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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.

Head of Marketplace (f/m/d)

Country/Region:  ES
Location: 

Barcelona, ES, 08018

Req ID 63856 Barcelona, Spain
     

We are looking for a new colleague in our Aftermarket Division at our location in Barcelona/Spain.

 

What you can look forward to as Head of Marketplace (f/m/d):

  • Lead global ‘Universal Marketplace’ organization with adherent global marketplace communities of our Aftermarket Division, with ambition to support strategic business goals, influence purchasing decisions at interface between workshop and distribution level, grow our registered workshop customer base, enter into new countries, drive order volume and optimize EBIT, ROI and cash-flow of Marketplace
  • Acts as CEO for Marketplace Platform and potential carved-out legal entity. Develop, execute and improve business plan and strategy with focus on positioning ZF as orchestrator of workshop digitalization and workshop commerce
  • Build, manage and refine global ‘Universal Marketplace’ business unit as pioneer with clear USP, full-coverage listings, CX-optimized and AI-driven digital product 
  • Monitor and improve business and financial performance of Marketplace, internationalize and scale Marketplace across several regions and countries as well as initiate and drive key business and marketplace improvement initiatives
  • Represent universal marketplace in public domain and in ZF Group
  • Plan and forecast Marketplace performance based on advanced analytics and results monitoring
  • Build, coach, grow, retain and inspire an agile, diverse and high-performing Universal Marketplace team. Lead the team by operating with a growth and team-first mindset, with clearly defined roles, career paths, succession plans, and employee success strategies. Ensure state-of-the-art leadership culture, competence, techniques and tools


Your Profile as Head of Marketplace (f/m/d):

  • University degree, ideally MBA, a similar degree or extensive experience in similar roles
  • Very strong leadership skills and proven experience in leading large teams to high performance in new and digital markets. Furthermore, proven track record of managing ventures as well as M&A’s
  • Very strong experience, expert knowledge and thought leadership in digital marketplace and e-Commerce 
  • Customer-centric attitude based on outside-in perspective and strong knowledge of automotive market, especially workshop aftermarket
  • Highly analytical combined with an entrepreneurial mindset and an ability to build data-informed business strategies with clear sense of purpose, execution, and delivery
  • Knowledge on Automotive Aftermarket and network in the Aftermarket would be a plus
  • High influencing and impacting skills and the ability to manage global organization. Furthermore, change agent with strong change management skills with focus on leading disruption and managing required organizational transformation as well as talent developments
  • The ability to set clear and challenging goals while committing the organization to improved performance; accountable, tenacious, and relentless about driving results
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty; the ability to adapt nimbly, lead others, communicate clearly and create solutions through complex situations

 

We would like to ask you to provide an english version of your CV.

 

About ZF 
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. 
With some 165,000 employees worldwide, ZF reported sales of €43.8 billion in fiscal 2022. The company operates 168 production locations in 32 countries. 


The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit www.zf.com/berufundprivatleben

 

Be part of our ZF team as Head of Marketplace (f/m/d) and apply now!

Contact

Janka Ruderisch

+49 211 584 2157

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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