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Commercial Manager

Karlskoga, Sweden
Closing date: 9 October 2022

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world.

At business area Dynamics, all employees share the same mission: to create conditions for a safe society. Whether it's missile systems, underwater technology, camouflage solutions, support weapons, training systems or field hospitals, you are part of this mission. We work in close cooperation in developing, manufacturing and maintaining our world-leading products, systems and solutions for customers worldwide.

Your Role

As Commercial Manager you will be part of a professional business team with focus of delivering high value missiles system solutions to existing and new customers as well as partner programmes. The role sits within the Commercial Management organisation. This function has responsibility for ensuring high quality and timely delivery of business proposals that meet customer and partner requirements, according to governance processes and standards.

You are prepared to support, and sometimes drive contract negotiations and due diligence processes as well as actively contribute to continuous business improvement. The role is primarily office based, however travel both nationally and internationally to lead or support customer and/or partner meetings and negotiations is required. Reasonable travel between Saab sites is also necessary.

Your profile

You love business and having contact with customers and partners, both internally and externally. You are ambitious, curious, and energetic and continuously seek to contribute with new ideas and improvements in your day-to-day work. You are comfortable working under your own initiative as well as part of a business team. You take full responsibility for the quality and timeliness of your deliveries associated with proposal management, pricing and proposal approvals (according to the Saab Win Business process).

You have excellent communication skills and feel comfortable and confident in communicating at all organisational levels. You have very high integrity and stand up for what you believe is right. You are interested in developing both professionally and personally and have the willingness and ability to learn new skills, processes, methods and tools. You are flexible and enjoy working as part of a professional business team and cope well when working to challenging delivery timescales. You have a strong interest in leadership and are interested in the possibility to develop into a future line management role.

You are fluent in spoken and written Swedish and English. Applications should be made in English. Additional languages will be merited.

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current national security regulations. Additional obligations on citizenship may also apply.

Qualifications:

You have an engineering, economics or business university degree.

Experience:

You have a minimum of 10 years work experience post-graduation in project management, engineering, commercial, strategic procurement, finance or other relevant discipline. Experience of the defence industry is merited. Previous leadership experience is also merited.

What you will be a part of

Missile Systems is a profit and loss Business Unit within Business Area Dynamics. Missile Systems is responsible for product management, marketing and sales and programme management of advanced missile systems across a global customer base.

Our offerings include vehicle, ship and air launched anti-ship missiles, ground based air defence systems and high technology missile sub-systems. We continually invest in new product and capability development as a prime contractor or as a partner to other international defence companies. Business cases are often large and complex with long-term commitments covering development, delivery and support over many decades.

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.