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Saab Global
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Principal Program Manager

Orlando, Florida, United States of America
Closing date: 30 April 2023

Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is seeking a highly accomplished and experienced Principal Program Manager to support its expanding Training and Simulation business in Orlando Florida.

As the Principal Program Manager, you will have demonstrable track record in delivering highly complex, multi-year programs within the DoD environment.

Responsibilities include supporting the expansion of Saab Inc. Training & Simulation by:

  • Focusing on key program delivery, continuous process improvement and all aspects of the day-to-day business operations across a diverse, multi-disciplinary team based in Orlando and at remote CONUS operating hubs across the United States.

  • Serving as Special Projects Officer within Training and Simulation and Ground Combat domains to support key initiatives as required.

  • Deliver in accordance to commitments on cost, schedule and technical performance

  • Coordinate and manage complex Integrated Product Teams  including organic personnel, subcontractors and vendors

  • Customer coordination and communications

Skills and Experience:

  • Master's in Business administration or equivalent

  • Level III Program Management and/or contracting certificates.

  • 20+ years of experience as Program Manager on multiple complex programs with increasing responsibility and authority, ideally culminating in a government executive-level position

  • Experience in strategic leadership, process improvement and management innovation required

  • Desired experience operating at high levels of DoD Program management and oversight

  • DCMA, DoD budget process and oversight and Stakeholder Mangement experience desired

Citizenship Requirements:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Drug-Free Workplaces:

Saab is a federal government contractor and adheres to policies and programs necessary for sustaining drug-free workplaces. As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.


Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents

  • Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, parental leave, personal illness, bereavement, jury duty, long-term and short-term disability

  • 401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match

  • Tuition assistance

  • Student loan assistance

  • Wellness account, subscription and employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

About Us:

Saab is a leading defense and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world. In the U.S., Saab delivers advanced technology and systems, supporting the U.S. Armed Forces and the Federal Aviation Administration, as well as international and commercial partners. Headquartered in Syracuse, New York, the company has business units and local employees in seven U.S. locations.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.