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Learning Programme Manager

We are people who want to make a difference.

Volvo Cars is on a transformational journey. We operate in a fast-changing industry and are growing globally. Our culture encourages continuous improvement, cross-functional and diverse collaboration as well as creativity and passion. The purpose of global commercial Learning & Development is to maximize the commercial potential of retailer personnel, products, and services. It is an exciting time as the business is transforming and we are transforming with it.

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!


The role:

We are looking for a committed and passionate Programme Manager to lead our departments Project Management Office (PMO). As Programme Manager, you must ensure we have effective and effiecient project delivery across the team, seamlessly enabling our impact on people performance in the commercial and technical Automotive area.

  • You will support the department to deliver our strategic ambitions as part of the Management Team, whilst also line managing the teams project managers, overseeing their deployement to manage our largest and most complex projects to time, cost and quality.
  • You will be responsible for resource planning and providing ongoing support and escalation for the project managers, as well as maintaining oversight of live projects and reporting their performance to senior stakeholders.
  • You will be accountable for the continuous improvement and embedding of our project managament process, standards, toolkits and methodologies.
  • You will join a highly interesting area with a large business scope; an area that secures profitable and efficient omni-channel development and drives future oriented premium consumer experience in support of our retailers globally.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Effective co-ordination of the programme's projects and management of their inter-dependencies including oversight of any risks and issues arising.
  • Implement and govern project mgmt toolkit to be used across department and across company.
  • Define and implement a method for monitoring progress for projects and programmes across the department.
  • Accountable for delivery of projects to time, quality, and costs.
  • Coordination of tender processes.
  • Develop and maintain standard tools (e.g., project plan).
  • Monitor resource capacity, supervision of employees and external consultants.


Key Skill Areas:

  • You have in depth knowledge and experience in Program and Project Mgmt methods and principles including Change Management principles.
  • Proven ability to establish credibility with senior stakeholders, excellent influencing skills to build and maintain relationships and work collaboratively.
  • You understand well the Automotive world and have an L&D background.
  • You are experienced as a leader and coach for a remotely working team.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills to be able to plan and organize work at both a strategic and operational level for yourself and your team, and to deliver work to agreed timescales and standards.
  • You are comfortable operating in a matrix organization and delivering through others as part of a shared vision.
  • You can prioritize efforts and move between rapidly changing goals.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills (English).


About you:

You have a high level of integrity and professionalism and are keen to take ownership in your areas of expertise. You are comfortable working independently but at the same time you have cross-functional and integrated work experience, with the ability to cooperate and work in a global, and truly diverse environment.

Preference is at Volvo HQ Gothenburg, Sweden. However, we are open to other locations. 


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. Whatever your current role, you should be comfortable with balancing the challenges of working in a high-paced environment with a high degree of autonomy, whilst still being able to work effectively as part of a multi-skilled team.

Together with your CV, please submit your cover letter by closing date 11 August 2024.

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Gothenburg, SE, 40531 Stockholm, SE, 11144

Job requisition ID:  70362

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