Group Manager Application

Group Manager Application

Your leadership will make a difference.

At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in our people. If you want to be part of leading and inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience and make people's lives less complicated, then we have the job for you.

What's in it for you?
At Consumer & Enterprise Digital (CED), you find outstanding opportunities to develop your skills and grow as a professional. In close collaboration with colleagues in other business units around the world, you and your team create IT innovations that support the company's overall business development and daily operations. And ultimately - you will contribute to a superior experience for the people who buy and drive a Volvo.

The Volvo Car CED organisation in Olofström is the hub between production and IT and the main focus is to provide our customers with robust and lean IT solutions, to continuously work to find synergies and to increase efficiency. We are also deeply involved in discussion teams both locally and globally, regarding strategy decision. Our vision is to make IT become the enabler for our business, move fast - aim high!

We are and will continue to be in a major transformation journey for a long period of time where our IT portfolio will be significantly re-shaped. This journey is progressing at the same time as our business is increasing the pace of production, expanding the manufacturing footprint to more production sites as well as increasing the pace of requesting new and improved functionality.

What you'll do
As a Group Manager Applications you will report to the IT Site Manager. The position is based in Olofström at Volvo Car Body Components (VCBC) with a global setup that requires a high adaptability when it comes to travel and also ability to work in virtual teams and structures.

You will also:
  • Manage and coach the VCBC IT applications team with employees, consultants and bought services agreements in implementation and in everyday operation
  • Lead the transformation journey with regards to the VCBC IT portfolio
  • Have responsibility for organisational management including resource planning, resource acquisition, employee development, employee skill development, employee satisfaction and workload management for the involved group as well as plan and conduct the team activities
  • Maintain customer relations with focus on operational key performance indicators
  • Drive continuous improvements in terms of making life less complicated for VCBC IT customers, team members, and other stakeholders
  • Manage local IT including life cycle planning, prioritization, control and governance
Do you fit the profile?
You are experienced by working with Agile, Lean and/or Continuous Delivery approaches and tools.
You have at least 5 years of progressive responsibilities in IT managerial positions.
  • University degree/Master degree in IT, or equivalent experience
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written
Meritorious skills you might have

Experience with IT Applications and if used in manufacturing environments this will be an asset. If you have experience in Supplier Management and ITIL knowledge and/or certification and also if you have knowledge of Project Management process and methodology this will be highly valuable skills.

Who are you?
We think you are a person that have a holistic view with strong analytical skills.

Almost certain a good communicator with the ability to quickly build relationships with different stakeholders.

As person you have a structured process-oriented way of working and think that planning and organisational skills is crucial to bring the business forward. You are a team player that have a strong drive to get results.

You will really enjoy this role if you are an initiative-taking and eager to learn person.

If you on top of this also like to lead and drive change as well as have a strong business orientation with sense of urgency when it comes to run & protect the business then this is a perfect match for you.

How to learn more and apply

For questions about the position please contact IT Site Manager, Fredrik Baeckström, at
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Camilla Andréasson, at

Union members:
Joakim Ravemyr, Unionen +46 45426 53 30
Kenneth Göransson, Ledarna, +46 454 26 51 29
Lina Wennberg, Akademikerna, +46 45426 59 26

We want your application at the latest June 30- 2018.
Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.

Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future. Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales.

Today, we're expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we're on the lookout for new talent. We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars' journey into the future.
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