Portfolio & Performance Manager

Do you want to change the world we live in, and find a purpose to develop our business, with the customer in mind? We are looking for you, who feel motivated to contribute to the Volvo Trucks digital transformation journey over the coming years. A person that would like to grow within a complex area of increased importance and being part of making sure that Volvo Trucks meets the targets of Digitalization on Strategic and Tactical level. A person that enjoys working in a context touching a multitude of disciplines. A person that it at ease with financial information and likes interactions with people and organizations. Do you recognize yourself, please continue to read, as we would love to connect with you, because we need you! We are looking for a development oriented professional with a passion for continuous improvements in the way we work. Your competence today can be both within IT, Finance or Business Development. You love to analyze and problem-solve, as well as working in teams. You feel comfortable influencing and communicating, and you get inspired by working in a multi-cultural context.

Who are we, and what can we offer?

Volvo Trucks Digital & IT (DigIT)
is responsible for End-to-End IT (architecture, compliance, requirements & overall orchestration of investment plans) and located in Gothenburg. In the role you will be responsible for overseeing the planned and ongoing portfolio of activities that VT DigIT is leading. Your role is also key in defining the way ahead when it comes to investment priorities and plans.

We will work as a team and you are expected to contribute with your competence and experience in our work. A key success factor will be frequent and concrete interactions with Volvo Trucks stakeholders and colleagues as well as within the Group Digital & IT organization.

The role is located within the Business Office function of VT DigIT and you will report to the VP of DigIT Business Office.

Main responsibilities
  • Lead and facilitate the Performance Management process
  • Orchestrate the budget process and secure its proper implementation
  • Contribute to the Volvo Trucks long term Digital Transformation plan (One Plan)
  • Follow-up of IT Performance, including communication identification of Value and Waste
  • Follow-up budget and actuals of Projects and Runtime and alert deviations, including communication
  • Support in forecasting, ensure forecast precision and good control on the cost
  • Interact and liaise with VT DigIT management, Digital Area Managers (and more) to secure the above
  • Coordinate the Project Portfolio Governance
  • Coordination and alignment with other TD/BA/GFs D&IT Offices and Group IT
  • Support the VP of DigIT Business Office and the VT DigIT management with ad hoc investigation and activities
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, IT or other relevant field
  • Competent in the interpreting numeric data and financial information
  • Practice from IT or Process & IT department work is a plus but not a must
  • Great analytical and problem-solving skills, including having the ability to combine critical thinking and attention to details with long term perspective and owner’s mentality
  • Ability to take lead in specific areas (e.g., Budget process work, specific initiatives etc.)
  • Ability to balance risks and define way ahead in ambiguous and complex situations
  • Good communication and presentation skills and the ability to communicate and set cases for change
  • Knowledge and interest in the dynamics and business models of Volvo Trucks is a plus but not a must
  • Knowledge and interest in modern frameworks for Business and IT development (e.g., SAFE, Agile, etc.)
  • Knowledge of portfolio management tools is of advantage
  • Understanding and interest in Digital deliveries
  • Excellent English, written and spoken
At Volvo Trucks we are actively working to establish groupings that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, etc. We find that well balanced working groups increases group dynamics, creativity and new approaches to solutions.

If you want to find out more, please contact us:
Christian Månsson, VP Business Office DigIT, +46 31 322 45 61
Therese Andersson, HR Business Partner, +46 31 322 88 41

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

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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