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Senior Manager for Contracts and Projects area Countermeasure Dispenser Systems (CMDS) with a business mindset, drive and passion for performance and profitability

Järfälla, Sweden
Closing date
5 November 2021
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Your role

As Manager for Contracts and Projects area CMDS within Department Contracts and Projects at Product Unit Countermeasures and Aircraft Systems (PU CAS), you are responsible for all contracts and projects allocated to the area CMDS. Your team includes 8 Project Managers (Contract Responsible). You and your team have the responsibility for project and contract executing as well as the responsibility for the customer interface, deliveries, invoicing and financial forecasting in line with economic targets. This includes the full responsibility for the contract and project economic results.

Coaching and supporting your team of project managers to achieve the contractual obligations and company targets is an important task as well as taking an active part in competence development and activities to improve our performance. You will also interact and co-operate with the other areas of the PU to assess and execute performance and profitability improvements.

During the Winning Business phase, you and your team will be interacting with the Products Group and Marketing and Sales and other areas of the PU to ensure a later successful execution of prospects and customer offers.

You will work in an international environment including interaction with our different sites within Saab and our customers worldwide.

Your Profile

We are looking for a person to join our Contracts and Projects Management team with very good leadership skills to guide, empower and evolve our employees. The profile we are looking for shall have proven experience in leading a similar team, a business understanding and customer focus in an international environment. You should also have a passion for improvement initiatives.

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

Business Area (BA) Surveillance, one of the four Saab business areas, 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, combat systems, and traffic management systems. Saab operates worldwide and apart from Sweden- South Africa USA, Australia, Germany and the UK are seen as important locations.

Electronic Warfare and Aircraft Systems (EWAS) is a business unit within Surveillance that provides world-class signal intelligence systems, self-protection systems and Avionics for next generation Gripen and Global Eye among others. Product Unit Countermeasures and Aircraft Systems (PU CAS) within EWAS develops and manufactures qualified electronics, mechanics and software for various aircraft and helicopter applications.

The CMDS area within the Product Unit CAS have the responsibility for podded self-protection systems and Countermeasure dispenser systems. The products are well represented in many countries and the future business is growing.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement that is 5 Nov 2021.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a learning culture, 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 keep people and society safe.