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Function Owner - User Information - Volvo Car Service Business

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.


The automotive industry is currently under-going a significant transformation driven by changing consumer behavior, technology shifts and digitalization. Volvo Cars is transforming from a traditional OEM to a true mobility provider, from a combustion-only car producer to one of the leaders in the field of hybrid and pure electrified cars. Volvo Car Service Business (VCSB) unit is at the forefront of this change – Enable a hassle-free car ownership by premium User Information and service offers.


What we offer
The User Information team has a key role to educate and inspire Volvo Cars users to understand and make the most of the car and its connected services. Cars with integrated Android software enables possibilities to guide the user in complete new and smart ways.
We are looking for a committed Function Owner to join our User Information team. In this role you will be a major player in a team that will deliver tomorrow’s User Information, processes, backend systems and user interfaces, throughout the complete life cycle and customer journey.


What you will do!
As a Function owner, you will drive development of, and guard, the User Information functionality in the car and other distribution channels. You will create requirements, prioritize implementation and make sure all stakeholders agree on a clearly defined strategy. All the way from the backbone information architecture to the user experience in the car’s center display.

•    Develop a long-term strategy for the function, monitor feedback and analyze competitor’s development.
•    Define future function requirements and work cross functionally with R&D, IT and business departments.
•    Assess how specific modules within the function - and interaction with other modules and interfaces - affect the function.
•    Validation and verification of the function requirements and the effect on production cost.
•    Actively participate in prioritizing and solving issues raised during the implementation
•    Ensure that the function can be tested in production


You and your skills
You have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in a technical discipline related to Computer Science, Informatics or IT management. 
You have experience from software development and understand information architecture and have a passion for designing intelligent content and clever solutions. 
A pragmatic approach rather than theoretic perfect solution will sometimes be required. You also need experience from cross functionality requirement specification work. 
Experience in Agile/SAFe and from working with/in different markets is beneficial and you need to be fluent in English (both written and spoken).

On a personal level
To be successful in this role you need to be communicative, argue for your case and build a network with all stakeholders and competences involved in supporting and developing the function.
You have a high level of integrity, professionalism and holistic view.
Curiosity comes natural with a personal commitment to investigate, learn and accomplish results. You are structured and results oriented and have a strong drive to get things done. You are driven, proactive, entrepreneurial with a high ability to work both individually and in multicultural teams.


How to learn more and apply
If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to contact hiring manager Ulf Widlund, ulf.widlund@volvocars.com.
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Pedram Yousefi at pedram.yousefi@volvocars.com 
Kindly register your application as soon as possible since the recruitment process will start as soon as possible, not later than 2020-12-04.
Please note due to GDPR, applications through E-mail is not accepted.



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:  48317

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