Solutions Deployment Lead - Ford Smart Mobility

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Solutions Deployment Lead - Ford Smart Mobility
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
FSM is Ford’s Mobility services organization focused on designing, deploying and operating solutions that enhance the movement of goods and services in the worlds most thriving and vibrant cities. Its charter is to be the preeminent Transportation Operating System partner for Cities to transform their infrastructure through new business models, and to profitably operate new Mobility solutions that Liberate the Human Journey.

The role of the Solutions Deployment Lead is to work with key stakeholders to develop and deploy a portfolio of business opportunities in global markets:
  • Provide the international perspective into global strategy/POV and advanced solutions development
  • Prioritize and align growth plans (incl. funding and resources) with regional leads (AP, EU, SA) and the business lead
  • Ensure robust deployment of prioritized solutions
    • Oversee solution delivery to the customer (initially for the POC projects)
    • Maintain the day to day cadence of project governance
    • Handle global/local partnerships for various solutions

Key activities include:
  • Actively engaging regional FSM teams through weekly project collaboration, and provide thought leadership through workshops and skill development programs
  • Regularly connecting with business leads to ensure an aligned approach to global deployment
  • Developing playbook for key internal stakeholders to inform monetization opportunities, and provide support to develop city-specific business models to drive commercialization success
  • Planning for long-term growth including development of product/market business plans

Skills and Experiences:
  • Ability to develop and deliver new Mobility solutions to market using unique business models such as revenue sharing models, transit analytics services, and infrastructure monetization
  • Ability to formulate strategies and concepts, with strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Focus on the customer and design-thinking approach to problem-solving
  • Proficiency in organizational influence; ability to bring together diverse teams and deliver aligned results
  • Adaptability to a rapidly changing environment and growing team
  • Consistently exhibits sound judgment and pursues relentlessly high standards
  • Frequent travel
Required Qualifications:
  • Masters Degree
  • 6+ years of Transport services or Digital business model experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA
  • Fluency in multiple languages
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Able to guide market teams in establishing POC teams and then supporting implementation
  • Exploration focused, but driving progress through the funnel
  • Connecting top-down strategy to bottom-up implementation
  • Resilience and initiative
The distance between Imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.