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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.

Manager IT Infrastructure Spain, Portugal & Africa (m/f/d)

Country/Region:  ES
Location: 

Lezama, BI, ES, 48196

Req ID 63664 Lezama, Spain
     

About the team:

We are seeking an experienced Regional Delivery & Support Manager to lead our IT team across multiple countries including Spain, Portugal and Africa. The successful candidate will manage a diverse team, with a mandate to cultivate an economic, secure, and innovative digital workplace for office, production, and engineering settings. The role demands a strong focus on user-centric experiences and the ability to leverage proximity to business operations in order to define and implement automated and efficient processes. This position offers a unique opportunity to shape the digital landscape of a leading global company, ensuring that our IT infrastructure is not just supportive of our current operations but is also a driving force for innovation and efficiency.

 

What you can look forward to as Manager IT Infrastructure Spain, Portugal & Africa (m/f/d):

  • Lead and manage a regional IT team, ensuring a cohesive and supportive working environment, enhancing the user-centric approach of the Service Desk and Field Services.
  • Oversee the operation, administration, and support of onsite IT infrastructure across office and plant areas, including servers, storage, local networks, and phone systems.
  • Uphold IT Security at both regional and site levels, implementing robust strategies to safeguard company data.
  • Handle the management of a wide array of workplace and department devices, such as desktops, laptops, workstations, tablets, mobile devices, printers, and media technology.
  • Drive digitalization efforts for plant floor operations, supporting initiatives in Digital Manufacturing Platforms (DMP), automation, and infrastructure.
  • Understand business requirements through close collaboration with business units, providing flexible and innovative IT solutions.
  • Execute global changes, rollouts, and initiatives, while maintaining adherence to technology standards and global processes for Corporate/Regional/Country Infrastructure Services at all ZF locations within the region.
  • Implement, offer, and oversee the technical services for Delivery and Support, ensuring alignment with business needs. 

 

Your profile as Manager IT Infrastructure Spain, Portugal & Africa (m/f/d):

  • A bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field is required. A master's degree is preferred. At least 7 years of relevant experience in IT management, with a minimum of 3 years in a regional or global leadership role. Proven leadership experience in managing IT teams across multiple countries.
  • Strong technical knowledge of IT infrastructure, security, and device management.
  • Experience with digital transformation projects, particularly in manufacturing or related industrial sectors.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with business units to translate requirements into effective IT solutions.
  • Excellent project management skills, with a history of successful global IT initiative rollouts.
  • Capable of managing supplier relationships and negotiating contracts to meet strategic objectives.
  • Outstanding communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate in English as well as Spanish for both spoken and written formats.

 

Please attach your CV in English.

 

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 position is part of the ZF Global Employee Referral Program.

 

ZF offers a job-sharing option for this management position. Two part-time employees can share a management role.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Manager IT Infrastructure Spain, Portugal & Africa (m/f/d) and apply now!

Contact

Julia Ibele

+49 7541 77 963555

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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