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Co-Op, Program Management (Spring 2023)

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date: 1 December 2022

Job Description:

At Saab, Inc., we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

Providing Air Traffic Management (ATM) safety and efficiency systems, we are dedicated to creating aviation systems and services that enable safe, predictable and efficient operations. We deliver innovative solutions to Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), airports and airlines at over 100 locations in more than 45 countries. As a global leading partner and provider of proven ATM solutions, we transform operations, turning innovative ideas into reality and supporting stakeholders from solution conception through long-term support.

We are currently seeking a motivated, enthusiastic student interested in applying his/her studies into practice as a Program Manager co-op/intern (Spring 2023 (January - April) ) responsible for the overall execution, cost, schedule, and technical performance of ATM’s most complex programs..

Responsibilities and learning opportunities may include:

  • Learning the project management cycle, including execution and review master project cycles and program plans

  • Assisting with the development and execute plans to meet technical requirements, schedule, and contract commitments.

  • Assisting with competitive proposals to win new business

  • Interact daily with a diverse world-wide customer base. A

  • Assisting with program technical writing.

Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity of key program management concepts and fundamentals is a plus

  • Conceptual understanding of risk and opportunity management is a plus

  • Familiarity with MS Project and Excel

  • Enrollment in an accredited degree program, with a major in engineering, business, related discipline

  • Completion of Sophomore year or greater

 The successful candidate will:

  • Enjoy thinking outside the box for creative solutions.

  • Have the ability to work in a dynamic team environment.

  • Have the ability to learn quickly through instruction, self-study, and practical application.

  • Have strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Be self-motivated, inquisitive, organized, flexible, and thorough.

  • Practice clear and concise written and oral communication.

  • Possess strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.

In addition to a competitive hourly rate, Saab Inc. offers a sign-on bonus to off-set housing  expenses for Co-ops residing outside the typical office commuting distance.

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen and (ii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.