Senior Strategy Manager at Caterpillar (UK Sponsorship Available)

The services of a qualified and experienced Senior Strategy Manager are currently needed to join The Electric Power Division at Caterpillar Inc. If you have the requisite qualifications to function efficiently in this role, Caterpillar would love to hear from you.

With 2023 sales and revenues of $67.1 billion, Caterpillar Inc. is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, off-highway diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.

For nearly 100 years, Caterpillar’s products and services have helped improve the lives of people around the world. Customers use Caterpillar’s products to build the basic infrastructure that enables higher standards of living, providing access to water, electricity, roads, bridges, hospitals, schools, and more. Caterpillar’s company strategy reflects its legacy and continuing commitment to meeting the needs of its customers and the communities in which it operates. United by their values, Caterpillar employees around the world share a focused view of the business through the Operating & Execution Model, making strategic choices today to create profitable growth for tomorrow. Together with its partners, Caterpillar helps customers build a better, more sustainable world.

Position: Senior Strategy Manager

Salary: £75,600 – £94,400 per annum (depending on experience)

 Job Type: Full Time

Location: Larne, UK (Hybrid)

About the Role

The Electric Power Division is at the forefront of the electrification and sustainability journey with customers across the enterprise. Their culture is anchored in people and safety, customer focus and growth mindset. Join us as we create the future for our customers, our business, and our next generation of talent to build a better, more sustainable world.

As a Senior Strategy Manager for the Electric Power Division (EPD), you’ll have the opportunity to grow the electric power business through mid to long-term development and execution of innovative commercial strategies and integrated customer offerings to create more valuable energy outcomes for customers.

This position reports to the Senior Strategy Director for the Electric Power Division. It requires forward-thinking, influencing skills and a passion for developing and applying our strengths in new ways and in new markets to meet the changing needs of the energy economy. It relies on growth mindset, customer focus and the ability to champion and drive change.

The role requires a strong external focus for development of market research and partnerships with technology providers, as well as an ability to identify and analyse potential inorganic growth opportunities in adjacent and transformational growth areas. Collaboration with internal business partners is key, focused on expanding our strengths, creating more valuable outcomes for our customers, and profitably growing our business.

Main Duties

  • Assess the market including competitive issues, market dynamics, market service needs and the company position in the industry.
  • Evaluate market analyses and develop market opportunity valuations for assigned growth opportunities.
  • Develop profit models for growth opportunity using Caterpillar standard decision-making models.
  • Develop external contacts and relationships with market participants, potential customers, partners and suppliers.
  • Develop and implement growth strategies including evaluation of potential partners, implementation of branding strategies, and execution of growth opportunities.
  • Lead cross-functional collaboration with business partners across the organization and outside consultants to gain industry trends and propose ideas for business growth.
  • Plan and direct projects critical to department and the enterprise.


Expert Strategic Thinking:

  • Focuses on long-term thinking and planning.
  • Makes sound business decisions when faced with complex and contradictory alternatives.
  • Positions the company in anticipation of new marketplace trends, opportunities, and vulnerabilities.
  • Helps navigate the organization in a dynamic competitive landscape.
  • Develops long-term strategic alliances and partnerships that increase the company’s competitive advantage.

Expert Communicator:

  • Understands effective communication techniques; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application of appropriate communication behaviors.
  • Communicates effectively with diverse audiences, using appropriate media and language.
  • Writes reports, articles, or books for distribution to the business or professional community.
  • Ensures important messages are clearly understood.

Extensive Negotiating Experience:

  • Knowledge of successful negotiation concepts and techniques; ability to negotiate successfully across the organization and with external partners and clients in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Successfully completes significant internal and external negotiations.
  • Protects own position, While demonstrating willingness to achieve win-win.

Expert Decision Making and Critical Thinking:

  • Ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.
  • Coaches others in decision-making models, processes, and practices.
  • Anticipates special issues and considerations for effective decision-making during a crisis.
  • Shares experiences regarding optimal timing and circumstances for refraining from or making decisions.

Expert Data Gathering & Analysis:

  • Knowledge of data gathering and analysis tools, techniques, and processes; ability to collect and synthesize data from a variety of stakeholders and sources in an objective manner to reach a conclusion, goal, or judgment.
  • Develops data analysis risk-reduction strategies.
  • Predicts the directions and trends of data gathering and analysis in the market.

Additional information:

There will be a 30%-50% travel requirement for this position.


  • Visa sponsorship available for eligible applicants.
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Up to 31% bonus
  • Car allowance – £575pcm
  • Contributory pension scheme – Caterpillar will double the employee’s contribution up to 6%.
  • Contributory share scheme – Caterpillar will match 50% of the employee’s contribution.
  • Optional flexible benefits including access to health and dental care plans, EV car lease, holiday purchase.
  • Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business.

Required Documents

  1. CV/Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Application Process

Interested and qualified individuals should kindly CLICK HERE to learn more about the role and to apply

Application Deadline


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