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Engineering Manager - VRU & IHI Analys

Imagine the mobility of tomorrow

Picture yourself in an exciting industry where the future revolves around leading-edge electrified and self-driving cars seamlessly integrated into people's daily lives. But how can we create this future in a way that is both safe and sustainable? This is just one of the inspiring questions we're working to solve here at Volvo Cars. Join us and watch your ideas shape the future of mobility. 


What you'll do

Safety is the foundation of everything we do at Volvo Cars. As Engineering Manager, you will be part of the Safety Centre management team, playing a pivotal role in maintaining and advancing our safety leadership in both current and future products. You will collaborate with dedicated, curious, and skilled colleagues to achieve this goal.

With strong cooperation skills and a positive attitude, you will lead and guide your team in finding the right technical balance to meet our safety objectives while creating personal, sustainable, and safe product offerings.

Your role will involve a combination of personnel management and day-to-day operational responsibilities. We expect you to build and empower a productive team, maintain up-to-date strategies for your area, and ensure that Volvo Cars' product development processes are understood, implemented, and followed within your team.

Additionally, you will handle recruitment, performance evaluations, and competence development for your team, ensuring a psychologically and physically safe work environment.


Your Skills and Experience

- We are seeking an individual with experience in leading cross-functional initiatives and a demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment. You are self-directed, organized, and approach tasks with a structured and analytical mindset, driving them forward efficiently.

- You have prior leadership experience and are adept at setting directions and formulating team and product strategies that align with the company's vision, mission, and values.

- You are known for your ability to motivate people to commit to and achieve challenging performance goals and thrive on developing talents.

- Your skills include identifying, planning, and implementing actions to enhance team capabilities and competencies in strategic areas.

- You hold a Master of Science degree or higher, and experience with research projects is highly valued. Most importantly, you have a genuine interest in safety and a true passion for team development.

- As a global company, we value experience in an international environment.

- Proficiency in English is mandatory.


How to Learn More and Apply

For questions about the position, please contact the hiring manager, Åsa Haglund, at For inquiries regarding the recruitment process, please reach out to our recruiter, Gabriela Moraes, at Please note that applications submitted via email will not be considered. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. To apply, please register your profile and upload your application documents via the link below as soon as possible, but no later than 2024-08-31.


Volvo Cars - Driving change together​

Volvo Cars’ success is the outcome of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with around 43,000 employees across the globe. At Volvo Cars, your career is designed around your skills and aspirations, allowing you to reach your fullest potential.​ 

By 2025, we aim to sell 1.2 million cars annually, with 50 per cent being electric cars and sold directly to customers mainly through digital channels. Make sure you’re in the front seat on this exciting journey as we pioneer the driving and electrification technologies of the future.


Gothenburg, SE, 40531

Job requisition ID:  71768

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