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Strategy Portfolio Analyst (m/f/d)

Job Number:  66623
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna Corporate R&D Austria Graz
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Graz, AT

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About us

We see a future where everyone can live and move without limitations. That’s why we are developing technologies, systems and concepts that make vehicles safer and cleaner, while serving our communities, the planet and, above all, people.


Forward. For all.


Group Summary

Magna is more than one of the world’s largest suppliers in the automotive space. We are a mobility technology company built to innovate, with a global, entrepreneurial-minded team. With 65+ years of expertise, our ecosystem of interconnected products combined with our complete vehicle expertise uniquely positions us to advance mobility in an expanded transportation landscape.


About the Role

The Analyst/Engineer, Portfolio Strategy, supports the coordination and alignment of the product groups portfolio evaluation. This role will be an integral part of Magna’s product portfolio assessment process and, in addition, will be an integral part of the development on a global Magna technology road map for the Car of the Future and Factory of the Future in alignment with the Magna Product Groups.

Your Responsibilities

  • Support the analysis of current state and future state of Magna’s product portfolio roadmaps.
  • Support senior management on the preparation of the strategy material for Quarterly Reviews, Board Meetings, and Executive Reviews as needed.
  • Support the studies and investigations of relevant System Level product opportunities & market trends with respect to the Car of the Future growth areas.
  • Monitor and update the respective action plans for the identified field of actions.
  • Use the strategy process as an evaluation to determine Magna’s entry opportunities and strategy into new Systems.
  • Search for potential partners to close the desired gaps (Product, Technology Competence).
  • Support the development of Magna’s strategic position for Corporate R&D projects; support the connection between strategies with Magna Corporate R&D and Magna Groups strategies.
  • Lead with 3rd parties or internal departments Competitor Intelligence (CI) and Market Intelligence (MI) Studies.
  • Support sales in the business development efforts during project acquisitions in all aspects related to product functions and new technologies.
  • Maintain a complete understanding of Magna’s existing products portfolio and manufacturing processes for the Car of the Future and Factory of the Future.
  • Update reports to support Corporate R&D strategy.
  • Keep various Magna organizations and Magna R&D team abreast of program developments.
  • Develop strategic relationships with key technical representatives at the OEMs.

Who we are looking for

  • Knowledgeable about market research studies (including quantitative and qualitative analysis), business model generation, value proposition design and on testing business ideas
  • Knowledgeable on competitive force and industry structure analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Engineering or a “Hard” Science field (Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, or Chemistry) preferred
  • Alternatively, Bachelor’s in business administration



Your preferred qualifications

•    Experience in technical, sales and business development preferably in the product or R&D segment of the automotive industry
•    Technical aptitude to understand the global automotive engineering product portfolio
•    Structural working approach for strategic development 
•    Excellent presentation, communication, influencing, project planning and negotiation skills
•    Excellent English written and verbal communication skills

What we offer

At Magna, you can expect an engaging and dynamic environment where you can help to develop industry-leading automotive technologies. We invest in our employees, providing them with the support and resources they need to succeed. As a member of our global team, you can expect exciting, varied responsibilities as well as a wide range of development prospects. Because we believe that your career path should be as unique as you are.

Site Benefits

  • Unique chance to apply science on automotive industry
  • Possibilities for creativity and room for own ideas 
  • Corporate culture defined by innovation, involvement, and teamwork
  • Long-term perspectives in an international company
  • Attractive framework conditions for further training
  • Profit participation in the company's success
  • Home office options and flexible working hours
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (childcare, health promotion, leisure and sports activities, benefits in everyday life)
  • The minimum annual remuneration package for this position is EUR 54.000,- with corresponding qualification. The actual salary is higher and depends on your education and specific work experience.

Sounds interesting? Looking forward to your on-line application!

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

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