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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Sr. Digital Strategy Specialist

Location: 

Livonia, MI, US, 48150

Req ID 23312
   

We are looking for a new colleague to join our Digital Business Development team at our ZF location in Livonia, Michigan.

 

Responsibilities:

Strategy Planning and Execution support for Product Digitalization:

  • Plan, organize and execute Global Strategic Programs (Board of Management sessions, Digital Events, Customer co-creation workshops, etc.)
  • Support the development of department goals, target objectives, KPI’s, Success Measures
  • Develop content and presentations for executive meetings (Board of Management, Executive Management, CEO meetings, etc.)
  • Ensure follow-up of actions from various meetings and interdependencies for digital initiatives are managed

Communications:

  • Develop necessary and appropriate communication tools to promote the digital transformation agenda within and outside the company
  • Support the management geographically spread teams to stay on track with the overall purpose - through preparation, facilitation and execution of leadership meetings (i.e. agenda, facilitation, help define KPI and targets, meeting minutes, tracking of actions, etc.)
  • Effectively communicate and maintain key relationships vertically within the Digital team and horizontally throughout the worldwide ZF organization
  • Develop presentations for various target audiences as required
  • Maintain communication with other cross functional teams within the broader ZF organization (i.e. IT, R&D, etc.) to deliver a seamless overall execution of Digital Transformation agenda
  • Listen, consult and relay audience’s concerns and perspectives

Internal & External Events:

  • Plan and coordinate key Digital Transformation Meetings and Events like annual Digital Convention, Employee Innovation Challenges, Employee Pitch Nights, etc.
  • Prepare for external events and Customer Workshops – develop presentations, speaker notes, etc.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (MBA graduates preferred)
  • 8 years of related experience
  • Demonstrated experience in gathering and translating business, consumer, cultural, and social insights into actionable implications and strategies
  • Must have experience supporting C-Level / Sr. executives in Strategy Planning & Development activities  
  • Software Development background
  • Experience in working with global outsourcing partners
  • Good communication and facilitation skills; Strong business orientation, focus on Digital as a strategic business enabler, systematic approach to problem solving
  • Strong facilitation and negotiation skills across global / matrix relationship set-ups
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills; ability to communicate well on all levels
  • Ability to multi-task in a flexible environment and patience to work under pressure
  • Ability to quickly prioritize issues/requests and be capable of personally diving deep when required to deliver solutions within an accelerated timeframe

 

Be part of our ZF team as Sr. Digital Strategy Specialist and apply now!

 

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To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.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.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

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.


Nearest Major Market: Livonia
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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