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Group Manager – Vehicle Control – Volvo Automous Solutions

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Position Description

Are you an engaged leader with a coaching approach for developing people, organizations, and technical solutions? Do you thrive when guiding through change and are able to create a climate that is based on trust, learning and cross-functional teamwork? If you want to make a positive impact to our society by contributing to building state-of-the art autonomous solutions, then this is your opportunity; we are looking for a Group Manager to join our Vehicle Control team.

Welcome to the team

The Vehicle Control and Motion Models domain is part of the Technology organization at Volvo Autonomous Solutions with the ambition to deliver the most desirable automated driving functionality on the market. It is our responsibility to ensure that the vehicles and machines can be operated by the end user clients in an efficient and safe manner. Together with other Volvo business areas we interact to secure base machine and vehicle readiness. We are driven by the vision that our innovations will exceed expectations from customers and contribute to a society that we want to live in.

Our domain consists of several brilliant teams, and in this role, you will get the pleasure of leading ~10 of our amazing colleagues focusing on vehicle and machine control and vehicle and machine motion models, to deliver robust, stable functionality and solutions with high uptime, safety, and quality.

How you will make an impact
The leadership philosophy in our domain, as a manager will be your primary responsibility to the people you support. You will ensure that they grow both personally and professionally, that they create valuable work towards a meaningful mission, and generally have a great time while doing so.

You are expected to promote a positive and inclusive culture, facilitate the growth of a healthy tech stack, and work with your teams and other leaders in the organization on strategy and execution. As the group manager for Vehicle Control you will be accountable for specifying and developing the embedded software and hardware, allowing us to integrate end-user clients, such as in-house and externally developed automated driving systems. You will also be responsible to deliver vehicle and machine motion models, vital for our virtual development and verification activities.

Are we to be a perfect match

In our domain we are truly passionate about what we do and pride ourselves on being professional, collaborative and solution oriented. We hope that you share these values and hold a creative and open mindset with a willingness to grow including yourself and those around you. If you share our passion for embracing new technology and are dedicated to continual improvement, transparency, and feedback, this opportunity will be ideal for you.

To inspire and guide our team we believe you have:

  • Leadership experience and are comfortable supporting and developing people in continuous change.
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of product development and are familiar with the full product lifecycle of designing, developing, testing, deploying, operating, and maintaining software solutions with hardware dependencies.

In addition, we would be happy if you bring with you:

  • Automotive experience, as it might be beneficial for you.
  • Insights into vehicle control, vehicle motion modelling, software development and technical requirement handling.
  • Experience from continuous integration and deployment for releasing robust, stable software products.

Most importantly is that you truly want to lead people, and you enjoy finding fun and effective ways to engage and motivate both individuals and teams.

What is our offer to you

We can promise you great colleagues and some truly exciting opportunities for both professional and personal growth. Without a doubt this is a unique opportunity to join a fantastic team working with truly disruptive technology while at the same time being a part of the world-renowned Volvo Group. Together we will shape the future of mobility and create a brighter future for the next generations.

Volvo Autonomous Solutions stands for modern development of cutting-edge technology, and we are unified by diversity, innovating ideas and inclusiveness. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to offer you flexibility and work-life balance whoever and wherever you are to enable high engagement and fulfillment in both your professional and personal life.

Next step

We are eager to connect with you so do not hesitate to reach out on LinkedIn, send a text or give me a call if you are curious to know more. Finally, do not forget to send in your application to the Volvo Group career portal.

Peter Nilsson, Head of Vehicle Control and Motion Models, +46 76 5534752

Kindly note that due to GDPR, we will not accept applications via mail. Please use our career site.

About us

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Who we are and what we believe in

Our focus on Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity allows each of us the opportunity to bring our full authentic self to work and thrive by providing a safe and supportive environment, free of harassment and discrimination. We are committed to removing the barriers to entry, which is why we ask that even if you feel you may not meet every qualification on the job description, please apply and let us decide.

Applying to this job offers you the opportunity to join Volvo Group. Every day, across the globe, our trucks, buses, engines, construction equipment, financial services, and solutions make modern life possible. We are almost 100,000 people empowered to shape the future landscape of efficient, safe and sustainable transport solutions. Fulfilling our mission creates countless career opportunities for talents with sharp minds and passion across the group’s leading brands and entities.

Part of Volvo Group, Volvo Autonomous Solutions accelerates the development, commercialization and sales of autonomous transport solutions, focusing on defined segments for the on- and off-road space. The combination of strong tech expertise and skilled customer solutions creates innovative transport offers never seen before. We are constantly pushing our own skills and ability to drive change in a traditional industry to meet a growing customer demand. We are now looking for innovative, committed individuals to join us in our endeavor to create customer solutions that enhance safety, flexibility and productivity.

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Sweden,Göteborg,Västra Götaland

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