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Saab Global
Installation in HQ

Assistant and business support to Design Organisation

Stockholm - Järfälla, Sweden
Closing date: 5 December 2023

Saab is a place for everyone, we need people of different backgrounds, ages and experiences to come together and share their different ideas and perspectives. Operating in a dynamic and unpredictable world, the benefits of a diverse workforce are essential to our success.

As an assistant to Head of Design, you provide professional administrative and personal support with a high level of attention to details.

For this role we are looking for a candidate with personal integrity and an eye for delivering great service in every situation.

Your role

Can you imagine yourself in an organization that encourage you to shape new modern ways of working, by embracing new methods and digital tools as part of your support in the daily business?

In this role you get the chance to drive improvements on an everyday basis, by being an important part of the management team.

Your responsibilities will, amongst other things, include:

  • Detailed planning and booking of travels, including handling travel expenses
  • Arranging conferences, administrating invitations and prepare agendas
  • Gathering information, preparing material and documenting outcomes from workshops or similar activities
  • Manage calendar and information flow for the Head of Design
  • Administrative tasks such as managing documentation, approvals and handling mailboxes
  • Preparing, coordinating and managing of VIP visits

Personal qualities will be of great importance for this role and it is key that you are trustworthy with strong ethics and a high degree of understanding how to manage confidential information.

Last but not least, you need to have the ability to build an internal network with the other assistants in the organisation.

Your Profile

You are a driven team player with great social skills, you enjoy to cooperate with both internal as well as external parties.

When necessary, you will take your own initiatives in order to stay one step ahead.

  • Experience in supporting senior executives where a high degree of confidentiality, initiative and maturity of judgement are required
  • You have a great problem-solving attitude
  • You are structured and enjoy working administrative
  • Fluent in both Swedish and English, spoken and written

You will report to Head of Design and be an important member of the Management Team.

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be part of

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Read more about us here.

Business area Surveillance offers world-leading sensor technology in monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, C4I solutions, aviation systems and cyber security.

BA Surveillance Design organization ensures continuous improvements of development processes, methods and tools across the business area. It holds a capability to own and develop common core platforms defined by BA Surveillance platform strategy and a mandate to enforce integration of common platforms in end products.

To support this, it also holds a capability to drive overall architectural alignment of products, enabling ease of integration. Additionally, it is responsible for development environments Technical leadership and our SW Transformation.

Saab is a company with a strong people-orientation. We offer a friendly work environment where we support and help each other to be at our best. Continuous learning, career & talent development and employee well-being are examples of areas where we always put the strongest effort to offer great opportunities.