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Contract Support

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date: 31 August 2022

The Program and After Sales Departments within Business Unit Underwater Systems governs the execution of our customer contracts. The context is an international arena with a solid foundation towards the Swedish customer. As we continue to grow we need further support while managing the business execution. Therefor we are looking to engage two people as Contract Support. Are you one of these - who can establish and maintain order?

Your role

The Contract Support needs to work closely with Program Managers, Project Managers and Program Quality Managers with the main focus to set and support a well maintained structure throughout our often long-term contracts/customer relationships. The tasks are both of planning and administrative character throughout contract / project execution. We work within our Business System IFS and will enter into Antura for our contract portfolio management during this year.

Other tasks are several but to mention a few:

  • Maintain our Master scheduling for ongoing contracts within BU UW and be our Antura superuser
  • Issuing Customer Orders, register Purchase Orders
  • Handle input to shipping/delivery and invoicing processes
  • Support our Program managers with contract baselines and maintain baselines through the contract
  • Maintain our action and decision logs for contracts
  • Establish and maintain routines for document management in contracts in accordance with our document management guidelines
  • Point of contact for certain support obligations towards our customers
  • Manage encrypted shipment of documentation / letters to customers and/or partners

Common administrative tasks could also be associated with the job supporting the contract execution, but our main focus is to involve you in ‘operative tasks’ within contract / project execution.

Your profile

As for most roles it is essential to have an interest for creating, maintaining and developing interpersonal relations in general. We are looking for a person whos character is associated with drive, has integrity and a desire to seek, identify and execute whatever is required to create flow within our contracts, department and Business Unit. We believe you are disciplined and well-organised, that you enjoy to bring order but also being able to balance between being meticulous where required and identifying when we have achieved “good-enough”.

Other required skills are; good communication skills in English, verbal and written and Swedish citizenship since the role includes national defence secrecy.

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 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world.

You will work with experienced professionals in an environment that depends on the necessity of close cooperation between several roles, functions and partners. You will be located at our premises in Linköping.

The main interaction is with Program Managers but cooperation with and support to other departments within our Business Unit may be applicable.

Business Unit Missile Systems is one of six Business Units within the Business Area Dynamics.

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.

We put great emphasis in trust, transparency and collaboration and have a strong belief that a sound culture is the foundation in creating high performing teams. It is assumed that you share these thoughts and that you will contribute to our work environment accordingly.

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

You can send your application in either Swedish or English. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

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.