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Saab Global

Head of Communication and Mobility

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 22 August 2024

Want to influence the bigger picture? At Saab, you can realise amazing innovations that keep people and societies safe. Together, we can truly make an impact – and your part matters.

Your role

Communication and mobility, a part of Digital Workplace, is responsible for the communication landscape at Saab, this includes conference rooms, communications tools, conference tools, mobility with subscriptions services and hardware. The ecosystem within this area includes M365, booking systems, digital signage, hardware and functionality within conference rooms, email systems, persistent chat, conference systems and mobile communication.

The department has an end-to-end responsibility towards the business that includes lifecycle management, SLA reporting, automation, security, vendor management and development.

You will be a part of IT at Saab. In your role as Head of Communication and Mobility you will have up to 25 people reporting directly to you, both employees and consultants. That includes recruitment, onboarding and off-boarding. You will act as a role model and active driver in the continuous improvement toward a more cross-functional and agile way of working.

You will work in close collaboration with your line manager colleagues within Digital workplace as well as Service Owners and Service managers who are responsible for delivering and developing our IT services.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and be accountable for all personnel within your organization
  • Resource Management (resource planning, request management and consultant management)
  • Competence development and strategic workforce planning
  • Manage and reduce risks in regards to single competencies and critical resources
  • Personnel budget within your organization
  • Manage occupational health, safety and risk issues as well as personnel security

Your profile

We are looking for you who have the appropriate skills, experience and ability to handle the above challenges. To succeed in the role, you must have a great interest in technology, have a customer oriented and business-like focus, and have a good analytical ability with analytical and problem-solving mindset. You are used to, and like to work independently but are also a good team player. To thrive with us, you need to be service minded and like to work in an environment where conditions can change at short notice based on users' needs.

As a person, you are eager to develop and learn, are committed to work towards goals and focus on results. The most important is that you have the will, interest and commitment to learn.

To succeed and thrive in this role, we think you have the following skills or experiences:

  • Acknowledged leadership skills
  • Experience from people management and resource management
  • Proactive and future oriented
  • Excellent communication skills in both Swedish and English.

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

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