills:

  • Ability to lead and motivate a high performance team across a diverse set of sub-functions (Product Planning, Business Planning, Program Management, Market Research, and New Business Development) and across the wider GM organization
  • Good technical understanding of vehicle systems and how they affect product performance
  • Strong global business knowledge and experience including knowledge of various GM markets
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems in a very ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to set high impact objectives and hold people accountable
  • Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years experience in product planning, product marketing, engineering, and product development at a major automotive OEM
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Business, Commerce, Engineering, Science or equivalent
  • Master's degree in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Competencies:

  • Strategic Agility
  • Business Acumen
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Organizational Agility
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