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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Manager (m/f/d) Commercial REM and Governance

Country/Region:  DE

Aschau am Inn, BY, DE, 84544 Alfdorf, BW, DE, 73553 München, BY, DE, 943800 Friedrichshafen, BW, DE, 88046

Req ID 64667 Aschau am Inn, Friedrichshafen, Munich, Alfdorf, Germany

About the team:

Passive Safety Systems is carving out from ZF’s current portfolio to become an independent company. This will allow the Division to further grow and expand its market position in safety restraint technologies by involving external investors. Our footprint already includes ~45,000 employees in 20 countries in 44 locations and 2022 sales exceeded €4.5 billion. Establishing a solid resource foundation for independency is key to future success to become the #1 market leader. Our mission is to help protect people on the road with innovative state-of-the-art inflatable restraint, seat belt and steering wheel systems technology. 

Now is your opportunity to shape the future of passive safety technologies together with us!


What you can look forward to as Manager (m/f/d) Commercial REM and Governance:

  • Lead Commercial Real Estate Management worldwide
  • Gain transparency in REM occupancy costs; benchmarking costs, investment projects, used/unused spaces
  • Plan floor space requirements and optimize real estate portfolio
  • Support BU with preliminary study of space needs, allocations and cost estimations based on master planning 
  • Advise and support on the execution of Real Estate Transactions (sell, buy, lease) as well as energy management
  • Technical project- and process controlling; conduction and/or evaluation of cost calculations for national and international REM projects; risk assessment
  • Quality assurance of the investment approval process according to established guidelines
  • Ensure REM Governance including responsibility for REM guidelines, working instructions and compliance


Your profile as Manager (m/f/d) Commercial REM and Governance:

  • Completed studies in Business Administration, preferably with additional technical real estate degree
  • 7 years + experience in global corporate REM
  • Core background in transaction (sell, buy, lease)/ governance & tools / financial real estate aspects 
  • Collaborative and decision oriented
  • Strong communication skills in fluent Business English as well as (global) networking and leadership skills
  • Strong technical background and analytical skills
  • Ability to drive innovative topics


Be part of our ZF team as Manager (m/f/d) Commercial REM and Governance and apply now!


Laura Michalak

+49 7541 77 963921

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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