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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Program Manager (m/f/d)


Gebze, 41, TR, 41480

Req ID 39824 GebzeII, Turkey

For our location in Gebze/Kocaeli, we are looking for an experienced Program Manager (m/f/d). This role is defined as a Management Level position.


Your tasks:

  • Managing projects with various complexities and leading (interdisciplinary) project teams and ensuring their effectiveness and acting as a link between customer, supplier, partners and departments;
  • Managing the project scope, time, budget, contracting and quality according to relevant standards;
  • Elaborate a project plan in alignment with the project goals and perform cross-departmental planning for all functions involved;
  • Managing risks, resolving problems / issues and managing baseline changes
  • Manage communication and stakeholder & Reporting & escalating to decision makers


Your profile:

  • Min. five years of professional experience in project management, project management certification will be an advantage and Bachelor degree in engineering or business related
  • Ability to lead and motivate others and Knowledge of project-planning tools and demonstrated ability to develop and execute a project & resource plan, incl. baseline change management
  • Expertise in setting and managing customer expectations and interacting with (senior) leadership
  • Knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence;
  • Turkish native speaker & living or willing to live in Asian side of İstanbul or Kocaeli (Gebze & İzmit)

About ZF:
ZF is a global technology company suppling 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. In fiscal year 2020 ZF reported sales of €32.6 billion. The company employs more than 150,000 associates at approximately 270 locations in 42 countries.


The compatibility of work and family life is firmly anchored at ZF. For more information, please visit

The position is part of the ZF Global Employee Referral Program.

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


Onur Benli

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