Want to join us on our exciting journey?
Volvo Cars is on an exciting journey, redefining the automotive experience by innovating to make people’s lives less complicated. We offer you an once-in-a-lifetime chance to make an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.
What’s in it for you?
We believe that everyone should have the freedome to move in a personal, sustainable and safe way.
Join us to create a future based on sustainable mobility solutions.
The industry is changing and so are the expectations of our customers and society.
If you are the right person for this job you have a solid environmental knowledge, an inquisitive mind, a willingness to engage and explore in combination with strong communicational skills.
What you’ll do
Within the newly formed Environment Strategy team within Vehicle Engineering we are building strategic knowledge within:
- Energy efficient cars in real world driving
- Sustainable components and Sustainable
- Design for Circular Economy
- Minimized environmental footprint
- Traffic system simuation
- Health effects
- Environment data traceability
Together with the development teams and in a broad dialogue with external researchers and transport solution providers.
You’ll be working in a newly formed team of 5-8 dedicated members. As a part of this team, you will be responsible for setting long-term visions and defining what problems needs to be addressed next as well as driving the change across the company. You will also participate in leading the department’s strategic agenda as well as provide input for the enterprise strategic agenda.
The team is part of the Environment & Fluid Dynamics Centre responsible for attribute areas Environment, Aerodynamics, Climate Comfort, Contamination, Vehicle Energy Efficiency, Thermodynamics and Weight.
The department has the mission to strengthen the brand by:
- leading the Product & Quality work to develop environmentally sustainable cars in support of Volvo car’s core value Environment
- delivering robust cars in support of core value Quality
Do you fit the profile?
You have a PhD or equivalent senior work experience (10-12 years) gained in one or more of the strategic areas above.
To fit for this role you have a good understanding of environmental strategy work, as well as drive and a genuine interest in environmental and health questions. You have a broad network within academia and industry.You are fluent in spoken and written English.
Who are you?
You are a thinker that love to motivate others, as well as having the ability to make things happen. We also believe that you are driven, self-motivated and have an interest in cooperation across large networks. You have the ability to focus on what’s best for the planet and what works for the company: taking the next step while not losing sight of the bigger picture. As a person, you are open and positive with strong communication and interaction skills.
How to learn more and apply
Does this sound like your next challenge? Welcome with your application by submitting your resume and cover letter via the link below no later than 4th of November.
If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Gunilla Karlsson, Senior Director Environment & Fluid Dynamics at firstname.lastname@example.org For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Charlotte Silfversparre, Senior Recruiter at email@example.com
Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.
About Volvo Car Group
The future belongs to those who are empowered by a great idea and have the ability to carry it out. At Volvo Car Group, our vision is clear: "To be the world's most progressive and desired premium car brand" by simplifying people's lives. We have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer satisfaction and to make this happen, we need talented people onboard. People with passion, energy, business sense and the drive to innovate. People that want to create the next generation Volvo cars in a global, dynamic and respectful environment. We will support you to reach your full potential. Join us on this exciting journey into the future.