Security Manager - Volvo Group Connected Solutions

Have a passion for cyber security and ability to cross functionally approach security and risk management from many perspectives? In our Enterprise Architecture function, one of our tasks is to lead and continuously improve the area of Cyber Security at Connected Solutions to proactively reduce business risks from security related events. We bring people, processes and technology together to protect against digital attacks and the constantly evolving nature of security risks. Welcome to the heart of connectivity located in the Swedish center of emerging vehicle technologies at Lindholmen, Göteborg.
Volvo Group Connected Solutions is a global organization that leads the development of Volvo’s connected services of tomorrow. We work at the forefront of connectivity by creating customer value through connected services for over 900.000 connected customer assets. The organization is set-up to deliver competitive offerings, shorten time to market and provide an arena for new service innovations together with customers, partners and the Volvo Group.
Product Management is the function within Connected Solutions that is responsible to optimize the plans for development of new services and technologies. We work in tight collaboration with the Volvo Group Business Areas and Group Functions. We drive Connected Solutions product strategy and roadmaps, enterprise architecture and cyber security, secure execution of deliveries and manage supplier relationships.
The role
We are now looking for a Security Manager to be leading the Cyber Security function and information security practices at Connected Solutions.
As Security Manager at Connected Solutions you will be overall responsible to drive the security function and as such be our information security evangelist. You will provide vision, strategies and tactical leadership in the information security domain to continuously be reducing the cyber security risk levels for our company and our customers. You will be selecting, defining and implementing practices and technologies supporting risk reduction in the complete chain of creating and delivering connected services. Measuring and monitoring tactical and operational state while ensuring internal and external policy and regulatory compliance. You will be part of a security network working with peers at different Volvo Group Truck Divisions, Business Areas and Group Functions to cover E2E information security for the Volvo Group.
The position reports to the Director Enterprise Architecture within the Produce Management function at Connected Solutions.
Welcome to the heart of connectivity!
Key Responsibilities
As Security Manager your key responsibilities are:
  • Own and lead the Connected Solutions Cyber Security function
  • Own and maintain the Connected Solutions Security Framework
  • Represent and promote security in Connected Solutions globally
  • Owner of Connected Solutions security rules, guidelines and processes
  • Responsible for aligning Connected Solutions deliveries with regulatory information security requirements and with Volvo Group security policies, directives and guidelines
  • Follow, present and explain the automotive security domain and stay informed about security events and developments in general
  • Ensure Connected Solutions has a good level of security competence, maturity and awareness
  • Ensure that Connected Solutions has supplier contacts where needed to support the security function
  • Ensure that security risk management is managed appropriately and assist in information security risk assessments
  • Articulating clear, actionable and measurable security requirements which will help to prevent or mitigate the risks identified during risk assessment
  • Enables the Cyber Security function to be effective through defining and setting the security strategic direction and creating roadmaps
  • Takes active participation and sponsorship in driving maturity in processes and ways of working with regards to Security
  • Make security budgets, forecasts and follow up
Competence Profile & Qualifications
We believe that the successful candidate has operational experience from working in a global business environment. Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, personal credibility, integrity and creativity are crucial personal characteristics. You are a social person with strong relationship capabilities and enjoy working with others in flexible team constellations. You are self-driven, like taking own initiatives as part of having a large individual responsibility and have good ability in leading others. You have a passion for business, technology and information security.
To qualify for this role, you should have:
  • Ability to create a successful working climate with all functions within Connected Solutions, other Volvo Group entities as well as with customer and partners in the end to end value chain
  • Be proficient in Information Security at enterprise level E2E
  • Be proficient in security best practice
  • Have familiarity with information security management frameworks, maturity models, standards, practices and privacy regulations
  • Understand and be knowledgeable in the automotive cyber security domain
  • Have deep technical understanding and ability to drive requirements for implementation
  • Experience in cloud and hybrid environments
  • Be a good planner and communicator
  • Project management skills preferred
  • Experience with agile delivery methodologies preferred
  • You have a Master’s degree or equivalent as the basis for your career. Working proficiency in the English and Swedish (merit) languages, speech and writing, is a requirement. The successful candidate will have shown a winning attitude and great persona in combination with a strong track record and references
Location & Timeline
Location for this position is in Lindholmen, Gothenburg, Sweden from where we expect you are able to work with adequate working permits. We apply a continuous selection process so we recommend that you submit your application in English as soon as possible. Please note: We do not accept applications via email.
For further information about the position, please contact:
Tobias Sternvik, Director Enterprise Architecture, +46 73 902 62 61

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.

Connected Solutions is a global organization that develops and delivers the Volvo Group’s connected solutions. Connected Solutions provide an arena for new service innovation together with customers, partners and all the Business Areas within the Volvo Group. By supporting our customers to improve their business we enable new business opportunities for the Volvo Group. Our way of working shortens time to market for connected services and solutions. We work close to our customers and understand their challenges. We deliver high quality with speed, through our capability to explore, implement and scale up.

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