Volvo Group International Graduate Program - User Experience Designer in Göteborg, Sweden

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 candidates to join our International Graduate Program.

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

The Volvo Group International Graduate Program will give you a unique opportunity to gain a holistic view of the Volvo Group and to kick-start your career through international assignments, work in different parts of the organization, networking and professional and personal development. Upon completion of the program, you will continue your Volvo career in the department that 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, meaning 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.

Title

User Experience Designer – Volvo Group Connected Solutions

Position

Welcome to Connected Solutions! We are a global unit in the Volvo Group that lead the development of the Volvo Group’s connected solutions and supporting capabilities to further strengthen the Volvo Group position and competitiveness in the area. We work at the forefront of connectivity by collecting and analyzing telematics data from 800 000 Volvo assets. This way we can forecast the future and help customers succeed, while increasing the safety, quality and sustainability of Volvo Group products.

Tasks would include:

As a User Experience Designer you will be part of the user experience team and will have an important role in accelerating the user experience for digital services within Connected Solutions and towards our customers. There will be a great possibility for you to take an active part in driving the way forward, and be a part of the change of working for user experience as a whole. We are looking for someone who wants to evolve into a user experience design expert and in connection to brand distinction.

Overall requirements

  • Master of Science or Business Administration

  • 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

Additional competencies

  • Software development

  • Service design

  • Start-up experience

  • Consumer behavior experience

Education

Preferably a Master of Science or Business Administration specialized in one of:

  • User Experience Design

  • Visual design or Design methodology

  • Interaction Design

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

Who are you?

Just like us we would like you to have:

  • Passion

  • A personal drive

  • Ownership mentality

  • Customer orientation

For further information, please contact:

Hiring Manager: Emma Ytterstad, Manager and Lead User Experience, E-mail: emma.ytterstad@volvo.com

Local Recruiter: Håkan Sandelin, Senior Recruiter, phone: +46 31 323 4308

HR Business partner: Johanna Andersson, HR Business Partner, phone:+46 31 323 3655

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:

https://www.volvogroup.com/en-en/careers/graduate-programs.html

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.

Connected Solutions is a global unit in the Volvo Group that lead the development of the Volvo Group’s connected solutions and supporting capabilities to further strengthen the Volvo Group position and competitiveness in the area. Part of Connected Solutions is Volvo Group Venture Capital with a focus on creating new business opportunities for the Volvo Group through partnerships.

Auto req ID

90331BR

Entity

Connected Solutions

State/Province

Västra Götaland

City/Town

Göteborg

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

10-Feb-2019

Functional Area

Information Technology

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran