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Program Manager Underwater Systems

Linköping, Sweden
Closing date: 26 March 2023

Program Management Department within Business Unit Underwater Systems feature Program managers for all Customer Contracts within our portfolio. The context is an international arena with close cooperation with national and international customers and partners in all our products.

Your role

The Program Manager acts Contract Responsible and governs our contractual obligations towards the customer and ensures that all conditions are fulfilled in order to successfully deliver customer contracts on time and budget. To initiate, maintain and develop interpersonal relations, internally and with customers and partners, is an important ingredient in the job.

The work is done in a team context where the Business Unit provide several of the Contract Management roles such as Product and Commercial management. Close cooperation with our Operations organization in terms of Development, Purchasing and Production is also of essence.

Your profile

We think that you have a well developed project management skills spiced with commercial and business experiences, preferably in an international context. Negotiation skills, with associated sense for diplomacy, drive and integrity, are also important properties in your character. An interest for the technical dimension is also required.

This is a managerial role and we believe that you have an ability to take initiative, communicate expectations, conditions and requirements in order to build teams and drive progress with sustained performance for everybody involved. To be successful in this role we expect you to have a strong people and business focus and drive to deliver committed result in time. You have the ability to enthusiasm and motivate others in your surroundings and you have a leadership style that encourage and open, trustful and innovative culture. It is important to be able to work together in cooperation with stakeholders within Business Area Dynamics as well as other Business Areas and Business Units within Saab.

We think that you have a university degree in a relevant area and that you are confident communicator in both Swedish and English that shares information in a clear and easy way, verbal and written. The position includes travels both within Sweden and abroad.

It is a merit if you have relevant international experience from defence industry in similar role with experience in translating customer need or requirements to functions and activities

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

At business area Dynamics, all employees share the same mission: to create conditions for a safe society. Whether it's missile systems, underwater technology, camouflage solutions, support weapons, training systems or field hospitals, you are part of this mission. We work in close cooperation in developing, manufacturing and maintaining our world-leading products, systems and solutions for customers worldwide.

You will be part of the Program Management department within Business Unit Underwater Systems located in Linköping reporting to the Head of Program Management and work in close cooperation with all other parts of the BU in the business cycle.

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.

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.