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Product Owner, Online Sales

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?

 

Digital Product Owner: Online Sales

Mahwah, NJ

 

Volvo Car USA is looking for an experienced Digital Product Owner to manage the US Online Sales program for our Online Experience team. 

 

The Product Owner role is to gather requirements from stakeholders to define new product features, set priorities and oversee implementation via a dedicated agile development team. Special attention must be paid to tax, legal, and regulatory matters while delivering a great customer experience. This is a complex role, requiring careful planning and attention to business needs: Communication and execution are critical factors to success.

 

This role is based in our Volvo Car USA headquarters in Mahwah, New Jersey and reports to the Senior Manager of Digital Products in the America’s Online Experience team. 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and management to define product feature roadmaps.
  • Gather requirements and create amazing documentation.
  • Work with system architects & technical teams to design solutions and plan implementation in quarterly program increments.
  • Design and document changes to product user journey, system integrations, and dependencies
  • Manage product backlog and help developers organize roadmap into features and sprints.
  • Participate in daily standups and scrum ceremonies, as needed.
  • Manage 3rd party ecommerce vendors:  Manage backlog and feature requests and ensure performance and operational excellence.
  • Partner with digital platform managers from Volvo global to communicate US market needs and champion regional business objectives
  • Work with Volvo sales and product teams to ensure correct inventory and product data.
  • Provide operational support for issues that cannot be resolved by helpdesk

 

All candidates should have the following:

 

  • 3-5 years digital product owner or digital project management experience for major brands
  • Strong leadership characteristics and ability to lead and organize cross-functional teams to create excellent solutions
  • Experience working on web sites or applications with transactional/ecommerce functionality
  • Experience working in a Scrum/Agile product team
  • Ability to organize requests and prioritize according to business need
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of modern digital technologies, tools, and platforms including cloud, ecommerce, and mobile platforms
  • Effective presentation skills and experience engaging audiences of all levels
  • Experience managing third-party resources and teams (USA/off-shore)
  • A spirit of curiosity and demonstrable grit to get the job done.

 

Preferred candidates will have:

 

  • Automotive industry experience
  • Salesforce.com experience: Application management/project experience
  • Global business experience
  • Experience with ecommerce platforms and payment systems

 

 

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.

Mahwah, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  61099

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