Toyota Motor Europe

Circular Economy Strategy Planner Specialist

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Business Area
Sales, Marketing & Product Development
Brussel (Zaventem)

Company Information

TOYOTA is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers and a leading global corporation. Founded in 1937. Toyota now sells vehicles in 170 countries and employs over 350.000 people. Based in Brussels, Belgium, and staffed by 2.700 people and more than 60 nationalities, Toyota Motor Europe (TME) handles the wholesale marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts & accessories, and manages Toyota’s European R&D, manufacturing, and engineering operations.

We are excited to be transforming into a mobility company focusing on bringing even more happiness to our customers through various mobility solutions.

Your team and your responsibilities


Team/division description:


The Circular Economy Business Unit is objective is:

  • Minimise use of virgin raw materials in new vehicle by maximising recycled content in design phase.
  • Ensure Zero waste in manufacturing
  • Maximise End of Life Vehicle (ELV) recycling by reintegration of this recycled material back into Toyota supply chain.


Your responsibilities:

  • As Strategy Planner
    • Development and management of the 12 month strategic plan:
    • Market analysis – Identify, summaries and communicate key insights regarding emerging markets and trends relevant to CE focal areas (competitors, technology and business models..)
    • Internal Planning: TME Executive reporting (BR-T CE), CE 5 x Working Groups monthly meeting, Quarterly CE executives advisors, MTPP, MTBP, Hoshin, TMC executives/stakeholder reporting.
    • External Planning : Stakeholder management : conferences, government, agencies, partners and suppliers.   
  • As Communication Specialist
    • Development and management of communication strategy
    • Support management in creation of a compelling storyline to TME and TMC executives,
    • Prepare executive reporting content, focusing on visualisation, robust business logic while ensuring simple and impactful messaging
    • Prepare CE communication content for company events (ABC, Kenshiki, Ichi Ban, QBB)
    • Manage internal communications
    • Planning of internal/external events and public speaking for VP
    • Foster relationships with advocates and key persons internally and externally

Your Profile

  • University degree (Communications/Business)
  • Min 3 years’ experience in the Automotive industry
  • Knowledgeable and passion for: Sustainability and Circular Economy
  • Functional knowledge in R&D, Purchasing, Value Chain or Sales is a plus
  • Content creation experience is essential
  • Strong communications skills to various levels
  • Ability to take complex business/technology topics and convert in simple storyline and visualisation
  • Interests in understanding the relevant processes & activities of other functions linked with CE
  • Doer - makes things happen
  • Can get results when dealing with different company cultures in fast-paced environment where there are challenging deadlines and constant ambiguity
  • Result driven & performance mindset


Place of employment

  • Belgium - Brussels (Zaventem): Toyota Motor Europe, Technical Centre


We Offer:


Toyota offers a comprehensive remuneration package, including a bonus scheme and interesting extra-legal benefits.  We provide flexibility to take care of both your career and your personal life by providing hybrid work environment with structural possibility to both work from home & collaborate in the office. You can also take your work abroad for up to 20 days/year. If you want to know more, please check-out our Career and Benefits page.

At Toyota Motor Europe, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all. All our recruitment decisions are based on the individual and their qualifications along with the job requirements. The selection process is without regard to nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, ethnicity, disability or other personal characteristics. We do not tolerate harassment or discrimination as our individual experiences and overall diversity is our key strength. Together we have the power to make a positive change and go beyond the ordinary.

If you need any specific consideration for the interview process due to disability or any other reason, please let the recruiter know.

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