Are you a brave problem solver that works proactively to find continuous improvements and solutions to a variety of challenges? Are you an active listener and interested in understanding others? Are you willing to be part of our team as a team player with a lot of energy, passion and a positive attitude? Then please continue to read because you might very well be the one, we are looking for!
Whether our people work in an office, factory, warehouse, customer center or dealership, in Volvo Group Real Estate we create work environments where people thrive, every day. It is our ambition to create industry-leading work environments, secure an optimized property portfolio and deliver high-quality services and projects. We are a global team of about 300 real estate professionals, acting as true business partners to all our stakeholders. We support Volvo Group in 60 different countries and 635 sites, throughout the entire property lifecycle, from acquisition to divestment. We believe we can always learn and improve, and we know this is best done together.
At Group Real Estate (GRE) we have decided to be the business partner in securing performance and driving transformation for Volvo Group. To be able to fulfill our target image, we will focus on the excellence in our property transaction projects – and your contribution will be crucial!
This is us, your new colleagues
The central and global function – Property Transaction and Leases is a highly engaged group of experts within the areas of strategic property planning, property transactions and property leases. We drive larger transaction projects and real estate related transformation projects. In addition, we also have the responsibility for the global lease portfolio. We provide expertise, advice and best practices within our area of expertise to other parts of Group Real Estate. ?We secure the property dimension in Volvo Group M&A projects in a global context. You will report to the Vice President Property Transaction and leases in GRE.
The main mission of this job is to drive real estate related transaction projects and transformation in line with the overall strategy and objectives for Volvo Group and Group Real Estate. As a Strategic Project Manager, you lead a temporary organization, that may cross organizational boundaries, which will deliver a planned or desired result or product.
Typically, you are responsible for global projects with large impact on GRE and Volvo Group from a financial as well as an operational perspective. You are expected to drive your own tasks independently, and when needed seek information and support from colleagues.
What you will focus on:
Drive property development - and transaction projects as well as property related transformation projects within GRE as well as in other areas in Volvo Group.
Responsible to manage project activities to secure project objectives.
Use the Volvo Group Project Management Methods, templates, tools, policies, guidelines and processes.
Maintain professional relationships with the stakeholders.
Responsible to ensure that the deliverables produced are achieving the agreed quality.
Who are you?
To be successful in this position you have deep, as well as broad, real estate experience. You have a hands of experience from driving property transactions as property development projects, and you have a lot of energy and drive to secure progress in your projects.
Our Volvo values are a natural part of who you are and you work closely together with our colleagues to increase engagement and improve our ways of working. An excellent business mindset and holistic approach is very important in this role. With this said, you also have the ability to go down into details when needed.
BSc or MSc in Engineering, Business Administration or other relevant university background - or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge skills and abilities
Successful global Project-/Program management experience on senior level
Extensive knowledge of (Corporate) Real Estate business and market knowledge in general
Proven experience in real estate business and transactions on corporate and global level
Demonstrated experience in development- and strategy work
Change Management experience on a global level
Fluent in English both spoken and written
We foresee that you are analytical, flexible, well organized and have strong communication and presentation skills. You earn others trust and respect through consistent and honest professionalism in all interactions.
Are we a perfect match?
Are you an analytical person who likes to drive business development and how to continuously improve? Do you work as a true business partner in your daily work? Well, then you are a good match and we want you to be part of our team! We can’t promise you an effortless job, but we can promise you some skilled colleagues and some truly exciting challenges to work with. We want you to prosper and be happy, because when you succeed, we succeed. We are eager to learn from you and you will get the opportunity to learn and develop with us. So, if you are a person who is flexible, who rather see challenges as positive and are ready to take some actions? Then we are hoping to hear from you!
At Group Real Estate we are actively working to establish team that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, etc. We find that well balanced working groups increases group dynamics, creativity and new approaches to solutions.
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Travel: Occasional traveling will be required
Curious?.Or do you have any questions?
Hiring Manager, Victor Bertilson, VP Property Transaction and Leases in GRE, +46 765 533025
Niklas Erhardsson, VP HR & Communication in GRE, +46 31 3235765
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