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Commercial Legal Counsel

Everything we do starts with people.

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.

 

Volvo Summary: 

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 still 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 Summary:   

 

Join Us. As a commercial legal counsel at Volvo Car USA, you will join a small but dynamic team of in-house lawyers who focus on realizing our ambition to lead the global automotive industry. Today, our award-winning Volvo cars continue to break sales records, and our disruptive innovations are pushing technological boundaries. But we’re aiming even higher. This ambition requires even more creative and proactive legal guidance. Are you ready to take on some of the most exciting legal issues of today?   

 

Global Footprint. Volvo Car USA has offices across the US and we’re seeking a team member to join our office in New Jersey where the commercial operations are based.  Our parent company, Volvo Car Corporation is headquartered in Gothenburg Sweden with offices and plants across the globe. You will be interacting and collaborating with a diverse and international team of colleagues on initiatives that influence many aspects of the business.

 

The Right Stuff. Our mission is to make people’s lives easier, safer and better. It’s the Volvo Cars way. This means that we are looking for someone who - on a personal level - shares our values. Being enthusiastic, curious, collaborative, interested in technology with high integrity and a pragmatic approach towards things goes a long way.

Primary Responsibilities:

 

Pitching In. As part of the legal team at one of the most respected and recognizable car brands in the world, you will have the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and take on all types of challenges, big and small, in a truly dynamic environment. Combining the experience of having manufactured cars for almost 100 years with our rapidly growing business realizing truly innovative ideas, makes for an exciting future that will require a lot of creative thinking. It´s all about people focusing on getting the job done.

 

 

Key Competencies/Abilities:

 

History. In your professional life, before applying for a job at Volvo Cars, you have worked at least 10 years as a lawyer at a law firm or as an in-house legal counsel, handling various commercial legal matters and bringing legal problem-solving to businesses. You have also acquired the ability to be a team player with a proactive and customer-oriented mind-set, providing high-quality legal support, without any supervision and often under time pressure. Defining and solving complicated problems that require careful analysis and good judgement is something you excel at. You are able to translate legal advice into actions that deliver business value in the context of global business strategies and lead projects and negotiations of a global nature with substantial values involved. You are used to continuously identifying improvement areas and driving change.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Rockleigh, NJ, US

Job requisition ID:  22100


Nearest Major Market: New York City

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