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Program Manager, Audio Volvo (m/f)

Date: Feb 6, 2018

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden, SE

Company: HARMAN International



  • Overall program responsibility for realization of Branded Audio Programs
  • Steering of international project team with related sub-teams and external suppliers with team sizes up to 50 project team members
  • Responsible to deliver the product according to agreed targets (schedule, product costs, budget costs, quality)
  • Top level planning and controlling
  • Align technical and commercial program targets with functional departments
  • Responsible for Change Management process (incl. internal/external Change Control Boards)
  • Technical interface towards OEM-customer for all aspects of technical status, program progress and product alignment
  • Reporting towards customer and internally including management board (SVP-level)
  • Active steering during RFI/RFQ-phase to compile feasibility studies and to complete product performance specification
  • Responsible for transition from prototyping to production incl. ramp-up
  • Maintenance support after SOP+90 days
  • Program execution according to HARMAN Project Life Cycle Management Processes (PLM / PMI PM Book)


Skills & Requirements:

  • University degree in engineering (Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering or appropriate graduation)
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm about Premium Automotive Audio Systems
  • Minimum 5 years experience in project or line management (team size >20 members)
  • Experience to manage teams at multi locations and multi countries
  • Knowledge in terms of methodologies in project management is a plus (e.g. PMP- / PMA certificates)
  • Experience of development of embedded systems is a merit
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Volvo’s Product development system (VPDS) is a merit
  • Experience of working as KU (Task Leader) or Project manager at VCC is a merit
  • Fluent technical and commercial English skills
  • Ability to motivate and to communicate
  • Ability to mediate between conflict parties


HARMAN designs, engineers and produces solutions for car manufacturers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions and connected services (IoT-solutions). With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, we are admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. We have a workforce of over 30,000 people and are a fully owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.

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