Product Planning Manager

General Motor
October 14, 2023
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GM is in the midst of a generational shift. Our consumers and our industry demand products that deliver beyond the vehicle, and technological readiness is critical to long-term adaptability and success.

Even more, we aim for a higher vision at GM: a future of Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

Our product portfolio , its composition and transition over the next decade, is a core component to how we reach this future, and do so profitably, competitively, and always with the voice of our customers at the center.

With this approach, AMEO will have the right Product, with the right Content, at the right Price to move and connect people to what matters for decades to come.

The Product Planning & Definition Manager is the ambitious advocate for these programs. They lead on guiding local and regional leadership through each early development gate: what we are trying to achieve, how we will win against competitors what must this look like to succeed.

The Manager develops a robust product strategy, including:

  • Ensure launching the right product for the right customer
  • Product Strategy
  • Business Case Development
  • Competitive benchmarking
  • Price development with Segmentation and Customer-Perceived Value
  • Track product marketing launch plans from framing the product till runout
  • Areas of opportunity & lifecycle development
  • And presents this strategy and represents the market at:

  • Egypt PRM reviews and AMEO Regional Product Boards
  • GM International Operations (GMIO) Product forums
  • Program / ECE forums (as required)
  • This advocacy is core to how we engage and influence our product adoption and readiness with the GM Homeroom or Joint Venture teams.

    Insight must be done with our customers' perspective and ensure continuity through arrival in market, which the Product Planning & Definition Manager secures through constant cross-functional relationships with:

  • AMEO & GMIO Planning
  • Market Research
  • Product Marketing
  • Finance
  • Sales & Distribution
  • Quality
  • Innovation is at the core of Product Planning, and the Manager is entrusted to bring questions/ideas to Egypt, AMEO and GMIO forums to develop:

  • Approval for Studies / Change Requests through Notice of Decision to grow, streamline and clarify our portfolio
  • Support and include Program Change Requests for customer and market- beneficial content/features
  • Market insight for future portfolio and untapped opportunities with our Advanced Portfolio team
  • Background

  • Knowledge of mobility landscape, electric vehicles including competition and customer trends
  • Cross functional experience
  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Business, Marketing, Finance, or similar
  • Understand the Automotive market In Egypt as well as the competition
  • International experience (ability to negotiate and work effectively with people from other cultures)
  • Understanding of GM product & brand positioning within the region
  • Skills & Competencies

  • Strong facilitator/negotiator based on sound interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle many tasks
  • Ability to use knowledge in a manner that is easily understood and compelling
  • Ability to have affected parties move in a similar direction
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to set high impact objectives and hold people accountable
  • Data Judgement

  • Relationship Management

  • Results-Focused

  • Learning Agility

  • Customer Orientation

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Negotiation

  • Stakeholder Orientation

  • Additional Description About GM

    Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

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