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Saab Global

Senior Project Managers

Göteborg, Sweden
Closing date: 31 May 2024

Are you an experienced Project Manager, who wants to take on challenging projects within Surface Sensors Solutions at Saab? Surface Sensors Solutions is growing and we are looking for several Senior Project Managers!

Your role

As a Senior Project Manager at Surface Sensors Solutions you will work as either the main project manager or deputy project manager for complex large development and delivery projects to our customers. The role of the project manager is to balance the technical aspects with the commercial aspects, time schedule, scope and budget to meet the contractual obligations and deliver customer value. The ability to create structure from uncertainty and to communicate progress, goals and direction to both internal and external stakeholders is key abilities with our project managers.

You may also be part of a Capture Team together with Marketing and Sales as Operations Responsible in the winning business process.

A project manager has full responsibility for all project management aspects in our projects including:

  • Project management during the execution phase including establish and follow up on the time schedule, milestones, budget etc.

  • Interface towards the customer during execution and responsible for fulfillment of contract including negotiations

  • Ensure short and long term profitability of the project and secure fulfillment of the project goals

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

  • Inform and establish commitment for the project in the organization in order to meet the customers’ expectations and to ensure commercial success of the project

Your profile

We believe that you have a technical background and leadership experience. You are comfortable working both independently within your field of competence as well as with other interfaces in order to secure quality, to meet directives and deadlines. You are a team player, willing to walk the extra mile for your team and its objectives. We believe you do have drive, perseverance and an interest to understand the complexity in a large project environment.

We also believe you:

  • Have excellent communication skills in both Swedish and English

  • Have a structured way of working that you also can create and communicate to your team

  • Are interested in learning new things and adapt to different environments and cultures

Meritorious is if you:

  • Have a financial understanding and experience from project management and contract negotiations.

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

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

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