Manager Connectivity

Do you have what it takes to make a difference? It is now time for us to prepare the next generation products and solutions. Connected, electrified and automated solutions are making their ways into our lives. To be able to keep up with the speed we need someone like you. Someone who dares and truly wants to make a difference and is passionate about inspiring and developing people. Someone who brings experience and knowledge in connected solutions into our team. At Volvo Penta we are always looking for fresh ideas to be applied to the products we have on the market today and to the next generation products and solutions. Your drive, attitude and creative mindset will be key for success.
Volvo Penta is a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications. Being part of our team means being a part of a team of highly skilled and proud professionals who work with passion and trust. Volvo Penta is an exciting and highly innovative company facing many positive challenges and opportunities and we embrace the change to stay ahead. We are now looking for the Manager of the Connectivity team.
You will have an operative and strategic responsibility
The Product Development unit is developing complete power systems for industrial and marine applications. We at the Design engineering department are responsible for the mechanical and electrical system and the control system for the whole driveline system. Our everyday opportunity and challenge is to both perform to keep today's products competitive and transform to create new solutions for our customers - both on land and at sea. When targeting the next generation products and services the focus and demands increase on the connectivity solution and a new team for Connectivity is created. It is a small team with committed persons located in Gothenburg.
We have only seen a few glimpses of what will come. Would you like to be a part of defining a new era within our industry? As the Manager Connectivity you will take an active role in shaping the Connectivity solution for Volvo Penta together with your team and stakeholders. You and your team will work in close cooperation with people in other functions both within Volvo Penta and within Volvo group to secure the optimized end to end solution for our business. The Connectivity team contributes to roadmaps for new solutions and is responsible for requirement, development, verification and support of the Volvo Penta connectivity solution from a product development perspective throughout the whole lifecycle.
You will have a leading people responsibility
You will lead and develop the team as well as each individual in the team. You will take an active role in the management team and drive improvements both on a team level and on an organization level. We believe in the power of teamwork and together with your team and your stakeholders you will define the way forward, both in terms of technical solution and way of working. You will also:
  • Secure the team competence and delivery to meet project and program targets
  • Have engineering responsibility of the solution and it's features and be the centre of topics concerning your technical area
  • Establish a network of stakeholders to cover the end to end perspective
  • Have the financial responsibility for the department budget as well as for other smaller projects
Are we the perfect match?
In our management team you will find an open mind-set and value creation focus and we strongly believe that having fun at work is one important enabler for high performance. We encourage people to take individual responsibility and to see the whole picture with both the business and customer in focus. We are strong believers in the importance of communication and keeping an open, curious and honest dialog.
You have leadership experience and a genuine interest in inspiring and developing people. We believe you will bring valuable experience and knowledge in connected solutions, both on and off board functionality, and the end to end perspective. You have experience from product development and project management areas and you are familiar with agile way of working. You have a drive to develop your team, the organization and yourself. You are the person who acts with a clear sense of ownership and you have strong networking and communication skills, English and Swedish. In addition we believe you have an academic education within the engineering area.
It is our people that make the difference!
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Please contact us if you have any questions
Stina Eriksson, Director Design engineering. E-mail: stina.eriksson@volvo.vom. Phone: +46 31 3227007
Teresa Krook, Director Human Resources. E-mail:

About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Penta, a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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