Volvo Group

We, at Enterprise IT Security, are on a mission to secure the IT journey for the Volvo Group. We work closely together with stakeholders across several Business Areas (BAs), Truck Divisions (TDs), and Group Functions (GFs). While the BAs are responsible for driving the business, the TDs provide research, development, purchasing, manufacturing, and assembly. Within Volvo Group, the GFs own the Group agenda, provide strategic direction, and have global responsibility in group-wide functions such as IT, legal, compliance and security.  

With Enterprise IT Security, you will be part of Group Digital & IT (Group Function). A global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other, and embrace change to stay ahead. Enterprise IT Security (EITS) works in close collaboration with both Group Security function and security functions within TD’s, BAs and GFs. Together we work to build a security posture that is best in class.  

Head of advisory acts as a key contact who make sure that IT Security advisory service is performed in consistent and standardized form.

You will be a part of creating a new function and team within Volvo Group to support other IT solution teams within TD/BA/GFs with security expertise. Making sure that digital products and solutions are designed and developed according to Volvo Group security standards.

Main responsibilities:

  • Act as the key contact point for TD/BA/GFs into EITS regarding IT security advisory service.
  • Build effective global team capable of delivering advisory service.
  • Establish KPIs and dashboard capabilities for demonstrating effectiveness of advisory service. 
  • Provides consistent reports from advisory service across Volvo group.
  • Ensures collaboration with other parts of Enterprise IT Security to deliver support and consulting for remediation activities on test results.
  • Establish and maintain relations with external vendors in case where advisory can’t be delivered internally
  • Continuously improve advisory service for value optimization.
  • Attract and retain highly skilled team of security experts in multiple locations.

  • Working with international world-class cybersecurity team
  • Employment contract and flexible working hours
  • Impact on the development of crucial products of the premium brand on a global scale
  • Collaborative environment in Swedish organizational culture, participation in international projects
  • Steep learning curve with a state-of-the-art and individualized training program
  • Clear career path & extensive development opportunities such as mentoring or coaching programs, conferences
  • Unlimited access to learning including Azure Academy, Pluralsight, Udemy, Volvo University and many more
  • Social and sport clubs (Volvo Communities and Volvo Leagues), charity actions
  • Work-life balance: we make sure you enjoy quality time away from work
  • Financial bonuses: annual, for holidays, as a referral system and rewards for additional contributions and many more.

Critical Competencies:

  • Excellent communication, presentation and organization skills
  • Proven leadership skills “building a team from scratch”
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with your internal and external partners/stakeholders
  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Experience in client-facing roles, demonstrating the ability to translate complex IT concepts into actionable advice.
  • Innovative mindset with a passion for staying ahead of technological advancements

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Engineering, a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 10+ years experience in IT Operations, Security & Development
  • At least 5 years of experience in leadership position

The 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 Digital & IT has the ambition to enable value creation at scale for the Volvo Group. Digital solutions are becoming more and more key in the industries, where we are operating. The solutions and emerging technologies, provided by Group Digital & IT, enable our customers and their customers to do more with less, better for others and best for the future.

We are 3,600 employees located in more than 30 countries, present at all major Volvo Group locations, and we are working in a completely global organization.

In Group Digital & IT we strive for something bigger, we are truly customer centric, and we collaborate with inclusion, together cross the Volvo Group. We learn to stay ahead, we are curious and eager to acquire new and deeper knowledge, both as individuals and as teams.