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Senior Project Manager

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 15 October 2022

Are you an experienced project manager who wants to take part in delivering world-class solutions to AEW&C customers, and contribute all the way from sales to supply and support of our radar contracts?

Your role

As a project manager you will be part of the project management office at Product Unit Mission Systems.

The position entails general project management areas such as:

  • handle contract scope

  • control budget, costs and estimates

  • define time and delivery plans

  • assess risks and opportunities

  • handle project stakeholders, for example steering committee and internal and external customers

  • lead the project team and sub-projects in a communicative and motivating way

Most of our project activities take place in Gothenburg/site Kallebäck, where design, production, integration, verification and after delivery support are executed. The projects vary from high technical complexity requiring technical skills, to customer-oriented projects requiring more communications and negotiation skills. They also vary over time in both complexity, scope and focus.

The majority of our customers are situated abroad, which means that international, but also national, travels can be a part of the job. To work with prospects to new potential customers as well as additional or support contracts to current customers, is a part of the position to contribute to securing future business.

Your profile

We are looking for a driven project manager with the ability to see the big picture and act on the details when necessary. We also want you to:

  • Contribute with drive, enthusiasm and efficient communication in the team to build trust and commitment

  • Challenge the organization to continuously improve in order to contribute to increased efficiency in our operations

  • Have a good technical knowledge and financial understanding to ensure that project goals are met

We think that you have well-developed project management skills and a good understanding of the responsibilities and challenges of the position. In return, we can offer a mature organization, technically advanced products and challenging projects.

You have a degree in Engineering or similar and communicates fluently in Swedish and English.

This position requires that you pass a security vetting based on the current regulations 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 18,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer, more sustainable and more equitable world.

Business area Surveillance offers world-leading sensor technology in monitoring and decision support to protect against threats. The portfolio covers airborne, ground-based and naval radar, electronic warfare, C4I solutions, aviation systems and cyber security.

You will be a part of a project office that works as a team where we collaborate, support each other and develop as project managers together.  

Our main responsibility is to develop and produce advanced multi-domain sensors solutions. Saab is one of very few companies in the world with the capability to design, produce and integrate such advanced solutions.

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.