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Project Manager Submarine Engineering

Karlskrona, Sweden
Closing date: 18 December 2022

We are looking for a skilled Project Manager within Submarine Engineering to Saabs business area Kockums.

“A design project at Saab Kockums has everything if you ask me! I get to work with challenging design, construction and production of fascinating products together with skilled colleagues, customers and suppliers. My team holds a diversity of expertise and knowledge which gives me a chance to learn something new every day.” Malin Anselmsson, Project Manager


Your role

As a Project Manager, you will be responsible for one of the complex projects within Submarine Engineering and part of a team of project managers. You will lead the work within your project and be responsible for that we deliver according to expectations. The role include many interactions with stakeholders such as customers, vendors and other business areas within Saab. You report to the Head of project management and planning, Engineering. The role include business travels between our offices in Malmö and Karlskrona. Travels abroad occur but varies depending on our projects. First and foremost we are looking for a colleague to join our Malmö office.

Main tasks:

  • Carry out the project towards result within the framework of the Project Directive and Project Plan
  • Identify and introduce improvements to the working method
  • Adapt and follow the project management process within Saab

Your profile

We are looking for a person who like to motivate and coach your team members in their daily work and to develop the team and project. You know how to get people on board and can handle stakeholders on all levels inside and outside the company.

We believe you have a few years' experience as project manager, proven leadership skills and the ability to cooperate and navigate in an organization developing and maintaining advanced products.

Required skills:

  • An engineering background and experience of development
  • A few years’ experience as project manager
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to cooperate and navigate in an organization developing and maintaining advanced products
  • Project Scope, Time and Cost Management
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Risk and Opportunity Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Engineering processes, tools and methods
  • Great communication skills in Swedish and English, verbal and written

Desired skills:

  • University Degree in Engineering
  • IPMA certification (Level D)
  • Understanding/experience of commercial terms and their aspects on the project
  • Understanding/experience of classification and Security management

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

Kockums Business Unit Submarine, develop, integrate and verify new submarines as well as continuous upgrades and maintenance for Swedish and foreign navies.  We offer a role in a diverse and highly skilled team where you will collaborate with experienced engineers and professionals in an environment that fosters career development and personal growth. If you want to be part of some of Sweden’s most technically and challenging projects at the forefront of technology, we believe you will find it rewarding to work with us!

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. 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.

Submarines
Inside our leading naval factory


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.

Last application date is 18th of December; however kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Your application may be in Swedish or English.

If you have any questions about the job, don´t hesitate to contact Jonas Palm, Head of Project Management and Planning, Engineering, +46 734 18 54 05


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.