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Saab Global

Senior Project Manager

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 18 August 2024

Want to influence the bigger picture? At Saab, you can realise amazing innovations that keep people and societies safe. Together, we can truly make an impact – and your part matters.

Your role

As a project manager you will be part of the project management office – an experienced and diverse team that needs new colleagues to handle our growing business.

The position entails general project management areas such as:

  • Lead the project team in a communicative and motivating way
  • Handle high value 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

Most of our project activities take place in Kallebäck, Gothenburg, where we design, produce, integrate, verify and support our solutions. The projects vary from high complexity requiring technical understanding, 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 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.

We are looking for a driven project manager that sees the big picture and acts 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
  • Enjoy reaching out to people and build/maintain a large network within the company
  • 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
  • Enjoy moving between overall project management and tangible actions when needed.

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 around/of security protection. For positions requiring security clearance additional obligations on citizenship may apply.

What you will be part of

Behind our innovations stand the people who make them possible. Brave pioneers and curious minds. Everyday heroes and inventive troubleshooters. Those who share deep knowledge and those who explore sky-high. And everyone in between.  ​

Joining us means making an impact together, contributing in our own unique ways. From crafting complex code and building impressive defence and security solutions to simply sharing a coffee with a colleague, every action counts. We encourage you to take on challenges, to create smart inventions and grow in our friendly and tech-savvy workspace. We have a solid mission to keep people and society safe.

Saab is a leading defence and security company with an enduring mission, to help nations keep their people and society safe. Empowered by its 22,000 talented people, Saab constantly pushes the boundaries of technology to create a safer and more sustainable world.

Saab designs, manufactures and maintains advanced systems in aeronautics, weapons, command and control, sensors and underwater systems. Saab is headquartered in Sweden. It has major operations all over the world and is part of the domestic defence capability of several nations. Read more about us here

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