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Head of Marketing & Sales Saab Barracuda

Location
Gamleby, Sweden
Closing date
7 March 2021
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Your role

As Head of Marketing & Sales for Business Unit Barracuda, you will be responsible for Order Intake for the entire Business Unit and have the responsibility to lead a sales team. It will be your responsibility to plan and execute the marketing and sales work as well as coordinate, consolidate, prioritize and support the work with the team and with Saab Group Marketing & Sales.

You will represent BU Barracuda in various M&S fora’s such as Exhibition and Marcom meetings. You will also be point of contact for the Saab Group Marketing and Sales organization for BU-level reporting and forecasting. You will also be responsible for certain tollgate decisions in the Saab Winning Business process. You will be part of BU Barracuda Management team and you will be measured on key performance indicators related to the order intake and Marketing and Sales cost.

Your profile

We are looking for a person with excellent leadership skills and the ability to inspire others to perform. You will need to demonstrate very good communicative leadership skills in order to create commitment and energy within all parts of the organization. Your ability to establish a performance driven culture within the different global M&S-teams will be essential.

Your main responsibility is to position the camouflage and deception offering on the market and secure that BU Barracuda will capture and close sound business. This requires business development, winning instincts, drive and follow-through, ability to prioritize and knowledge and understanding of the marketing, operational and financial functions of the organization and the ability to make good judgments and decisions. You are expected to work not only within your individual area of responsibility, being part of the Management Team also implies contribution in solving other challenges.

The position requires international travel on a regular basis.

We believe that you have the following skills:

  • Appropriate professional or postgraduate qualification in a business oriented and/or technical discipline.
  • Experience from marketing and sales, project management and/or systems engineering of products.
  • Strong business understanding and customer focus.
  • A strong desire to win and improve our business.
  • Ability to balance what is needed to win, with what makes sound business
  • Skills to combine strategic thinking with operational prioritizations, actions and constraints
  • Strong drive and ability to create commitment, energy and relations within the organization.
  • Proven ability and interest in leading, developing and challenging the organization
  • Understanding and ability to work in an international environment and matrix organization.

What you will be a part of

You will be part of Saab's business unit Barracuda. Barracuda is a world leader in Signature Management (Camouflage) with business worldwide. The work environment is very creative and offers great opportunities for own initiatives and personal development.

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 is what makes us able to meet our customers’ needs today and predict the defence challenges of tomorrow.

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.

Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English

Closing date: 2021-03-07


Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

We look forward to your application!