Strategic Planning Manager

Research and Development Innovation, Bi-lingual Korean

Posted on 5/21/2024

Samsung Research America

Samsung Research America

501-1,000 employees

Develops advanced technology in multiple domains



Mountain View, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in technology or management or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience (Master preferred)
  • 7+ years of experience in strategic planning, R&D operations for major tech companies and/or business consulting
  • Profound understanding of Samsung Electronic’s products and the research areas we explore, contributing to more insightful and impactful outcomes
  • Proven project management skills with a focus on timely delivery and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet ambitious deadlines and deliver high-quality work on schedule
  • Strong technical communication skills to interface with cross-functional teams within and/or outside of the organization
  • Strong skills in data analysis, with the capacity to interpret complex data and derive actionable insights
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English and Korean for polished presentations and reports
  • Proven experience working in a cross-cultural, multi-national corporation
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office Programs
  • Prepare well-structured and tailored communication materials (ppt, doc, etc.) that suit the diverse languages of business and technical teams, as well as operational and executive levels, to effectively report the research teams’ progress and achievements
  • Conduct ongoing research on market & Tech trends to influence strategic decisions, such as R&D focus and strategic initiatives that innovate the research center’s operations and management
  • Support research teams in defining project goals (including KPIs), tracking milestones and progress, and handling risk and change management
  • Help prepare various reports that clearly communicate to key stakeholders about ongoing progress, potential risks, and plans for mitigation
  • Facilitate the execution of operational procedures and processes, collaborating with cross-functional teams including Finance, HR, IT, Legal, and Facility
  • Provide support in organizing and executing small to medium-sized cross-functional meetings and events designed to foster R&D synergy and cross-functional initiatives
  • Execute meticulous internal/external visitor coordination, demonstrating planning and implementation skills in logistics and streamlined communication with partners and key stakeholders

Samsung Research America

Samsung Research America


Samsung Research America specializes in advanced technologies such as next-generation communications, artificial intelligence, digital media, mobile platforms, and digital health. Their innovations include FadeNet, a convolutional neural-network based technology, and the ECG Monitor App, which enables ECG recording using Galaxy Watch for atrial fibrillation screening.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Mountain View, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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