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Saab Global

Program Sourcing Manager

Stockholm - Järfälla, Sweden
Closing date: 9 April 2023

Do you have a great interest and commitment to work with  purchase-related tasks  from a product perspective? For SAAB Business Area Surveillance Procurement, we are looking for a commercially driven person who can help us plan the strategic and tactical purchasing work, to meet the needs of our customer projects in the most efficient way!

Your role

As Program Sourcing Manager, you will plan and follow up on the strategic and tactical purchasing work for our product portfolio. You will collaborate with project managers in the customer delivery projects, as well as with product and development organizations in this. By analyzing the product and its constituent components, you will, together with Category Procurement, identify which purchasing work needs to be carried out to ensure the delivery of materials at the right time and at the right total cost. In the analysis work, you need to take into account the conditions and strategies that exist for the different purchasing categories.

To be successful in your work, you are expected to have ability to assess the commercial challenges, but also work with buyers to deepen the insight. Based on the challenges, you will create conditions in the project plans to carry out the necessary purchasing work according to the planned schedule.

Your profile

To succeed in this role, you need to be equipped with a very good ability to independently analyze product structures and make commercial assessments. Advantageously, you have a technical interest in being able to do this. The role involves many contact points and places high demands on good ability to collaborate and to adapt communication, in both speech and writing, to different forums.

Your background:

  • Academic degree in engineering or business administration, alternatively work experience that has generated a corresponding level of competence

  • At least three years' experience of Sourcing / Supply Chain / Project management

  • Fluent in English and Swedish, in speech and writing

  • The role includes travelling to both Saab sites as well as suppliers on a regular basis.

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 will apply.

What you become a part of

The Business Area Surveillance provides efficient solutions for safety and security, for surveillance and decision support, and for threat detection and protection. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and Naval Radar, Electronic Warfare, Cyber Security, Combat Systems and C4I Solutions.

Procurement plays a central role in driving operational excellence for Surveillance. Being part of our team you contribute to build a high performing organization through Diversity, Expertise, Drive and Trust.

You will be part of the Program Procurement team within Procurement, reporting to Head of Program Procurement.

Location: Järfälla.

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.