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Head of People Experience (HR) Volvo Cars Olofström

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.

Volvo Cars in Olofström strives to be the best Stamping Partner in the world. 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 strategical transformation with our HR deliverables, and we are on an exciting change journey.



What we offer
We now have an exciting opportunity at our site in Olofström, where we are seeking a Head of People Experience (PX) to lead our PX team and be a vital part of the Volvo Car Body Components management team. 
Our local PX team is supporting the local line organisation with operational, tactical and strategic HR activities on our journey. 

Do you want to lead this journey developing the team and organisation when Volvo Cars will further advance its position? Then the job as Head of PX at Volvo Cars in Olofström is something for you!

What you’ll do
One of the main areas is to drive business transformation with focus on HR strategic activities influencing the business agenda. You will work to identify the organisational capabilities required to execute the business strategy, champion the HR initiatives in the business unit and translate business needs and improvement areas into HR requirements and actions.

You will be a part of both the local Plant Management team as well as a part of the global Manufacturing PX team. In close collaboration together with these teams you will develop, and support actions linked to improved organisational efficiency and increased performance.

You will engage, coach, and develop our local team of PX partners and specialists, to deliver on the people strategy. 
As an experienced and senior HR leader, you will be a key driver in the change journey where you act proactively in collaboration with many stakeholders.

Who are you?
We are looking for a true leader with strong communication skills that create clarity and an open and trusting environment. You are result driven and structured in your approach. You have an outstanding capability to engage with different stakeholders and balance responsibilities in a matrix organization.

To be successful in this role you are a skilled people manager with extensive leadership experience who is self-aware, inclusive, and very experienced in change management. 

As a part of the management team, we see that you have excellent ability to create trustful relations and collaboration with all kind of stakeholders and ability to challenge your environment in a balanced way. You have strong integrity and are not afraid to address difficult issues. You drive change and implementation with energy, courage, and commitment. 

You have a university degree within Human Resources and experience from HR in complex and international business environments. You are fluent in Swedish and English, both oral and written.

Your ability to understand purpose and business objectives and balance a global environment with the daily operations is a success factor in this role.

How to learn more and apply?
Does this sound like your next challenge? Please apply for this position through our portal no later than September 26th, enclose CV and Cover letter written in English. Note that due to GDPR we cannot accept application through e-mail. Selections will be running continuously.

If you have additional questions regarding this opportunity you are welcome to contact hiring manager Maria Hagberg at maria.hagberg@volvocars.com. For insight and questions regarding the management team at Volvo Car Body Components, please contact plant manager Mikael Vessin at mikael.vessin@volvocars.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process please contact senior recruiter Malin Westman at malin.westman@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.

Olofström, SE

Job requisition ID:  53284

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