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Director, Product Innovation, Propulsion & Compliance Forecasting

Company: IHS Markit
Location: Southfield
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

The Role: S&P Global Mobility - Powertrain & Compliance Forecasting division is in search of a Director of Product innovation with experience in the development of strategic planning solutions for data and software products. The Impact: This exciting opportunity comes at a time of profound industry transition, particular in the areas of propulsion and sustainability. As such, this part of our mobility business is experience unprecedented demand. The Team: Reporting into our group VP, you will be working cross-functionally with relevant business and product owners as part of a tight-knit global leadership team. The post-holder will be expected to develop and maintain a product innovation process, facilitating continual collection and evaluation of concepts relevant to both our propulsion and sustainability product segments. As an energetic, creative, and forward-thinking leader, you will be expected to both enable and contribute to a culture and process of innovation, identifying key business problems and ushering the development of innovative solutions that exceed customer expectations. Strong customer presence and collaborative skills are essential. Key Responsibilities

  • Screening of various sensors and innovation sources, leveraging data and technology to optimize our understanding of the customer
  • Conducting internal and external clinics for brainstorming in support of VoC (Voice of customer) activity
  • Contribute to and support the ongoing review and development of group strategy and its implementation, with a strong focus on product strategy and roadmap
  • Supporting downstream go-to-market and commercial planning
  • Interacting with product owners, product development, product management and business management colleagues as part of a newly established innovation funnel process What We're Looking For:
    • Proven understanding of current and future trends in global automotive propulsion (electrification), regulatory affairs and emissions planning
    • 7-10 yrs work experience on the topic of powertrain/propulsion planning at an OEM, supplier or technology company is a requirement.
    • An engineering background is desirable due to the technical nature of our products
    • Strong interpersonal skills. International experience is helpful.
    • Strong presentations skills and comfortable in client interactions on a global basis.
    • Experience in strategy and analysis related to automotive product planning and/or product engineering in the field of Propulsion
    • Proven experience in product development and matrix leadership skills
    • Demonstrable ability to develop and conduct presentations for clients, prospects, and executive management
    • Demonstrated exceptional conceptual and analytical skills with ability to identify, analyze, and evaluate alternatives and formulate responses to resolve business and customer problems
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple demands and work comfortably in a fast-paced environment and within group settings, have an ability to think creatively and strategically
    • Strong team player with an ability to develop effective working relationships across the organization as well as externally.
    • Must have the ability to inspire and move a cross-functional team in a unified direction and with a unified vision
    • Proficiency with MS applications required (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) S&P Global Mobility turns invaluable insights captured from automotive data to help our clients understand today's market, reach more customers, and shape the future of automotive mobility. ----------------------------------------------- Equal Opportunity Employer: S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

Keywords: IHS Markit, Southfield , Director, Product Innovation, Propulsion & Compliance Forecasting, Executive , Southfield, Michigan

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