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Contract Management & Business Development

Malmö, Sweden
Closing date
31 October 2021
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Are you passionate about negotiation, contract law and process development? Do you want to drive improvements and support the business in ensuring effective ways of working? If so, this role might be something for you. We are now looking for a Contract and Business Development Manager who want to help us raise the bar and accelerate our internal ability!

Your role

You will lead and develop our Supplier Contract Managment and Process Development Sourcing & Supply. You will be a member of Operations within Business Area SAAB Kockums, reporting to the Head of Sourcing & Supply SAAB Kockums. The role is focused on A) Advise and provide legal counsel for contract related matters to the entire procurement organization in contract negotiation and dispute resolution. B) Align and coordinate with SAAB Group and other Business Areas to ensure compliance and best practice contract management. C) Support and participate in complex contract negotiations. D) Own and drive the business development efforts across Souring & Supply.

The role offers a broad span of contacts within the company as well as with suppliers and holds a variety of duties and responsibilities which makes the daily work interesting and diverse. If you want to contribute with your expertise and work with developing technologically advanced and completely unique products such as submarines and surface vessels, then we believe that this is your next smart career step.

Placement for this position is Malmö or Karlskrona. The role include frequent business travels between these sites and business trips to other locations within Saab may also occur.

Your profile

To thrive in this role, you are a self-motivated person who have a passion for customers and delivering high standard products. You are an experienced leader with great communicative and problem-solving ability, a collaborative solution-focused approach and excellent analytical skills.

You have the ability to lead, motivate and facilitate change. You are structured, with a confident mindset that enables you to adapt to different circumstances. You are comfortable in raising concerns and taking actions as well as in collaborating with colleagues in all areas and on all levels of the organization. Your colleagues see you as reliable and supportive, keeping to commitments without cutting corners.

To be successful in this role, it´s a must you enjoy collaborating with others within the organization as well as with other stakeholders and are able to network and build long lasting relationships.

Required Skills

  • A number of years’ experience of contract management or contract law
  • Experience in complex contract negotiations
  • Successful experience of personnel responsibility and leading and driving successful teams
  • Relevant university degree and business experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Swedish and English

Desired Skills

  • Legal degree
  • Process development/ Continuous improvement experience
  • CQM, Certified Quality Manager

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 a part of

Kockums is a world leader in its segment in the development, production and in-service support of submarines, surface vessels and naval systems. The product portfolio includes submarines with air-independent propulsion, warships with stealth technology, minesweeping systems, and high-speed patrol and pilot boats. Kockums also supplies subsystems and components for integration in naval solutions for customers in and outside Sweden.

If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here. Do you want to get to know our business and our people a little bit better? Here you can find some stories told by our employees!

Kindly observe that this an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Your application may be in Swedish or English.

  • Type: Full time
  • Location: Malmö - Isbergsgatan 2-3 or Karlskrona - Styrmansgatan 1

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.