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 a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make an impact in a company with unique opportunities to grow and make a true difference.
What we offer
We are looking for a temporary (approx.1,5 year) Operational Buyer within Connectivity. Connectivity is one of the big focus areas for future vehicles. We act in a world where constant connectivity is becoming a need for the customer and constant function growth is expect to meet and exceed our customer expectations. We are offering a great opportunity to develop your skills in an area that is subject for continuous change while adapting to new technology. Aside from various stakeholders within Volvo Car Group. You will work closely with major well-known suppliers, within the tech industry.
This is a unique opportunity for the right person to develop their skills and gain a broad professional network.
Your key tasks
Your responsibility is to work, develop and deploy plans within Connectivity to ensure development and production launch. You will also be responsible to secure the different projects day-to-day business with task such as negotiating different agreements and contracts. Having a legal interest and knowledge is therefore a merit.
As Operational Buyer, you secure a Market Competitive offer over time for Volvo Cars and our customers. You will be responsible for running business and yearly commercial negotiations together with the Category Buyers. The Connectivity area covers software deliveries such as navigation, speech and other apps.
You and your skills
To succeed in this role, we believe that you have; commercial, law and/or technical university degree, or equivalent professional working experience with contracts and legal documents as well as experience with contract management, negotiation and coaching skills.
You have experience in project lead oriented issues, work life experience from
positions where negotiation and customer and/or supplier contact is a common task and you are proficient in English, both spoken and written.
Experience from automotive and purchasing is meritorious
On a personal level
The person we are looking for, embrace and enjoy changes with a positive mind-set. We aspire a company culture that inspires you to aim high. You dare to try, embrace and learn from mistakes.
We are looking for a curious person with great communication skills. You are energetic and truly motivated by finding and creating new solutions together with the cross-functional team.
How to learn more and apply
For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Recruiter; Pedram Yousefi, email@example.com
Kindly register your application as soon as possible but not later than 7/10-2018.
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 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.