VP, Product

Purpose of the role

  • To ensure the right product strategy and commercialization in Volvo Trucks China

  • To lead and supervise Product and Homologation function

  • To support sales on product related technical enquires and supervise homologation and type approval are conducted according to the business plan

Key Responsibilities

  • Propose medium and long term Volvo Trucks China product planning

  • Prepare regional product line-ups according to VT China product strategy

  • Participate in defining standard models and updating the price list

  • Prepare phase in & phase out plans for VT China product in selected segments

  • Ensure the smooth product homologation to meet business needs

  • Interface with VT product function and factories for support when needed

  • China regulation and policy monitoring and analysis, and ensure the compliance

  • Maintains close contact with sales and Product Planning in order to gain insight of the business development and market trend for the future need of the right product and homologation plan

  • Provide technical support to sales team to maximize the realization of sales opportunities

  • Has a clear view of the advantage and disadvantage of the competitors and can provide the advice accordingly

  • Supports and cooperates with sales, marketing, after sales department for product related issues as required


Main requirements

  • In-depth product knowledge in truck industry, preferred with JV experience

  • Business and customer orientation with a drive for results

  • Strong leadership, good team player with effective communication

  • Being able to perform a wide range of tasks, respond to changes in direction and priorities, and accept new challenges, responsibilities and assignments

  • Fluency in both spoken and written English


Work flexibility:

  • Position is based in Beijing, travel needed


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.

The Volvo Trucks brand has been built up over decades and enjoys a solid position worldwide. It is one of the world’s best known and respected brands within the commercial vehicle industry. It is associated with the core values quality, safety and environmental care. With Volvo Trucks you will be part of a global and diverse team. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. Together we move the world we want to live in and help our customers keep their promises.

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Application Process

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