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Expert Export Controls

Want to join us on our exciting journey?

Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.


Who are we

In our Export Controls Office, we bundle passion and all the core export controls competencies to ensure all worldwide Volvo Cars’ business activities are compliant with the applicable export controls regulations. 

We are growing now and therefore looking for a new person responsible for ensuring export controls compliance in the EMEA region. The role will be based in Sweden and will report to Head of Global Export Controls.


What You’ll Do
As Export Controls Expert, your key responsibilities will be responsible for ensuring the export control compliance in all Volvo Cars business activities together with the rest of the Export Control team. You will become a part of a team with aspirations to make a global change.

Your focus will be on the EMEA region to enable business compliance with applicable trade sanctions and export control laws. Further, you will support the efforts to define and drive the vision for the further development of Internal Control Program and therefore work closely with the Export Controls team members, other internal groups and colleagues, suppliers, customers, authorities etc. to coordinate and ensure any export controls requirements and needs will be timely and accurately satisfied.

Key responsibilities will be to provide analysis of changes and supporting affected business units by interpreting and explaining export controls requirements and regulations.  You will be responsible for the optimization and implementation of required verifications and analysis through proper procedures, guidelines and instructions and therefore you will be also an active participant in IT projects that implement tools to automate processes and improve compliance level within Volvo Cars.


To be successful in this role, you have:
• Min. 5 years of relevant experience in export controls and sanctions in an international environment with either an international operating company or an international law firm;
• Relevant experience in safeguarding compliance including translation of export control and sanctions legal requirements into business practice, conducting investigations, assessing risk and developing mitigation strategies, providing trainings, developing compliance programs as well as drafting policies and procedures;
• Knowledge of EU dual-use exports controls regulations, US Export Administration Regulations and sanctions related regulations; 
• Fluent English language skills  
• It would be also helpful if you have a technical knowledge of products, software and applied technologies in the automotive industry (autonomous driving, connected vehicles etc.).


As a person you have excellent communication and presentation skills (with the ability to convince and influence people). You are structured, open-minded person with a hands-on mentality. Last but not least you have  high ethical standards and you have ability to prioritize needs.

What do we offer

We offer a job with an international environment where collaboration across the borders will bring you inspiration, different approaches and challenges on a daily basis. It is our firm belief that an important part of our future success will be built on how we apply that diversity in approach and thinking to achieve best practice.

By joining Volvo Cars Export Controls Office, you will join a team with high experience and aspirations, fully dedicated to export controls related matters. Together with us, you will have a chance to improve the export control program with an appetite for making a difference and delivering the best in class export controls compliance for the company. We are an integral part of Volvo Car’s recent successes and we enable our company to achieve that compliantly with the export controls laws. 


How to learn more and apply
Have we sparked your interest yet? If you want to learn more about the role itself, please contact hiring manager Aleksandra Salamandra at aleksandra.salamandra@volvocars.com. If you have questions regarding the recruitment process contact recruiter Egle Celedinaite at egle.celedinaite@volvocars.com. Please apply by sending in your CV and cover letter by January 9th, 2021.


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.


Job requisition ID:  47171

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