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Product Director - Mobile Experience

Let's create the future together.

At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility. Want to join us?

 


The Role
This role entails a global responsibility for Volvo’s Mobile Experience and you will be accountable for its success in our global business. You’re a passionate, thought product leader with experience creating best-in-class user experiences. You take advantage of the latest technology available to bring ground-breaking digital products to market.


You’re responsible for leading the product development of the Volvo Cars mobile app, developing the long-term product strategy and driving execution. You’ll collaborate closely with UX and Engineering leaders, as well as our R&D organization and other stakeholders in global and regional teams A core component of the role is mentoring and developing the cluster’s Product Managers (currently 10 people), helping them excel in their craft and develop robust customer-centric strategies, build roadmaps for their products and managing stakeholders in a large organisation.


The role can be located at Volvo Cars Headquarters in Gothenburg or in the Stockholm tech hub. Alternative locations can be discussed, however a presence at the Headquarters is needed in order to succeed in the role.

 

Candidate profile
The ideal profile has a solid background in product management and app development and is used to working in complex, global settings in the interface between consumer and technology. The ideal candidate needs to be hands-on, agile, and thrive on change. We believe that this candidate has experience in app development internationally and from working in a highly customer-centric environment.

 

In terms of the performance and personal competencies required for the position, we would highlight the following:

 

Setting Strategy

  • The inclination to seek and analyze data from a variety of sources to support decisions and to align others with the organization's overall strategy.
  • An entrepreneurial and creative approach to developing new, innovative ideas that will stretch the organization and push the boundaries within the industry.
  • The ability to effectively balance the desire/need for broad change with an understanding of how much change the organization is capable of handling, to create realistic goals and implementation plans that are achievable and successful.

 

Executing for Results

  • The ability to set clear and challenging goals while committing the organization to improved performance; tenacious and accountable in driving results.
  • A leader who is viewed by others as having a high degree of integrity and forethought in their approach to making decisions; the ability to act in a transparent and consistent manner while always taking into account what is best for the organization.

 

Leading Teams

  • The ability to persevere in the face of challenges, and exhibit a steadfast resolve and relentless commitment to higher standards, which commands respect from followers.
  • A leader who is self-reflective and aware of their own limitations; leads by example and drives the organization's performance with an attitude of continuous improvement by being open to feedback and self-improvement.

 

Relationships and Influence

  • Naturally connects and builds strong relationships with others, demonstrating strong emotional intelligence and an ability to communicate clearly and persuasively.
  • Encourages others to share the spotlight and visibly celebrates and supports the success of the team.

 

Driving Sustainability

  • Firmly believes that both sustainability and profit are in the organization’s best long-term interest.
  • Integrates economic, societal, and environmental factors into a purpose-driven strategy, turning sustainability into a competitive advantage.
  • Delivers breakthrough innovations and business models that create value for all stakeholders, continually challenging traditional approaches.

 

Contact & Application
Does this sound like your next challenge? You are welcome to submit your application via the link below, applications and CV's will not be accepted via email. In this process, we work with continuous candidate selection.

For questions regarding the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact Karl Neuman at karl.neuman@volvocars.com 

 

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.

Stockholm, SE

Job requisition ID:  59703

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