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Head of Technical Project Management

Järfälla, Sweden
Closing date
1 July 2022
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Welcome to the naval side of life! We are now looking for a Head of Technical Project Management to develop and drive technical project management at Saab in Järfälla. Our mission is to create great value for our customers through our naval 9LV Combat System. Skilled and motivated technical project managers are key to our success.

Your role:

Your main responsibility will be to develop key personnel for technical managerial positions in our naval contracts. You will report to Head of Naval Programs and become part of Naval Programs management team. Your section consists of about 20 direct reports.

You will:

  • be line manager for technical project managers
  • be responsible for cost center budget and result
  • be responsible for provisioning of technical management competence to contracts and for bids
  • act with great commitment for our customer projects to succeed in delivering

Would you like to know more about the Saab-life and the benefits of joining us? Read our People Philosophy.

Your profile:

You have a strong business and technical knowledge and are driven by developing and building competence in technical project management. You encourage an open, trustful and performance driven climate.

We expect you to:

  • Drive technical management competence for our contracts on short-, medium- and long term
  • Work for diversity in nationality, gender, age and competencies
  • Be a confident communicator in both Swedish and English. Your share information in a clear and easy way, verbally and in writing
  • Be able to navigate in a matrix organisation

Required skills:

  • Documented leadership experience in roles as line manager and/or technical project manager
  • Knowledge of System-of-Systems- and Combat Systems design

Desired skills:

  • Experience from defence (Operative, governmental or industry)
  • Experience from combat systems and/or C4I systems

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.

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

What you will be a part of:

Saab AB Business Area Surveillance provides efficient solutions for safety and security, for surveillance and decision support, and for threat detection and protection. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare and combat systems.

You will be a part of Business Unit Combat Systems (CS), which supplies world-leading Command and Control systems, product and services to the armed forces. We operate globally with local sites in Sweden, Australia, Finland and Germany. CS is part of the Business Area Surveillance.

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.