Ford Motor Company was built on the belief that freedom of movement drives human progress. It’s a belief that has always fuelled our passion to create great cars and trucks. And today, it drives our commitment to become the world’s most trusted mobility company, designing smart vehicles for a smart world that help people move more safely, confidently and freely.
Ford will accelerate the introduction of connected, smart vehicles and services customers want and value. 90 percent of Ford’s new global vehicles will feature connectivity by 2020.
Ford will continuously innovate to create the most human-centred mobility solutions.
Smart Mobility is part of a global organisation formed to design, grow and invest in merging mobility services, to assist the company is reaching its plan to be a leader in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and data analytics.
Ford’s Smart Mobility Innovation Office in London gives this dedicated team easy access to world-class digital companies, leading academic institutions, nimble start-ups, and existing partners
All our graduates are recruited to specific tasks with opportunities to move to different roles as their career progress. As part of this global team you may be required to travel to any Ford location worldwide.
Smart Mobility consists of the following broad work groups:
- Go to Market Strategy
- City Data Solutions
- People Mobility Solutions
- Good Mobility Solutions
- Data and Analytics
- Fleet solutions
The world is becoming more crowded and urbanized, air quality is a global issue, and customer preferences are changing rapidly. The Ford Smart Mobility plan uses technology and innovation to address these trends and to make people’s lives better. Already significant progress has been made in these areas including SYNC Connect, GoPark and FordPass.
Within Smart Mobility, you will be part of a global team working with a start-up mentality to develop new Mobility based business solution. This is a really exciting and emerging area and gives you the opportunity to work with a dedicated team and alongside Ford’s existing product development and research and development teams as well as the opportunity to collaborate with start-ups and tech companies.
As part of the Ford Smart Mobility team, you will need the following core skills:
- Highly motivated with a strong creative drive
- Strong project management skills
- Passionate interest in Mobility, Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Strong relationship building and networking skills
- Strong mindset of customer centricity and customer empathy
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to gather and interpret data
You will be able to develop your professional skills through work based experience and training and know that you are joining one of the leading automotive and mobility companies in the world.
If you are keen to work in a new emerging area whereby there are a variety of roles which would provide you with new challenges, then a career at Ford could be the perfect opportunity for you.