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Managing Director for Volvo Car Retail Solutions

Our business since its inception in 1991 has been to develop the best retail dealer system and information services for the automotive industry. In the current situation, we have about 100 employees with expertise in areas such as automotive trade, project management, systems and IT. Some of our largest customers are Volvo, Renault and Ford dealers and their general agents and today we have over 10 000 users of our solutions. We are seated in beautiful, newly renovated premises at Lindholmen in Gothenburg. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Volvo Car Sweden. To enjoy your job with us it is important that you enjoy working in a close and unpretentious environment where we care about each other. It happens a lot of exciting things in the company so it is important that you are inspired by change and development.
If you take great responsibility for both your personal and corporate development, has a strong focus on our customers and like to have fun, then you will enjoy your stay with us!

Read more on: https://volvocarretailsolutions.se/

 

What we are looking for

We are now looking for a new Managing Director (MD) for Volvo Cars Retails Solutions, VCRS. VCRS is an agile software product development organization who develop easy and intuitive digital solutions that make Volvo Retail run smoothly for our partners in showrooms and workshops, and ultimately for the customers who use our online services.

VCRS is part of the broader Commercial Digital area, where we focus on making our electric cars easy to get and use, all online. The VCRS MD role reports to the Head of Commercial Digital.

What you’ll do

The Managing Director role includes:

  • Leading development and transformation of the organization to support the development of the overall Volvo Cars experience.
  • Make the best possible use of the organization’s expertise in software development and long experience of working with our car retail and service partners.
  • Drive innovation and growth while resolving future ambiguity and continuing the transformation of the company as a developing technology organization.
  • Being an influential voice across the entire Digital organization and with our retail partners, strategic tech partners and suppliers.
  • Continuining the transformation towards more data-driven decision making.
  • Being a key player in our consumer data strategy, and especially for how we work with consumer data together with our retail partners.

 

Who you are

We expect you to have a broad technical understanding of software development coupled with a commercial understanding, and the soft skills needed to inspire and effect change.

  • You have experience of building and transforming software product organizations.
  • You can communicate effectively with your team, executives and other stakeholders. You embrace our leadership principles, including being curious, empowering teams and creating clarity in global organizations.
  • You are also an advocate for analytics and data-driven development across the business and to diverse audiences.

 

The most important aspect is to have a consumer mindset. Our ultimate goal is to deliver great experiences to our users.

 

Learn more

Please contact Senior Recruiter Simon Almqvist at simon.almqvist@volvocars.com.

Due to GDPR we do not handle any resumes via email and remember, don´t wait to apply, do it today. Last day for applications will be the May 21st

 

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:  51274

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