Partner Collaboration Consultant - IT in Shanghai at ZF

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Foster partner relationship mgmt. and collaboration for traditional and agile IT innovation delivery as supporter, from coaching to being fully in charge for related work packages 

  • Create and foster strong internal relationships to speed up innovation by acting as inter-networker for IPA, other IT work streams and major business partners

  • Build and maintain external ecosystem with strategic and promising partners for quick onboarding in IPA activities.       

  • Foster partner relationship mgmt. and collaboration for agile IT innovation delivery by empowering IPA case teams (squads) with tools and consulting.

  • Provide sustainable hands-on support  during the entire lifecycle of collaboration with external partners, including continuous improvement and acceleration of  onboarding processes 

  • Contribute to large IPA cases as ecosystem coordinator for internal and external partners  Initiate and push new IPA cases for promising topics, initiated by external partners 

  • Participate in agile teams to realize value added cases

  • Advise internal customers and distribute acquired know-how by giving presentations and participating in workshops

  • Contribute proactively to continuous optimization of processes, standards and way of working


  • Experiences in agile contracting and partner management in agile projects

  • Good knowledge in mid- to high-level IT architecture and context of architecture 

  • Ability to analyze complex problems and  guide internal partners through technology needs analysis and opportunity assessments

  • Natural curiosity to discover new technologies and methodologies to imagine what could be possible

  • Proven ability to sell ideas

  • Very good process understanding and overview about typical IT and business processes and how they correlate; especially for what is needed to collaborate efficiently with partners 

  • Reliable, flexible, self-driven, keen to push things forward

  • Business understanding and strong business orientation

Contact Information

Vicky Zhang,


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