NEVS, Trollhättan


Shape mobility for a more sustainable future!

NEVS is creating a strong foundation of skills for new technologies and innovations. We have a committed passion to create and deliver iconic and desirable global products. By challenging conventions, we design premium electric vehicles and mobility experiences that are simple, engaging and distinctive, but that also shape a brighter, cleaner future for all.

We are now looking for an Autonomous Drive Strategist within the department of Product Strategy & Planning!


The Innovation, Product Strategy & Execution department is incorporated inside the NEVS Organization and has the overall responsibilities for defining next generation products including services and to lead ongoing projects.

As an adaptive teamplayer within the Innovation, Product Strategy & Execution team, the described role focusses on proposing, driving and cross-functionally coordinating NEVS’ strategic direction in the area of Autonomous Drive, both from a technological and business perspective. Heavily relying on new technology and a fast development pace thereof. This includes finding ways to finance, collaborate (internally & externally), accelerate and smoothly connecting associated activities to NEVS’ product portfolio roadmap.

This role also involves:

  • Monitor & Analyse global development of AD related technology and business
  • Define & propose (to Local & Global Product Boards) company wide strategic initiatives, that are technology and or business driven and instrumental to the AD aspects within the agreed strategic product portfolio and its execution needs
  • Be the cross-functional leader of these initiatives in case they are agreed & initiated
  • Be the spokesperson of these initiatives to local and global Product Boards
  • Catalyse internal and external collaboration around these initiatives
  • Find ways to (co-)finance these initiatives
  • Maintain an international network with academia and cutting edge technology firms to support and facilitate all the above  

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Solid experience in business development and management of industry leading R&D
  • Having established a significant international network with academia and industry in the area of new (breakthrough) technology development
  • Mulitple years of project/program management experience, incl. leading leaders from different professional backgrounds
  • PhD in an area of relevance for Autonomous Drive development

To be successful in the role, you need to:

  • Manage assignment by yourself in both structured and agile environments and be able to take business decisions on a daily basis
  • Handle multiple tasks and deliver on time
  • Have functional and technical skills
  • Be problem solving, action-orientated, creative and open minded

An enthusiastic person who thrives in an agile working culture

  • Abilities to deal with ambiguity as well as solving problems.
  • Team player characteristics. Work is done in cooperation and coordination within the group.
  • Have good communications skills   

Great consideration will be given to your personal aptitude for the position!


About us

The world is in need of change – and we at NEVS want to be part of driving it and at the same time shape life for generations to come. That’s why we focus on designing premium electric vehicles and smart mobility solutions that prove what’s best for one can be best for all. What we do is not simply providing a way to get around, it’s a chance to be part of something bigger. Electrification, connected vehicles, changing ownership models, and autonomous driving are just some of the important trends that are transforming our industry. Together with our partners and people like you, we are shaping mobility for a more sustainable future.


Join us for the ride

 At NEVS, we are way pavers, change makers, solution finders. For us, the future is bright and mobility is clean. We see that every individual has a part to play in shaping a better, cleaner future for all.

 As a company moving towards something new we give you the opportunity to develop and grow together with us. We believe that together we have the ability to create something that will have a positive impact on the future.

 Sustainability is of great importance to us, not only when it comes to the environment but also when it comes to our employees. As a NEVS employee you will be given the opportunity to use our fitness facility on paid working time. You will also receive an additional yearly wellness grant.

 In our organization we are always looking for new, smart technical solutions and ideas that will help us reach our common goal of a more sustainable future. Therefore we believe it’s important to listen to our employees and their opinions. After all, new perspectives are needed when you aim for change, we both encourage and reward this.



 NEVS is a member of the Engineering Industries and covered by current collective bargaining agreement signed by Unionen / Sveriges Ingenjörer / Ledarna.


Selection work and interviews will be ongoing continuously during the application period, so please send your application as soon as possible!


Prior to our recruitment process Nevs has taken a position on recruitment and marketing channels. We therefore decline decidedly, any contact from media sales, recruitment sites or similar companies!



Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment immediately
Salary monthly
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Trollhättan
County Västra Götalands län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2018/26
  • Anna Haupt Innovation Product Strategy & Execution, +46 520 86 028 ;
Published 13.Dec.2018
Last application date 16.Jan.2019 11:59 PM CET

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