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Program Manager, Car Audio - Volvo (m/f)

Date: Aug 9, 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 and Swedish skills
  • Ability to motivate and to communicate
  • Ability to mediate between conflict parties


Our Offer:

  • Work in international teams with the biggest worldwide automotive customers
  • Attractive salary package
  • Training on the job and extensive technical trainings
  • Further career development opportunities
  • A great package of additional benefits such as flexible working time, free parking spaces or allowance for public transportation, language courses, employee discounts on our HARMAN products (JBL, AKG; HARMAN Kardon) and much more


If you are interested in this career opportunity, please apply online. Just upload your CV, letter of motivation and university certificate with the help of our application wizard (max. 5 minutes).




HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is 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. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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