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Head of Training, Radar Solutions

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 19 February 2023

Do you want to manage a world class training team? Can you help us grow in a sustainable manner with both employees’ and customers’ needs in mind? If yes, then you may be the next Head of Training at Radar Solutions!

Your role

As Head of Training at Saab Surveillance in Göteborg, you will manage a group of trainers that teach Saab’s customers radar operation and maintenance for surface as well as airborne radars, all over the globe.

Your responsibility includes individual coaching, continuous improvement of processes and methods, and supporting our trainers on- and off site. In addition, you need to create and maintain the necessary network within Saab to serve as the team’s spokesperson. Due to the nature of their work, our trainers are very self-sufficient, and your role as their manager will be focused on facilitating their ability to continue to perform.

Training is one of four groups in the Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) department. As Head of Training, you will be an important part of the ILS management team. The management team works closely together, and each individual contributes with their own experiences and strengths to take an active part in helping solve challenges of all groups within the department. Together we create an engaging and inclusive environment, to encourage growth and personal development.

Your profile

As a leader, you encourage a culture of trust and openness within the organisation. You make things happen, and actively work to strengthen and reinforce Saab’s overarching strategic and cultural goals. Excellent communication skills are a major success factor for a position where collaboration with colleagues from different disciplines is key.

Training has employees in both Sweden and Great Britain. As such, it is important that you can express yourself well and feel confident in both written and spoken Swedish and English. You also need to be able to travel from time to time.

Desired skills:

  • Up to date on the latest pedagogical and teaching practices

  • Experience from defence, security or related sectors

  • A genuine interest and curiosity in your fellow human beings and a natural openness to not shy away from interpersonal challenges

  • Excellent communication, listening and networking skills

  • The ability to initiate and follow through

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

The Integrated Logistics Support department aims to ensure the reliability, availability, maintainability and testability of our radar systems. Training is a vital part in this. The group consists of seven trainers – five in Göteborg, one in Halmstad and one in Great Britain – but needs to grow. The group is tight-knit, with trust, drive and expertise as perfect descriptors.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 19,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world.

Business area Surveillance offers world-leading sensor technology in monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, C4I solutions, aviation systems and cyber security.

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Saab is a company with a strong people-orientation. We offer a friendly work environment where we support and help each other to be at our best. Continuous learning, career & talent development and employee well-being are examples of areas where we always put the strongest effort to offer great opportunities.