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Manager Radar Engineers, in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
30 July 2021
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Manager Radar Engineers, in Abu Dhabi


At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

We are now appointing a Radar Line Manager for Saab Ltd in United Arab Emirates.

Your Role

Your role is to be the responsible line manager for engineers developing radars and sensors, supporting the projects. The team consists of employees and contractors representing multiple engineering disciplines for development of products.

The role will cover the overall responsibility for the employees’ competence, investments and cost, in short as well as long term.

You will cooperate with other managers and be part of the overall managing of the company growth and strategic development.

Currently the team is about 20 people, and rapidly growing, expected to be around 40 in the future.

The role will be responsible for budget, recruitment needs, competence development, individual objectives and performance evaluations, participate in future business planning, administration and process support in the projects.

Your skills and experience

You have a desire to be part of the growth and development of the Saab entity and operation in the UAE.

You are curious and inspired by new challenges and you have a well-developed understanding and willingness to learn about different cultures, which is crucial in this multi-cultural environment.

You have a good ability to manage processes and cooperate with people.

You are a team player supporting and helping the entire company.

You are a hands-on person making things happen, with experience from management and development of people.

You can easily express yourself in English, both verbally and in written word.

Requirements for this role are:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience from line management responsibilities
  • Degree holder, preferably MSc.
  • Leadership and communication skills for supporting resources, company management and projects
  • Experience from recruiting and creating well-performing teams of engineers
  • Experience from financial budget, forecasts, investments, follow up and results
  • Very good cooperation, cultural and teamwork abilities as being part of the company
  • Work in accordance to a certified already existing management system (processes)
  • Competence development, strategic as well as short term, in line with a business plan
  • Management via Objectives and performance evaluation
  • Administration and communication related to line management responsibility
  • Driver’s license
  • Merit is also Project management skills for understanding and support to projects, or for management of projects in the early stages
  • Experience from engineering and product development within radar or other sensors is a merit

What you will be a part of

Saab’s strategy for growth includes building local business in selected markets, with focus on key customer countries. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of these key customer countries where Saab has now increased its presence by initiating the local development and production of different products.

You will become part of this new Saab Company, which operates in Tawazun Industrial Park, northeast of the Abu Dhabi, UAE.