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Lead Business Strategist

Company: American Honda Motor Co.
Location: Torrance
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWhat Makes a Honda, is Who makes a HondaHonda has a clear vision for the future, and it's a joyful one. We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success. We strive to be a company that serves as a source of "power" that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize "the joy and freedom of mobility" by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a "zero environmental footprint."We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.If your goals and values align with Honda's, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!Job LocationTorrance, CA (Remote) Job PurposeAs a Project Leader, this position aims to develop strategically aligned New businesses and business models for executive decision-makers by holistically validating the market opportunity from demand and supply perspectives. In doing so, this position creates feasible New Business proposals with well-defined development plans.Without this position, the organization would lack the ability to expand the business beyond the present core and would risk a decrease in competitiveness resulting from a slow decision making caused by great difficulty in vetting, prioritizing and selecting Businesses for further investment. Key Accountabilities

  • Drive project teams. Scope, design and deliver projects, develop relationships, mentor staff and engagement with internal and external stakeholders, including industry experts, technology experts, consultants and potential business partners.
  • Communicate impactfully with executive stakeholders. Transmit New Business Proposals to internal audiences and conduct workshops to translate knowledge and strategic wisdom within the organization.
  • Assess of business potential. Tech vs needs fit, Financial model, Business model, 5-factor Assessment (Market Opportunity, Competitive Intensity, Execution risks, Financial Risk, Organizational fit)
  • Correlate go-to-market plan. Work with key stakeholders to develop an actionable and feasible plan that aligns technology and business development.
  • Identify the critical mass of users necessary to establish the business. Target user segment prioritization, users problems to be solved, potential user volume projection.
  • Determine the necessary requirements to grow the business. Comparative analysis of the pace of innovation and technology of internal vs external.
  • Determine the necessary requirements to sustain the business. Examination of operational competencies and requirements to enable longevity. Experience and SkillsRequired Education
    • BS + MBA (or equivalent work experience)Required Work Experience
      • 15 years in a corporate environment. Demonstrated experience in development and launch of non-Core new business ventures in a corporate environmentOther Job Specific Skills
        • Business model development and business simulation skills, including identification of key sensitivities
        • Fluent in all MS Office applications, financial modeling software, Monte Carlo simulation and market size projection tools
        • Demonstrated strategic thinking skills
        • Highly developed logic and critical thinking skills
        • Thorough knowledge of company division/department functions
        • Project management and mentorship skills
        • Excellent multi-tasking, prioritizing, and decision making skills
        • Ability to motivate project team members
        • •Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
        • Demonstrated level of organizational and progress tracking skills (project level)
        • Broad and highly developed internal and external networks (that can be leveraged to achieve goals)
        • Self-motivated and output oriented WorkstyleRemote Total Rewards and BenefitsWhat differentiates Honda and makes us an employer of choice?Total rewards:
          • Competitive base salary
            • Pay will be based on several variables that includes but not limited to geographic location, work experience, education, etc.
            • Annual Bonus
            • Industry-leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)
            • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, and personal days
            • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
            • Relocation Eligible
            • Lifestyle Bonus
            • Manager Lease Car Program (No Cost - Car, Maintenance, and Insurance included)Career Growth:
              • Advancement opportunities
              • Career mobility
              • Education reimbursement for continued learning
              • Training and Development programsAdditional Offerings:
                • Wellbeing program
                • Community service and engagement programs
                • Product programs
                • Free drinks onsiteHonda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Keywords: American Honda Motor Co., Torrance , Lead Business Strategist, Other , Torrance, California

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