Volvo Group Head IT Architect MAS-DCL in Göteborg, Sweden

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Solution Unit MAS/DCL

Solution Unit MAS/DCL “Market and Sell Total Offer/Deliver & Develop Customer Loyalty” is a global unit within Group IT. The mission of the unit is to ensure that the Volvo Group's IT solutions and IT projects within the area of MAS/DCL are managed in an optimal way.

We are now looking for a Head IT Architect MAS/DCL.

In your role you will be accountable for the architectural quality in all IT projects within SDU MAS-DCL, securing that they are in line with the EA framework. You will also ensure that implementation of solutions are in line with defined roadmaps & target architecture and are also expected to contribute to evolve the target architecture.

Role mission & context

As Head IT architect SDU MAS/DCL you will be overall accountable for securing architectural compliance in line with delegated responsibilities within Group IT. In this context you will be functional reporting to the VP of SDU MAS/DCL.

You will be the first escalation level for architectural issues for projects owned by MAS/DCL.

You are also responsible for communicating architectural decisions and to support the architectural community within MAS/DCL.

Key responsibilities

  • Drive implementation of solution roadmaps in line with the target architecture for the solution portfolios within SDU MAS/DCL

  • Accountable for architectural quality in projects within SDU MAS/DCL, in line with EA framework

  • Resolve architectural issues e.g. escalated from projects & solutions

  • Represent Group IT in applicable EA Workgroups, i.e. L1 Process Workgroups, Application Architecture Governance workgroup, Integration workgroup within MAS/DCL area

  • Communicate EA decisions, changes and information within MAS/DCL

Wanted profile

  • As the Head IT architect MAS/DCL you must have proven experience from working in the IT architecture area, good knowledge of the EA framework and IT architecture framework.

  • You also must have experience within the area of MAS/DCL.

  • We are looking for you that are committed to the IT architectural area and are recognised and trusted by your peers.

  • You are expected to create a trustful relationship with your stakeholder which will be both in Group IT, P&IT within the different Truck Brands and Business area as well as with the CIO Office.

Required competencies

  • Documented work experience in the area.

  • Several years of experience of assignments in software architecture, information and integration architecture

  • Experience from leading in a global context, cross cultural awareness and skills

  • Relevant university degree

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills are a requirement

  • Complete proficiency in English is a requirement

Required leadership skills

  • Have a strong business focus and is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of the business

  • Have the ability to, in an inspiring way, communicate vision, strategy and objectives

  • Have proven capacity to execute against set targets

  • Have the ability to set right priorities and eliminate roadblocks

  • Have shown managerial courage and the ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Strong organizational agility and proven experience in driving change

  • Have a leadership characterized by high level of integrity and trust based on ethics and values according to the Volvo Way.

We can offer

  • You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally.

  • You will work in close collaboration with various stakeholders inside as well as outside Group IT, delivering cutting edge services in line with the Volvo Group Strategy.

At Volvo Group we are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strengths inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender, nationality etc

Location: Flexible, preferable Gothenburg.

Travel required: Occasional

Application screening will start immediately, we look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible.

For further information please contact:

Solution Center Common Services, Director Bisse Rickardsson, +46 31 322 51 69

Last application date:

Target start date: ASAP

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 Group IT manages the Group’s overall IT strategies and plans and has the end-to-end responsibility for all development, delivery, support of IT solution and services for the Volvo Group.

We are more than 6000 people based in 36 countries working in a completely global organization. We are a 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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Västra Götaland



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Information Technology

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