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Program Liaison

Ronin Staffing, LLC Dearborn Contractor
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Position Title: Program Liaison #271391
Rate: DOE
Location: Dearborn, MI 48121
Duration: 6-month contract + possible extension and / or hire
Up to 25% travel is expected 

Position Description:
The Global Digital Curbspace team is a part of the City Solutions team within Ford Smart Mobility. The team is responsible for delivering solutions that improve curb asset utilization for cities.

Reporting to the Commercial Director – City Solutions, the City Liaison Lead will:

  • Represent the Global Digital Curbspace team in all business engagements in North America.
  • Liaise with key partners & customers to support successful delivery of curbspace projects.
  • Lead local market implementation of Curbspace experiments, trials and products Roles and Responsibilities.
  • Working with the US City Solutions team, identify & lead engagement with potential US City customers.
  • Liaise with US cities to negotiate participation in curb projects.
  • Support the team with negotiation of business opportunities arising from the projects.
  • Support engagement with US academic institutions to identify potential technologies & projects aligned to curbspace projects, and negotiate project participation
  • Work with the Global Curbspace team and US City Solutions team to organize project trials & experiments, and organize curb related events in partnership with cities and academia.
  • Lead all aspects of defining, specifying, resourcing, incepting, project managing, completing tasks towards and delivering specified curbspace projects and/or products within budget.
  • Assist in the identification of partners and suppliers to collaborate with on key projects.
  • Assist in the identification of vehicle customers to collaborate with on key projects.
  • Be the voice of the customer for US cities/customers in all digital curbspace projects.
  • Be the subject matter expert on the US Curbspace & parking market, and related legislation.
  • Support local market research activities as required on behalf of the team.
  • Attend curb and parking events and city events as requested by the team to support all activities

Skills Required:

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to navigate new and unstructured environments.
  • Able to work on projects framed and characterized by high assumption and low knowledge.
  • Able to demonstrate strong communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Evidence of being a self-starter with ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to demonstrate a high degree of drive and flexibility.
  • Able to demonstrate strong business acumen and commercial awareness.
  • Computer literate in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Experience Required:

  • Experience in relationship management, customer engagement and/or sales.
  • Experience of project management and the implementation of projects, products and/or services.

Education Required:

  • Educated to degree level in Engineering, IT, Computer Science, Business, Economics or related subjects.

Recommended skills

Business Acumen
Interpersonal Skills
Customer Relationship Management
Team Working
Commercial Awareness
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In 1999, Ronin Staffing catered solely to the Information Technology industry and worked with a number of successful organizations in terms of consulting and placement of Information Technology Professionals.

After the 9/11 tragedies, Ronin Staffing became a full-service staffing search firm that has diligently emerged itself in recruiting or placing qualified and quality candidates with expertise in Engineering, Aerospace, Administration, Accounting/Financing, just to name a few. Since its inception, we offer contract only, contract-to-hire or direct hire services to our clients, and our contractors alike.

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