Volvo Group SVP Brand, Communication and Marketing in Göteborg, Sweden
We are now looking for a Senior Vice President Brand, Communication and Marketing.
The SVP Brand, Communication and Marketing holds ultimate responsibility for Volvo Penta’s brand, marketing, PR and external and internal communication activities and oversees the development and delivery of a fully integrated brand, marketing and communication strategy in order to drive sales and to contribute to the company’s growth and profitability.
The Brand, Communication and Marketing function at Volvo Penta is a global function consisting of 9 direct reports and is located at Volvo Penta’s headquarters in Gothenburg.
The position holder will report to the President Volvo Penta and be a member of the Volvo Penta Executive Team.
Translating business strategy into aligned brand strategy and communication plans
Provide employees with clear and consistent information to enhance the understanding of business challenges and commitment in strategic directions and objectives
Develop and coordinate marketing activities and material
Develop the brand image through appropriate communication strategy and actions
Secure a successful digital communication transformation aligned with current and future business models
Be an inclusive and inspiring leader and act as a role model. Develop and motivate people within the department as well as the global communication network
Attract, develop and retain talent and secure/allocate necessary resources to carry out the activities at hand
Bring best practices into the function
Required Competencies and Education
Experience of leading, mentoring and coaching teams to perform at a senior level and deliver top quality services
A can-do mind-set with drive and energy for improvements and change
Successful in building working relationships and operating effectively as a member of a leadership team
Extensive experience of brand management, marketing and communication
Passion for and solid understanding of how to use various communications strategies and tools
Experience in developing and implementing PR strategies and activities
University degree, MBA or equivalent experience and knowledge
If you are looking for a global challenge in a highly innovative company and have a good business understanding and strong ability to translate business strategy into actions, we welcome your application
For more information please contact:
Maria Grävare Molin, SVP HR Volvo Penta, +46 31 3235003
Björn Ingemanson, President of Volvo Penta, +46 31 668374
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 Penta , a world-leading supplier of engines and complete drive systems for marine and industrial applications, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who works with passion, trust each other and embraces change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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