Volvo Group Delivery Manager Advanced Analytics in Gent (Oostakker), Belgium

Would you like to join one of the most recognized IT organization in the industry and have the opportunity to build up and drive something new? Are you also an inspiring leader with a big heart for advanced analytics and the use for it?

If yes, than you can be our new Manager Advanced Analytics!

What we have to offer

You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment which provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally. You will be a key player in continuing to improve and develop the advanced analytics area and BA Solutions Unit. You will work in close collaboration with various stakeholders inside and well as outside Group IT, delivering cutting edge value in line with the Volvo Group Strategy.

We are now looking for a Delivery Manager Advanced Analytics – role mission

Volvo Group is focusing on six current IT priorities, one of them being Leverage Our Data Assets. The focus is to better utilize the data we have, to create better services for our customers, increase efficiency and be a data driven organization.

As Manager Advanced Analytics you will get the opportunity to build up and maintain an organization in Group IT to prepare, plan and deliver advanced analytical use cases in close collaboration with complementary advanced analytics functions located on the business side in Volvo Group. This includes having the right competent resources available, manage and develop our cloud based analytics platform and develop ways of working. As Manager Advanced Analytics, you have responsibility for its performance and development. You operate in a global context, having a number of interfaces to internal organizations including Process & IT stakeholders and Advanced Analytics Center of Excellences within the Volvo group.

Key responsibilities

  • Actively communicate and inspire different stakeholder groups regarding the possibilities with Advanced Analytics and how it is done

  • Manage the advanced analytics platform built up on Microsoft Azure, making sure that it evolves based on identified needs and technology evolution

  • Prepare, plan and deliver advanced analytical use cases together with the existing BI/Analytics team and the different organizations in Volvo Group

  • Develop and maintain an advanced analytics team in Group IT based on the demand of advanced analytics and the mission of Group IT

  • Secure right competence and amount of resources, in-house or with partners

  • Drive external market intelligence and technology evolution (trends etc) in the domain

  • Contribute in Long Term Planning and Solution Roadmap Development in the Advanced Analytics area

Wanted profile

As the Manager Advanced Analytics you need to have the ability to position yourself as an efficient and trustful person that take leadership in the domain in a collaborative and professional way. You have proven experience as a leader in senior positions and excel in demonstrating core values according to the Volvo Values.

You will need to actively cooperate with various stakeholders and navigate with ease in a multi-cultural environment. It is important you have an innovative and creative mind-set in order to inspire and challenge your team. You also have a strong quality focus and a personal drive to reach the objectives and targets set for the area, understanding how these contribute to the Volvo Group vision and strategy.

Required competencies

  • A proven track record of experience and leadership in the advanced analytics domain

  • An broad understanding and passion of what drives value and how use cases are performed by applying advanced analytics

  • Genuine interest for developing and coaching people

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills

  • Complete proficiency in English

  • Relevant university degree

Application screening will start immediately, we look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible.

At Volvo Group we are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strengths inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender, nationality etc.

For further information please contact

Vice President BA Solutions, Otto Östermark, phone +46 31 322 66 86

HR Business Partner, Staffan Palmer, phone: + +46 735 58 54 17

Union representatives for Swedish applicants

Akademikerna - Peter Månsson, +46 31 3220684

Unionen - Jonas Ljungdahl, +46 31 3224985

Ledarna - Roger Nordh, +46 31 3223088

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 IT manages the Group’s overall IT strategies and plans and has the end-to-end responsibility for all development, delivery, support of IT solution and services for the Volvo Group.

We are more than 6000 people based in 36 countries working in a completely global organization. We are a 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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