Working together. Balancing life.

We believe in physical meetings to develop our culture, innovate and for those spontaneous chats that create great ideas. So our offices are designed to be social. And of course our teams talk about what works best for everyone, like those tasks that can be done remotely for a better work-life balance.


Make yourself comfortable

There’ll be times when you need to be in the office. Some roles demand it more than others. And social interaction is often crucial to get those creative juices flowing. So our workspaces are flexible, modern and functional. You can take a walk outside or head for a lunch workout at one of our in-house gyms, then grab a bite to eat at an onsite restaurant.

Imagine it: creating a next gen computer on wheels.

It’s happening now. Cars that see better than human vision.

Meet Erik

“Living close to the ocean and forest, I’m always enjoying nature. So it’s important to me – and I’m really proud of it – that our company is aiming to be fully electric.”

Erik Sandström – assembler at our Torslanda factory

Take your time

You might have already heard about our industry-leading global parental leave policy. It’s just one way we try to offer you the best possible work-life balance.

Our Sweden-based employees with standard contracts enjoy 30 days paid vacation each year, plus a vacation supplement – an extra payment for when you use your vacation days.

You also get around 10 observed paid office-day holidays per calendar year, on Sweden’s so-called ‘red days’. And leave of absence options are available for specific circumstances such as higher education.


Stay healthy

In Sweden, every calendar year Volvo Cars will gift you a net amount of SEK 2,500 for you to spend on something that has a positive impact on your health. Our staff typically put this to good use with a gym membership, spa treatment, or other healthy activity.


What if I get sick?

In Sweden, if you become ill your employer must provide you with sick pay for the first 14 days of your absence at 80 per cent of your normal pay. If you’re sick for 14 to 90 days, then you receive compensation from the Swedish agency ‘Försäkringskassan’. You’re also entitled to compensation if you need to take days off to care for your sick child.

Parental leave for all

Are you planning for kids?

Or maybe you’re already a parent? At Volvo Cars, we’re committed to closing the gender gap. We want to empower all our employees, male and female, to enjoy family life and excel in their careers.

We’re opting you in

So we’re opting all employees into 24 weeks of parental leave, paid at 80 per cent of your salary (based on a max. monthly salary of SEK 40,250) – no limitations on gender, age or marital status. We want our people to feel safe and supported to take the time should they choose. Read more.

Our Story

Our story

Learn more about how we want to provide people with the freedom to move in a personal, sustainable and safe way.

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