Volvo Group Global Product Director Services in Göteborg, Sweden

Are you a highly competent person with strong drive, interpersonal capabilities, customer focus and a background in services, interested in playing a significant role in shaping the future of Volvo Buses?

We are now looking for a talented and ambitious person to take up the position as Global Product Director Services within our product planning function. You will report to the VP Global Product Planning.

This is us, your new colleagues

Global Product Planning is a team of 10 people within Global Product Development.

At Product planning we keep up to date with customer needs, competition, market and technology development, as well as our current product and services performance. Through a global and long term perspective we are on top of trends as well as current and future opportunities and challenges. Based on analysis and a global business perspective, we recommend direction and way forward in all products and services related strategic topics to the company.

Job description

  • As Product Director Services, you will have an important role securing that VBC for focused markets and segments has cost and performance competitive service offer

  • You will in this position take an active part in setting the strategic direction of Volvo Buses.

  • You will also be one of the team to realise the plans by ordering and monitoring the development of future services to build a profitable product and service offer based on demands from customers and society

Who are you?

We believe it is the right mind-set that will make a difference within our organisation. If you see yourself working in an environment that challenges you to combine your strategic approach with a more hands on attitude, then we believe you have the right prerequisites to be successful in this position.

The purpose of this role is to, from a global perspective, secure that VBC for focused markets and segments has cost and performance competitive service offer.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Building customer and market knowledge including competition

  • Develop and maintain BA Buses global services plan and strategy

  • Manage a profitable product portfolio with portfolio management principles

  • Cradle-to-grave responsibility for the portfolio

  • Responsible for key pre-studies and ordering of service projects as well as services input to vehicle projects

  • Interface to Volvo Group Connected Solutions and Volvo Trucks services organisation (prerequisites, plans, project execution etc.) to leverage Volvo Group synergies

  • Interface to VBC Global functions as well as market regions in matters related to services

You will work in highly international and multi-functional network environment consisting of our Market organisations, Product Development (Buses and GTT) and After Market.

Required knowledge and experience

Successful candidates should match the following skills and experience profile:

  • Good understanding of, or interest in, current and future bus and coach market and competition with a customer focus

  • Experiences from product planning, services/aftermarket and commercial vehicles

  • Takes initiative, demonstrates confidence in their abilities, adapts well and works in a structured way

  • Strong interpersonal capabilities, confidence and integrity

  • Good net-worker with a holistic view and good communication skills

  • University degree in relevant subjects and fluent in English

Are we a perfect match?

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, and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Buses, is driven by a purpose to ensure that millions of people reach their travel destination every day. Reliably, safely and with respect for the environment. We want to make a difference, being pioneers of sustainable transport solutions of the future. We want to be there for our customers providing uptime and reliability, all over the world every day. Volvo Buses is leading the biggest technology shift in public transport in decades with our electro mobility offer. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Considering the continued urbanisation world-wide, there is an increasing concern about congestion and the environment. Since public transporting by bus plays a vital role in the solution, we expect an interesting and challenging future.

At Volvo Buses we are actively working to establish groups that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, etc.

For further information, please contact

Fredrik Hillström, VP Product planning, Global Product & Marketing, +46 31 32 20802

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.

Volvo Buses , is driven by a purpose to ensure that millions of people reach their travel destination every day. Reliably, safely and with respect for the environment. We want to make a difference, being pioneers of sustainable transport solutions of the future. We want to be there for our customers providing uptime and reliability, all over the world every day. Volvo Buses is leading the biggest technology shift in public transport in decades with our electromobility offer. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

81557BR

Entity

Volvo Buses

State/Province

Västra Götaland

City/Town

Göteborg

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

Functional Area

Technology

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran