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Marketing & Sales Manager TransponderTech Saab

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date: 22 March 2023

Join an innovative, independent part of Saab on our profitable growth journey! Together we will substantially increase our market share, and expand into new market segments, while maintaining our outstanding profitability.
Whereas more than 90% of all goods are transported by sea, the maritime sector is entering into a new era with groundbreaking VDES technology paving the way for huge benefits for both the economy and the environment.
Saab TransponderTech makes ‘World leading products for maritime safety and sustainability’.

Your role

We seek a communicative person with ambitions to join our team and we can offer you a position as back office responsible for our sales and marketing. The ideal candidate is capable to maintain a supporting customer interaction, a technical interest is an advantage, along with a willingness to acquire sufficiently deep knowledge about our line of products in order to be successful. The job includes daily customer interaction and with your business mindset, you feel comfortable with handling a wide range of topics towards our various sales channels, such as distributors, integrators and sometimes end-users. Business travel may be required on occasion.

The main tasks are:

  • Drive day-to-day back office sales, support and manage existing partnerships with established customers.
  • According to an already established sales process, manage due diligence, pricelists, customer certificates, document templates, archive, support existing distributors in agreement renewal process.
  • Monitor and find ways to improve the performance of existing partners. 
  • Assist in preparing marketing material and in marketing campaigns, in co-operation with our marketing responsible.

Please see our latest promotion videos to learn more about AIS and VDES and a few more of our successful products:

Your profile

Everyone at Saab TransponderTech, including the management team, is to a large extent operational. We believe that you are a person who makes things happen and takes responsibility for the results. We are looking to build a diverse Marketing & Sales team and see it as an advantage if you have a non-technical background.

Required skills:
•    Excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written
•    Fluent in Swedish
•    Relevant work experience
•   Ability to understand client needs

Desired skills:
•    University degree or similar knowledge gained by experience
•    Maritime domain knowledge

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

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.

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.

You will be part of a dynamic and enthusiastic team of about 60 people located at Saab's site in Hackefors, Linköping. The product portfolio consists of AIS and VDES radio transceivers and networks for land, ships, aircraft and satellites, as well as advanced navigation and presentation systems. The site includes all functions required by a small independant company within the company, from marketing and sales, to product development, production planning, customer support and logistics. Saab TransponderTech is market leading with customers world-wide, and we operate on a commercial market with relatively short sales cycles. At Saab TransponderTech we believe in value-based leadership. Our individual differences is a valuable asset for the company and diversity is one of our core values.

If you are interested in what benefits you can take part of as an employee at Saab in Sweden, you can read more about them here

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Observe that you can send us your application in either Swedish or English.

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.