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Team Manager for Platform SW development

Your leadership will make a difference.

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 leading and inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, then we have the job for you.


We´re looking for a Team Manager for Platform SW development!

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 leading and inspiring our mission to change the automotive experience and make sure people can move in a sustainable way, then we have the job for you.


The role as Team Manager within Base SW development would be the perfect challenge for you who wants to make a difference.  We offer an exciting career opportunity, and we value diversity.

The new group within ART Vehicle Propulsion Base SW consist of two teams driving the development of the inhouse SW platform.

The newly created ART Vehicle Propulsion Base Software ​will deliver the base SW for all control units within Vehicle Propulsion. This includes Electric Drive inverters, Traction battery control units and the Onboard Chargers.


Let us describe the challenge we offer

We are now seeking a committed and collaborative colleague who wants to join us with the primary responsibility to inspire and lead our teams towards new challenges ahead. You and the teams focus are to advance the electric propulsion technology development. You ensure the work environment for the team and set objectives, do performance reviews and salary setting for your team members. You also ensure competence development and recruitment to assure highly skilled individuals with the right competence in line with our long-term technical strategies.

Also, you contribute with a strong sense of customer focus and business acumen in management forums as well in co-operations with fellow colleagues, team members and suppliers. Your contribution is very important regarding the departments future business direction and results.


You and your skills

The person we are looking for is flexible and enjoys changes as you will be working in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment.  You are an experienced problem solver, looking for a bigger business challenge. As a person you also apply creative thinking to issues and analyse qualitative and quantitative research data.

You are a self-starter with a pioneering spirit; resourceful and able to take ownership quickly and reliably. You have an ability to lead through people, listen and coach and you are energetic and truly motivated by creating new solutions together with the cross-functional team. 


  • M.Sc. or equivalent technical experience
  • Experienced in Product Development and our product creation process VPDS
  • Documented leadership qualities and experiences
  • Driving license

We aspire a company culture that inspires you to aim high. You do your best and have fun doing it! 


How to learn more and apply 
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 12th of December 2021. For questions about the position please contact Isak Öberg (Department Manager Electric Drive Controls and PMT, 97600) at isak.oberg@volvocars.com For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter, Kristin Lövgren at Kristin.lovgren@volvocars.com.

Please note that we will not take applications via email.


Union representatives 

Muhammed Arsalan (Akademikerna)

Güngör Kalfa (Unionen)

Leonel Diniz (Ledarna)


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:  53886

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