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We’re creating our own future 

At Volvo Cars, we are making bold digital visions come true. We aim to be the leader in the automotive world by creating a digital ecosystem built around making our customers' lives less complicated. What we all have in common at Volvo Cars is our passion for protecting lives, our endless curiosity, and our dedication to create a new future for the automotive industry. Our human centric focus is what separates us from all other car companies.


Main responsibilities


  • Responsible for all indirect procurement for India Tech Hub
  • Lead and/or support cross-functional sourcing projects including preparation, execution, analysis, negotiation, supplier selection and contract management
  • Develop and implement sourcing and procurement strategies for commodities as needed
  • Create and maintain commercial relations with suppliers and stakeholders
  • Work proactively with key business stakeholders to understand the need, the market, the supply base and potential innovations to find ways to increase value for Volvo Cars - including cost, quality, and sustainability aspects
  • Perform market analysis, prioritization, and identification of optimal negotiation tactics
  • Dare to question status quo or decided routes with stakeholders, suppliers, people; and work proactively to build better understanding and work towards common solutions


Do you fit the profile?


  • Relevant university degree from a recognized institute
  • 3+ years of experience in a procurement specialist role
  • Experience from the automotive and/or digital domain is an added value
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and SAP – knowledge of various analytics tools such as Power BI is an advantage
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated self-leadership ability, confidence, and business acumen
  • Excellent analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills
  • Documented experience in vendor collaboration and negotiations/discussions
  • Documented experience from contract negotiation including T&C´s, SLA´s and commercials
  • Experience of doing business in an international environment with global suppliers and stakeholders where a strong business acumen is a prerequisite as well as an ability to shift between short term focus and long-term ambitions

Who you are and what you believe in?

  • Embraces We Culture
    • You are customer focused and have a solution-oriented mindset
    • You excel in collaboration, both with internal and external stakeholders, and are passionate about building a work environment based on trust, collaboration, and teamwork


  • Curious
    • You are passionate about procurement and curious about automotive industry transformation  
    • You are self-propelled and have an innovative and creative mindset


  • Agile Mindset
    • You have a strong belief in agile ways of working
    • You are flexible, open to new ideas and have a strong focus on continuous improvement


  • Communication
    • You are an avid communicator, and you are fluent in both spoken and written professional English
    • You can build compelling and interesting presentations supporting your ideas
    • You manage stakeholder expectations at various levels with ease
    • You navigate confidently in a multi-cultural environment



Location: Bangalore, India

Travel required: Occasional


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.

Bengaluru, IN

Job requisition ID:  63409

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