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Head of In Service Support - BU Submarines

Malmö, Sweden
Closing date
1 February 2022
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We are looking for a strong leader with business understanding, customer focus and a distinct willingness to develop structures, methods, people and to secure predictable project execution. Join us in our mission to keep people and society safe!

Your role

In the position as Head of In Service Support, you will be responsible to secure successful

delivery of all support business to our Submarine customers.

Your main tasks within this unit will be:

  • Responsible line manager for the In Service Support organization including supporting and development of the staff.
  • Drive excellence in our support business portfolio in order to secure result, cost and quality.
  • Ensure a close communication with our customers and develop a high customer satisfaction with our products and services.
  • Develop and enhance the In Service Support organization and function.
  • Communication to stakeholders for progress, risks etc.
  • Drive and contribute in our journey of change.

This role reports to Saab Kockums Head of Business Unit Submarine and is part of the Business Unit

management team.

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Your profile

Today you are a highly skilled manager and business leader with proven track-record regarding both What and How. Our managers have the ability to combine a distinctive business acumen with a professional everyday leadership for sustainable success. A drive for performance, accountability, co-operation and communication are key components in our can-do culture. You are passioned about providing excellent services to our customers. You have the drive and capacity to set and develop structures, identify areas of improvement and have perseverance to complete necessary activities. You have an ability to gather members of the team around common objectives and clear communication skills. You are also skilled in cooperation with different entities and stakeholders to ascertain our commitments. You are fluent in English and Swedish, both verbally and in writing.

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

You will be a part of an enthusiastic and high performing team within the Business Unit Submarines that

manages all underwater business within Kockums. We have a strong focus on personal and organizational

growth to strengthen us as individuals and as a team.

Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions from military defense to

civil security. With operations on every continent, Saab continuously develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.

Saab is a place for everyone. Operating in a dynamic and unpredictable world, the benefits of a diverse workforce are essential to our success. We need people of different backgrounds, ages and experiences to come together and share their different ideas and perspectives. That’s what makes us able to meet our customers’ needs today and predict the defense challenges of tomorrow. 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.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Welcome with your application! Last application date 2022-02-01

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.