Autonomous Vehicle Strategy Associate

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Autonomous Vehicle Strategy Associate
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
We are seeking exceptional candidates to join our growing autonomous vehicle business team! Autonomous vehicles are an important part of Ford’s future and we are looking for the best and brightest. The role will require critical thinking and problem solving capabilities to help make strategic decisions that will enable Ford to be a leader in autonomy, connectivity, mobility, customer experience, and analytics. As an autonomous vehicle strategy analyst you will collect, analyze, and interpret data and form actionable insights that address key strategic challenges and support development of products and services in the autonomous vehicle space.

  • Collect, analyze, and interpret data and form actionable insights that address key corporate strategic challenges and support development of products and services in the autonomous vehicle space
  • Take a consumer-focused, “Jobs-to-be-Done” approach to framing the business opportunity / challenge
  • Develop externally-informed insights that drive an enterprise wide point of view and strategic decisions
  • Apply consumer insights, competitive intelligence, regulatory and market trends and identify opportunities to improve or create new customer experience and business opportunities
  • Support development of inorganic strategic initiatives that help Ford achieve its business objectives
  • Actively support and/or lead, multiple projects - including detail tasks, milestones, objectives, scope, and timing
  • Distill data, insights, and information into compelling, easy-to-digest presentation materials

Required Qualification:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Economics, or Finance
  • 3+ years of strategy consulting from consulting firm, experience in investment banking and/or strategy experience in a start-up, technology, or mobility solutions company

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA
  • Strong analytical skill set including the ability to collect & quickly analyze market data and consumer data
  • Strong business acumen and ability to meet with senior leadership
  • Ability to think and act independently
  • Proficient in the ability to plan, organize & drive results in an unstructured environment
  • Demonstrated capability of oral/ written presentation skills – able to represent a concise point of view (POV) and communicate ideas in a clear, concise, and compelling manor
  • Ability to develop detailed financial models
The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.