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Strategy and Transformation Senior Associate | D'Ieteren | Brussels

Strategy and Transformation Senior Associate | D'Ieteren | Brussels

At D’Ieteren, we have brought fluid mobility to our clients for the past 215 years. A genuine experience, with multimodal innovation at full speed. To do so, we count on the best skills of the brightest minds, filled with motivation and ambition, taking the lead and innovating non-stop.

We tackle mobility challenges with tons of experience and great knowhow. With a passion for technique that has always characterized our 100% Belgian company. Move the country with us. Make your move. Moving people forward. Towards the future of healthy, innovative mobility.

Our vision
In an automotive landscape that is continuously changing, driven by technological improvements and changes in customer needs and behaviours towards cars, D’Ieteren is redefining its role in the future mobility ecosystem.

About the Strategy & Transformation Office
To define its future strategy and steer its transformation journey, D’Ieteren has setup a Strategy & Transformation Office. Reporting directly to the CEO, the Strategy & Transformation Office has as mission to transform D’Ieteren into a more innovative, lean and fit-for-the-future organization, reinforcing its position as undisputable leader in the Belgian mobility landscape.
To achieve this mission, the
Strategy & Transformation Office is responsible for designing D’Ieteren future strategy, defining a coherent, company-wide transformation roadmap and orchestrating its correct execution. In its role as orchestrator of company-wide transformation, the Strategy & Transformation Office team (i) leads large and/or transversal strategic initiatives centrally and (ii) supports business units in defining and executing their strategic roadmap.
Strategy & Transformation Office also assists the CEO in preparing business review meetings with the different business units and communication towards shareholders.

We are looking for a :

Strategy & Transformation Senior Associate

The Senior Associate reports to the Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer.

Your main tasks are:

  • Support the definition of D’Ieteren's strategic roadmap at group level and ensure alignment of strategy and project portfolio at business unit level
  • Lead strategic initiatives, typically with an organizational-wide impact, at central level
  • Drive the incubation of new activities / businesses within the organization
  • Supervise and/or mentor more junior Strategy & Transformation Associates and colleagues in other business units
  • Act as sparring partner and support business units in executing their strategic projects through team coaching and hands-on problem solving
  • Prepare business review meetings with the CEO and business unit representatives
  • Coordinate monthly reporting and ad hoc presentations towards company shareholders in close collaboration with the management teams of different business units

Strategy & Transformation Senior Associate skills & experiences

  • Master’s Degree in business, engineering or similar fields
  • Min 3 years of management consulting experience or equivalent
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills (output driven)
  • Hands-on personality with a “can-do” mentality, able to operate in a project-oriented context and deliver on time and under pressure
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (both oral and written)
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with (senior) management and foster collaboration between teams
  • Empathic
  • Strong conflict management and communication skills (ability to influence without any hierarchical relationship)
  • Coaching skills (active listening, problem solving, growing and developing people)
  • Ability to elaborate financial models, including good understanding of financial metrics (P&L, cost structure, …)
  • Knowledge of tools to find, analyse and present information (expert in use of Microsoft Office tools)
  • Basic understanding of automotive market is a plus
  • Fluent in English and French and/or Dutch

We offer

  • The opportunity to contribute to drive the transformation of D’Ieteren in a changing industry
  • A challenging job with room for growth and development
  • A competitive package
  • A result-based but fun company culture
  • A dynamic working environment with a highly driven team