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Cycle Plan & Business Planning Sr. Manager 生命周期及商业规划高级经理

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?


We' re creating our own future. So are you. 
At Volvo Cars, we believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success. We are people who care about other people, working together to create new products, develop technologies and innovations, all of them serving our purpose: Freedom to move in a safe, sustainable & personal way.
We have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales, and customer experience, and we’re developing new technologies to lead in safety, autonomous driving, and electrification. If you want to grow together with talented people who are creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you. We are excited to create a new role in the department of Strategy & Products APAC with focus to lead the Cycle Plan management and business planning within Volvo Cars APAC region.
Are you up for the challenge?


Summary of the role:
Cycle Plan management is to regularly update and consolidate the volume planning based on the product portfolios of Volvo cars. In order to align the mid-&long term volume forecast and planning in APAC, you should not only keep contact with regional product managers or business representatives but also maintain a stable dialogue with related teams in HQ in Sweden.  
In this position, you will also play an important role to carry out overall business case study to support related business assumptions. We are looking for a senior manager with strong passion and business acumen for such role.
Is this you? Then we have the perfect mission for you. 


What you will Do?

  • Support APAC organization to achieve their business performance targets (volume, market share and business case) – mid-term & long term.
  • Be engaged in the discussions of product portfolio, cycle plan and volume & segment forecast with central teams to secure & input APAC region requirement.
  • Build the APAC volume forecast and overall business plan, strategically by driving the business planning calendar and target setting process.
  • Coordinate annual and regular business planning cycle to align the volume update, business forecast and demand planning, e.g. emission upgrade.
  • Debate the volume plan and potential ambition cross regional markets and maximize the overall business balance from APAC point of view.
  • Drive the business plan scenarios and assumptions in line with commercial development and strategic transformation, e.g. CKD/CBU business assessment in APEC markets.
  • Work with product managers or markets representatives to refine & consolidate outcomes for the product volume planning and lifecycle forecast. 
  • Evaluate business dependency, potential risk as well as overall outlook on the lifecycle planning.
  • Cooperate with finance/business team to summarize the business change impact for revenue, contribution margin projection.
  • Develop, review and carry out concrete insight in relation to portfolio, cycle plan and volume intelligence reporting to the management team.
  • Provide ad-hoc support for strategic project assessment or new business case study on a need basis. 


Why do you fit the profile?

  • Bachelor degree or above.
  • Great passion and deep knowledge for volume planning and business analysis in auto industry. 
  • Strong analytical skill and logic thinking behavior.
  • Ability to assume responsibility & take action.
  • Drives for results with a high level of energy and passion.
  • Good verbal, writing and presentation communication skills.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English.
  • Business acumen with attention to details.
  • Innovative and willing to try new ways of working.
  • Strong customer-oriented mindset.
  • Solid experience in volume planning, cycle plan management, business planning.
  • 10+ years of experience in senior analytic role, in which at least 7+ years of experience in auto industry.
  • Familiar with volume forecast or sales planning of auto industry is a strong plus.
  • Strong knowledge about automotive products is a plus.
  • Team player – willing to be flexible in how to work with various stakeholders.
  • Manage complexity.
  • Drive ambition and propose.
  • Global perspective.


About you

  • You have developed strong project management skills, and are at ease with driving research agencies & institutes to get to your objective.
  • You are of course passionate about our customers, and will proudly represent them within the company. You are autonomous, self-starting, and do not hesitate to take uncharted paths. 
  • You are willing to embark on our company’s transformation journey with the support of our leaders, to make Volvo, the premium brand for the world to come. 


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.

VCCN-Shanghai Jiading (APHQ), CN

Job requisition ID:  63578

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