We aim high. So do you.
At Volvo Cars, 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 creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you.
What we offer
As Head of Communications, Consumer Enterprise & Digital Department (CED), you will be responsible for producing compelling internal and external communication explaining how we are re-defining the automotive industry’s approach to customer experience through digitalisation. You should be a competent and creative strategic communicator, familiar with operating across the full range of communications channels, including internal, digital and news.
The jobholder will be part of our network of professional communicators embedded within our business functions, but part of our Corporate Communications team. You will report to both the Head of Internal Communications and the SVP Group IT & Chief Digital Officer (CDO). The position is primarily focused on internal communications, but will also embrace external communication.
What you'll be doing
As Head of Communication you will develop and deliver communications strategies, working closely with CED colleagues and other embedded communicators, as well as central Corporate Communication teams (Internal Communications, Content, Press and Digital).
You will identify and pitch strong stories from within CED, which exemplify our innovation, customer focus, corporate values and culture.
You will also support and advise CED senior management on all communications matters, including the SVP Group IT & Chief Digital Officer (CDO).
Finally, you will prepare and support the CDO for internal and external communications opportunities, as well as manage his social media accounts.
You and your skills
You have experience working on strategic communications in a corporate environment, with a strong technology focus - ideally within software development.
You have experience across a broad range of communication channels, including internal, digital and press, as well as a deep knowledge of change management and experience of utilising communications to activate and inspire teams. You have experience of regularly interacting with and advising, C-suite level management.
You can demonstrate a proven track-record of delivering communications strategies that have had a measurable impact, and an ability to turn complex information into clear messaging and engaging content.
Experience of working for a global multinational company is a bonus. Fluency in English (oral and written) is essential,
On a personal level
For this position, you should possess excellent networking skills and be a natural collaborator, with the ability to work effectively across functional and geographical boundaries - as well as the confidence to engage with senior management.
You are a passionate and enthusiastic communicator, with strong personal drive and an acute understanding as to how communication can drive improved business performance.
It is important that you have strong strategic awareness and a holistic mind-set, with the ability to seize tactical opportunities. You should be adept at managing competing priorities, changing deadlines and delivering tasks independently. You are a resilient self-starter who is at ease operating in an international environment.
How to learn more and apply
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter; Pedram Yousefi, email@example.com
Kindly register your application as soon as possible but not later than 2019-01-27.
Please note application through E-mail is not accepted.
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 automotive 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.