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Head of Enterprise IT

Are you are technically strong leader with the ability to create a vision and drive towards it together with many stakeholders? Zenseact is looking for our next Head of Enterprise IT.

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We are looking for our Head of Enterprise IT to our Gothenburg headquarters! You will manage and develop our IT department that today consists of four teams. Your responsibilities cover the enterprise IT strategy including roadmaps, implementing best practice of operations covering a wide scope of everything from applications, cloud to end-user support. You will be a part of the data and digital organization but will be working closely with other parts of the organization to gather needs and requirements in order to make the right prioritization.



Your responsibility comprises:

  • Lead Product Owners and their respective teams
  • Provide overall IT strategy and governance 
  • Manage, develop and implement IT policies and procedures 
  • Manage and maintain relationships with vendors including strategic partnerships with for example HPE, Microsoft and RedHat.
  • Work with Engineering Manager on both short and long-term plans for staffing
  • Manage the forecast/budget for IT development
  • Host and run a number of internal meeting forums incl.
    • daily standups
    • business alignment
    • software council
    • management meetings
    • workshops etc
  • Set priorities for delivers, ensure timely execution according to roadmap, manage escalations etc.
  • Act as bridge between IT our Product Development organization as well as our Enabling Functions such as Human Resources, Finance, Purchasing etc. 



To be successful in this role you tick the majority of these boxes:

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT related major 
  • At least 5-10 years in IT related working experience and similar IT management experience 
  • Ability to work in a high-growth and fast change business climates is strongly preferred 
  • Strong results orientation and deadline driven with a proven track record of flawless execution and strong attention to detail 
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, and can easily manage multiple project types under high working pressure 
  • Experience from a SW or Research & Development company
  • Great communication skills in English where you can talk to everyone from software developer to senior management.
  • Understanding of or experience in working according to agile principles such as SAFE framework
  • Experience from working in an international environment


Flexible-remote way of working: Zenseact has a flexible and modern approach, thus is happy to offer to its employees the possibility for a combination of work at the office and from home. This doesn't include fully remote work from outside Sweden/China.

More about Zenseact

Zenseact’s purpose is to make safe and intelligent mobility real, for everyone, everywhere. We develop the complete software stack for ADAS and AD, from sensing to actuation. Our focus is to build a single cutting-edge software platform in order to serve various levels of autonomy and offer unequaled scalability at the same time. We operate out of Gothenburg, Sweden and Shanghai, China. Zenseact’s first self-driving deployment will be launched on the next-generation vehicle platform from Volvo Cars.

Self-driving cars, when real, is estimated to reduce fatal car accidents with more than 85%, saving more than 50,000 persons from dying in car accidents caused by human errors each year. We feel that is a goal worth pursuing.

But technology, software, tools and datasets would not mean much without the best people behind the wheel to drive them. At Zenseact, some five hundred of the best engineering minds globally, stationed across two continents, are collaborating with the same passion: to bring autonomous driving to the streets for real and create a safer journey for everyone. This is part of our culture and how we work, develop and grow together.

Zenseact works proactively to create a culture of diversity and inclusion, where individual differences are appreciated and respected. To drive innovation we see diversity as an asset, which means we value and respect differences in gender, race, ethnicity, religion or other belief, disability, sexual orientation or age etc.

Interviews are held on a continuous basis, so we highly recommend that you submit your application at your earliest convenience.


Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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Gothenburg, Sweden

Lindholmspiren 2
417 56 Göteborg Directions View page

Making safe and intelligent mobility real.

At Zenseact, we lead the global movement of crafting tomorrow's mobility with the software platform of choice. Our mission is to “Make safe and intelligent mobility real, for everyone, everywhere”. This statement marks our conviction and dedication to bring autonomous driving out on the streets for real and is at the center of everything we do.

We could not dream of achieving this without our great teams of very talented people. We are on this journey together and our agile way of working is reflected throughout our entire organization; it is part of our culture and how we work, develop and grow together.


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