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Procurement Business Analyst

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date: 20 December 2022

We are looking for a Business Analyst within Group Procurement that have a proven track record of implement, maintain and develop applications, establish training concept and secure effective use of the applications. You get energy from working with applications in combination with people and develop working methods with focus on digitalization.

Your role

Being a Business Analyst within the area Source to Pay & Digitalization you will implement, maintain and develop procurement applications.

You will be responsible to establish training concepts and drive change with focus on further develop ways of working internal Saab but also cooperate with Saabs partners and suppliers to secure effective use of the procurement applications.

In order for you to be successful in this role you need to ensure tight collaboration with the Source to Pay & Digitalization team, the purchasing organization and relevant stakeholders within Group Functions, Business Areas and with Saabs external partners and suppliers.

In this position you will report to the Head of Source to Pay & Digitalization within Group Procurement.

The main tasks:

  • Implement, Maintain and Develop Procurement applications
  • Establish trainingconcept, perform trainingsessions and secure continuous learning
  • Further develop efficient working methods with focus on digitalization and simplicity and drive development projects
  • Communication and cooperation with stakeholders
  • Identify and deliver continuous improvement opportunities

Your profile

To fit in this role, you must be confident in your self, have entrepreneurial drive and the ability to identify challenges and focus on better solutions in a pragmatic way. You have a holistic view and networking skills.

We are looking for a person with:

  • Experience from implement, maintain and develop applications and a good understanding of procurement processes and supply chain
  • You are passionate about improving ways of working and have great interest in digitalisation
  • You are good at understanding the big picture and finding opportunities for value creation
  • You are an excellent Communicator with skills in English and Swedish, verbal and written, who can structure and explain complex topics in an educational way
  • You are a true team player, who can easily engage, involve and lead others
  • You are resilient and thrive in a changing and sometimes unclear environment

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.

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.

Group Procurement is a group function with a functional responsibility for 500 procurement professionals globally and a business responsibility for indirect procurement. Our mission statement is: With expertise, drive and high business acumen, Procurement generates sustainable value, profitability and innovation. We do this through professional business relationships and teamwork.

During 2021 we have started a Procurement excellence program that will run over the next coming years to develop Saab into a world leading Purchasing organization.

Within Indirect Procurement we support all Business Areas in Sweden with their Procurement needs. We handle a current total annual spend of ~6 billion SEK giving us a strong customer postion in the market.

The Group Procurement organization consists of 45 experienced colleagues, primarly of buyers and experts within areas such as Category Management, Supplier Relationship Management, Procure to Pay, Legal, Business analysis, Process Method &Tool development and Business Solution Management.

In our team we have an atmosphere characterized by unpretentiousness, we help eachother and share our knowledge with a solution-orientated approach.

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.

The position is mainly located in Linköping, work from another location where Saab has an office can be discussed.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. You are welcome to 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.