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Områdeschef (sektionschef) inom Support Solution Design

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date
25 May 2022
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Your role

Your challenge as a manager will be to continue the development and growth of the section together with the employees regarding operations as well as competence for the future. Most of the work is performed in projects together with other units within Saab, and as a manager you need to create and uphold good relations with these. The manager is part of the department management group and the continued development.


  • Responsibility for cost center budget and result
  • Personnel responsibility for the section including coaching, feedback, goals and development of individuals and team
  • Responsibility for development, improvements, and optimization of processes, methods and tools related to your area of responsibility
  • Responsibility for growth, strategy, targets, prognosis and follow up
  • Responsibility for recruitments, communication and information

Your profile

As a manager within the department, we are looking for a person that is driven, curious and structured in combination with great sense of responsibility. You are cooperative and bring forward new ideas with a strategic and larger perspective in mind and thrive in a business-driven environment.

You have a coaching approach and an interest in challenging your employees to develop based on their conditions and abilities. You are considered a good listener with the ability to motivate and enthuse individuals and teams to perform and contribute to the development of the business. At the same time, you are communicative and help to create a good working climate and good relationships.

Required skills:

  • B.Sc./M.Sc. (meritorious if for a technical education) or relevant work experience
  • Leadership experience (meritorious if within technical information)
  • Excellent communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written

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. Read more about us here. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. Do you want to get to know our business and our people a little bit better? Here you can find some stories told by our employees.

Business area Aeronautics is an innovative supplier of world-class aircraft systems, advanced aerostructures and a wide range of support solutions within civil and military aviation. Within the business area, research, development and production of military aviation systems is conducted as well as future studies in preparation for future manned and unmanned flight systems and further development of existing products.

Within business area Aeronautics you find business unit Gripen Sustainment and this is where our department Support Solution Design is located. It consists of five sections of approximately 90 employees and our employees work within technical information development, training materiel, project management and technical support mainly for Saab products.

The Instructions & Catalogues section's main responsibility is maintenance publications, repair publications and illustrated parts data for Gripen C/D and other products.  Today the section consists of 16 employees located in Linköping.

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 and that we wish you to attach a cover letter at the stage for uploading your resume/CV.

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

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.