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Saab Global

Senior Project Manager

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 9 April 2023

Do you imagine a career that constantly stretches your capabilities and offer you an opportunity to work with the technologies of the future? We offer an exciting opportunity to join a global company with a mission to keep people and society safe - which means a job that really matters!

We are looking for senior project managers to our expanding Product Unit Fighter and Sensor Core at Saab. Our mission is to secure future technical leadership and latest technology for Saab sensor product portfolio.

We work in a variety of products from fighter aircraft radars and missile electronics to the most recent digital radar technology aimed for the most advanced of Saabs sensor systems – both airborne and surface based.

Your role

In the Program office Fighter & Sensor Core, we manage the ongoing development programs and projects within our common development program for future sensors. We also manage all the contracts and projects within our fighter radar and missile area, covering all product phases from development to production and aftermarket services.

Our customers span from Saab internal, inside and outside of Sweden, to companies and governments spread over the world.

As a senior project manager, you are responsible for a specific project or program. This can be an internal development, with an internal customer, or an external customer, in which case you are responsible for the fulfilment of a contract and the customer relations.

You will work with a highly skilled group of people within one or several of the following fields:

  • Digital high performance antenna technology for airborne and surface sensors

  • High performance and information assured signal and data processing platforms

  • Application software architecture for Saabs future sensor portfolio

  • Fighter radar system development for our Saab Gripen aircraft

  • Missile electronics development in a European collaboration context

  • Advanced system studies and conceptual work for future technologies

Your profile  

We believe that you:

  • have a technical or financial education

  • have experience from management positions, typically project and/or line management in advanced product development

  • have an interest in technology and an ability to motivate, engage and challenge yourself and others in your team

  • have the Drive, Expertise and Trust that we value so high at Saab

We also value:

  • skills in communication and the ability to create and maintain a broad contact network and close cooperation with other Saab organizations.

  • ability to create a collaborative work environment with transparency, respect and trust among your team. You support Surveillance overall culture program “Together as One”

  • experience from negotiations and/or contract management

  • certification relevant to project 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

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.

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, combat systems and command and control solutions.

Business Unit Radar Solutions is a business unit within Surveillance and has around 2000 employees globally in Sweden, USA, Abu Dhabi and UK. Radar Solutions provides airborne, ground-based and naval radar solutions. The business unit has a strong presence in the global defense and security markets, a close relationship with customers and rewarding international collaborations.

Product Unit Fighter & Sensor Core, Saab Business Area Surveillance focus on innovation and system sales for product areas Fighter Radar, Missile Electronics and Sensor Core Platforms with responsibility for all phases of customer interaction from product definition all the way to delivery and maintenance. We use advanced system studies to bring new technology, functionality and performance as well as new concept identification and demonstrator validation into our product roadmap, pursuing also new areas like Artificial Intelligence, Operational Analysis, Advanced Signal Processing and Novel Radar Functionality.

 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

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.