Customer Project Managers to Surface Radar Solutions

Vacancies 25 May 2018

At Saab, we constantly look ahead and push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. We collaborate with colleagues around the world who all share our challenge – to make the world a safer place.

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Malin Udde´n, Recruiting Manager +46 31 7948209
Hanna Svantesson, Recruiting Manager +46 31 7948108
Åsa Mårtensson, HR Specialist Recruitment +46 102165107
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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 (BU) Surface Radar Solutions has global responsibility for Saab’s surface radar systems, ground based as well as naval. It has offices around the world, with the largest sites being Gothenburg (Sweden) and Syracuse (USA). The BU has around 700 employees. Surface Radar Solutions also has local offices in London, Seoul, Prague, Adelaide, Halifax and Singapore.

The unit is organized in self-organized teams. The teams has complete responsibility towards the customer over time and takes responsibility for the Order Intake, Sales and Project Margins.

The teams work closely with the product and capability management unit Domains and development unit Engineering within Surface Radar Solutions.

We believe strongly that our core values Courage, Curiosity, Togetherness, Transparency, Passion and Respect are key success factors for our business unit.

Surface Radar Solutions is now looking for Customer Project Managers!

Your role

We offer you a dynamic workplace with opportunities to influence and participate in the broad variety of the team’s field of responsibility. 

As a member of a team, your work will cover the phases from marketing & sales to project execution taking responsibility for the project management from proposal to delivery and follow-on support.

We expect the Customer Project Manager to take an active part in the team contributing with project management aspects and experience to any tasks given to the team such as business set up, contracts, pricing and system engineering. All team members also have a joint responsibility for developing the team.

As Customer Project Manager, your responsibilities would include:

  • Project definition and bid preparations
  • Active sales team member including team interaction with customers and partners as well as Marketing Area and Saab management
  • Project management during the execution phase of contracts
  • Interface towards our customers during execution and responsible for fulfillment of contract including negotiations
  • Ensure short and long term profitability of the projects and secure that the goals are fulfilled
  • 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 skills and experience

You have a technical background and leadership experience with focus on business and customer understanding. You have a financial understanding and experience from project management and contract negotiations are highly qualifying.

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.

The position entails working with classified information. Therefore, you are required to participate in and pass a security test conducted by authority.

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.

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