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DE_Garching_Parkring 1-5
Additional Location:
Garching, Germany
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Worker Type Reference:
Regular - Permanent
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Description & Requirements

About the Role

Defines and manages the overall SBU Market and Business Analysis domain supporting the overall SBU Strategic definition based on a data driven approach.

Your Team

The role is an individual contributor role working closely with the divisional market intelligence team, analyst community, customer groups, SBU operations and business development.

What You Will Do

  • Drive the implementation of the SBU market and business analysis with high degree of autonomy
  • Use market research, data and insight to understand target audiences and shape strategic thinking
  • Translate information gathered from the different sources into relevant insight required for the SBU leadership strategy definition and decision making
  • Define methods and tools that enable early identification of evolving trends
  • Define the input and output data / information strategy required for the SBU
  • Drive the development, analytics and presentation of competitive data important to the decision-making process of the Executive team across the SBU.
  • Synthesize market research and competitive intelligence to extract key facts and figures relevant for the SBU strategy definition
  • Lead the competitive benchmarking against competition by benchmarking SBU business operations against derived market best-in-class
  • Identify related improvement areas and propose related action plans

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration management, economics, or related fields.
  • 6+ years of experience in strategic business planning, product management, corporate development, business development, and/or sales
  • Strong analytical experience to be able to track metrics, use research and analytics
  • Creative mindset
  • Influence ability to inspire and drive change

What is Nice to Have

  • MBA
  • Prior experience in a strategy consulting firm

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 30%, domestic and international travel

What We offer:

  • HARMAN offers a diverse and inclusive work environment that fosters and encourages career development opportunities, professional training and competitive market base compensation. You will also receive top-notch employee discounts on Harman’s Consumer Audio (JBL, AKG, HARMAN Kardon) and Samsung products
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work life integration and collaboration in a global friendly working atmosphere and good work-life-balance
  • Attractive salary package and an Employer contribution towards a company pension plan
  • Professional development opportunities through HARMAN University’s business and leadership academies which also includes extensive technical trainings
  • Internal talent management leadership acceleration programs
  • “Be Brilliant” employee recognition and rewards program


HARMAN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.