Project Manager Purchasing

Project Manager Purchasing
Are you a curious changemaker who thrives in a fast-paced, global and complex environment? Does the opportunity to make an impact excite you, and are you looking for a career where you grow and learn every day? At Volvo Group Purchasing we shape the world we want to live in, by leveraging our ecosystem of supply network partners to drive prosperity.
Innovation, sustainability, diversity, competitiveness, resiliency, new business models, and digitalization are all key drivers in how we select partners, partners that have the same value based and people centric view of the world as we do here at Volvo Group.
Together we deliver business value to our customers and the Volvo Group.
We are looking for talent with passion, commitment and big ideas who want to make a difference. Sounds like you? Join our team!
The Purchasing Strategy & Digitalization (PS&D) function within Volvo Group Purchasing (GTP) is a Centre of Excellence. We are responsible for driving and facilitating the strategic direction of purchasing on behalf of Executive Management Team.
PS&D are, together with relevant line functions, driving efficiency within digitalization, governance, harmonization, group synergies, continuous improvements, and digital & IT projects to enable business value. We work proactively with change management and transformation in collaboration with GTP line functions.
Head of Purchasing Strategy & Digitalization is also hosting Volvo Group Purchasing India organization on behalf of CPO of Volvo Group & Head of GTP.
This is how you could make an impact
As PMP, you would be accountable to lead and manage purchasing activities such as timely sourcing, decide on vendor budget, planning, quality assurance and risk management into cross-functional product development projects.
You will be a key player in the cross-functional product development teams, and you will act and deliver in a large network requesting strong cross-functional collaboration with stakeholders around the world. You will also be the interface with the Purchasing line organization and work closely together to secure purchasing interest when building the development roadmaps.
Appreciated attributes for this role:

  • Structured with analytical and logical mindset
  • Appreciate feedback and seek for continuous improvement
  • Utilize your strong communication skills & be the connector
  • Able to lead colleagues in a trustful manner
  • Open minded with a positive attitude
  • Team oriented and put value in trust-based collaboration
  • You like challenges and are passionate in what you do
  • University degree in BE / B. Tech in Mechanical/Automobile/E&E
  • 5+ Experience in purchasing.
  • Experience in Automotive Project Management
Added Advantage
  • Previously worked as Buyer with Automotive Commodity experience
  • Previously handled Automotive Localization Projects
  • Knowledge in Volvo systems project related – e.g. SPOT, Kola, GPS, GTM

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For more information, please contact Ganesh Karthick
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Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Group Trucks Purchasing has 125 BSEK in purchasing annual spend and 2,550 supply chain partners in serial production. We deliver the best possible products and service that bring value to our customers through scouting and working with high performing supply chain partners. We support Volvo Group's mission ‘Driving prosperity through transport solutions' through sustainability, business ethics and innovation. Joining us means working in a global context with 1,400 colleagues from diverse backgrounds and different nationalities across 25 countries while contributing to the core business and results of Volvo Group. 

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