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Global BD Director, e-Mobility

Shanghai Shi, China


Job Description

Eaton’s eMobility Segment is seeking a Global Business Development Director  to join our  join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team.


The Global Business Development Director e-Mobility will be responsible for defining and executing Eaton’s e-Mobility partnership and inorganic growth objectives, including expanding Eaton’s presence in strategic markets and regions with specific focus on China, Europe and North America.  The role will also be responsible for regional product strategy for China/Asia and providing input to the global product strategy for the business.


At Eaton, we make what matters work! Our eMobility team works each day we work to improve people’s lives and the environment by making power management technologies that are reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable for the electrification of transportation.  Be part of a team that will design and deliver a wide range of solutions for on- and off-road electrified vehicles to reduce the environmental impact of transportation around the world!


Essential Responsibilities:

  • You will support the SVP in identifying and executing on key growth and marking expansion opportunities.

  • You will develop and execute partnership and inorganic growth strategies that will drive growth, profitability and increase Eaton's competitive advantage to specific markets, including business review, competitive analysis, and financial modeling.

  • You will assess local China market needs, providing regional perspective as an input to the global product strategy requirements of the business.

  • Utilize Eaton Business System tools to drive execution of the segment's growth expansion strategy.

  • You will identify and analyze key market developments, growth opportunities, and develop strategic pipeline of new partnerships, M&A opportunities and joint ventures.

  • You will provide assessment and thought leadership on business strategy, identifying areas of interest, synergy potential, alternatives and key risks that enable the segment leadership to make inorganic investment decisions, and have a long-term impact on the business success.

  • You will work with senior leadership team to define and manage projects, and partner with corporate merger and acquisition teams on mergers, acquisitions, and other partnerships, including but not limited to the deal approval, financial assessment, project planning, key milestones, due diligence process, deal negotiations, and transactions.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Science or Engineering

  • Minimum of 5-10 years of strategy and planning experience working in a global corporation or consulting firm.

  • Excellent English communications skills and multi-lingual capability is a plus.

  • Proven experience in corporate strategy and development efforts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Business Administration

  • Preferable with solid knowledge and experience in vehicle markets in China / Asia.

Position Criteria:

  • Strong executive level presentation and communications skills.

  • Superior business acumen and analytical skills.

  • Ability to influence the organization on the strategic direction of the business, and drive tangible and concrete actions to ensure progress.
  • Strong ability to lead and influence cross-functionally.

  • Demonstrated success in delivering results in a matrix environment.

  • Strong commercial acumen, experience influence key customers and partners.

  • Good understanding of vehicle market and existing electrification efforts by competitors.

  • Ideally with international experience, and could work across different cultures and countries.

  • Strong managerial courage to influence and challenge the thinking of the organization.

  • Showcase success as a growth champion and a trusted advisor to senior executives.

  • Able to travel to domestic and international locations up to 50% of the time.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Marketing

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Director
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring region only
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 050571