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Saab Global

Contract Manager

Huskvarna, Sweden
Closing date: 26 May 2024

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Your role

As contract manager, you will have an important role in our cross-functional team and focus on supporting existing contracts and business opportunities related to our training offerings.

You will contribute with your legal and commercial view on e.g., terms and conditions, business set-up and bid strategy. As Contract Manager you will take part in commercial activities ranging over several departments and stakeholders and often other Business Areas within Saab. You will also be a part of Contract management within Saab where you support each other in contractual issues. Organizational you will belong to the Business Support department at site Huskvarna.

As a Contract Manager you will work with different departments, mainly Market&Sales, but also supporting within procurement, project execution and software license management. Depending on your experience, knowledge and interest we will try to focus your role where we believe you will contribute and excel the most.

You will be positioned in Huskvarna but the job involves national as well as international travels.

In this role, you will:

  • Participate in and support during the whole process, offering, negotiation and execute business with legal and commercial expertise concerning terms and conditions

  • Review all types of contracts and agreements, e.g., sales, procurement, teaming agreements and non-disclosure agreements

  • Participate in and support during negotiation with potential partners, suppliers and customers

  • Analyze legal and commercial risks

  • Drafting and design contracts and agreements

  • Analyze and support with legal and commercial aspects on strategy and business set-up

  • Inform and educate about commercial law, legal risks, contractual templates and guidelines

  • Support with improvements and effectiveness concerning Contract Management

  • Support flow-down of customer requirements into procurement contracts from a legal perspective

  • Support regarding license agreements, e.g., software licenses agreements

  • Collaborate with Saab-Group Legal Affairs and other internal stakeholders

Who you are

We expect you to have a high level of business acumen and commercial proficiency based on experience from previous work with contracts, negotiations and business proposals. You possess a team-oriented attitude, enjoys acting in a customer interface instilling trust and wants create commitment amongst those you meet in your day-by-day work.

We also believe that you are an excellent communicator with an aptitude for strategic thinking and solution-oriented creativity. As a person you have high self-management skills and can handle many parallel tasks in your work.

To succeed in this role, you have:

  • A relevant educational background at university level, preferably in Economics, Business Law or Master of Science

  • Hands-on experience from procurement, sales, negotiations or contract terms & conditions

  • A positive attitude to change and transformation are essential characteristics to be successful in this role.

  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, both verbally and written

It would be excellent if you also had:

  • Previous experience from working

    • with software licenses agreements

    • in an international environment

    • in a large business/organization

    • in a project organization

    • in defense or government organizations

    • with intellectual property rights

  • Knowledge in German, French and/or Spanish

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

Behind our innovations stand the people who make them possible. Brave pioneers and curious minds. Everyday heroes and inventive troubleshooters. Those who share deep knowledge and those who explore sky-high. And everyone in between. 

Joining us means making an impact together, contributing in our own unique ways. From crafting complex code and building impressive defence and security solutions to simply sharing a coffee with a colleague, every action counts. We encourage you to take on challenges, to create smart inventions and grow in our friendly and tech-savvy workspace. We have a solid mission to keep people and society safe.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 22,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer and more sustainable world.

Saab designs, manufactures and maintains advanced systems in aeronautics, weapons, command and control, sensors and underwater systems. Saab is headquartered in Sweden. It has major operations all over the world and is part of the domestic defence capability of several nations. Read more about us here