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Maumee, OH 43537

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· Develop and facilitate the company’s information technology strategy that drives results that complement and integrate into the overall corporate strategy. Ensure alignment between the business units, corporate functions and the direction of information technology. Create and maintain a 3 year strategic vision for IT and develop the associated roadmaps to deliver on the vision.

· Lead Dana’s IT Enterprise Architecture function, including ownership of IT metrics, IT standards, IT Operating Model EA Governance (ITOM), Enterprise Architecture project reviews/governance, new capability development (POCs) and other critical architecture functions in collaboration/partnership with all global IT. This includes ensuring that IT architecture, security and strategy are clearly aligned and working with the IT PMO to facility program and project execution.


Builds relationships

· Builds strong relationships with IT leadership and Dana business leadership to ensure the IT Strategy and Corporate Strategy remain aligned

· Works with key business and IT stakeholders in Dana to support new capability development and provide Enterprise Architecture governance/oversight.

IT Strategy

· Provide leadership and work with IT Leadership and business counterparts in the development and maintenance of a comprehensive information technology strategy.

· Assist IT Leadership with the facilitation of steering committees engaged with company senior business leadership

· Work with IT Leadership on the establishment of IT Portfolio and associated budgets and business cases.

· Consult with both external and internal experts to research, evaluate, define, develop and deploy common, global IT future states that define the target IT environment for the corporation in terms of infrastructure and systems solutions.

· Monitor and ensure that all IT programs and projects are aligned with the IT strategic direction.

· Provide guidance in the development of the IT Portfolio and investment planning process to ensure that strategic priorities are comprehended.

· Assist with the creation or refinement of IT processes to promote effective and efficient operations of the IT organization.

· Establish departmental policies, procedures, and objectives.

· Provide work direction, feedback, and training to employees in the performance of assigned responsibilities.

Enterprise Architecture

· Lead Enterprise Architecture team of experienced professionals to deliver IT strategy, new capabilities/POCs, EA governance and maintain IT standards

· Collaborate with key vendors on critical new capability initiatives

· Own and maintain IT metrics (PowerBI dashboard) with annual industry analysis/updates

· Own and maintain the corporate IT EA repository (Tool: Abacus; application inventory / integrated with CMDB)

· Drive ongoing Enterprise Architecture oversight and involvement in IT projects, completing project reviews to ensure that projects meet Dana IT standards

· Lead Enterprise Architecture function across IT and continued maturity in development of solution architecture skills within Dana IT

· Lead and facilitate the Enterprise Architecture Review Board, to review and disposition requests for non-standard technology usage

· Serves on key program/project governance boards to provide EA leadership

General IT Management

· Strong understanding of I.T. Strategy and Architecture general principles and techniques

· Understanding of I.T. Financial Management, sufficient to interpret and explain key I.T. spending categories, trends and opportunities to senior business leadership

· Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley I.T. implications and appropriate controls.

· Understanding of I.T. Program and Project Management as well as Application Development general principles and techniques

· Understanding of I.T. Operations and Cybersecurity general principles and techniques, including a basic awareness of ITIL concepts



Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in a related discipline, such as Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science or Business or 11+ years of relevant professional Dana experience. Masters degree in relevant discipline is preferred.


Minimum of 10 years IT experience, at least 5 years management experience. Prior experience working within an IT strategy or Enterprise Architecture function across a global organization. Prior experience leading the development of a comprehensive strategy at a major corporation.


· None required.

Additional Skills

· Understanding of IT governance approaches

· Experience leading large teams across multiple organizations on a global basis

· Experience providing leadership in an influencing role

· A thorough understanding of IT strategy principles and methodologies

· Development of strategy in an outsourced environment.

· Experience with Enterprise Architecture frameworks and governance

· Experience with applications IT processes, frameworks like System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and ITIL

· Excellent communication skills required (verbal, written, and presentation)

· Vendor relationship management experience a plus

· Willing to travel as required (up to 30%)

· Familiarity with ERP solutions, particularly SAP and Oracle

· Prefer to see Familiarity with Manufacturing environment and critical application needs (e.g. plant/shop floor)


Strategy - Ability to think and act in a strategic way

· Can lead & act consistent with the company’s strategy and values

· Able to demonstrate strategic problem solving, good decision making and sound judgment

· Demonstrates sound business and technical acumen

· Shows a high degree of intellectual rigor during problem solving

Talent – Ability to build and develop talent

· Able to align talent to company’s strategy

· Demonstrates ability to develop self and others

· Shows evidence of continuous learning

· Demonstrates performance leadership

Approach – Ability to demonstrate an effective approach to engagement and problem solving

· Able to build trust and engage others

· Can build or contribute to an inclusive team environment

· Demonstrates strong interpersonal communications

· Exhibits a strong professional presence

Results – Ability to achieve planned results

· Demonstrates a strong customer focus through planning and actions

· Acts with initiative and urgency

· Shows the ability to be a change leader with adaptability and continuous improvement

· Ability to hold oneself and other accountable for results

· Demonstrates the ability to leverage all available resources to achieve results

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