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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 Program Management, EU

Country/Region:  SK

Levice, NI, SK, 93401

Req ID 63171 |[[filter6]], Slovakia


Join our dynamic team at the forefront of Global Program Management for Chassis Components in Europe (CCG2), based in Levice.


Your Tasks:

  • Lead and manage the ZF Chassis Components project portfolio in Europe, guiding project managers and teams to achieve on-time, on-quality, and on-profit new product launches and change management, aligned with strategic goals.
  • Drive best practices and continuous improvement for project management excellence in the region, as well as robust performance tracking and reporting. Develop a high-performing program management team and ensure optimal resource utilization.
  • Lead, coordinate, and manage complex projects (scope, time, budget, contracting, quality and change management), overseeing all aspects of project life cycles, including initialization, planning, and execution. Direct interdisciplinary project teams and ensure their effectiveness in achieving project goals.
  • Effectively manage project communication and stakeholder engagement, serving as a bridge between internal and external customers, suppliers, partners, and adjacent departments, as well as providing comprehensive status updates to leadership and executive teams.
  • Proactively identify and manage project risks, employing strategic problem-solving to address challenges promptly. Drive effective decision-making processes and implement solutions that enhance overall project performance and outcomes.


Your Profile:

  • Completed degree in Engineering or Business (MBA preferred), with strong entrepreneurial, financial, and communication skills. PMP/IPMA certification is a plus.
  • Several years of professional experience in international project management, successfully leading complex programs and managing customer and executive interactions.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience within a matrix organization, and effective negotiation skills in a non-direct reporting environment.
  • Proficiency in project management methods and tools, and ability to establish and maintain high customer confidence.
  • Intercultural competence and fluency in English, both written and spoken; German is a plus.



Employee perks, benefits

  • variable annual bonus of up to 15%
  • loyalty bonus
  • work anniversary
  • DDS of up to 6% of the employer's contribution
  • other special bonuses
  • extra medical check-ups
  • substantial subsidy for employee meals
  • professional training (also abroad)
  • offer of recreational stays for employees


Monthly salary from 5 500 €. The possibility of offering a higher salary for this position depends on qualifications and experience


Be part of our ZF team as Sr Mgr Program Management EU PL CC and apply now!


Martina Lúžna

+421 36 629 4687 

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