Crisis & Risk Taskforce Leader - EEA

Are you engaged in your work, professional in everything you do and prepared to go that extra mile? If yes – then the Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing (GTP) is the right place for you. GTP provides competitive advantages to the Volvo Group by selecting high performing suppliers to deliver the best possible products & services with the right quality output that add real business value for our customers. 
We like to work hard, have fun and we are committed to our customer and the Volvo Group success – are you ready to join us?

Supply Network Resiliency & Project Management (SNR &PM) is a global organization within GTP with holistic responsibility over the product project portfolio, volume & supplier capacity planning, supply partner development and crisis & risk management. We deliver customer value via end-to-end product evolution ownership & resilient supply network, and we enable the best performance & customer success outcomes.
Being the strategic steering line for all SNR & PM purchasing activities within GTP, we organize a strong collaboration within teams spread across different sites/regions, and we are also the operational line for SNR & PM Europe business. The team is responsible to drive end-to-end purchasing activities whilst securing QDCF-TSR (Quality, Delivery, Cost, Feature, Technology, Sustainability and Risk Management) targets.
We are now looking for a colleague who would like to join our dynamic and goal-oriented team. We are proud to say that in our team we create TRUST by the way of working with peers and colleagues. We deliver with world-class PERFORMANCE both hard and soft. We have fun at work and show PASSION in what we do. CUSTOMER SUCCESS is guiding us in the decisions. We CHANGE to stay ahead and we continuously improve every day.
Ready for a challenge? Good. Because we are ready for you.

As Crisis & Risk Taskforce Leader you functionally lead a team of case leaders responsible for reacting and recovering to select unforeseen supply disruptions impacting the Volvo Group. From that standpoint, your department is playing a key role in the success of the Volvo Group. The case leaders are a mix of direct Volvo employees, borrowed resources from other departments, as well as external resources when resource flexibility is needed. Your approach to crisis resolution is always cross-functional, and your team works closely with our supply partners to solve issues. Your team is responsible for the interface with Tier 1 partners, but when necessary, they involve Tier N suppliers and seek support from the Tier N management team. You are action-oriented, you act with speed and you maintain composure even under stressed situation. You act as a coach for your team members.

Your main responsibilities are the following:

  • Manage and solve selected supply crisis situations
  • Own the crisis management methodology and drive continuous improvement of crisis management process
  • Coach new case leaders
  • Report cases status to executive management
  • Facilitate cross-functional work with Engineering, Operations and Brands when needed
  • Keep a close relationship with Tier N management and Volume and Capacity Planning functions

You will be a member of the Crisis & Risk Management team and actively contribute to the development of the department. You will report to the Head of Crisis & Risk Management.

Main qualifications:
  • University degree in Engineering/technology and/or Business Administration
  • Crisis & Risk management skills
  • Good data management and analytical skills
  • Ability to thrive in agile and complex situations and have a creative mindset
  • A strong understanding of business challenges in a global environment and preferably a good understanding of the Volvo Group Business
  • Experience in Purchasing
  • Executive communication and teamwork skills

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. 

Volvo 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. When you join Volvo Group Trucks Purchasing, you will become part of a global network with more than 1,400 professionals in 50 different sites across 25 countries. Joining us means working in a global context with people from diverse backgrounds and different nationalities while contributing to the core business and results of Volvo Group.

Diversity is important for us, we therefore put a lot of time and effort into creating an open and inclusive environment for all. We are extremely proud to say that we are almost as many females as men in our team. We are goal oriented and business focused people who believe that the best results are achieved while having fun and when we challenge each other. We offer unique opportunities where you can accelerate your career through competence development and connect with people who are truly passionate for purchasing. Join us and work where the action is!

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Resan har startat! Du kommer att motta en bekräftelse via email så snart du har skickat din ansökan. Du kan fortsatt uppdatera din personliga profil genom att logga in på ditt konto. Det rekryterande teamet kommer nu att titta på din ansökan tillsammans med den rekryterande chefen. Utvalda kandidater kommer därefter att kontaktas med information om nästa steg.