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Saab Global

Verification Manager

Karlskrona, Sweden
Closing date: 30 May 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 Verification manager you will be responsible for the verification activities in projects and part of a team of project- and verification managers. You will lead the verification of a product in a project form within Kockums BA Submarines and your responsibility covers the planning, preparation, execution, and reporting of the submarine verification. The role includes many stakeholder interactions with customers, vendors, engineers, manufacturing specialists and other business areas within Saab. In the later phases of verification, you work closely together with the verification leaders and system engineers, as well as the end users. You report to the Specialty Engineering Director, Submarine Design, BA Submarine Kockums.

The role includes business travels between our offices in Karlskrona and Malmö. Travels abroad occur but varies depending on our projects.

As a Verification manager it is your responsibility to:

  • Collect schedule data for relevant milestones from the project plan.
  • Prepare a plan for the verification activities (DR, FAT, ICO, STW, HAT and SAT) in cooperation with relevant parties including the trials crew for the SAT.
  • Prepare, maintain and follow up a budget for the verification parts of the project.
  • Lead and manage the work related to the Verification matrix.
  • Identify internal and external requirements on verification facilities, equipment, security and resources and communicate these to the relevant parties.
  • Liaise with production, customer, end user and other internal and external entities to ensure that the intended verification is agreed, that the entry criteria is met and that all necessary infrastructural requirements are met.
  • Lead the verification and trials work including development of verification procedures, verification protocols and verification reports.
  • Ensure that deviations identified during the verification are documented and that corrective actions are taken.

Your profile

To be able to succeed in this role you need drive and ability to take initiative to get things done! The role include vast collaboration with stakeholders within and outside the organization and we are looking for you who enjoy and successfully build networks, trust and long-term relationships. You know how to get people on board and can motivate and coach your co-workers to reach progress.

Required skills:

  • A few years’ successful experience as a leader – manager/project leader.
  • Ability to cooperate and navigate in an organization developing and maintaining advanced products.
  • Social competence such as leadership skills, communication and coordination skills
  • Experience in the area of Requirements Verification and Validation and Test & Evaluation
  • Good knowledge about system functions and system interdependencies
  • General understanding of the interdisciplinary technologies affecting system verification
  • Know how in building long lasting professional relationships and networks with colleagues and customers
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Swedish.

Desired skills:

  • University Degree in Engineering
  • Professional competence related to Kockums products.
  • Good knowledge about the relevant submarine/ships
  • Experience from the navy
  • Understanding/experience of commercial terms and their aspects on the project
  • Understanding/experience of classification and Security 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

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.

Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and that the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. Your application may be in Swedish or English.