Legal Counsel, Volvo Group Trucks Operations, Sweden

Interested in International Trade and want a job where you make a difference?
For every person who wants to make a real difference to society, the transportation business is where you want to be – now and in the coming years. Together, we are shaping the world we want to live in.
We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join Group Trucks Operations (GTO) Legal & Compliance team located in Göteborg, Sweden. Are you a team player that wants to contribute to the bigger picture? Are you interested in International Trade, Customs and Export Control? Are you passionate about driving change and continuous improvements? Then you might be the person we are looking for.

The GTO Legal & Compliance team
The GTO Legal & Compliance team comprises of experienced and highly skilled lawyers and administrative colleagues operating in a truly global environment. As a team, we are passionate about contributing to the success of GTO and the Volvo Group by being trusted business partners with integrity and independence. We enjoy working together, collaborate and learn from each other, without prestige. We also value diversity, a creative workplace and having fun at work.

Role Description
As part of the GTO Legal & Compliance team, you will provide legal advice within a wide range of legal and compliance areas and work in close cooperation with the different GTO functions. You will actively identify and work proactively with legal risks and opportunities. You will draft and negotiate contracts, provide trainings, and manage disputes. You will also promote compliance and the Volvo Group Code of Conduct.
An important part of the job will be to provide legal support the Customs, Trade and Export Control function in the areas of international trade law, trade barrier and trade agreement analysis, customs, export control and sanctions. This truly global function serves all brands in the Volvo Group and are dedicated to proactively use trade as a competitive edge and capture opportunities throughout the supply chain.
Further on, you will cooperate with legal counsel colleagues around the world and procure external legal resources when needed.

  • Master of law.
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience.
  • True team player with excellent networking skills and high energy.
  • Strong professionalism, good judgement and high integrity.
  • Distinct business acumen, a strategic mind and a sense for practical problem-solving.
  • Ability to work cross-jurisdictions.
  • Passion to drive change and continuous improvements.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • High proficiency in English.
  • Experience in international trade law, customs, export control and sanctions are meriting.

We offer a global working environment with dedicated and professional colleagues and countless development and career opportunities.
The position requires travelling from time to time.
Please, apply with CV and personal letter as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted continuously.

For further information, please contact:
Josefin Engblom, SVP & General Counsel GTO Legal & Compliance, +46(0)76 5537339
Ann Knutsson, HRBP, +46(0)765 536665

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!







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