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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.

Expert Sustainability Governance and Standards

Country/Region:  CZ

Jablonec nad Nisou, CZ

Req ID 58186 Jablonec, Czech Republic, Czech Republic

We are looking for highly motivated employees to strengthen our international team.


As an expert in the area of Governance & Standards, you work as a cross-sectional function in our HE team with direct involvement in the implementation of the ZF ESG strategy (Environment, Social & Governance). You develop framework conditions for the implementation of the strategy and develop concrete solutions. Your solutions meet both the requirements of the necessary governance for all ESG topics in the Group and the practical implementation in the operational areas. You regularly check the implemented solutions for effectiveness and correct any deviations accordingly. Furthermore, you ensure compliance with the legal requirements of the EU in particular and worldwide in a specific manner both in the area of ESG and in risk management (ERM = Enterprise Risk Management).


What you can look forward to as Expert in Governance & Standards of Sustainability at ZF


  • Development of new and further development of existing regulations (policy, work instructions, controls, management system, etc.) for the implementation and safeguarding of the ZF sustainability strategy, in particular in connection with new legal developments, e.g. CSRD (Corporate Social and Responsibility Directive), EU taxonomy, etc.
  • Development and implementation of requirements, provisions, and methods of risk management processes for ESG governance (Sustainability & EHS)
  • Empowering regions and divisions to conduct risk assessments and define actions to identify risks and furthermore conduct trainings
  • Implementation and tracking of controls (ICS and test capability) with GRC managers and process owners (middle management) regarding efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Evaluation of Group-wide sustainability audits and development of the necessary need for action with corresponding proposals for adapting processes, regulations, or management systems


Your Profile as Expert in Governance & Standards of Sustainability at ZF 



  • Successfully completed course of studies, preferably with a business administration or technical/environmental degree and ideally further specializations in the field of sustainability
  • Conscientious way of working, assertiveness and good communication skills combined with a confident appearance and strong organizational, management, analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, highly motivated and proactive work approach, critical thinking skills in standardized situations as well as non-routine problems
  • International business experience with global manufacturing organization desirable
  • Bilingual; fluent knowledge of English


Why you should choose ZF?


  • working in dynamic team in a globally active organization in czech location
  • proffesional development opportunities
  • Performance and annual bonuses, anniversary reward
  • competitive compensation and benefits (Employer's contribution to supplementary pension insurance)
  • 5 weeks of holiday, flexible working hours
  • Language courses, external training


Be part of our ZF team as Expert Sustainability Governance and Standards and apply now!


Sandra Kůtková


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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