Volvo Group Chief Project Manager & Program Manager Operator Environment in Eskilstuna, Sweden

We announce that Operator Environment (OE) at Volvo Construction Equipment in Eskilstuna now is recruiting a Chief Project Manager & Program Manager to our team. As we are a company that believes in that change is a key to success we are looking for you who have the curiosity, drive and passion to take on new challenges and the drive to work with continuously improvement within our organization.

OE has a challenging and inspiring Project program to manage the upcoming years with a New Cab generation for the Hauler and Loader range (including HMI, Ergonomics etc) as a top priority. An exciting journey is ahead of us and we want you to be a part of it.

Main Tasks

  • Manage New Product Development (NPD) projects within OE according to Global Development Process (GDP) with given scope and within given time and budget.

  • Identify and pro-actively manage relevant commercial, industrial, technical and organizational issues in the project.

  • Manage the Project Team and take decisions according to project authorities, for securing project targets.

  • Report project status and alert relevant issues/deviations to Steering Committee.

  • Secure a good communication external and internal within the project and with all stakeholders.

  • Manage OE Program portfolio (plans, budgets and QDCF objectives) and represent OE in Program planning forums together with the OE Director and other stakeholders.


  • Execute strategic projects and program plans from Feasibility to End Gate acc to GDP meeting established project targets.

  • Establish, maintain and be responsible for budget process within project and program.

  • Secure target fulfillment in right time and at right cost.

  • Establish main time schedule, supervise and secure the project work.

  • Co-ordinate internal (OE) and external (example: E&E, CSS) deliveries which are related to OE responsibility.

  • Inform, communicate, and cooperate with functional management for Technology, Marketing, P&SM, Operations and Aftermarket.

Experience and qualifications required

  • Experience from project management within extensive projects.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Business driven mindset and holistic approach. Ability to identify and deliver solutions securing profitability from an overall enterprise perspective.

  • Good knowledge about GDP and Product development process.

  • Good communication skills and ability in spoken and written English.

  • Good cross functional coordination capability.

  • Be able to work in a structured way, manage and follow up project activities.

For more information please contact

Patric Klacksell, Director Cab & Operator Env, +46 16 5415901

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, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

With Volvo Construction Equipment , one of the world’s leading providers of products and services to the construction industry under the brands Volvo, SDLG and Terex Trucks, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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