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IT Manager with a passion for people to Service Area Platform - Platform Delivey

Karlskoga, Sweden
Closing date: 28 September 2023

Saab is growing and we are changing our Group IT organisation to cope with the new and changing demands from our businesses and customers. Group IT is a central organisation responsible for IT deliveries and services to whole of Saab.

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the field of air, land and naval defense and civil security. Now the company is in an expansion phase that will challenge all parts of the company. We are approximately 19 000 employees globally and have operations on all continents.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer multiple opportunities for advancing in your career. By joining Group IT, you will work in an innovative environment with many skilled colleagues, contributing towards keeping people and society safe.

Your future role

Your role will be IT Line Managers within Service Area Platform and you will report to the Department Manager.

As IT Line Manager, you will be responsible for managing our highly competent people, employees as well as consultants within Platform Delivery. You will have up to 25 people reporting directly to you, and you will work in close collaboration together with Service Owners and Service Managers, who are responsible for delivering and developing our IT services, as well as Project Managers for projects that are in need of competencies included in your team.

Your main responsibilities/tasks will be:

  • Manage and be accountable for all personnel within your organization
  • Resource Management (resource planning, request management and consultant management)
  • Recruitment and on-boarding as well as off-boarding of employees and consultants
  • Competence development and strategic workforce planning
  • Manage and reduce risks in regards to single competencies and critical resources
  • Collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Personnel budget within your organization
  • Manage occupational health, safety and risk issues as well as personnel security

At Saab IT, we are currently developing our ways-of-working.  You are expected to be a role model in this transformation and to be an active driver in the continuous improvement toward a more cross-functional and agile way of working. You will be located in one of our locations in Alvik, Järfälla, Göteborg, Linköping, Huskvarna, Malmö, Karlskoga, Växjö or Karlskrona.

Your profile

To succeed in the role, you must be proactive and future oriented and have a great interest in people development. Furthermore, we believe you have a customer oriented and business-like focus, with a good analytical and solution focused mindset. You are an excellent team player but also used to work independently. 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. Your most important quality is that you have the will, interest and commitment to learn.

For the role of IT Line Manager, we believe that you have the following skills or experiences:

  • Acknowledged leadership skills
  • Experience in IT Service Management
  • Experience from people management and resource planning
  • You are positive, engaging and enjoy working in a changing environment
  • Excellent communicative skills in both Swedish and English
  • Master/Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent work experience within relevant area

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations around security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement.

​What you will be part of

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. Read more about us here 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.

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.