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R&D Manager, Training & Simulation

Huskvarna, Sweden
Closing date
31 August 2021
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Saab Training & Simulation is the leading provider of high fidelity training solutions for Live Simulation in the land domain. We are now continuing to strengthen our capabilities within internal and external project execution to support the development and sustainment of our product offer.

We are now looking for a line manager to lead the department R&D Management.

You will be responsible for managing the portfolio of internally and externally executed R&D projects, to ensure that objectives are met and requirements fulfilled.

Your role

  • You will lead a team of R&D project managers and subcontract managers.

  • As a line manager you will support the team in establishing and executing the R&D projects.

  • You will report to the Head of Live Training.

  • You will be a member of the management team within Operations Live Training.

  • As a member of the management team, you are expected to contribute and support the actions needed to reach the company´s overall objectives.

Your profile

  • Proven leadership qualities and experience of leading people, with particular focus on HOW. That is a strong value-based leadership in accordance with Saab values.

  • Highly developed financial understanding and experience from leading R&D projects.

  • Successful track-record demonstrating a high level of business acumen.

  • Skills in communicating effectively across different teams, countries and cultures.

  • Willingness and proven ability to manage complexity and to drive change.

  • Master of Science in Engineering or similar.

  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.

A good level of competence and experience is key, however, we believe that the best starting point is to ensure a strong commitment to our values. You don’t only need to know and understand our values, you need to share them. At Saab, HOW we do things is equally as important as WHAT we do.

In addition, the work environment is important to us, and we pride ourselves on providing a safe and pleasant work environment for all our employees.

The position as R&D Manager is stationed at our headquarters in Huskvarna, Sweden.


The last date for application is 30 Aug 2021. Selections and interviews will be performed on an ongoing basis.

For further information, please contact Stefan Wärn, Head of Live Training,