Are you passionate about inspiring, influencing and driving the future of Volvo group? Do you want to be in the forefront of the transportation industry transformation towards a sustainable future? If so, Strategic Product Planning is the place to be.WHO ARE WE?
Strategic Product Planning is a global, highly strategic, and influential function within Group Trucks Technology (GTT), as we support the entire Volvo Group navigate the transformation and set the direction of a visionary and holistic product plan driving the Group’s long terms ambitions.
Our organization has a focused responsibility to drive and initiate vehicle, services and solutions that fulfill future customer needs. We work with our products from a global strategic level and work closely together with the technology organization, the whole Group, strategic business partners and alliances.
We are passionate about shaping the future we want to live in. Our belief is that teamwork and inspiring each other to think new and different is what makes us create value on a higher level. We are committed to making a change, for people by people.
We constantly strive to increase innovation, industry knowledge and efficiency through collaboration, always aiming at delivering the most competitive product and service offer in the industry.THE POSITION
Our vision to be the most desired and successful transport and infrastructure solution provider in the world.
To be successful and ensure a competitive product offering we believe that Partnership is the new Leadership to leverage all collective intelligence in and out.
Our global team works in close collaboration with cross-functional team to identify and assess new opportunities, design new business model and drive negotiation with potential partners to establish future cooperation and/or strategic alliance. We are also engaging in Merger & Acquisition, divestment initiatives to bring the product strategy perspective.
We are now looking for Business Development Manager to join our Partnership product strategy team. As a member of our team, you will lead, drive, and facilitate operational and strategic tasks and you will be a key player to investigate, build, negotiate new business opportunities with external entities and support to maintain and further develop our established partners’ network.
To be successful in this role we believe that you are a self-driven individual, who enjoy working with new challenges and new way of thinking and have a great interest and knowledge in future trends, business development and innovation within the transport industry.WHO ARE YOU?
We trust you to be a leader with strong ability to bring vision and clarity, with several years of experience in business development.
You are a great team player with strong organization skills and experience in driving strategic investigation, across organization and in a multicultural environment. Your dedication to achieve results through collaboration will be a key element.
You demonstrate a self-drive and ability to engage in multiple projects, drive innovative thinking, challenge status-quo to propose different alternative for managing our product strategy and product plan.
You always strive for efficiency, synergy and continuous improvement to stay ahead of competition. You are comfortable with uncomfortable, ready to navigate uncertainties and able to adapt to different environment, learning from different culture, and way of working with external partners from different countries.
You fully embrace a growth mindset and can encourage others to do the same.
You hold a master’s university degree in business administration, engineering, marketing, economics, law, or equivalent related degree. In your previous experience you have demonstrated proven experience in business development, alliance and Joint-Venture, partnership management, skills in business plans and case studies, product strategy definition. You have developed competences in communication, negotiation, strong business acumen, and excel in collaboration and interpersonal relationship.
You have a capacity to simplify complex information and communicate accordingly and you speak fluent English.
We believe you come with a strong ownership mentality, problem solving mindset and that you are someone who likes working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with enthusiasm.
Your great appetite to work collaboratively has over the years given you the experience in how you influence stakeholders at all levels and inspire people to define a robust strategy.
You are someone who likes to have fun at work and makes sure everyone always feels welcome and included.
This position will be based in Gothenburg, Sweden for the 1st one and Flexible (France or US) for the 2nd one with business travelling expected on occasional basis.
If you are passionate about shaping the future of transportation, we encourage you to apply and be part of our team.
If this sounds interesting, please don’t hesitate to contact us or submit your application.
Hjila Bouguerrouma, Head of Product Strategy Partnerships, firstname.lastname@example.org
Julia Karlberg, Talent Acquisition Partner, email@example.comKindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.