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Product Owner, Salesforce Customer Care- Uptime

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.


Let’s create change together!

Do you want to be part of driving the next exiting step in Volvo Cars’ transformation? Are you passionate about our customers’ ownership experience and developing our business to meet and exceed requirements of the future? 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. Right now, we have an exciting job opening for you in our Uptime organization at Volvo Cars. Uptime is tasked to create the next generation of seamless aftermarket operations for all our group brands and future customers. We will make mobility run.


Job Summary: (What’s in it for you?)

  • To cater for the future and deliver on today’s demands on a premium after market operation we need an innovative Product Owner to drive the development of our Customer Care product. You will lead a team of developers and work closely with service designers for all parts of the customer journey to secure that we deliver a front-line solution that enables premium customer care with the vision of hassle-free car ownership. The Uptime organization is in a build-up phase which will give you an exciting, ever-changing job in a global environment providing you with opportunities to develop both professionally and personally.         


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Define the vision and roadmap for the Customer Care product
  • Secure a high performing product team with the right resources and competence at all times
  • Own the product budget
  • Work with all relevant stakeholders to understand needs, dependencies and prioritizations
  • Articulate and consistently emphasize the short- and long term vision of the product to the team and relevant stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with the team, Solution-, and System Architects to define both functional and non-functional requirements
  • Own, build, prioritize, decide and refine the stories in the Team Backlog including defects and enablers
  • Participate in the development of story acceptance criteria and draft them when feasible
  • Review and reprioritize the backlog as part of the preparatory work for Iteration including coordination of content dependencies with other Product Owners
  • Involve the team in backlog refinement to achieve minimum handover and maximum joint understanding
  • Understand the scope of the upcoming enabler work and collaborate with the team and architects to assist with decision-making and sequencing of the key technological infrastructures
  • Validate stories making sure they meet the acceptance criteria, definition of done (DoD), and has the appropriate tests.
  • Participate in Daily Stand Ups, Sprint Team Demo, and Retrospective (as requested by the team)


Key Competencies:

  • Documented experience and proven achievements within digital product management and business development.
  • Professional in the use of agile methods like lean, safe or similar.
  • Up-to-date on the latest techniques, trends and thinking within preferably Service Cloud
  • Strong presentation and communication skills with great structure and process driven thinking
  • Experience from the customer care area
  • Strong leadership and people skills
  • University degree in relevant field



Personal Qualities:

We believe you are truly passionate about customer service and digital development as an engine and facilitator of a business. You have the ability to see the world holistically, you are structured and solutions oriented. Since Uptime as an organization within Volvo Cars is in an early phase, it is important that you are flexible and enjoy working in a changing environment. The role will require some traveling so you should be flexible to that.




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:  20695

Nearest Major Market: New York City

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