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Group Sustainability Manager

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 10 October 2022

Saab’s mission is to keep people and societies safe. We deliver value to customers with the great responsibility to protect their people and society.

Saab is on the journey to further develop our sustainability strategy, based on the core of our business and our values. Therefore, as we continue on our growth journey, we do so guided by our fundamental sustainability commitment to help and serve the global market with world leading products and services.

Do you have the drive and edge as a sustainability specialist?

Your role

The world is changing rapidly and therefore we need to adapt and be proactive in our work to present and compile complex information into presentations and training material to further improve and facilitate implementation of our sustainability strategy.

The Group Sustainability Team works on a global arena with our Business Areas, operational countries and relevant Group Functions.

As Group Sustainability Manager you will be in charge of gathering external information and research to further improve our management of sustainability risks and opportunities.

You will focusing on sustainability reporting, i.e. both quarterly and annual, coordinating internal sustainability data, projects and information.

You will be gathering external information and research to further improve our management of sustainability risks and opportunities. You will compile complex information into presentations and training material to further improve and facilitate implementation of our sustainability strategy.

You will report to Head of Group Sustainability and work in close collaboration with Group Sustainability Managers within the team as well as other internal and external stakeholders.

Your profile

We believe in an open work climate with feedback as part of everyday life to achieve success together. Therefore, we like to see that you have qualities such as humility, responsibility and integrity. In this way, the team should be able to work for success and you should be able to grow as an individual.

You have an academic education, for example a master's degree in engineering, economics, law, social science, natural science or other relevant education and work experience.

You have good knowledge of international sustainability-related standards and how companies put them into practice. For example, you should be familiar with the UN Global Compact, the Global Reporting Initiative and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

For the position as Sustainability Manager, we are looking for someone who:

  • has at least 5 years of experience as a sustainability specialist, preferably in major international companies, such as manufacturing industry or other similar industry
  • have good knowledge, experience of practically applying international frameworks in the field of sustainability and  with depth in  sustainability issues
  • are used to and have the willingness to organize tasks and lead projects
  • have the experience of and have been successful in managing sustainability reporting
  • are able to develop policies and processes and able to communicate content and implementation in a credible way
  • can work independently based on given goals and assignments, but also have good collaboration skills with colleagues as well as internal and external counterparts
  • are able to work analytically and in a structured way
     

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

Since the founding of the company, a commitment to the needs of society has been at the core of Saab’s business. Peace, security and stability are prerequisites to ensure that we manage to reach the Global Goals for Sustainable Development that we as a global community have set out.

In a world where threats against our societies are growing increasingly diverse, Saab contributes to defence and security capabilities around the world.

Saab employs a diverse array of people all over the world and everyone makes an essential contribution. Our variety of skills, experiences and backgrounds makes us stronger and keeps it possible for us to create cutting edge solutions.

Observe that you can send us 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 learning culture, 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 keep people and society safe.