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People Experience (PX) Partner for Research and Development (R&D)

Let's create change together.

Nothing beats being part of positive change. We’re on a truly exciting journey, working together in a fast-paced global environment to break new ground in almost every aspect of our operations. Right now, we have an exciting job opening for you in Human Resources

 

 

The daily work within Research & Development (R&D) includes transforming ideas into innovations to meet the high standards of future vehicles. We use the latest technologies and advanced methods to develop products that will meet the future.

 

Our mission in People Experience is to attract, recruit, develop, engage, and retain the people that build the future for Volvo Cars. We support and facilitate Volvo Cars’ strategic transformation with our HR deliverables, and we are on an exciting change journey.

 

We are a team of 20 PX Partners supporting the global R&D function at Volvo Cars.  Together with our business, we handle the most precious resource for the success of the company – our talents. Our mission is to attract, recruit, develop, engage and retain the talents that build the future for Volvo Cars. As a People Experience Partner, you will support one of our units in R&D based at our site in Gothenburg, Sweden. You will report to the Head of People Experience for Research & Development.

 

What you will do

 

We are a team of dedicated professionals that believe we can make a true difference in the business by challenging and supporting the leaders to bring out the best in people. We approach our work with a can-do attitude, and a high level of integrity, happy to support each other and have fun together!

 

•    In the position as PX Partner, you will be a member of the leadership team(s), driving change and new ways of working within your business group, as well as your PX home base.  
•    Responsibilities include facilitation of processes and dialogues on topics such as employee engagement, retention, career and succession enablement, performance management, and competence development.
•    Work collaboratively with colleagues across units including central PX teams to ensure a great customer experience, through accuracy and pace of delivery.
•    Deliver sound generalist PX support, acting as a key point-of-contact and a trusted partner for the provision of professional advice and support to a range of PX activities and programs. 

 

You and your skills 
 
We believe that you have a university degree in HR or other equivalent areas, preferably with a few years of relevant work experience “on the line”, including practical experience providing HR advice to colleagues and senior leaders. To have subject matter expertise in several of the following disciplines (recruitment, performance management, compensation & rewards, labor affairs, competence development, and organizational change etc.) would be beneficial.

 

As a person, you have a can-do attitude with a strong sense of urgency and delivery. You are recognized as a trusted advisor with high integrity and interpersonal savviness who excels at collaborating and building relationships across functions and boundaries. You are an analytical thinker, who enjoys making the best sense of the available data while you’re open to learning new tools and you know how to visualize your key findings for your colleagues and client groups. Furthermore, you are a “self-starter”, being able to deliver on your own initiative and prioritize independently, with a hunger for personal learning and self-driven development. Lastly, you are skilled when it comes to using all Microsoft Office products  (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) 

 

How to learn more and apply
 
Does this sound like your next challenge? Please apply for this position through our portal no later than the 11th of December 2022. Enclose CV and cover letter written in English. Note that due to GDPR we cannot accept applications through e-mail. Selections will be running continuously. If you have additional questions regarding this opportunity, you are welcome to contact hiring manager Marie Willaume (marie.willaume@volvocars.com). If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Andreas Antefelt (andreas.antefelt@volvocars.com). 

 

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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:  63034

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