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Head of Legal Global Procurement

Be part of the change. At Volvo Cars, we are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in our people. If you want to be part of our mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, then we have the job for you.

 

Join Us. 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 legal guidance. As the head of legal for our global procurement department – one of the largest departments within our company – as well as our real estate and environment department you would have the opportunity to head a team of lawyers in supporting and further developing these global operations at one of the most respected and recognisable car brands in the world.

 

Are you ready to take on some of the most exciting legal issues of today?  

 

Pitching In. In this position, you would be part of a global team of top in-house lawyers located in Gothenburg, Sweden, who focus on realizing our ambition to lead the global automotive industry in safety technology, electrification and autonomous drive. This is a fantastic chance to roll up your sleeves and take on all types of challenges, big and small, in a truly dynamic environment. Combining the experience of having manufactured cars for almost 100 years with our rapidly growing business realizing truly innovative ideas, makes for an exciting future that will require a lot of creative thinking. It´s all about people, challenging traditional ways and focusing on getting the job done.

 

Truly Global, Proudly Scandinavian. We are 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 interacting and collaborating with a diverse and international team of colleagues on initiatives that influence many aspects of the business.

 

The Right Stuff. Our mission is to make people’s lives easier, safer and better. It’s the Volvo Cars way. This means that we are looking for someone who - on a personal level - shares our values. Being enthusiastic, curious, collaborative, interested in technology with high integrity and a pragmatic approach towards things goes a long way. The world is our arena, so to all you non-Swedes: don’t be shy.

 

History. In your professional life, before applying for a job at Volvo Cars, you have worked at least 10 years as a lawyer at a law firm or as an in-house legal counsel, handling various commercial legal matters and bringing high-quality legal problem-solving to businesses. You possess leadership skills, as well as the ability to be a team player with a strategic, proactive and customer-oriented mind-set. Defining and solving complicated problems that require careful analysis and good judgement is something at which you excel. You are able to translate legal advice into actions that deliver business value in the context of global business strategies and lead projects and negotiations of global nature with substantial values involved. You are used to continuously identifying improvement areas and driving change

 

Application and contact. Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below no later than January 31st, 2020 If you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact Pernilla Heidenvall at pernilla.heidenvall@volvocars.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Mark Chan @ mark.chan@volvocars.com . Please note that we will not take applications via email.

 

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:  27122

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