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Business Support Group Legal & Corporate Governance

It's not about cars. It's about people.

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.

 

 

At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for colleagues who share our mission to make people’s lives easier, safer and better.
If you want to be part of our journey to change the automotive experience and deliver on our company purpose Freedom to move – in a personal, sustainable and safe way, then we have the job for you.


What’s in it for you?
Group Legal & Corporate Governance consists of several units and now we are looking for a new team member who will provide support to our Intellectual Property as well as Compliance & Ethics team.


You will join a high-performing organisation who focuses on supporting our ambition to lead the global automotive industry in safety technology, electrification and autonomous drive.
Today, our award-winning Volvo cars continue to break sales records, and our disruptive innovations are pushing technological boundaries. But we’re aiming even higher.

This ambition requires even more creative and proactive support and guidance how to manage our intellectual property assets and how to conduct business in an ethical and responsible manner. Are you ready to join our high performing team acting in a constantly changing international context?
 
We’re at the forefront of the mobility revolution, growing fast and bringing together forward-thinking minds from all over the world. Volvo Cars’ headquarters is located in Gothenburg, but the company has offices and plants across the globe. You will be based in Gothenburg but interacting and collaborating with a diverse and international team of colleagues on initiatives that influence many aspects of the business.


What you’ll do
Being part of Group Legal & Corporate Governance at Volvo Cars, one of the most respected and recognizable car brands in the world, you will have the opportunity to drive change, work with continuous improvement and take on all types of challenges, big and small, in a truly dynamic environment.

In this role you will provide administrative support to IP and Compliance & Ethics at HQ in Gothenburg, as well as collaboration with members of the global Group Legal & Corporate Governance team.


You will report to our Chief IP Officer (CIPO), who leads the Global IP team and have a dotted line to our Chief Compliance & Ethics Officer (CCEO), who leads our Global Compliance & Ethics Office. The teams are co-located and work closely together. The role includes a variety of tasks and includes support to the CIPO and CCEO with calendar coordination, general administration and planning (which among others include travel management, managing team website SharePoint and Teams, HR-administration), communication and team activities.


The role also includes supporting the CIPO and the CCEO in driving strategic change projects, ensure project progression and provide follow-up reports including management reports. You will be supporting in creating PowerPoint presentations where you will have to convert thoughts, ideas and many times a large amount of information into graphical, crisp and easily understandable content presentable for the various parts of the business.


Who are you?
We are looking for someone who - on a personal level - shares our values. Preferably you have a university degree (minimum of 3 years post-secondary). In your professional life, before applying for this job, you may already have several years of experience in a supporting and coordinating role, you may have worked as project coordinator or as executive assistant or business support to a senior manager, preferably in a high-performing and international environment. You have obtained excellent computer skills in MS office and similar systems.
Interest in and prior experience of intellectual property is preferred.

 

You are service minded, focus on getting things done and you are very structured, and detail oriented as well as interested in technology. You enjoy identifying improvement areas and embrace change.
You meet deadlines and are fine to work under time pressure. As both Compliance & Ethics and IP manages strategic and sensitive matters, integrity is natural for you. You also must be excellent at working and writing in English. The world is our arena, so to all you non-Swedes: don’t be shy to apply.


How to Learn More and Apply
Does this sound like your next challenge? Please apply for this position through this portal no later than August 28th, enclose CV and Cover letter written in English. Note that due to GDPR we cannot accept application through e-mail.

For questions regarding the position please contact Malin Westman at malin.westman@volvocars.com Selections will be running continuously.
Warm welcome with your application!

 

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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:  58681

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