Apprenticeship BAC+4/5 Project Manager Purchasing (PMP) H/F

By joining Vehicle Project Office Purchasing as a Project Manager Purchasing trainee, you will have the opportunity to be the voice of Purchasing within the Project team. Soft skills, high energy and a positive mind-set are key assets for succeeding in this position, across a diverse, multicultural team.
We like to work hard, have fun and we are committed to our customer and the Volvo Group success. You will work with a high performing team aiming at world-class Purchasing – do you have what it takes?
Vehicle Project Office Purchasing (VPOP), is looking for a Project Manager Purchasing (PMP) trainee for 1 year.
Who are YOU?
  • You understand the Purchasing challenges and you are ready to support them.
  • You are strong in communication, within Purchasing as well as project stakeholders/network.
  • You are a connector within your environment.
  • You welcome issues and for you everything is possible to solve in one way or another.
  • You cooperate and stay accountable for the deliveries.

The Role
As PMP you will be a key player in the project team as well as within PMP team. You will, in a pro-active way, drive and follow up the Purchasing part of the project according to the development process and deliver the Purchasing project on time with agreed quality, cost, features and technology, sustainability and risk (QDCF-TSR).
You will have several missions during the year which will give you a global understanding of the purchasing activities within a big group.
You will support the PMPs and develop yourself to lead project by your own.
You will support the department and the organization to develop agile processes.
You will support the management team to prepare and document future projects.
You will lead specific topics for the department.
About the TEAM
You will belong to and be a member of Vehicle Project Office Purchasing (VPOP) team and you will work within your respective Project Management Team (PMT). You will report to the PM-Purchasing in place and to Project Office Manager.
Background and Location
You need to be fluent in English and ready to work in a challenging environment.
You have good communication skills and preferably you prepare a Master degree in Purchasing. The position is based in Lyon for 1 year.
For more information please contact:
Delphine Pauty, GTP VE Project Office Manager,
Email: Tel:+33 6 64 05 13 45
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About Us

Le groupe Volvo est l'un des principaux constructeurs au monde de camions, d'autobus, d'engins de chantier et de moteurs marins et industriels, commercialisés sous les marques Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus et Volvo Penta. Nous ambitionnons d'être l'employeur le plus admiré de notre secteur en attirant et en fidélisant les plus grands talents.

Volvo Group Purchasing dispose d'un budget de 125 milliards de SEK pour l'achat et fait appel à 2 550 fournisseurs pour la production en série. Rien que pour l'activité Camions, 2 milliards de pièces ont été livrées dans 40 usines du monde entier. Toujours à l'affût des fournisseurs les plus performants avec lesquels travailler, nous proposons les meilleurs produits et services possibles pour apporter de la valeur ajoutée à nos clients. Nous soutenons la mission du groupe Volvo, qui est de contribuer à un monde prospère par des solutions de transport, en appliquant à nos processus d'achat les concepts d'approvisionnement durable et les principes définis dans le Code de conduite.

Lorsque vous rejoignez Volvo Group Purchasing, vous intégrez un réseau international regroupant plus de 1 300 professionnels répartis sur 50 sites différents dans 25 pays. Nous proposons des opportunités uniques de tisser des liens avec des interlocuteurs à tous les échelons et nous travaillons avec passion pour accélérer votre carrière en développant vos compétences.

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Application Process


An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.


If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.


All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.


When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.


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