It’s springtime; you’re trying your best to enjoy the cold northern weather when you suddenly get a phone call from your best friends. They want you to tag along on a last-minute trip to a warmer part of the world, and they’re leaving in just 3 hours! You get really excited and say that you’ll come, but then you realize: your suitcase broke on your last trip. What are you going to pack in? You don’t have time to go into the city and buy a new one, so you turn to your favourite web shop and you find the perfect suitcase!
But… how about the delivery time? Oh, don’t worry, we’re in the future and the delivery time is just an hour – they just need to wrap it and send it with their super speed, autonomous, delivery solution. It gets to your doorstep in only 45 minutes. So, you pack all your favourite sunglasses and your sunscreen, and get to the autonomous, eco-friendly train that is going to take you to your destination. All this thanks to autonomous solutions that is becoming the norm!
We at Volvo Autonomous Solutions implement solutions within the autonomous area to increase our clients’ productivity, and therefore shaping the future of our society. So how about you join us on this adventure and enjoy the future of autonomous solutions?
Let us tell you a little about who we are:
Volvo Autonomous Solutions (V.A.S) is an entity within the Volvo Group with the mission to offer transport solutions never seen before. Together we will work on autonomous solutions that will challenge conventions and take us to the future. With entirely new business models and advanced technology we will meet and exceed expectations from customers and contributing to a society that we want to live in. There’s about 250 of us and together we form a team that is stronger than the sum of its parts and is ready to tackle the big challenges we have ahead of us.
Our current mission is to employ our newest member of the team. In other words, we are looking for you, our new Commercial Project Manager!
What will you be doing?
As our Commercial Project Manager, you will lead the implementation, installation and integration of our autonomous solutions at a customer site aiming at delivering unique customer experiences within the automation area. In other words, you will:
- Lead the autonomous transport solution implementations at our customer sites.
- Work close together with the Solution Sales and Technology functions within Volvo Autonomous Solutions as well as other Volvo Group entities to implement a tailor-made solution.
- Lead cross-functional teams (e.g. from Legal, Purchasing) from conceptualization to full commercial offering.
- Manage required stakeholders (internal or external) at each stage of the implementation project.
- Translate customer needs into business requirements as input to the implementation project.
- Define or/and improve the solution building blocks to facilitate implementations in other regions.
- Evaluate and validate customer desirability and business viability for new offerings and solutions.
In this role, you will have plenty of different activities going on and therefore you need strong project management skills with a high customer focus and a ‘’can do’’ mindset and solutions/service development skills. As you will communicate globally across all levels of the organization, you need to have excellent interpersonal skills combined with a positive attitude and analytical skills. Naturally, you also have an ability to visualize concepts and ideas as we are breaking new ground within the transport area.
We also believe you have:
- Bachelor and/or master’s degree in commercial or technical area
- Experience in leading and driving projects
- Understanding of the international transport industry
- Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Are we a perfect match?
We offer you a chance to be involved in defining the future solutions within the transport industry where we together are the motivators to make the future of automated transport solutions happen. As our business area is quite new you need to share our curiosity for new technology and want to take it to the next level.
If you are ready to take on a new challenge and explore new ways of driving business, then you have come to the right place. Doesn’t this sound like an amazing opportunity? Come join us!
If you’re curious to learn more or have any questions, please contact:
Sasko Cuklev, Head of On-Road Solutions, +46 31 322 33 92
Anna Thóren, Head of People and Culture, +46 31 323 53 53
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.
Volvo Autonomous Solutions constitute a new business area as of January 1, 2020, entering new and exciting territories for Volvo Group. We accelerate the development, commercialization and sales of autonomous transport solutions, focusing on defined segments for the on- and off-road space. The combination of strong tech expertise and skilled customer solutions creates innovative transport offers never seen before. We are constantly pushing our own skills and ability to drive change in a traditional industry to meet a growing customer demand. We are now looking for innovative, committed individuals to join us in our endeavor to create customer solutions that enhance safety, flexibility and productivity.