Chapter Lead - Project Management – Sweden

Chapter Lead - Project Management – Sweden


Join us on our transformation journey to the digital future

At Volvo Group Digital & IT, we have a clear ambition to enable value creation at scale for the Volvo Group. With a new product centric operating model and digital technologies, we will produce digital offerings that are profitable, scalable, and differentiated. With Volvo Group Digital & IT, you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals, who learn continuously and embrace change to stay ahead. We have a very important role to play in reaching the Volvo Group ambitions for 2030. Do you want to be part of our transformation journey towards becoming the digital capability of the Group? The time is now.

This will be us - your colleagues within Digital Delivery

Digital Delivery is a new function within Volvo Group Digital & IT. It has the ambition to identify and execute on new digital initiatives in tight collaboration with the different business areas in Volvo Group as well as modernize and transform our existing solutions into products and to secure agile ways of working across the whole Digital Delivery function.

Together with our digital talents, we will work on solution design and deliveries to improve business performance and create value at scale for Volvo Group. Included in our mission is to drive an efficient Digital & IT interface and Portfolio Management for the TD/BAs and Group Functions.

We collaborate with other parts of the organization, both in Digital & IT and the rest of Volvo Group. We foster an environment where ideas, thoughts and opinions can be shared. We are team players with clear common ambitions, and we win together.

The Project Management Chapter is now looking for several Chapter Leads in Sweden

In this role you will be reporting to the Chapter Area Lead for Sweden, within Digital Delivery. These appointments are new positions related to the change of structure of the Project Management function.

This is how you could make an impact

As a Chapter Lead, you will manage a diverse team of 8 to 12 project managers, while also spending part of your time working on actual projects.

You will add value in contributing to the creation and success of the Project Management Chapter, and in supporting the community of Project Managers who are and will continue to be key drivers of all transformations in the Digital & IT community.
A key success factor will be to work frequently with global stakeholders and colleagues in the respective Digital & IT organizations, and to use your personal practice as a project manager to support your team but also to continuously improve project management across Group Digital & IT. These will be some of your key responsibilities:
Attract, lead, and develop talented Project Managers
Manage a team of project managers, including employees & consultants
Contribute to constant development of Volvo Group project management methods, templates, tools, and guidelines
Manage your team assignments & capacity, focusing on finding the right project manager for each mission, and the right missions for each of your team members
Coach, support and develop Project Managers to reach Volvo Group strategic goals
Be one of the leaders of the practitioner community for Project Managers to enable knowledge sharing cross domains in the different business areas of Volvo Group
Secure "external" input and best practice sharing in the community

Who are you?

We believe you want to take your career to the next level, working with amazing people around the world. To be successful in this position, you need the ability to create engagement around shared visions and goals.

Chapter Leads need to be both good project managers and good leaders: if you have experience as a project manager at the senior level or above, and you are an emerging or experienced line manager, you have the right profile!
As a foundation, you have a relevant University degree or equivalent professional experience. You have experience working with project and program management, both in Waterfall, Agile and Hybrid models. You have a genuine interest for developing, supporting, coaching, and guiding people through transformations & change.

Furthermore, you are inspiring, you have a problem-solving mindset and the courage to take well evaluated risks. You have experience in addressing stakeholders on various levels and challenging them when necessary. Finally, you find energy in working in a changing environment, executing the Volvo Group transformation agenda.

Are we a good match?

In the Volvo Group, we have defined leadership as a set of observable behaviors that leaders exercise to achieve alignment towards our vision 2030, to better execute our strategy and for the Group to continuously renew itself to “Perform and Transform”. To reach our vision and deliver on our strong commitments, we need to pair “the will” with “the skill”. That is why our leadership principles are behavioral based. The principles Lead with Passion, Perform with Purpose and Transform with Vision are our values in action, and they will strengthen our culture.

In your role as Line Manager, we expect you to develop your area of responsibility by having the ability to define the right priorities based on a customer centric mindset. We encourage the ability to drive business forward and act upon opportunities and ideas and transform them into value (financial, cultural, or social) for others. We create an environment where of continuously improvements and learning maximize the outcome of our work.

To achieve our goals, we collaborate within and across teams. We empower others to grow and create a sense of unity and trust by nurturing open dialogues and collective work. We build a work environment where diversity in expertise, opinion and culture is valued.

Complete proficiency Swedish & English is must.

Are you curious and have some questions? Call us!

Maria Nilson, Manager Project Management, +46 76 5535880

The location for the position is Göteborg, Sweden.

Union representatives for Swedish applicants:
Akademikerna – Therese Koggdal, +46 470 387855
Unionen - Johan Svedberg, +46 31 3222712
Ledarna – Ulrika Holmberg, +46 31 3225071

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


  • Arbetsplats: Volvo Group
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  • Publicerat: 16 augusti 2022
  • Ansök senast: 5 september 2022




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