Senior Manager of R&D Methods and Products within Product Development IT

Sodertalje, Stockholm
den 15 oktober 2019
den 6 november 2019

Servant leadership is what we believe will lead our teams to success. A servant leader at Scania IT directs and motivates through why and what, lets goals be set by individuals and teams and involves everyone in decision making. A servant leader sets up business objectives and key results based on prototyping and experimentation and interacts face to face. Transparency is promoted and information is made available. Ideas are embraced and the people are loved.

Is this your mindset and your natural way of working as a leader? Then you might be the one we are looking for!

At Product Development IT (PD IT), we are responsible for the design, development, implementation and maintenance of IT solutions. The work environment is international, and our employees are representing different nationalities and countries. To this exciting and dynamic environment, we are now looking for a servant leader who can influence the future IT landscape within the organization.

Your responsibilities

As a Senior Manager of R&D Methods and Products your tasks typically are:

  • Motivating, engaging and developing your co-workers.
  • Create common strategy together with your Business Areas, communicate it and make sure that your teams are executing it in the right direction.
  • Represent PD IT in various forums within the PD process.
  • Lead cross-functional assignments and create value streams with an agile mindset.
  • Be a part of the IR department management team.

Your profile

Our successful candidate is a humble, engaged and experienced leader with a passion to develop people and organizations. You strive for growing as a person together with your team and you understand and believe in a modern organization and culture where you value people and their possibilities. Building great agile development teams and working in a network organization is a given for you.

You involve your employees when creating business plans with focus and energy. You have the courage to test new ideas and have them tried in short iterations. You continuously change based upon the outcome and you see creativity and enthusiasm as a great way of working.

To succeed in this position you have strong stakeholder management skills and understand the business that we are supporting. Your leadership abilities enables you to build networks thus facilitating the change journey and getting people on board. You probably have an IT education and/or equivalent experience which has given you the ability to talk in terms of IT matters and understanding the reality of the users. You have a natural understanding of our mission to support the business with superior IT solutions. As part of the VW group we have huge possibilities for synergies and cooperation.

You understand the era of disruptive industries and the importance of knowledge. You continuously work to learn and increase your own knowledge. You understand that knowledge is crucial for our business and you create a climate where the employees can increase and nourish their knowledge.

We offer

You will be a part of an energetic management team who actively work with leadership principles in a strategic context.

In addition to career and development opportunities, we can also offer Scania employees other benefits, such as a company car, performance bonuses, a pension, flexible working hours, lunch at reduced prices and much more. If you live in Stockholm, we offer a direct bus service between Stockholm and Södertälje, the Scania Job Express.

Additional information

Please contact recruiting Manager Jesper Lovendal +46 855 350 335, or Recruitment Specialist Nicole Karlsson +46 855 372 368


Your application includes a CV and cover letter. We handle applications ongoing.

Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions. Together with our partners and customers we are driving the shift towards a sustainable transport system. In 2018, we delivered 88,000 trucks, 8,500 buses as well as 12,800 industrial and marine engines to our customers. Net sales totalled to over SEK 137 billion, of which about 20 percent were services-related. Founded in 1891, Scania now operates in more than 100 countries and employs some 52,000 people. Research and development are concentrated in Sweden, with branches in Brazil and India. Production takes place in Europe, Latin America and Asia, with regional production centres in Africa, Asia and Eurasia. Scania is part of TRATON SE. For more information visit:

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