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Business Analyst - Human Resources

You want to make a difference. So do we.

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 be part of making an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.


What we offer
We have an exciting cross-over opportunity between Human Resources (People Experience) and Digital, where we are looking for a Business Analyst to bridge between our users and the HR Digital Solutions.   
You will be part of a product team called Workforce & Organisation, which handles the masterdata related to all employees of Volvo Cars. We operate in a global community creating innovative, future focused solutions and the Business Analyst is the indispensable link between stakeholders across the organization and the product team.  
Our mission is to provide really good user journeys for anyone consuming the masterdata. A great thing about our team is that we span the Volvo Cars global HR system landscape in full, and therefore learn how the data is connected in all applications. We get to be creative while being challenged to resolve complex tasks.


What you will learn and further develop
In this role you will be part of a truly cross-functional agile team where HR (PX) and Digital competencies meet and shape each other. Depending on your interests and ambition this is an opportunity to broaden and deepen your knowledge in areas such as People Analytics, Recruitment, Compensation and Learning as well as growing your competence in the applications supporting these areas globally.


What you’ll do
Key tasks include analyzing real-life user challenges and depicting them as actionable concepts. It may for example cover processes like the hiring of employees and contingent workers or variations of internal people transfers and terminations. 
This is typically done by facilitating collaboration between stakeholders and team members to create joint understanding and ownership. In doing so the Business Analyst applies a wide range of problem solving and visualization techniques.
You keep an ear to the ground to pick up on current business needs whilst relating to how data flows through our system landscape and maps to the business processes.
The Business Analyst is a key contributor in, and helps prepare, various agile ceremonies such as the backlog refinement, sprint- and PI-plannings. 


This is your profile
We believe that you have a university degree in a relevant field, such as Human Resources, IT or Business. The ability to break down challenges and make them clearly understandable to both business stakeholders and digital teams is what is going to make you successful in this role. 
Furthermore, we see that you have:
•    Skills and experience in information models and end-to-end process mapping including user journeys/UX.
•    Worked in projects and/or a product context with implementation and enhancements of digital solutions where you have translated business needs to process and configuration solutions.
•    Great facilitation skills. 

And the following is of merit:
•    Human Resources domain knowledge
•    Experience and certificates from e.g., BABOK, Six Sigma, collaborative agile practices such as impact and story mapping and you can apply the tools in your day to day work.
•    The ability to apply business analysis in an agile context and write epics, features, and stories in an effective format
On a personal level
You have an analytical mind-set and ability to conceptualize and visualize gathered information in a structured and educational way using established techniques.
You are a true collaborator with a growth mind-set, and you enjoy bringing people from different areas of expertise together to solve real problems. You see the importance of building relations and creating trust with everyone you meet, which helps you drive transparency, alignment, and effective ways of working. And you’re also out to have a great deal of fun at work!
How To Learn More And Apply
Is this you? Please don’t wait with your application, we will start the recruitment process immediately. We welcome your application by latest 26/08-2021.
Kindly note that we do not handle any applications over email due to GDPR. 
For additional questions about the position feel free to contact team manager Melanie Olsson at melanie.olsson@volvocars.com or Senior Recruiter Pedram Yousefi at pedram.yousefi@volvocars.com



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.

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  51843

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