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(Senior) Portfolio Planning & Competitive Intelligence Analyst

  • Location
    • Shanghai, Shanghai
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


  • Lead GM’s analysis and management tours of China’ major Auto Shows including authoring GM Global Auto Show reports
  • Investigate competitor actions and future product plans, authoring special global reports, and contributing to GM’s global competitor intelligence knowledge database
  • Support nuanced, actionable analyses of vehicle portfolio opportunities, leveraging data sources such as long-term volume forecasts, competitive intelligence, regulatory projections and financial data.  
  • Support imperatives such as risk management, program deliverables management, gate reviews and decision approvals
  • Conduct analyses of feature & technology trends and coordinate with JV partners to develop feature priorities and rollout plans
  • Build strong relationships and create cross-functional teams with partners from across the globe including vehicle program teams, Design, Marketing, Engineering, Finance, Powertrain, and Manufacturing.  
  • Collaborate with these functions on the process to make bold portfolio proposals and ensure efficient transition from initial study to approved decision by top management

Additional Description


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent level of analytical ability
  • Experience in turning data into meaningful analysis 
  • Passion for Auto industry dynamics and up-to-date technologies
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments, and manage projects with a high level of autonomy and accountability 
  • Strong communication skills and ability to give clear direction and instructions to colleagues across the globe 
  • Effective global meeting facilitator 
  • Familiarity with sales/market analysis, volume forecasting, competitor intelligence, GM’s Global Vehicle Development Process, and program management  
  • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint 
  • Ability to act with discretion using extremely confidential internal and external information, including product/manufacturing plans, financials and potential external partnerships  

Preferred   background:  

  • Master’s Degree, preferably MBA or equivalent & Technical undergraduate
  • Direct experience in program management or similar role within a program team, with deep understanding of the Global Vehicle Development Process (GVDP) and related systems (CR/DN, Product Program Content, Global Status and Timing System, etc.) 
  • Experience with the fundamentals of vehicle program financial analysis 
  • 3-5 years of experience with major automotive OEM (Planning, Engineering, Program Management, etc)

Desired Behaviors:

  • Inquisitive, proactive and self-starting
  • Attention to detail and precision in delivered work product and presentation
  • Demonstrates initiative by reaching beyond work assigned to improve output and/or help others 
  • Anticipates functional leadership direction and comes prepared to deliver results
  • Deals well with ambiguity and conflict management
  • Able to articulate complex analysis in a straightforward way

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