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Digital Product Owner - Identity and Access Management

Let's create the future together.

At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?


What do we offer?
If you want to grow together with talented people who are creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you.


We are on our way to our digital future in many different parts of our business. One success factor that we need, are new digital products that will help us deliver coherent user experiences. Our digital services will complement and enhance our vehicles, enable new business models and increase the pace of innovation throughout the enterprise. We put our users first by thinking with a human-centric mindset. 


What’s in it for you?
We are looking for a passionate Digital Product Owner for the Identity & Access Management product that can deliver outstanding business value by preventing and solving our user’s problems and enabling the seamless digital experience we all expect. 


You will join and head the Identity and Access Management Product team in the Platform Products at Volvo Cars. The IAM product team supports Volvo Cars in making the digital relationship with our global users, internally and externally, frictionless and secure. You will actively participate in the journey of setting the strategy for Volvo Cars Digital Identity as we deliver on our company’s vision. 


You will also take an active part in the agile transformation of the product by utilizing agile methods and SAFE framework principles to create business value continuously. And of course, have lots of fun while doing it.


The purpose of the role
At VCC we are transforming and modernizing the Identity and Access Management landscape. We operate in a global enterprise, hybrid world, following global regulations and our mission is to ensure a smooth and secure user experience. As a PO, you are in constant dialogue with our business stakeholders globally, the IT community and with external parties to understand their needs and to set strategies, translate strategy to architecture, and by that creating IAM solutions that support business objectives. 


The products responsibility spans over fields like Security and Compliance (certificates, directories, information protection, anti-virus) as well as the IAM field; the delivery of highly automated authentications services for VCC applications and user authorization through IDM for integrations to internal and external applications.  The environment is technical and infrastructure heavy and navigating comfortably in these environments is necessary. As both users, stakeholders and availability of the services are global, you definitely need experience of working in a global environment. 


The services are supporting all parts of our business and operational criticality is high, and so securing operational stability and excellence is a vital part of the role. 


What you’ll do
Having very good knowledge within the field and a good strategic thinking is key to this role. Your main responsibilities will be: 

  • Develop, articulate and consistently emphasize the short- and long-term vision, roadmap and backlog of the product to the product team and relevant stakeholders, thereby securing implementation of highly useful experiences across multiple channel interfaces
  • Own, prioritize and facilitate refinement of our product’s backlog to ensure that the agile product teams are delivering the right enhancements to drive customer and/or business value
  • Play a key part in continually implementing and improving the ways of working with the development team and wider team services to continue to drive agile transformation
  • Manage our suppliers and optimize cooperation model with them
  • Govern operational quality of the product(s) and emphasize operational excellence   
  • Manage financials associated with the assigned digital product
  • Proactively develop product strategically with a long-term sustainable and excellent standard in focus
  • Actively collaborate with stakeholders and other teams


You and your skills
We are looking for you who have work experience in a leading position - driving digital product strategy as a Product Owner, Product Manager or equivalent role for a minimum of 2 years. You have extensive experience with Identity Management, Access Management and Security tactics and strategies and understand the global environment in which Volvo Cars operates. You are experienced in agile development methodologies and SAFE framework and have worked in product teams. You are data-driven in your approach to decision making and measuring your successes. You are also fluent in English, both verbally and written.


As a person, you are user-focused and passionate about solving their problems. You are flexible, open to new ideas and always looking for ways to improve. You are energetic, have forward thinking and you push for innovation. You are excellent at communicating, presenting and relationship building with teams and global stakeholders. You have a holistic viewpoint and an ability to inspire and motivate others to achieve the team goals. Also, you are a kind and positive person, with a deep technical interest. We are working towards an even gender distribution and would therefore very much appreciate female applicants.


How to learn more and apply
We want your application via the link provided. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted. For questions about the position, please contact Team Manager Louice Johansen, louice.johansen@volvocars.com. 

For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Karl Neuman, karl.neuman@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:  50790

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