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Director Program Execution Office i Göteborg

The best place to work in the Global Automotive Industry. Join us on this exciting journey into the future, we want to hear from you!

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Your leadership will make a difference.

At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in our people. If you want to be part of leading and inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, then we have the job for you.


What’s in it for you?

In this role you will take a leading position in a company with extremely high goals and a clear vision. We want to become a fully electric company with a minimal carbon footprint. Our vision is high, and we do not aim to only be a part of electrification – we want to lead electrification! 

To be able to reach our company goals and our mission we need to bring in the best leaders who – challenge the way we do things, bring out the best of the team and provide a challenging and inspiring work environment. 

You will enter a senior leadership position and drive changes and improvements globally and be part of developing a business-oriented culture. 
The position is based in Gothenburg, Sweden, and will require some travel to our different sites worldwide.


What will you do? 

As Director of Program Execution Office, you will be leading the central and local ME Program Managers integrating the HV battery, electric drive axles and power electronics units, to vehicle programs. 

Program Execution Office´s operations extend to all vehicle and propulsion plants where Volvo Cars is operating. Program managers are responsible for the complete project delivery with respect to QCT targets, in close collaboration with R&D, procurement and the vehicle plants. 

The Director for Program Office reports directly to the ME department Head. As part of the management team, you are not only representing your team, but are also expected to bring ideas and engagement for the complete unit. 

Do you fit the profile?
We are looking for a true leader with high ambitions and great interest in Manufacturing Engineering and the Global Industrialization Organization as well as developing people and bringing out the best in them. 

We believe you possess strong leadership skills as well as an interest and ability to motivate, coach and develop people and teams around you. You empower and challenge your team and want to see people grow but also lead them and strive to reduce hurdles for them. 

To be successful, you need to be a team-oriented person with good communication and cooperation, as well as pedagogical skills. Since you will lead a global team your preferred working area is in a global organization with cross functional teams. The right candidate has a structured way of working, is highly skilled in project management with proven track record and governs the program executions in a strategic way with a holistic approach.

It is meritorious if you have the experience of leading other leaders. It is also meritorious if you have a global experience from leading in change.

You encourage new thinking in those around you and you build excitement to explore the possibilities of new ways of working. You know to translate the excitement into positive action through feedback and encouragement giving your team the latitude to get the work done.

Fluency in English, both written and spoken is required for the role. 


How to learn more and apply
Does this sound like your next challenge? 
For questions about the position, please contact Head of ME Volvo Cars Propulsion Components Kerem Faik NALBANT at For questions about the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Ayla Kutlay at We want your application at the latest 14th of June 2022. 
Please submit your CV in English and note that applications via email will not be accepted. 




Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

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