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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.

IT Project Manager - Program & Project Management

Country/Region:  PL

Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200 Gliwice, Śląskie , PL, 44-121 Łódź, Lodzkie, PL, 92-202

Req ID 20176

Location: Częstochowa, Gliwice, Łódź, Wrocław


ZF is looking for a self-motivated and experienced IT Infrastructure project manager to join an established team providing global program and project management services to WIO departments.


Responsible for the success of all projects within the defined portfolio. The project manager, plans, executes, and delivers all projects on time, in budget, and within the defined scope. Tracks status and manages teams to mitigate issues and risks.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Project manage major programs and or projects
    • Create project plans
    • Partner with the business to understand success criteria and metrics
  • Assemble project teams
    • Liaise with project team members within WIO and across the organization
    • Ensure that project objectives are met
    • Manage day to day operational aspects of the projects
    • Assign, direct, and coordinate the work of program or project team members
    • Prioritize work assignments
    • Mentor and train project team members
    • Facilitate regular project team meetings
  • Mentor and train assigned WIO L2 Domain project managers
  • Adhere to WIO, Infrastructure Strategy, Program & Project Management principles
  • Ensure that SAP PPM is used to manage and track projects
  • Create and maintain project documentation according to established methodology
  • Work with the Program & Project Management team manager and the central IT PMO team to ensure strategy and standards are adhered to
  • Ensure a high standard of project governance is applied
  • Exercise change control and project gate reviews
  • Follow the ZF Program and project management methodology as defined by the central IT PMO
  • Provide project status reports to project team members and stakeholders
  • Facilitate project steering committee reviews
  • Ensure adoption of WIO policies and procedures
  • Adapt to change

Your profile:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience of IT system management and support
  • Familiarity with waterfall and agile project management methodology
  • Technical resources identification essential to successful project delivery
  • Project leadership and direction to all stakeholders ensuring a satisfied customer - understanding of customer dynamics and needs at all levels (end-user to executive)
  • Maturity in judgment to bring a challenged project back on track
  • Ability to break projects down into logical/manageable pieces and identify the critical path
  • Proven ability to assess time and cost estimates
  • Experience in handling multiple projects, customers and teams effectively with risk avoidance and risk mitigation
  • Effectiveness at leading meetings by setting and achieving objectives and priorities
  • Good teamwork exhibition through both good listening and presentation skills
  • High motivation level, with the ability to work without close supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal English language skills



  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Experience of managing major projects for a large global organization


We offer:


  • Exposure to modern IT technologies;
  • Attractive career opportunities in an international environment;
  • Private medical care, MyBenefit platform, discounts package on goods and services;
  • Flexible working hours and very good working environment;
  • Opportunity to work 100% remotely


Be part of our ZF team as IT Project Manager - Program & Project Management and apply now!


Sergii Polishchuk


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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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