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Group Manager - PMO, Electrical Engineering & Vehicle Connectivity

Company: Volvo Group
Location: Greensboro
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

United StatesPosition DescriptionGroup Manager - Project Management, Electrical Engineering and Vehicle Connectivity

We are in search of a passionate leader with a keen interest in developing innovative solutions in the areas of Electronics, Electromobility, Automation and Software for our Group Trucks Technology (GTT) division.

Our leaders are people focused, value driven, and manage a wide range of development activities. This leadership role is excellent at networking and will represent Electrical Engineering and Vehicle Connectivity (EEVC) in a variety of local and global initiatives.

As manager of our Project Office, you will lead a team of project managers and technical leaders. You will work closely with our Product Manager (PM), Release Train Engineer (RTE) and all engineering teams to manage our portfolio and development activities.

The role will contribute to the development of Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks by assuring the development and maintenance of products and services are best in class in quality, delivery, cost, and function, while ensuring compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements.

This position will report to our Chief Engineer of the EEVC department, and a member of the EEVC leadership team


  • Lead project management office
  • Lead and coordinate product development activities
  • Lead, coach and develop a team of project managers and technical leaders
  • Represent Electrical Engineering and Vehicle Connectivity in local and global meetings
  • Lead continuous improvement activities
  • Responsible for ensuring use of relevant processes and methods
  • Develop and maintain appropriate cross functional network
  • Lead planning, budgeting, and follow-up within department
  • Manage resources, competence, and professional development
  • International travel may be required from time-to-time
    We are looking for a candidate with significant and successful experience as Group or Project Manager from the truck or automotive development. The candidate is someone who enjoys people development and technology, and continuously strives for professional development of self and the team. This candidate learns quickly when faced with new issues and take the initiative to solve problems. The environment is dynamic, fast-paced and requires a positive go-getter attitude.
    • BS in Engineering (required). Advanced technical or business degree preferred
    • 8-12+ years of relevant experience
    • Solid understanding of hardware and software development
    • Successful experience in Group or Project management
    • Experience from agile development processes
    • Structured, analytical, and holistic mind-set
    • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
    • Strong business mind-set
    • Good knowledge of systems engineering, quality assurance methods and documentation
    • Compassionate and willing to mentor and grow your team
      What can we offer you?
      We offer an exciting and global working environment that significantly contributes to Volvo Group's vision of shaping the world we want to live in. This role interacts with highly committed colleagues across the globe to influence the development of our future products. Teamwork, energy, passion, and respect for the individual are key values for us. We hope you will learn as much from us as we will from you.

      At Volvo Group Trucks Technology, we are actively seeking employees that actively leverage their inherent strengths and abilities, while leaning on their knowledge and experiences.About usThe Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers' uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group's leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.Auto req ID119110BROrganizationGroup Trucks TechnologyState / ProvinceNorth CarolinaCity/TownGreensboroEmployment/Assignment TypeRegularTravel Required (maximum)Occasional TravelFunctional AreaTechnologyLast application date21-Jan-2022US Disclaimer textVolvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Keywords: Volvo Group, Greensboro , Group Manager - PMO, Electrical Engineering & Vehicle Connectivity, Engineering , Greensboro, North Carolina

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