What you will be a part of
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 C4I solutions, and traffic management systems.
You will be responsible for the commercial interface towards Saab Grintec Defense. Saab Grintec Defense is an South Africa company, that, although consolidated into Saab, still is an own company with minority owners. It is the biggest supplier to EW Systems Swedish operation’s. Total annual spend is significant. 2016 it was around 100 MSEK which is roughly 33% of the total spend of EW Systems Swedish operation’s. The mix of being both consolidated, but still an own company with minority owners, requires extra care when setting up commercial interfaces, and the ability to think through effects, incentives, and consequences of different set-ups. The large amount of ongoing business also makes regular follow-up and problem solving around runnning projects necessary.
As Project manager towards Saab Grintec Defense you will be part of directing what business to place, set business terms, collaboratively craft the contract, and follow up on performance. You will be early on involved in procurement related activities and perform contract and pricing discussions of highly advance systems.
You will also be involved in early-stage products development and sales and marketing activities, as well as be involved in the continuous development of our methods and tools.
Your skills and experience
You have a background in project management, with several years of experience in larger projects.
You shall also have experience in strategic purchasing of technical systems with negotiation and contract work. To succeed in your role, you shall be able to act independently in these duties and take own necessary initiatives.
You are skilled in working strategically, with high focus on customer needs and satisfaction. You are a good listener creating trust.
Your educational background is probably at university level within engineering, economics and/or law. Excellent skills in English and Swedish, verbal as well as in writing are pre-requisite.