Volvo Group International Graduate Program – Project Cost Controller in Göteborg, Sweden

International Graduate Program – Project Cost Controller

Volvo Group International Graduate Program – Your springboard to a successful career

Imagine yourself working in a truly global environment for a company that really believes that people are its driving force, fostering a culture of trust, passion and true customer focus. This program will offer you possibilities to gain insights in our organization and present new career paths.

Are you looking for the ultimate challenge and have the talent to move things forward?

Come join us!

We are now looking for fantastic people to join our International Graduate Program – Your springboard to a successful career.

The Volvo Group International Graduate Program will give you a unique opportunity to get to know the whole Volvo Group and kick-start your career. Through international assignments, work in different parts of the organization, networking and professional and personal development you will get a unique knowledge of the company. Upon completion of the program, you will continue your Volvo career in the department you have been recruited to.

Our program runs for 12 months and includes a combination of common and individual graduate activities and day-to-day work at the home company. It consists of learning activities in your home organization, project work and an international assignment.

It also consists of three weeks of common development activities with the global graduate group, where you will network with colleagues from all over the world. Common activities in the latest program took place in Sweden, India and the US.

During the program you will gain a solid understanding of the Volvo Group, participate in different training sessions such as diversity, personal development, project management, cross-cultural communication etc.


As a Project Cost Controller, you are part of a global team driving the financial controlling of individual projects and of the range portfolio. In this role you will work in the heart of Volvo Group Trucks Technology, close to the product development.

This is an exciting and challenging position supporting GTT in monitoring and controlling the financial issues within the Product Development projects.

As a pro-active member of the Project Control Office team, you are aiming to deliver the right support to the business. You will be responsible for projects or portfolios and we work in close cooperation with our stakeholders.

Main responsibilities

You will be responsible for that project cost estimates are documented before decisions. Secure that project analysis is performed and propose required decisions and action plans for cost control and efficiency. You are also responsible for applying financial policies and principles and to deliver robust and documented decision material for the management.

Who are you?

We are looking for a person with excellent Business Control knowledge and proficiency in developing budgets and forecasts. You are an excellent team player, with strong communication skills. High autonomy as well as a structured way of working is important characteristics in this position.

Overall requirements

  • Master in Business Administration, Master of Science or equivalent

  • Valid work-permit for applied country if not citizen

  • Solid English skills. Additional languages are given merit

  • Maximum of two years previous work-experience prior to or after graduation

  • International experience is meriting

Personal profile

  • Strong communication skills

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

  • An aptitude for self-development and a holistic view

  • Perseverance, energy and a drive to improve

What can we offer you?

We recognize the importance of valuing diversity as a key to our current and future business success. You will get the opportunity to interact with highly committed colleagues from different cultures. Team work, 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.


Limited travelling


Gothenburg, Sweden

For further information, please contact:

Hiring Manager: Erik Lindgren, Director Project Control,

Please note that applications by e-mail will not be accepted. Personal interviews will be conducted in March 2019. Read more about the graduate program at our career site:

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo 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.

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Group Trucks Technology


Västra Götaland



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Travel Required (Maximum)


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Finance & Control

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