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Senior Analyst – Automotive Sector Competitiveness

in Engineering and Technical



Job Description

  • To satisfy its specific information needs, the project requires an external automotive expert to provide timely strategic information, analysis, intelligence, and advice on various aspects of the automotive manufacturing sector and other land-based transportation industries. 
  • The project requires the contractor to provide North American and global automotive production forecasting by tracking future production programs, analyzing current and potential sourcing strategies, and advising on Canadian automotive industry development strategies.
  • Conduct analysis on Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM), analyzing sourcing strategies, tracking North American automotive production mandates and advising on Canadian automotive industry development strategies;
  • Identify key global automotive industry issues relating to forecasts, including but not limited to corporate viability and strategies; changes in the industry, volume and market share assumptions; supply base dynamics; labour economics and negotiations; and other Canada-specific topics including assembly sourcing, distribution, product mandate decisions, investment,  and research and development (R&D) activities; 
  • Evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats related to each Canadian OEM and within the global automotive industry as a whole; and conduct in-depth analysis of any one of the Canadian OEMs and its supply chain;
  • Assess the competitiveness of existing Canadian production mandates, including a risk assessment;
  • Provide assessments and advice on greenfield and re-investment prospects to attract new investments and strengthen the long-term viability of the industry; 
  • Provide different perspectives and policy implications of trade agreements, regulations and trends in technology and investments in the automotive industry

Required Skills

  • Must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the Canadian, North American and global automotive manufacturing sector, and experience in providing timely strategic information, analysis, intelligence, and advice to federal, provincial or state governments on various aspects of the automotive manufacturing sector, for projects that are similar in scope and complexity to the requirements described
  • Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of automotive industry analysis experience, within the past fifteen (15) years.
  • Must also demonstrate, over these ten (10) years, continued and dedicated access to North American automotive associations and groups, as well as automotive manufacturing industry stakeholders that provided in-depth insights into the Canadian and North American automotive manufacturing sector.
  • Must demonstrate access to existing proprietary, licensed and public-domain automotive manufacturing analysis tools or models and associated datasets to conduct the work entailed by this project.


Expiry Date

Friday, October 20, 2017

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