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Procurement Project Manager

Malmö, Sweden
Closing date
5 February 2022
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Are you passionate about project management and would like to work with sourcing & supply of material to naval products with cutting edge technology? We need to expand our project management office within the Sourcing & Supply organization and are therefore now looking for a Procurement Project Manager to join our team. 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 role

As procurement project manager, you will work in modification & upgrade projects, new development projects or marketing projects for submarines and surface ships. In your role, you will be part of a cross-functional project management team with members from Design & Engineering, Sourcing & Supply and Production. As project manager, you will lead project teams consisting of several different functions within the Sourcing & Supply organization, e.g. Strategic Byers, Supplier Quality Engineers and Material Planners. On top of your project manager role, you will also be responsible for creating, managing and maintaining material budgets for assigned projects.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Organize, plan, lead and follow up project activities
  • Continuously report project status, verbally and in written
  • Manage resource planning
  • Manage and follow up hourly budget
  • Create, manage and maintain material budgets.

This position will be based in Malmö. The role include frequent business travels between Saab Kockums sites and business trips to suppliers both in Sweden and abroad may occur.

Your profile

You have an academic degree in Science, Engineering or Business/Economics. Your strengths are communication, creating lasting relationships and building long-term networks. You know how to navigate in a complex matrix organization where you have several stakeholders to manage.

As a person, you are self-motivated, goal oriented and you lead yourself and others in a structured and accurate way. You have already established yourself as a project manager and have at least 3-5 years relevant experience. As several of our suppliers are international, good English skills, both verbally and in written, are required. Having previous experience from working with material budgets is an advantage.

Type: Full time

Location: Malmö - Isbergsgatan 2-3.

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 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 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world.

Business area Kockums is a world leader in its segment in terms of development, production and in-service support of submarines, surface vessels and naval systems.

The product portfolio includes submarines with Air-Independent Propulsion (AIP) systems, surface vessels that contain the most advanced stealth technology as well as minesweeping systems, high-speed patrol and pilot boats.

Kockums also supplies subsystems and components for integration into naval solutions with customers worldwide.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Due to the holidays you might not hear from us until the end of january. Thank you for your patience.

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 or if 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.