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Product Owner, Customer Profiles

Do you want to lead the change?

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.

 

What We Can Offer:

Volvo’s mission is to be the world’s most progressive and desired premium car company and to make people’s lives less complicated. Here at Volvo we are looking for individuals that want to be a part of this progressive change as well as be talented, committed and fun spirited when joining our globally diversified workforce. Employees at Volvo Car Inc. are the key component to our current and future success. We continue to follow the initial core values instilled by our founders Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson (Gothenburg, Sweden Circa 1927). Everything we do here at Volvo starts with people in mind. We are looking for employees who are analytical, interpersonal, technical and teamwork driven to join the Volvo family and by providing our employees with a foundation for success we can help develop the latest and greatest innovations to the car manufacturing market.

 

Job Purpose

Volvo Cars is launching new ways to purchase and drive a Volvo, and solutions must be created to deliver a strong dealer and customer experience. Overall, we are designing an architecture that is prepared to meet our future business needs and enables development of interfaces to develop new services and exchange of information.

 

The Product Owner – Customer Profiles will work within VCUSA Online Business team and broader technical teams/architects to build the product roadmap for building customer profiles that can be shared with our retailers to deliver more personalized experiences.

 

The product roadmap will require a deep dive into the data to assess the quality of the data, investigating how it can be aggregated and presented in a smart way in the Online Sales processes. You’ll work closely with the data platform teams to build the requisite services and the Salesforce teams to build the requisite user interfaces once the roadmap has been defined.

 

What You Can Bring

  • Maintain and develop product roadmaps together with engineering, and Americas Online Business team, for local implementation of customer profiles within the Online Sales process.
  • Own, prioritize, and facilitate the refinement of product backlog to ensure that the agile product teams are delivering the right MVP and subsequent enhancements to drive consumer/retailer and business value.
  • Work with implementation development team to realize the vision by executing the prioritized backlog in a clearly defined and agreed upon schedule.
  • Accountable for monitoring, optimization and enhancement related to the product area, within specified time schedule and budget framework.
  • Accountable for ensuring the quality of releases on the product area, testing and validating that the requirements are met and ultimately accepting the work of the team before going live.
  • Playing a key part in continually improving the ways of working with the product team and wider team services team at an early stage in the team’s digital transformation.
  • Establish metrics to drive engagement and value of with backend solutions from both dealership employees as well as Volvo field employees.

 

Key Relationships

  • Digital teams
  • Product Owner: Shop and Buy
  • Data Platforms Team
  • CX Team

 

What We Are Seeking:

  • Demonstrated ability to drive results with cross-functional partners across various functions (developers, business stakeholders, product and marketing teams, etc.)
  • Strong communication and relationship skills with ability to facilitate and convince key stakeholders
  • Project management certifications or heavy experience (PMP or PMP-Agile) or plan to obtain certification
  • Independent, self-starter with an entrepreneurial mind-set and can-do attitude with the ability to have a grand vision, but still comfortable with working at detail level
  • Must be comfortable being a leader able to influence across functional and technical teams spread globally.
  • Fluent in English
  • Nice to have: Prior experience owning products based on the Salesforce.com platform
  • Nice to have: Prior experience with digital transformation projects

 

Qualifications

  • University degree in the field of Business and/or Technology
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with proven track record in Digital and/or CRM environment; ideally with a Franchise, Manufacturing or Automotive Company.
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and strong verbal and written communication skills

 

 

Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.

Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.

We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

Mahwah, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  50551


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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