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Senior venture development manager - Volvo Group Connected Solutions

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At Innovation Lab we do things differently than traditional corporate functions; we work with agile methods in diverse and focused concept and venture teams together with customers, partners, start-ups and members from various part of the Volvo Group. We constantly strive to generate untold value for our customers and finding the next horizon of growth for Volvo Group. Are you passionate about pioneering new service growth, leverage partnerships and working in diverse teams? Do you want to reach your goals together with other people? Then Innovation Lab at Volvo Group Connected solutions is the place for you to prosper. As senior venture development manager you will initiate and lead incubation and start-up collaborations from concept development to new ventures. You will play a key role for developing new service offerings through executions of Proof of value, Rapid evaluations, or leading new ventures. The role requires an agile, networked way of working as well as an open mindset and passion to deliver value for our customers. The position reports to the Vice President Innovation Lab at Volvo Group Connected solutions and are part to the Volvo Group Connected Solutions Innovation Lab leadership team with a dotted line to the head of Volvo Group Venture capital. Key Responsibilities As Senior Innovation manager, your key responsibilities are: Actively seek and develop new growth opportunities for Volvo Group and its customers by identifying, scoping and driving new incubation projects to new ventures Manage our innovation ecosystem partners by actively matching strategic opportunities with the external innovation ecosystem Initiate, develop and coordinate strategic collaborations between Volvo Group Venture Capital portfolio companies and Volvo Group business areas, including customers and networks Collaborate and co-create with external partners, both large multinationals as well as start-up´s with the purpose to incubate new business offerings and build valuable partnerships Drive rapid evaluations with relevant pipeline companies, aiming to validate value and problem solutions fit Develop and drive incubation and commercialization for new ventures and partnerships Collaborate with functions within Volvo Group, commercial and engineering teams, to enable successful execution of new ventures and partnerships Develop roadmaps together with portfolio companies and Volvo Group business area Competence Profile & Qualifications To qualify for this role, you should have experience from: Experienced in co-creating new values with external partners e.g. large strategic partners and small start-up´s A strong business acumen and experience of developing shared values through partnerships Gets energy from both strategizing as well as hands on prototype building and experimenting together with users Proven experience and understanding of methods such as business model design, Lean start-up and scaling new business Experience from domains related to Volvo Group business areas e.g. Logistics, Construction, Energy solutions and public transport Experience of leading cross functional teams in different phases from, concept development to commercialization, with an agile and Lean start-up approach Entrepreneurial mindset and drive Strong communicator and storyteller Successful in building excellent working relationships We expected a minimum of 5+ years experience in similar roles Humor; because, in the end, working here should be fun We believe the successful candidate has operational experience from working with software-based business incubation in a global environment. Ability to bold thinking, personal credibility, integrity and creativity are crucial personal characteristics. You are a social person with strong relationship capabilities and enjoy working with others in flexible team constellations. You have a passion for new business creation and an interest in people. You are a team player and comfortable with high level of uncertainty. You have a Master’s degree or equivalent experience with incubating new businesses as the basis for your career. You are fluent in English. International business experience is a merit. The successful candidate will have shown a winning attitude and great persona in combination with a strong track record and references. Location Our main hub and headquarter is in Lindholmen Science Park in Gothenburg, a vibrant area that lives and breathes new technology like Io T, autonomous driving, electro mobility and digitalization. Welcome to the heart of connectivity at Volvo Group Connected Solutions! Want to know more? Contact us! Tommy Hansson Strand, VP Innovation Lab, Volvo Group Connected Solutions, +46 76 55 33 637

Volvo Business Services AB


  • Antal platser: 1
  • Timmar per vecka: 32 - 40 timmar
Sista ansökningsdag: 2021-04-12
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