Compliance Officer Team UK to Surface Radar Solutions

Vacancies 18 February 2020

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Åsa Mårtensson [C] +46 (10) 2165107
Johan Karlhagen +46 (31) 7949681
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Surface Radar Solutions is now looking for a COMPLIANCE OFFICER to our UK team with main responsibility to monitor all Qualifying Defence Contracts (QDC)!

Your role

As Compliance officer Team UK you will take full responsibility for:

  • All reporting on current and future contracts under QDC
  • Monitoring ongoing QDC projects spending profile and cost allocation
  • Subject matter expert for QDC during bid preparations and the tender phase 
  • Interface towards single source regulations office (SSRO), SSAT & Ministry of Defence (MOD) to Ensure Saab compliance in ongoing projects and secure that our goals are fulfilled
  • Active sales team member including team interaction with customers and partners as well as Marketing Area and Saab management
  • 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 your projects

The work is of an event driven nature where both initiative and the ability to evaluate situations and options are needed, sometimes in a time critical manner.

Your profile

You have a financial or commercial background with focus on business and customer understanding.
Preferably, you have experience from previous work with defence contracts (QDC) and the UK industry, but it is not a pre-requisite. You have a financial understanding and experience from project follow up and contract negotiations are highly qualifying.

Experience from work with advanced procurement regulations and implementation of these into customer projects is positive.

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 for understanding the circumstances and conditions relevant for each customer solution and business case.

You have excellent communication skills in both Swedish and English. You are prepared to travel and learn new things and you easily find yourself in different environments and cultures.

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.

Business Unit Radar Solutions has global responsibility for Saab’s ground based and naval radar systems, as well as airborne surveillance solutions and fighter radar. The business unit is also responsible for missile data links and laser range finders. The unit has around 1100 employees and offices around the world, with the largest sites being Gothenburg (SE) and Syracuse (US).

Product Unit Surface Radar Solutions is responsible for profit & loss of our surface radar portfolio (excluding products within the responsibility of S3) including both systems sales and services business.

Within Surface Radar Solutions the Project Management office is responsible for executing all won contracts and base projects with the main task to secure good profitability, cash flow, delivery precision, quality and customer satisfaction over time. The unit is organized in two groups; Systems and Services working closely with Marketing & Sales to win our business and with Engineering and Sourcing & Production when it comes to deliver our contracts.

We offer you a dynamic workplace with opportunities to influence and participate in the broad variety of responsibilities within Product Unit Surface Radar Solutions. 

This position requires that you will be approved in a security screening in accordance with the Swedish Protective Security Act.


About Saab

Saab is a global defence and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defence, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is also a company with opportunities. A company where we see diversity as an asset and where you have both considerable responsibility and good opportunities for advancing in your career. But also a company that respects each person’s needs for a rewarding life beyond work.

If you aspire to help create and innovate whilst developing yourself in a challenging team setting, Saab may well have the perfect conditions for you to grow. We pride ourselves on a nurturing environment, where everyone is different yet we share the same goal – to help protect people.

Read more about us here:People Philosophy

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