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USCAR Executive Director

Company: KYYBA, Inc
Location: Southfield
Posted on: September 23, 2022

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Job Description

Job Description
USCAR Executive Director

Job Description Summary

  • Lead USCAR organization including setting and executing technical strategy and engagement with OEMs, the Department of Energy and other government agencies.
  • Establish and manage technical support staff for USCAR team. Job Description

    The USCAR Executive Director is responsible for:
    • Working with the USCAR council and USCAR Leadership Group to set strategic direction for USCAR.
    • Leading execution and growth of technical activities for USCAR.
    • Engaging with Department of Energy and other government agencies to identify opportunities for USCAR collaboration.
    • Ensuring efficient and effective operation of USCAR organization.
    • Acting as spokesman for USCAR in relevant technical and business forums.
    • Leading and administrating USCAR meetings and events.
    • Facilitating effective operation of USCAR stakeholder groups such as communications, information technology, legal, finance, and industry government relations.
    • Developing and executing USCAR business plan and budget.
      What You Will Do
      • In conjunction with the Technical Leadership Council(TLC) Leaders, discuss and implement changes in USCAR policy
      • Serve as a conduit and a facilitator of discussions between the Council and the OEM Technical Leadership Council.
      • Ensure the USCAR operations are adequate to effectively and efficiently provide the necessary support to the TLCs and Tech Teams to conduct collaborative business (facilities, accounting and finance, legal, communications, sourcing and administration)
      • Propose and obtain approval of the annual USCAR Operating budget
      • Perform a quarterly budget review for all teams
      • Provide final approval of the annual recognition awards process and selection
      • Provide direction on USCAR Annual Report process and documentation
      • Provide bi-annual Executive Director feedback on USCAR goals and objectives
      • Serves as primary interface with DOE/EERE leadership to communicate high level USCAR priorities and position on new DOE initiatives
      • Identifies Business and Technical Support (BTS) representative(s) from their respective company and defines their role at USCAR and within their company
      • Serve as their company's member of the U.S. DRIVE JOG
      • Support U.S. DRIVE events and activities (All Tech Team meetings, Lab visits, meeting agendas)
      • Provide consolidated transmittal of USCAR's ratings of U.S. DRIVE tech team project portfolios to DOE director level leadership
      • Within their company, advocates and supports USCAR
      • Meets twice a month with the USCAR Leadership Group members(ULG)

        What You Need
        • Strong, charismatic leader with excellent people skills.
        • Automotive or DOE leadership experience required.
        • BS in Science or Engineering.
        • Experience as a technical leader & individual contributor
        • Experience in collaborating with varying levels of a customer's organization, including all levels of executive management
        • Resourcefulness to working with multiple projects spanning different technical areas
        • Demonstrated ability to break through barriers to execute plans
        • Strong verbal and written communication skills
          What Would Be Even Better
          • Multidisciplinary engineering skill set
          • Advanced degree in Science or Engineering and experience with managing research programs.
          • OEM executive experience.
          • Strong or established network within the US Department of Energy / National Labs.
            About Kyyba:
            Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI, Kyyba has a global presence delivering high-quality resources and top-notch recruiting services, enabling businesses to effectively respond to organizational changes and technological advances.
            At Kyyba, the overall well-being of our employees and their families is important to us. We are proud of our work culture which embodies our core values; incorporating value, passion, excellence, empowerment, and happiness, creates a vibrant and productive atmosphere. We empower our employees with the resources, incentives, and flexibility that they need to support a healthy, balanced, and fulfilling career by providing many valuable benefits and a balanced compensation structure combined with career development.
            Kyyba is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
            Kyyba does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
            Medical, dental, vision
            Term life
            Voluntary life and disability insurance
            Optional Pre-paid legal plan
            Optional Identity theft plan
            Optional Medical and dependent FSA
            Work-visa sponsorship
            Opportunity for advancement
            Long-term assignment with opportunity for hire by client

            SELECT AWARDS
            • An INC 5000 company for 10 years
            • Corp! Michigan Economic Bright Spots
            • Crain's Detroit Business Top Staffing Service Companies in Detroit
            • TechServe Alliance Excellence Award- IT and Engineering Staffing & Solutions
            • Best of MichBusiness winner in HR Wizards & Partnerships
            • Metro Detroit Elite Category: Recruitment, Selection & Orientation for 101 Best & Brightest
            • 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in Michigan

Keywords: KYYBA, Inc, Southfield , USCAR Executive Director, Executive , Southfield, Michigan

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