Role : Service Owner - Shared Cloud Infrastructure Services
Volvo Group IT :
Infrastructure & Onsite Services
Service Owner, Shared Cloud Infrastructure Services, Application Infrastructure
Infrastructure & Onsite Services (IOS) :
Infrastructure & Onsite Services is in charge of all Volvo Group IT infrastructure services. As a partner delivers the majority of these services, the mission is focused at governing and controlling this partner, as well as managing the remaining IT infrastructure delivery teams in Volvo.
Service Management :
The mission of Service Management is to Develop and Govern the Infrastructure Services while ensuring their delivery and usage.
By that, Service Management contributes to Volvo Group competitiveness by delivering standardized and fit for purpose infrastructure services, maintaining a balance between time to market, cost and quality.
One of the top strategic priorities for Volvo Group IT and Service Management is to support the Volvo Group business with cloud platforms and services enabling modern application hosting / development and creation of digital services
We are now looking for one Service Owner, Shared Cloud Infrastructure, Application Infrastructure
In this role, you will be reporting to the Director Application Infrastructure within Volvo Group IT / Infrastructure & Onsite Services / Service Management.
The Application Infrastructure Portfolio includes all infrastructure services enabling and supporting Volvo Group business applications.
The Application Infrastructure portfolio is divided into four sub-portfolios where the Shared Cloud Infrastructure sub-
portfolio is to be established :
Application Hosting sub-portfolio - application hosting platforms and services (Mainframe, IBMi, VMS, .NET, Java and cloud application hosting services)
BI & Analytics sub-portfolio - platforms and infrastructure services for business intelligence, big data and analytics
Integration, EDI & IoT sub-portfolio - platforms and infrastructure services for integration, EDI & IoT
Shared Cloud Infrastructure sub-portfolio - the common cloud layer in order to be able to offer and expose services from Group IT appointed cloud providers.
This Service Owner role will be located in the Shared Cloud Infrastructure sub-portfolio. The first order of business for the Service Owner will be to build up the sub-
portfolio and establish required governance processes, ways of working and forums.
Role mission & context :
In this role you will be the owner and have the full responsibility for the Shared Cloud Infrastructure Services. The Shared Cloud Infrastructure Services are the common cloud layer platform(s) that enables secured, managed and supported services consumption from Group IT appointed cloud providers.
You will functionally manage and be part of a team responsible for the Shared Cloud Infrastructure sub portfolio. You will work closely with other Service Management teams and also other Volvo Group IT units such as Solution Delivery units, CIO Office and Center Of Excellence.
Key responsibilities :
Establish and enforce cloud governance processes and ways of working
Secure establishment and execution of Cloud Services Operations Committee (Level 3 Governance forum)
Owner, responsible and main point of contact for the Shared Cloud Infrastructure Services
Ensure that all Shared Cloud Infrastructure services are delivered according to contracted supplier obligations for cost, volumes and quality
Define the strategic direction, Long Term Plan and roadmap for the sub-portfolio based on business requirements and technical requirements
Functional steering and management of the Shared Cloud Infrastructure Services team
Manage the service lifecycle of the services in the sub portfolio
Be responsible for and drive governance processes, forums and ways of working for the sub portfolio
Financial responsibility for the sub portfolio - runtime, new development and enhancement budget and follow up
Steer development, enhancement and deployment projects within the sub portfolio
Define and follow up sub portfolio SLA, KPI : s, PI : s, metrics and reports
Drive the dialog with appointed external IT suppliers
General skills required :
A strong personality and communicator being able to manage a large number of different stakeholders
Strong English written and oral communication skills, and the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
Ability to meet the agreed targets, deadlines and goals without direct, day-to-day supervision
Ability to work in an international team with colleagues that have diverse cultural backgrounds
Ability to quickly comprehend the capabilities of new technologiesAdditional competencies and experience required
Strong competence in managing enterprise-level infrastructure solutions
Strong competence and experience of public and hybrid cloud service management
Strong experience in managing relationship and negotiations with IT supplier(s)
Strong experience with IT service operations
Experience with modern application and cloud solution architecture
We can offer :
You get an opportunity to work together with highly skilled colleagues in an exciting, global environment that provides opportunities to develop both professionally and personally.
You will be a key player in the Volvo IOS organization. You will work in close collaboration with various stakeholders inside as well as outside the Volvo Group.
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 and nationality.
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 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.